Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/06/17

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Subject: [Leica] An R series question
From: alal at (A. Lal)
Date: Thu Jun 17 21:21:32 2004
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Doug Herr" <>
To: "Leica Users Group" <>
Sent: Thursday, June 17, 2004 11:33 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] An R series question

> A word of caution with the R4 through R6 and possibly R7 bodies: the tripod
> mount is a weak point.  A blow to the camera when mounted on a tripod, or a
> tripod tiooing over, can break the tripod mount out of the camera's main
> casting.  This in not economical to repair; I should be receiving my 2nd
> free R body with broken main casting (this one an RE) in a few weeks.

The depth of field lever on the R 4-7 is another weak point.  


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