Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/08/18

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Subject: [Leica] beater cameras
From: bdcolen at (B. D. Colen)
Date: Wed Aug 18 11:45:55 2004

Well, you can leave them in the car for a few minutes as long as you
leave a supply of water and the windows down.... :-)

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of
Jeffery Smith
Sent: Wednesday, August 18, 2004 2:36 PM
To: Leica Users Group
Subject: Re: [Leica] beater cameras

Unless I move to Canada or a similar latitude, I treat the camera like a

pet or child (never leave them in a car that is hot). A friend of mine
his Contax T3 in the glove compartment of his truck IN ALABAMA for a
He lent it to me and it was in perfect shape. I consider him lucky!


At 01:33 PM 8/18/2004, you wrote:
>The only problem with keeping a "beater" camera in the car is heat. Old

>glues and lubricants don't like heat. For a while I kept my old Minolta

>SLR in the trunk, but it sat in a small Styrofoam cooler, wrapped in an

>old t-shirt.
>Leica Users Group.
>See for more information

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