Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/06/20

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Stiff focus ring
From: Ken Wilcox <>
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2000 13:55:24 -0400
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Sometimes I can cure a stiff focus by warming the lens on top of my
computer monitor for a few hours and then working it back and forth for a
while. Sometimes it doesn't work however.

Ken Wilcox

At 7:14 +0200 6/20/0, a fine scholar, Pier Paolo Miniussi wrote:

>I've bought a second hand 1.4/80 Summilux, it had quite a stiff focus ring
>(along the whole focus range).
>I took it anyway, hoping that it would eventually get looser using it, but
>after some use, the ring is still not very comfortable.
>Should I send it to Leica to have it serviced, or is there a system for
>getting it softer ?
>I'm very pleased with the lens for the rest.
>Thanks in advance.
>Pier Paolo

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