Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/10/25

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Rangefinder Misalignment
From: "Dan Post" <>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2001 10:56:20 -0400
References: <[]> <00b301c15aac$a320e000$3e5bef88@compaq> <006e01c15cc9$68a35100$3e5bef88@compaq> <>

Darlin', your various modes of transportation on you jaunts to the
hinterlands have probably rattled your pore l'il eyeballs loose, and you
have been shooting 'from the hip' so long you never noticed the rangefinder
might have fallen off out in East Quetzelquatlkhan back in '92!!
Dan (notice smiley- pleez!)Post
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From: "Tina Manley" <images@InfoAve.Net>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2001 8:48 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Rangefinder Misalignment

> At 01:48 PM 10/24/01 -0700, you wrote:
> >Don't set it on the floor of your car in your camera bag or otherwise.
> >Some with the airplane overhead.
> >Always have a blanket underneath it.
> >
> >The relentless vibration is relentless! I belive this shakes it out of
> >alingment.
> >
> >Mark Rabiner
> But, Mark, my cameras ride in airplanes all the time and on the floor of
> jeeps crossing dry and wet rivers and mountains and on my shoulders
> bouncing along on donkeys and I've never had them re-aligned that I know
> - I wouldn't recognize it if they needed it.  All of the screws vibrated
> out of my Noctilux mount once in a jeep in Honduras, but the rangefinders
> still seemed fine.  How can you tell if they are misaligned?   Should I be
> getting them realigned after every trip?  I usually just send in my Leicas
> after I've dropped them in a river or something.
> Tina
> Tina Manley, ASMP
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