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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-03-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 3,454
Posted By Racefan
Well, I haven't owned a 35-Cron IV so I can't...

Well, I haven't owned a 35-Cron IV so I can't really help you with that part of the decision, but I use a 35-Summarit as the primary lens on my M9 (love it!) and just bought the Nokton 1.2 v2 a week...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 11-20-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,000
Posted By Racefan
Not exactly what you were asking for,...

Not exactly what you were asking for, but...

Here's an EP-1 in use with a Luigi case. Luigi has an option to include a "cut-out" for a ThumbsUp and this case was bought with that option. Note how...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 05-08-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3,974
Posted By Racefan
Not sure if that was intended to have a smiley...

Not sure if that was intended to have a smiley after it but from my experience I'll assume yes...

In my case I had a 35/1.4 MC that I'd been using on an M6 when I got my M8. I knew I missed focus...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 06-16-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,379
Posted By Racefan
I use the short, fixed length, A&A cloth straps...

I use the short, fixed length, A&A cloth straps (http://www.photovillage.com/product.php?productid=566&cat=0&page=1) on both of my M cameras and find them perfect for me. They work fine when wearing...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 04-16-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,282
Posted By Racefan
Small town...

Small town Ohio...
http://homepage.mac.com/ronraley/.Pictures/Cafe/Tea Party 2009-04-16.jpg
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 04-11-2009
Replies: 1,688
Views: 235,271
Posted By Racefan
Had my first chance for a walkaround with my new...

Had my first chance for a walkaround with my new M8 and 28 Elmarit - going to take a good learning curve but that'll be fun. My first photo post here I think - I've had an M6 for a year or so, but...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 11-19-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,817
Posted By Racefan
No knowledge of whether mine is "as original" or...

No knowledge of whether mine is "as original" or not, but it's stamped "Wetzlar" and has the bumpers above the strap lugs, but a higher serial number than yours. S/N 1688xxx

Just offering a data...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 10-08-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 1,392
Posted By Racefan
Yes, that's the ring that was about 1/4 turn...

Yes, that's the ring that was about 1/4 turn loose in my lens. I didn't over-tighten, I just took that slack out of it and that improved the "wobble" by 80-90%. There is still some movement...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 10-07-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 1,392
Posted By Racefan
You nailed it Tom - thank you very much! That...

You nailed it Tom - thank you very much!

That ring was very loose and I was able to turn it almost 1/4 turn with a tiny screwdriver in one of the slots. I had about decided I would send it back,...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 10-06-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 1,392
Posted By Racefan
Thanks for the reply. Mine focuses very smoothly...

Thanks for the reply. Mine focuses very smoothly thru the whole range, so I'm OK on that issue.

To try to give a frame of reference to the "slop" or "wobble" in the lens, with the lens at full...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 10-06-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 1,392
Posted By Racefan
Lens Wobble in Planar 50/2?

I'm new to interchangeable lens rangefinders - just bought an M6 and a Zeiss Planar ZM 50/2 from a good used equipment dealer and I'm very pleased with what I see in the first roll.

I have one...
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