Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/03/30

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Subject: [Leica] Humid enviroments
From: feli2 at (Feli)
Date: Wed Mar 30 12:21:05 2005
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On Mar 30, 2005, at 12:09 PM, wrote:

> shot M6s in tropical storms and Carribean hurricanes.
> cared more about getting stunning photos than Leica mystique.

Well, with the amount of scratches and wear on my gear it's a little 
late to
worry about the Leica mystique. But it's a little difficult to take a 
shot, if your
lens or viewfinder is full of mold.

>  I found doing my best to keep cameras from full immersion followed by
>  BAKING in lowest possible heat of LPG oven to drive moisture out
> of the RF and shutter mechanism worked.

Won't have much access to a stove in hotels, but maybe I can open them
up in the evening and dry them out with a lamp.


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