Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/06/27

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Highly technical lens cap question
From: "Richard J. Wyble" <>
Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2000 19:36:05 -0400
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>  > I recently bought a new Summicron with the built-in lens shade 
>(mixed review
>  > from me) and the plastic snap-on lens cap (yuck!).

. . .

>  > Does anybody know of a lens cap solution for the new Summicron that doesn't
>  > suck?

I did the same thing: bought a new-model 50mm Summicron. After 
fighting with the darned thing for a couple of months I realized the 
idiocy of that built-in hood and SOLD the darned thing, replacing it 
with the next-to-recent model (puchased used from Don Chatterton) 
with focus tab and snap-on lens hood. It was an =excellent= decision!
- -- 
Richard J. Wyble


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