Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/01/26

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Shutter speed setting on M6 Classic
From: "bdcolen" <>
Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2003 22:33:29 -0500

How is it that - how many thousands of people - have taken how many
millions of exposures, many under battle field conditions, in extreme
heat, in extreme cold, in wet weather and dry, without this problem, and
without having to design and manufacture weird contraptions?


- -----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Jerry
Sent: Sunday, January 26, 2003 1:08 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Shutter speed setting on M6 Classic


Thank you, I am doing just that!


John Collier wrote:

> A thin brass ring that just slips over the shutter speed dial and then

> melted into a larger dial of clear acrylic. A small dap of clear 
> silicone would hold it on to the dial and allow it to be easily 
> removed. The clear acrylic will allow you to see the speed markings. 
> If the acrylic is too slippery, then you can knurl the edges or cut a 
> groove for a o-ring.
> John Collier
> On Saturday, January 25, 2003, at 07:39 PM, Jerry Lehrer wrote:
> > I am not in the same league as Larry Welker or Tom Abraham- -son, 
> > but I might be able to do something.  The problem lies in the very 
> > small clearance 'tween the knob and the RF housing.
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