Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/01/27

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Subject: Re: [Leica] The 40/2.0 Was Sharp, But...
From: Jerry Lehrer <>
Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2003 09:23:26 -0800
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Yes, that is the way, but which ear, and which side of the ear.  I
remember doing that 40 years ago to a 35mm RF Summaron to
permit using it on my first M2.  However I don't recall how I did it.

At the time I had a borrowed 35mm Summicron with which to
compare it.


John Collier wrote:

> Since the 35/135 frame set is the one that you see with no lens
> mounted, it is simple to modify the lens mount so that it is selected.
> Carefully file down the mask controlling bayonet ear until the 35
> frameline stays displayed when you mount the lens.
> John Collier
> On Sunday, January 26, 2003, at 08:37 PM, Mark Kronquist wrote:
> >> I have been rooting thru the archives looking for info on how to
> >> frame the
> >> 40 on an M6.  Anybody have a well-tested method?
> >>
> >
> > Use the INSIDE of the 35mm frame lines
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