Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/02/28

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Subject: Re: [Leica] A public thank you to Segundo Alvarados.
From: Vick Ko <>
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2001 21:15:24 -0500
References: <>

Would you mind re-posting those instructions?


Rob McElroy wrote:

> For All,
> A couple weeks ago I posted a request on the LUG for help in disassembling an old A-36 screw mount 3.5cm f3.5 Summaron, which had major amounts of
> internal fog that rendered the lens useless for picture taking or selling.
> To my rescue came Segundo Alvarado, from Spain, who not only provided me with a step-by-step detailed description of the disassembly, but he also
> emailed me a professionally-drawn diagram of the procedure - which required a cutom-made tool to remove the inner elements.  All this he did from
> memory and the directions worked perfectly.  The lens is now in excellent image-making condition.
> I am posting this to the group to publicly thank him for his time and effort and to let other LUGers know how grateful I am for his efforts.  The
> internet has become such a vital source for the sharing of information.  It puts people that want to help - in touch with the people that need help.
> Possibly the greatest asset the internet has provided in the computer age.
> Bravo to Segundo and to everyone else who takes the time to help someone in need.
> Cheers from Buffalo,
> Rob McElroy

In reply to: Message from Rob McElroy <> ([Leica] A public thank you to Segundo Alvarados.)