Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/03/11

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Subject: Re: [Leica] re: Rapid Winders -TOTALLY ON TOPIC
From: Ted Grant <>
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2002 12:37:51 -0800
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Austin wrote:
>>> > One suggestion I would make is to strongly point
> > out that one wants to use LocTite (I can give you
> > the exact number if you like) on the screw that
> > holds the little plastic film basket...<<<

Hi Austin,
hey it's even easier if you don't put the basket on, then you don't have to
worry about the screw falling out. ;-)

When I received my RapidWinder's from Tom A, I installed them sans baskets
and screws as Tom does and they've worked just fine for several years.

Ted Grant Photography Limited
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From: "Andrew Nemeth" <>
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Sent: Monday, March 11, 2002 10:57 AM
Subject: [Leica] re: Rapid Winders -TOTALLY ON TOPIC

> "Austin Franklin" <> wrote:
> Thanks for this tip.  However I've been using the RW
> a lot since last Oct and the screw you mention hasn't
> loosened a bit in all that time (I just checked).
> Also, Leica don't use LocTite to hold the screw in
> place on the baseplate, so I guess it's just a case
> of screwing the thing down and forgetting about it!
> Regds,
> Andrew Nemeth
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