Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/07/30

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Using screw to M adaptor ring ? Need Help
From: Ken Wilcox <>
Date: Sun, 30 Jul 2000 09:35:20 -0400
References: <000501bff9c7$d5816b60$59121840@computer>

1. No
2. No

Ken Wilcox

At 3:41 -0400 7/30/0, a fine scholar, John Coan wrote:

>I recently acquired a used Voigtlaender 15mm screw mount, and purchased
>a Voigtlaender adapter ring.  I have a few questions that I hope the
>group can help me out with.
>1.  The instructions say put the ring on the M body and lock it in, then
>screw in the lens.  I always figured I would leave the ring on the lens,
>and bayonet the lens on and off like a normal lens.  Any problem with
>2.  When screwed all the way in, the focus indicator mark which should
>be centered at the top is a few degrees to the left (when looking
>down).  Sort of like it is screwed in a little bit too much. Will this
>have any practical effect on focus?  I've never owned a screw mount
>Leica and do not know how precisely the threads are cut to make the lens
>line up perfectly when screwed in tightly. On my combo, the lens isn't
>tight unless screwed in a little past the mark.
>Thanks in advance for the collective wisdom of the group.

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