Metal take up spool

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  1. Swordman

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    Am I correct in thinking that only Leica have metal take up spools in their cameras? I know it's a minor thing, but I'm a sucker for details.
     
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    Some have plastic with a metal clip.
     
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    I have them in lots of my 35mm cameras. My Russian Zorki 4 has a metal take up spool. Some of my old 35mm Kodak's have metal take up spools. My David White Stereo Realist has a metal take up spool. Probably others, but that's all I can think of off hand.
     
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    quite a few of my old 35mm cameras from the late 40's to late 50's have metal take up spools, mostly they are German,, it seems to be pretty common on German 35mm cameras
     
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    My Argus C3 has a metal take up spool. Also my Stereo Realist.
     
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    Contax II was sold first with a metal and later a plastic spool.
     
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    Lots of cameras were made before plastics came into common use.
     
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    Very interesting. Since Nikon is my favourite brand, are there any Nikon slrs with metal take up spools?
     
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    The Canon take up spools in their barnak style cameras is metal and pretty awesome.
     
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