Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/22

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Subject: [Leica] Leica Thread Mount Camera Poll
From: gregj.lorenzo at (GREG LORENZO)
Date: Wed Sep 22 15:26:38 2004

Jim Nichols writes:

> Greg,
> I use a IIIf RD and a IIIa, with the Elmar 5cm 3.5 and Summitar 
> 5cm 2.0, along with occasional use of a "Brand X" 135mm.  These are my 
> primary
> rangefinder cameras.  I prefer a simple old Pentax Spotmatic for SLR,
> especially for long focal length lenses.  I recently had a CLA on the
> Summitar because the diaphram was getting stiff, but the IIIa and 
> Elmar have had no attention since 1952.

Hi Jim,

I don't know the full history of the any of the LTM's I've used over the 
years, most were made before I was born, but I too have never had to send 
one in for a CLA. They seem almost indestructible!



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