Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/04/17

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Subject: [Leica] re Doug Sharp's lens hood
From: Jim at (Jim Hemenway)
Date: Sat Apr 17 17:40:23 2004
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You're a smart man Bob Cole! wrote:

>     If you believe you can improve on the knife blades inside the lens hood, 
> you might try. But I have destroyed expensive stuff by attempting to improve 
> on it. 
>     On the lens -- if I understand you correctly, I definitely would not 
> attempt to put anything like resin in the ridge or anywhere on the lens that you 
> can't remove, with say, nail-polish remover [acetone]. 
>    Someone suggested that you try plastic electricians tape inside the hood. 
> I think that might be quicker than putting felt inside. The most you can lose 
> if you tamper with the hood is the hood, worth about $50. That's as far as I 
> personally would go.-- regards, bob cole


Jim -

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