Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/08/09

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Leica R 6.0
From: Dan Cardish <>
Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2001 20:55:11 -0400
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My Minolta 9 lasts between 80-90 rolls of 36 exp film on one set of
batteries.  So I don't consider batteries to be a problem either.

dan c.

At 05:50 PM 09-08-01 -0700, S Dimitrov wrote:
>I have an R6. I did have to replace the complete shutter assembly, and a
>misc. spring in the lens mount assembly. Other than that it seems to be
>a decent camera. If I had to do it again, I would get an R8. Battery,
>schmattery, the electronically timed cameras are much quieter, as they
>don't that obnoxious follow through mechanical gear sound. Frankly, I
>can't see not being able to keep spare batteries at this point.

In reply to: Message from "Steve Barbour" <> ([Leica] Leica R 6.0)