Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/03/18

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Subject: [Leica] M8 grip
From: grduprey at (
Date: Sun Mar 18 17:25:16 2007

I must be in the minority, my hands seem to stick to the M8 body pretty 
well.  Same covering as the MP, which everyone thought was really grippy.  I 
guess I'm just confused.  ;-)


-------------- Original message from Jeff Moore <>: 

> 2007-03-18-15:04:46 Sonny Carter: 
> > Those clever engineers at Solms moved the baseplate locking key to the 
> > opposite end, I presume to thwart aftermarket grip makers. 
> I betcha it won't stop Tom Abrahamsson! The M8 is slippery as a little 
> bar of soap, and the official Leica grippy base is a little flexy and 
> flimsy feeling. I can't wait for whatever magic comes from his labs. 
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