Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/10/05

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re:counting sprocket holes? (Cutting film)
From: "Ted Grant" <>
Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2001 07:29:48 -0700
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Martin wrote:

>>> I keep wondering about the discussion in cutting film leader for use in
> cameras. As far as I know before WWII Leica itself manufactured - and
> marketed - a special device for trimming the film evenly so it doesn't
> engage itself against the pressure plate. Isn't any of them around

Hi Martin,

Probably, but if you could find one they fall into the "collector category"
and probably cost as much as a 100 rolls of film. Just as easy to cut a
bunch of rolls with scissors, replace to canister and shoot away with money
still in ones pocket.

Ted Grant Photography Limited

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