Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/11/29

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Re: DR-SUMMICRON - with strange aperture scale
From: Ken Wilcox <>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 16:52:27 -0500

The best solution is to use the hood for the current 50 Elmar.

Ken Wilcox

At 09:45 PM 11/28/2001, wrote:
>You ain't the only one. You have hit on the one knock I have on the DR. It's
>why I have both a DR and a Rigid: the identical lens, but because with the
>Rigid, thee is more space between the focussing and aperture rings, meat
>cleaver fingers can get in there, with the 12585 lens shade attached, and
>change aperture. With the DR, it's harder.
>It seems to me there are but three solutions: put your meat cleavers on a
>diet, get a Rigid for when you know you won't need the close-up function or
>Best,        Seth          LaK 9
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