Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/06/07

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Subject: [Leica] RE: metal vs plastic/rubber
From: Jim Brick <>
Date: Wed, 07 Jun 2000 10:44:01 -0700
References: <34EEAD35AB9BD311BE4A0050DA27CFA0184748@ERNIE>

At 12:03 PM 6/7/00 -0400, Dan Cardish wrote:
>What precisely is the problem with the rubber collapsable hood that came
>with the tele-elmarit-M?  It's lightweight, seems to shade the lens
>properly, and gives without being damaged when bumped into something.  Why
>must EVERYTHING associated with a camera be made out of metal?
>Dan C.


I love the plastic/rubber lens shade/cap on my 24 & 35 ASPH lenses. I also
like the plastic lens shades on all of my Hasselblad lenses. They don't
chip or scratch and they don't mark-up lenses and bodies when they happen
to bump or rub against them.


In reply to: Message from Buzz Hausner <> (RE: [Leica] Tell Me About This Lens and Charlton Heston)