Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/02/16

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Subject: Re: [Leica] [LEICA] 'Upgrading' from R7 to R6.2 or R8
From: "Julian Thomas" <>
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2001 17:55:08 +0100
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Taping would help, but on a 1400GBP lens!!?? The hood is great, but the 28
E£lmarit hood/cap is THE best.


- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Henry Ambrose" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, February 16, 2001 5:14 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] [LEICA] 'Upgrading' from R7 to R6.2 or R8

> >Why can't leica design decent lens hood/caps. Anyone else hate the
> >35 summilux asph lens cap?
> >
> >Julian
> They can design GREAT lens caps and hoods.
> The 35 Summicron ASPH is exactly perfect.
> I'd like to have a similar hood on the 50 Summicron.
> I agree that the sliding hoods are not so great.
> Try taping it in place with some gaffer tape - that helps some.
> Henry

In reply to: Message from Henry Ambrose <> (Re: [Leica] [LEICA] 'Upgrading' from R7 to R6.2 or R8)