Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/06/29

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Subject: Re: [Leica] loose filter drawer on R lens
From: Dick Chandler <>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2001 07:17:14 -0600


Mine fits into place snugly.  There are well-defined detents that hold it 
in place.  It sounds like your might need some adjustment.


At 03:27 AM 6/29/01 +0100, you wrote:
>The filter drawer on my new R280/4 Apo-Telyt lens is
>kind of loose when fully inserted into the lens'
>drawer slot. It rattles a bit, and when the lens is
>turned sideways so that the drawer slot opening faces
>down, the drawer 'slips' out a little, such that
>there's a 1mm gap between the felt strip on the drawer
>and the lens barrel. Is this normal?