Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1996/11/22

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Subject: Re: Re[2]: Experience with M4-2
From: Marc James Small <>
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 1996 17:29:51 -0500

At 12:07 PM 11/22/96 PST, David wrote:

>     Yes I returned it immediately, but probably have to lose about $25 for 
>     the shipping and insurance.  I bought it from Don Chatterton in 
>     Seattle.  I simply could not believe this.
>     The problem was the shutter and frame preview, which was totally off.  
>     I tried to exercise it starting at 1 sec as usual.  It was trigering 
>     like 1/125th at all the slow speeds.  The preview lever did not work 
>     at all.  It simply did not give me the right frame as I pushed it in 
>     and out.  Again it looked mint- with a little bit of scratches on the 
>     bottom plate.  Don used to be pretty good.
>     I have lost about $25 only for my expectation.

My gosh!  Everybody makes mistakes.  I'd ask Don to send you $25 for your
problems.  This is hardly the end of the world.  Chatterton is good folks,
knowledgeable and quite easy to deal with.

Marc  FAX:  +540/343-7315
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