Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/04/02

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Air Tight container for my Leicas?
From: "B. D. Colen" <>
Date: Tue, 2 Apr 2002 09:27:22 -0500

And of course what makes an April Fool joke or prank really work is when it
is so close to reality as to be believable...;-)

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[]On Behalf Of Ted Grant
Sent: Monday, April 01, 2002 10:51 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Air Tight container for my Leicas?

Tristan Tom wrote:
>>> I'm trying to build an air tight container in order to preserve my
> I was thinking of building a sealed plexiglass tank and then installing a
> nozzle and then getting a vacuum with a hose to suck the air out.
> My thinking is that with no air exposure, the M6 would last virtually
> forever. This way, someone 1000 years from now could still use it. Would
> they have to get a CLA or rangefinder alignment though? Does anyone know
> what the Leica M repair facilities are? I'd like to include a list of
> facilities in the air tight container.<<<<<<

tristan, this is an April fool thing, right? you're kidding us aren't you?
Ted Grant Photography Limited

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