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Leica 50 summilux pre asph PROBLEM?
Old 10-03-2011   #1
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Leica 50 summilux pre asph PROBLEM?

Hi recently I bought a Leica 50 lux, second version. Had a filter on, and I tried to remove the filter. Instead, the lens detached from the barrel *too much force I guess

I was able to screw the lens back in. Is this normal ? Or should I be worried ? This also happened to my other 50 summilux v2.

And, when rescrewing the lens back in its barrel, do I need to follow any guidelines ? There are number etched in the barrel. I simply screwed it in till it cant be screwed anymore..
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Old 11-16-2011   #2
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I guess you have a regular 43mm filter not E43 filter size made by Leica or B&W or Heliopan.
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E43 pitch .75mm, "regular" 43mm pitch .5mm
If hood like XOOIM used all the time, it should have no problem to use "regular" filter.
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