Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/06/04

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Subject: Re: [Leica] M6 TTL Strap Uncomfortable
From: Bill Satterfield <>
Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2001 16:24:07 -0500
References: <>

Kameraleder makes a real nice strap- black only. I use it with their   half
case, no scratches.

John Collier wrote:

> I really like the Leica strap but then I tend to wear shirts with collars.
> Just go to your local camera store and try out various straps until you find
> one you like. If it looks like it might scratch your finish then wrap high
> quality black tape around the offending bits. Inexpensive electrician's tape
> tends to turn into a gummy mess.
> John Collier
> I used to use the Nikon and Canon fabric straps before I switched to the
> Leica ones.
> > From: Angeline Evans <>
> >
> > Hello everyone,
> > I have a new m6 ttl .58x.  I find the original strap that
> > comes with the camera very uncomfortable, particularly the
> > plastic shoulder "pad" that makes dotted imprints on my
> > neck everytime I wear it.  Before I spend more money on
> > getting the Leica neoprene strap, are there any suggestions
> > out there as to what I can use to substitute it?  My main
> > concerns are obviously the replacement strap hardware not
> > scratch my m6 body and also can be secure enough.  Hope
> > this is not too silly a question to post.  Thanks.
> > Angeline Evans
> >
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