Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/07/23

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Leica Users digest V17 #273
From: Ken Wilcox <>
Date: Sun, 23 Jul 2000 20:02:49 -0400
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The original caps aren't too hard to find. B&H has an aftermarket that will
fit. I find some Schneider caps at swap meets that fit tightly and only
usually cost half a buck or so.

Ken Wilcox

At 6:33 -0400 7/23/0, a fine scholar, David Binder wrote:

>Thanks for the advice. Although there are some small visible surface
>scratches, the roll of 12 I shot with it at various apertures seemed
>pretty good. But it is tough for a leica newbie to buy a used lens. The
>aperture loosened up considerably by just working it back and forth! For
>my next newbie question, what on earth do people do for lens
>protection/caps for the old elmars? They seem to be impossible to find?
>-David Binder

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