Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/03/28

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Subject: [Leica] Flare fix
From: feli2 at (Feli)
Date: Mon Mar 28 22:01:10 2005
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Thanks everyone. I've had my TTL for several years and have gotten 
several times at the worst possible moment. Very annoying and I think 
time to get it fixed.  Usually I shoot with an M4, but sometimes I need 
a body with a
built in meter. I've seen the finder in the MP and it's pretty damn 



On Mar 28, 2005, at 8:11 PM, Bunting, Roger L (Roger) wrote:

> I had my M6 modified about a few weeks ago by Don Goldberg (DAG). The 
> charges were about $170 plus postage. My full cost was $186 plus my 
> postage to send the camera to him, so about $210. The change to the 
> viewfinder is IMO significant. Prior to the modification, any 
> horizontal motion of my eye from center caused "silvering" of the RF 
> patch to the extent that it was totally useless. Now there is no 
> "silvering" with horizontal eye movement, there is some slight 
> silvering with off-center eye movement in the +/- vertical direction. 
> The patch is dimmed, but not totally blocked. My focusing is much 
> easier and more accurate. A significant improvement.
>> Anyone know what the going price is for the flare fix on the M6 etc?
>> thanks,
>> feli
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> Regards,
> Roger /
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