Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/02/16[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
Julian, Although it might be inelegant to have a second hood, I've used a Contax metal hood on a Leica lens for years now. The G series hoods are 46mm threads, and accept 55mm lenscaps on the outer side. High quality, works great. So far, no unintentional collapsing! John At 05:57 PM 2/16/2001 +0100, you wrote: >My problem with the 50 summilux is it normally goes over my shoulder, with >the lens pointing into my body. Trouble is the hood keeps sliding down. If >it only had a twist 'n lock it would be fine. The hood on the 35 summilux >asph is great, but stick th ebody/lens in your pocket and the cap comes off. >I'd have thought that oneof the design requirements of a cap is that it >stays on!