Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/12/08

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Subject: Re: [Leica] re: m6 battery cover
From: "Bob Parsons" <>
Date: Sat, 8 Dec 2001 10:58:40 -0000
References: <>

Just press some gaffer/duct tape, sticky side down onto the
cover and twist. That's how I used to get mine off. I have to
admit I've changed to slotted ones. 

Kyle's solution is the best <grin>.

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From: "Kyle Cassidy" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, December 07, 2001 9:17 PM
Subject: [Leica] re: m6 battery cover

> >It seems everytime I try to replace the battery, 
> >I do battle with the cover trying to get it off 
> >without maring the camera. Unless it is put on 
> >tightly, it tends to fly off at the wrong time.
> first time, i took mine off with a pair of plyers.
> i recommend it -- it messes up the metal so bad 
> that you'll never worry about dinging your camera
> again. it's a wave of relief and then "well, i'm
> glad _that's_ over." the second dent is much less
> of a shock.... 
> kc

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