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Subject: Re: [Leica] Tri Elmar Focusing Tab
From: "" <>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2001 20:02:10 +0200
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Why not post them on Easy enough..


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From: "Craig Semetko" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2001 2:07 AM
Subject: [Leica] Tri Elmar Focusing Tab

> Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2001 10:12:07 -0700
> From: "Mehrdad Sadat" <>
> Subject: RE: [Leica] Tri-elmarit-m-asph, how is the focusing ring on the
> one
> Message-ID: <>
> References:
> "I just got one of the new ones and the focusing ring is not as smooth as
> the
> 35 1.4, its not stiff, but not loose either, any other experience out
> I bought the lens via mail order, so i don't know how the other ones feel
> and need some feed back"
> I have exactly the same feel in my focusing ring. Basically, it feels
> flimsier than the one on the 35 1.4. I don't know why that is, but it just
> moves easier than the other in a way that feels not as well built. I tried
> others at the store and they all had the same feel, so don't worry that
> got a bad one. Having said that, I have this lens on my .58 body all the
> time as my walking around lens. The optical quality is wonderful and the
> convenience of having three focal lengths in one lens is fantastic. I have
> grabbed shots that I otherwise would have missed because of this lens.
> advantages FAR outweigh any differences in the feel of the focusing ring,
> I'd love to post a shot or two taken with it if I could figure out how to
> post shots.
> Health and Safety to All,
> Craig
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