Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/06/22

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Subject: Re: [Leica] 35mm Summicron w/goggles on M5
From: John Collier <>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2001 10:03:53 -0600

No. It will reduce the effective base length of the rangefinder and thus
also your focusing accuracy wide open. It MIGHT be a problem wide open and
close with a Summilux as the bug-eyed version focuses to 0.65 metre.

John Collier

> From: robert o beaudoin <>
> Any theoretical reason
> why a lens with goggles should not be used on an M5?