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New M-A, lens seating problem

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Just received a new M-A today, mounted a 35 lux and there is some play between the lens and the camera.  When I twist the lens left and right while holding at the base, there is slight movement in the mount.  Tried my APO 50 cron, and got the same result, although a bit tighter fit.  These lenses mount rock solid on my M10.  Has anyone else seen this behavior on the M-A or other film camera?

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Did you buy online? Best to return for a replacement or refund. This sounds very odd. I guess it’s loose with all lenses? 

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Of course nobody has play on his mount, appalling this is. Send it back immediately, what a disgrace for the brand

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Of course this should not of been sent out like this, and surprising for a low volume film body. I feel your disappointment. If you want to try something yourself, you could tweek the tags on the rear of the flange a bit wider open. Personally, I would send it back. Good luck with whatever you decide.

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Thanks for the feedback.  I bought it at a Leica store and have already sent it back.  They warned it may need to go back to Germany for repair due to lack of stock, but later provided an update that they may have a lead on a replacement.  Disappointing that a lens won't seat properly on the analog version of mechanical perfection.  I've now purchased two film cameras and both had to go back due to issues as brand new product (previous MP about three years ago where baseplate would not properly attach to camera).

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I'd be inclined to demand a refund (assuming your consumer law supports this) if they can't replace it as it's holiday in Germany may be a long one! 

Another classic from the Leica QC guys! 

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