Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/10/06

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re:counting sprocket holes? (Cutting film)
From: "Mike Durling" <>
Date: Sat, 6 Oct 2001 12:14:52 -0400
References: <01c14d78$63de1e80$00007ac3@mz>

I made something similar from a sheet of aluminum.  I just cut/filed the
curve and bent the bottom with a vise and hammer to form a channel.  I then
use a knife to make the cut.

It is not strictly necessary but it works and is convenient.

Mike D

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From: "Mārtiņš Zelmenis" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, October 05, 2001 4:33 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Re:counting sprocket holes? (Cutting film)

> Friends,
> 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
> Martin
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