Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/04/12[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
Old chrome lenses from the sixties and older probably were. I have had no problems with any of my newer lenses... well I dropped my 35 Lux Asph once ? that could hardly be considered the lenses fault though. All my older "better constructed" lenses have required CLAs. John Collier On Apr 12, 2004, at 9:25 AM, Craig Roberts wrote: > This weekend I disassembled a 15 year old black Summicron to clean and > relube the focus threads and tighten the aperture ring and was shocked > at > the lightly constructed and somewhat roughly machined barrel > components. > > I've read that the chrome lenses are (or were) better built. Is this > so?