Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/12/09

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Subject: [Leica] Adapters: Leica R lens to Nikon F
From: steve.barbour at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Wed, 9 Dec 2009 11:16:36 -0800
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what's the scoop on these Nikon F to Leica R adapters?  does anyone have 
expeience with them?

thanks, Steve

On Dec 9, 2009, at 10:11 AM, Douglas Sharp wrote:

> Hi Wayne,
> top quality and to price are available from Kindai and Novoflex (I have 
> one of each - the Novoflex is beautifully engineered, but the release 
> button tends to break fingernails) I don't know about the Cameraquest 
> adapters, but I have heard that they are almost on a par with Novoflex.
> There's an online store that does R-EOS adapters called 
>, their adapters are reasonable priced, well machined, 
> a tight fit and are available with and without focus confirmation chips - 
> they are also easier to release than the Novoflex offerings.
> As to the precise machining of the thicknesses:
> I would reckon that a precision engineering company like Novoflex offers 
> the very best beause of the reputation for quality they have to live up to.
> Kindai also has an excellent reputation, but they are rather difficult to 
> find.
> Cheers
> Douglas
> Wayne Serrano wrote:
>> All,
>> I am looking for "Adapter" recommendations to mount Leica R lenses 28mm 
>> f/2.8 ROM, 60mm f/2.8, 90mm f/2.0, 100mm f/2.8 ROM, and 180mm f/2.8 ROM 
>> onto the Canon EOS 5D Mark II or the 1Ds Mark III.  I have pretty much 
>> decided on Canon because I want the ability to remove the Adapter and 
>> mount lenses on the R6.2 bodies when I want to use film. So I am looking 
>> to obtain the highest quality mount to try out with rented EOS bodies 
>> prior to purchasing.  Any recommendations and guidance would be greatly 
>> appreciated.
>> Regards,
>> Wayne Serrano     
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In reply to: Message from wayneserrano at (Wayne Serrano) ([Leica] Adapters: Leica R lens to Canon EOS (5D Mark II or 1Ds Mark III))
Message from at (Douglas Sharp) ([Leica] Adapters: Leica R lens to Canon EOS (5D Mark II or 1Ds Mark III))