Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/12/30

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Crowd control
From: lrzeitlin at (Lawrence Zeitlin)
Date: Tue Dec 30 06:06:15 2008
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On Dec 30, 2008, at 1:45 AM, Ted wrote:

> To be yelled at would only have provoked me more and I'd have just  
> kept
> shooting! By the same token I know what an M camera can do to the  
> side of
> some mean twit trying to punch me out! It only takes one very good  
> whack on
> the side of the head base plate to skull! :-)
> ted

Yale Joel once told me that a MF camera swung around on the end of a  
shoulder strap makes a pretty good mace. He felt that the Rolliflex  
was too delicate for such work but a Medalist was most effective in  
unruly crowd control.

Larry Z

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