Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/05/19

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Subject: [Leica] bubbles in lenses
From: "Takeshi Hashimoto" <>
Date: Fri, 19 May 2000 02:39:00 -1100

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On Thu, 18 May 2000 21:48:35   Jeff S wrote:
>Paul Chefurka wrote:
>> Neither of the defects you mention are objectively significant.  They may,
>> however, be subjectively significant.  The fact that you are wondering about
>> them here indicates that they do matter to you, at least a bit.  All we can
>> tell you is that the blemishes you have noticed will not affect the
>> pictures.  What we can't tell you is how they will affect your "bond" to the
>> lens.

Has anybody noticed the presence or absence of bubbles in Leica lenses lately. They used to be quite common. Of curse, the presence of a bubble in no way indicates a defect...on the contary, I've owned thee different 50mm Summilux-R lenses. the best one had a rather large bubble.

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