Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/12/23

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Subject: [Leica] SOOKY-M
From: s.dimitrov at (slobodan dimitrov)
Date: Sun Dec 23 07:51:27 2007
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Yes! But it's very cumbersome. One has to unscrew the blackened anti- 
flare baffle on the end of the lens assembly for it to fit unto the  
Taking the lens off its mount is extremely simple. Be careful to  
replace the shims as they are prone to falling all out when you slide  
the tube off. Definitely shows hand assembly.

On Dec 23, 2007, at 7:40 AM, John Collier wrote:

Can't you attach the lens without removing the focus mount? It should  
attach with when it's fully collapsed.


On 22-Dec-07, at 4:15 PM, slobodan dimitrov wrote:

> I got tired of trying to find a decent Summicron with a detachable  
> head. Yes, I do have the adapter. And something that wasn't beat  
> up, or excessively priced.
> After looking over my Elmar-M, I discovered that only two screws  
> held the sleeve/tube in place on the helical system.
> I've been trying to find a way to bring along an M on my shoots,  
> where I didn't already replicate what was being done digitally.  
> Next is an extensive field test of close-up portraits.

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