Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/07/14

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Subject: Re: [Leica] fixed hood for current 50mm Summicron
From: John Hicks <>
Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2000 13:30:29 -0400
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At 08:58 AM 7/14/00 -0700, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>I'd like to find a fixed screw-on hood for my (current) 50mm Summicron 

  Buy the little screw-in shade for the current 50 Elmar; it nicely fits
inside the sliding shade and works fine.

  IMHO the sliding shade is ridiculous; part of the purpose of a rigid
shade is to protect the front of the lens when it gets banged into things.

John Hicks