Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/02/21

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Case for M4-P
From: Mike Gil <>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 11:53:12 -0800 (PST)


I don't think it would be a problem if your a regular
user of the camera.  You have to remove it each time
you change film.  I've use half case for years and
have not had problems.  They give me a better grip on
the camera and there is less marks on the camera.

The come off perty quickly.  I've always have had a
habit of knowing what frame im at so I never have
surprises.  I rather rewind at 30 frames than losing a
shoot loading film.  Be because no matter how fast you
change film, you've probably have already lost the

mike gil

- --- wrote:
> Sonny,
> First I apologize for not being able to edit my
> answer, but I am using a
> handheld device.
> I completely agree that any kind of long term
> storage of a camera in a tight
> fitting leather case is not good for any camera.
> I am interested in using a case only on occasion for
> a brief time.
> I might just end up ordering the Kameraleder half
> case for use with the
> Abrahamson Rapidwinder as this is how I will be
> using the camera.
> It will be stored in a climate controlled closet
> loosely packed in a canvas
> Fogg bag along with dessicant.
> I just wanted to get one of the older cases for
> sentimental reasons.
> Thanks for reminding me of the dangers of ER cases.
> That thread I did find
> in my search.
> Tom Henson
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