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Re: [Rollei] German labor in the 60s

Marc James Small wrote:

> The tale of the hammer is quite true.  Hammers were used for final
> of Hasselblad cameras as recently as last year though I understand that
> these will not be used in the new plant.  The "great care for detail and
> precision" ensured that the cameras were comprehensively adjusted during
> assembly -- and this mandated the use of the hammer.

Tapping things to make minute changes is very common in fine mechanical
The humble hammer (used with due care, of course) can do quite easily what
many high tech machines can't.