Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/10/17

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Quality Control
From: Mark Rabiner <>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2001 07:39:19 -0700
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Ted Grant wrote:
> Bill Satterfield wrote:
> >>I purchased a new LHSA .72 M6, took it out of the box,
> > exercised the shutter and re boxed it. I now take it out periodically,
> > exercise the shutter and rebox it. How can I test it to make sure it is
> > OK. The same for a 3E lens that I am going to purchase on the next Leica
> > Day. How do I test it Will some of you give me some 1-2-3
> instructions?<<<<<
> Hi Bill,
> An absolute KISS solution. :-)
> Load the camera and if you don't have a darkroom available to process B&W
> film, load col. neg. fire it off under all kinds of shutter speeds and
> aperture combinations.
> Take roll to lab, look at results..... if all is OK ... rebox then load and
> shoot another day! see that was simple, right? ;-)  You're welcome. :-)
> ted

Hey! What's with the box!?

Mark Rabiner

Portland, Oregon
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