Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2013/03/08

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Subject: [Leica] Softies for new M (and maybe M-E and Monochrom)
From: kanner at (Herbert Kanner)
Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2013 12:54:15 -0800
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I guess your mileage is different from mine. I got a free softie last year, 
I think with an LFI subscription. Tried it out and decided the camera was 
steadier without it than with it.

Herbert Kanner
kanner at

Question authority and the authorities will question you.

On Mar 7, 2013, at 5:07 PM, Henning Wulff wrote:

> The new M comes with different threads for the cable release socket (why, 
> Leica, why?) and needs new softies. So Tom and I went to his favourite CNC 
> shop and we made about 10 different ones until we got the length, taper 
> and threads correct. I now have a new softie.
> Pictures at:
> Henning Wulff
> henningw at
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