Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/05/06

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Nose grease on eyepiece when using separate finder
From: "J. Gilbert Plantinga" <>
Date: Mon, 6 May 2002 07:56:17 -0400

Reading this has given me an excellent idea. I'm going to cut a piece of 
micro fiber from one of those white-with-a-red-dot cleaning cloths and 
superglue it to the tip of my nose! Perhaps I'll occasionally give it a 
drop of Clearsight too.


On Monday, May 6, 2002, at 05:31  AM, Ray Moth wrote:

> I was most impressed with the clarity of the separate shoe-mounted
> finder that comes with the Voigtlander Heliar 15mm lens, especially
> when compared with the view through my M6TTL eyepiece. In fact, I
> hadn't realised how murky the M6TTL viewfinder was!
> Then, eventually, I realised what was the problem: every time I looked
> through the shoe-mounted finder, my nose was pressing against the
> camera's eyepiece and leaving a nasty smear of grease. Anyone else have
> that problem or is it just me (and my nose)?

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