Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/01/22

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Lens protection
From: "Jeffery L.Smith" <>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2002 16:03:38 -0600
References: <000501c1a394$86138cc0$92d380d9@steveuns>

I used to put them in new wool sweat socks (WigWam was the name) about 30 
years ago in California. The wool seems to produce less lint than the 
cotton socks.

At 04:37 PM 1/22/02 -0500, you wrote:
>How about - and this is a serious response - using those heavy boot socks -
>for more padding. And I would think cotton washed several times...But
>someone else will undoubtedly have another suggestion -
>-----Original Message-----
>[]On Behalf Of Steve
>Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2002 5:31 PM
>To: LUG
>Subject: [Leica] Lens protection
>This is a serious question, I'm not being flippant.
>Someone a few days ago suggested putting lenses in socks when carrying them
>around in a bag - this seems a very good (and cheap!) idea. What would be
>the best material, wool, synthetic or cotton. What I'm really asking is
>would one be more abrasive than the others, which would have the fewest
>loose fibres? As I say I am being serious.
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Jeffery Smith
New Orleans, LA

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