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35/1.4 lux pre-asph with Hexar RF - focuses well?
Old 04-02-2012   #1
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35/1.4 lux pre-asph with Hexar RF - focuses well?


I am about to buy Hexar RF in mint condition to use with my 35/1.4 Summilux pre-asph. What is a likelyhood of having focus problems at f/1.4?

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Old 04-27-2012   #2
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if your Hexar RF focuses well with Leica lenses, it will also correctly focus a preasph 35 Summilux.
when brought, my Hexar needed RF adjustment for correctly focus with Leica lenses. It focuses perfectly since then, even with my Summilux 35 preasph.
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Have you bought the camera?
I've shot a roll a couple of months ago with the 35 sumilux pre asph (#2899420 year 1978) on the RF Hexar and am quite happy with the shots, did not see anything wrong focuswise.
A most common issue is the rangefinder misalignment, my Hexar RF needs a visit to the local lens technician again, nice to have one near your home ...

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