Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/07/25

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Subject: [Leica] Re: My REALITY CHECK Bounced!
From: Ken Wilcox <>
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2000 10:59:08 -0400
References: <310B62141943D111845E00600808E14E010125AB@EXCHANGE> <> <>

I tried it and the results look like they were shot through a fuzzy round hole.

Ken Wilcox

At 9:46 -0700 7/25/0, a fine scholar, Dan Post wrote:

>Helfen Sie mir!
>I have seen where the FIKUS shade- the one that adjusts, is tourted not only
>for the 50-135mm Elmars- or more correctly, the 5 to 13.5cm Elmars, et al,
>but I have heard of it touted as usable on the 35mm (3.5cm) Summaron....
>The 5cm mark is not the closest the outer hood with set- the 5cm mark is
>about a cm from the litmit of it's movement, and looks like if it was pushed
>all the way back that it would work great onthe Summaron- and it would mean
>that I could carry just one shade with my LTM kit!
>Anyone with first hand experience! I just got it, and even though I like the
>VALOO on the 5cm Elmar- because of the ease of changing aperture, the FIKUS
>is a great solution for the 90 Elmar, and 13.5cm Hektor.
>Thanks for any thoughts on this!
>Dan ( Who just loves all the neat old clamp-on stuff....Honey! I'M HOME!)

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