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Subject: Re: [Leica] Anybody use the 75 summilux on a .72x M6?
From: Christer Almqvist <>
Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2001 21:22:53 +0200
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>Dan, I used the 75/1,4 for 15 years on M4-P's and M6's. It is not a big
>problem but avoid putting it on a 0,85 or a M3 as you immediately will start
>lusting for one! At the moment I have been using it on a M3 with Voigtlander
>75 mm bright-line finder. It is a great lens, but beware of focussing
>wide-open. Occasionally you have to have the camera/lens combo optimised for
>close range focus (usually in the 6-10 feet range). It can throw the focus
>and be 2-3" off - and at 1,4 you will see it.
>Tom A

Hi Tom,

how do you optimize the combo (alternatively, how do you get the 
combo optimized)?

- -- 
Christer Almqvist
D-20255 Hamburg, Germany and/or
F-50590 Regnéville-sur-Mer, France

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