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Subject: [Leica] HELP!!!! - M3 disaster! Advice sought
From: photo at (Nathan Wajsman)
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2018 20:42:04 +0200
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And in the Netherlands there is Will van Manen, who just overhauled my M2 
with excellent results and service. Michiel Fokkema has also used him on 
several occasions.


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> Den 29. jul. 2018 kl. 20.04 skrev Jayanand Govindaraj via LUG <lug at 
> There is a person called Malcom Taylor that some of the Leica users in
> London used to swear by, and our own Luis Ripoll has also mentioned using
> his services a few times. I tried googling for him and found this, maybe
> you could ring him up:
> I have no personal experience with him. Lluis would be the person to
> contact in the LUG that I know of.
> Cheers
> Jayanand
> On Sun, Jul 29, 2018 at 6:51 PM, Peter Dzwig <pdzwig at>
> wrote:
>> All,
>> travelling in France. I knocked my M3 off my bedside table and it fell
>> on to a floor of "tomette" tiles, landing square on its top plate.
>> Result is that I can only see the centre focussing rectangle and the
>> framelines.I presume that this means that I have somehow managed to
>> shake the viewfinder loose in some way.
>> (i) anyone got any smart ideas to fix it in the short term;
>> (ii) Obviously it needs to be properly fixed when I get back in two or
>> three weeks. Anyone got the name and address of a good M3 repairer in
>> the UK? I know it could go back to Leica, but I suspect they will charge
>> and arm and a leg and take forever, and as it non-current technology I
>> bet they won't be too keen.
>> Thanks
>> Peter
>> PS to make matters worse the IIIf is away for a CLA. I had thought about
>> Classic Camera and Red Dot in London but personal recommendations count
>> for a lot :-)
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