Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/09/06

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Subject: Re: [Leica] M4-P or M6 Flare
From: John Collier <>
Date: Wed, 06 Sep 2000 18:06:16 -0600

The late M2s with the "front" mounted masks just need to have the mask
assembly changed to update them to the six frame finder. The earlier M2s
with the "rear" mounted masks unfortunately need to have the whole finder

> From: "Steve LeHuray" <>
> What I find curious about this flaring problem on the M6 is that a few years
> ago I had the M6 (actually M4-P) frames installed in my M2 and it is
> virtually flare free. I have to work hard to make it flare. On the other
> hand my M2 with original frames and M3 are more flare prone, although from
> what I hear on the LUG not as bad as the M6.