Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/27

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Subject: [Leica] Re: What SHOULD the week at Photokina bring? Open back M loading
From: pklein at (Peter Klein)
Date: Mon Sep 27 22:27:39 2004

Two words.   Kleenex fuzz.   :-)

At 10:09 PM 9/27/04 -0700, Richard F. Man wrote:
>Why ALL the fuss? Don't we all have pockets :-)?
>At 12:14 PM 9/27/2004, Peter Klein wrote:
> >A friend of mine taught me to hold the bottom plate between the the fourth
> >and fifth fingers of one hand, with the little "cage" that engages the
> >film-loading "tulip" acting as a "stop."  This works well when I remember
> >to do it. You've still got your thumb and index finger to push the film
> >leader into the tulip.
> >
> >--Peter
> >
> >Eric wrote:
> > > That's why we have mouths.  :)  Bottom plate is held between my lips
> > > while loading.  I've yet to find a better method.