Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/01/14

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Subject: [Leica] Interesting problems with M39-Leica M adapter
From: martin at (Martin Jangowski)
Date: Sat Jan 14 01:40:11 2006
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On Thu, 12 Jan 2006, Don Dory wrote:

> I would take a flat fine file and file the offending lug horizontally, in
> other words take the burr off that is causing the lack of rotation.  It is
> possible that whoever did he original work actually bent the lug just 
> enough
> the keep the adapter from mounting on a bayonet.  It either a burr of metal
> or a bent lug so removal of a small amount of metal should do the trick.

Thank you for the advice, it was a bent lug! I used the trick to open the 
shutter with "B" and saw that one of lugs was slightly bent. I used a 
small plier to bend it back and got a smooth working adaptor ring!

Gr??e aus Hohenlohe,

        Martin Jangowski

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