Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/15

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Vulcanite
From: "Austin Franklin" <>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2001 09:07:42 -0500

> Finally, I would avoid BackToBlack, Black Magic, etc. Great on a
> car bumper,
> but these products are almost pure silicone. Silicone is a strong eye
> irritant, and you are certain to transfer it from the camera to your face
> and eyes. It's also VERY slippery (which is why you never put
> such stuff on
> your motorcycle seat or steering wheel!) possibly leading to Dropped Leica
> Syndrome.
> I'm a member of the Lexol camp. Wipe on, wipe off, let sit
> overnight, polish
> residue off with a soft cloth.

Anyone tried "Venetian Cream" from Fargo (Micro-Tools)?  I tried it on a
Super Ikonta last night...and it looks like it did a really nice job...

Replies: Reply from "Dan Post" <> (Re: [Leica] Vulcanite)