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

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Focusing the Summilux 75
From: Bill Satterfield <>
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2001 13:30:58 -0500
References: <004d01c0eeaf$fbc5b6e0$0201a8c0@Workgroup>

Why buy the lens if this is a problem. If fitted to the body, you could not use
it on other M bodies.

Frank Filippone wrote:

> Sorry Austin... I could not gather which item was re-calibrated, or both. I
> did notice the screws that were on the lensmount had been touched, but
> whether this happened before r after I owned the lens is unknown.
> If the FL of the lens is significantly different from the helical it is
> mated with, then there will be the possibility that the lens would focus
> right at 5 feet, but not at 5000 feet, or vice versa.
> Frank Filippone

In reply to: Message from "Frank Filippone" <> (RE: [Leica] Focusing the Summilux 75)