Releasing the focus lock on the 35mm Leica Summaron

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by Tom Kershaw, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. Tom Kershaw

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    Can someone describe how to release the focus / infinity lock on the 35mm Summaron?

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    Depends which version, usually just push the release back and twist the lens, not sure on late models. The one I used was similar to my 50mm Summicron.

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    if it is the M3 version the eyes have to be on the lens and screwed down tight
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    It isn't the M3 version. I worked out the problem is actually with the focusing mechanism clogging up, so it will need servicing.

    Tom