Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/13

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Subject: Re: [Leica] My M5 replacement.
From: "Steve LeHuray" <>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2001 12:57:17 -0500

> Please, someone tell me why anyone who would own one of these jewels would
> do this:

Could it be time for a black paint 111c?
> Pardon the was a quick job, but it is only 30k.
> Also, if anyone knows what this is in the bottom plate, I would love to
> know...I can't find anything like it in my manuals or other images online.
> (looks like something added aftermarket too.)

I had two 111c's and that is not a stock item.
> It protrudes from the base about 2mm and doesn't allow the camera to sit
> flat on a level surface. I could have it pluged with some flat rubber
> gasket, but want to know if it serves a purpose first.
> Thanks for any suggestions.
> Carpe Luminem,
> Michael E. Bérubé

Is this the M5 replacement?


Replies: Reply from Marc James Small <> (Re: [Leica] My M5 replacement.)