Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/06/07

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Subject: [Leica] SOT: Adaptor question - Canon FD lens - Leica R
From: telyt at (Douglas Herr)
Date: Thu Jun 7 05:45:11 2007

Philippe Amard <> wrote:

>Has anyone here ever managed to fit a Canon FD lens to a Leica R body?

Not without major surgery.  I had an FD 400mm f/2.8 that had been modified 
to fit Leica-R (retaining auto-diaphragm and 3-cam meter coupling!) but 
since the Leica-R mount register is deeper than Canon FD the Canon mount had 
to be cut off to make the lens fit Leica and focus to infinity.

Doug Herr
Birdman of Sacramento

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