Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/09/17

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Why are LTM versions so expensive
From: Dan Cardish <>
Date: Sun, 17 Sep 2000 17:27:35 -0400
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This reminds me of a visit to the official Canadian repair depot back in
the days of Queen Street Camera's distributership of Leica when the guy
behind the counter freaked out when he saw me put my 35 summilux down on
its rear.  It is true that the rear lens element has a large curvature, but
there is enough clearance to make what I did safe.

Dan C.

At 10:56 PM 17-09-00 +0200, Nathan Wajsman wrote:
>I am not familiar with Minolta's AF mount. But I do know that many mounts are
>quite fragile and you cannot put the lens down on its rear. This was true
of the
>Pentax system I used before converting to Leica.

In reply to: Message from "Anders Nygren" <> (RE: [Leica] Re: Why are LTM versions so expensive)
Message from Dan Cardish <> (Re: [Leica] Re: Why are LTM versions so expensive)