Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/10/01

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Noctilux
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Fri Oct 1 15:55:37 2004
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Mark Rabiner wrote:

> On 10/1/04 5:01 AM, "Ted Grant" <> typed:

>>Mark Rabiner said:
>>Hi Mark,
>>I haven't had a lens shade on my Noctilux for at least 20 years or so when
>>it first was available in the early '70's when it first came out. I mean
>>what does one do go around hammering nails with it? ;-) Or banging into
>>protruding things.?
>>In my case the two pins the shade locked on came loose and felt out so I
>>threw the lens shade away as leica wanted a hug amount of money to put the
>>pins in, so my response was, screw it! ;-)
>>So M7 and Noctilux  ride along in place on shoulder or neck for
>>After all, it does sit back in the lens mount fairly well and you'd have to
>>be pretty close to knock the surface against something to do damage.

> I saw you do that Ted I was just telling the list about it. Forgot to
> mention the sans lens shade.
> Me I feel I'm more of a Mr. Magoo than you
> And Tyler too.
> I have a big bruise on my arm right now from having walked into a doorjamb.
> It's turned a green color I think.

*** green color  ...4-5 days ago I think Mark...


> Maybe its an inner ear thing.
> Probably when they beamed me up they didn't put the inner ears back right.
> Or I got caught in THEIR doorjamb of the airlock.
> Just because they're Aliens doesn't mean they know everything.
> Mark Rabiner
> Photography
> Portland Oregon
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