Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/01/30

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Leica R 8 Motor-Winder arrived and works excellent!!
From: "Noel H. Charchuk" <>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 1998 15:54:34 -0700 (MST)

Fred Hess I am so happy you got your winder for the R8, but did you have
to tell us 11 times!!!!
Something may be wrong with your e-mail program.
Noel Charchuk

On Fri, 30 Jan 1998, Fred Hess wrote:

> A few days ago I recieved my Motor-Winder R8, with fabrication # 528.
> In the Netherlands only 3 pieces where available. It works very well
> with my camera. Smoothly and almost (too) noiseless.It is sometimes very
> hard to hear the transportation of the film. For instancte when you are
> working in noisy surroundings.
> The  combination of camera and winder is well designed, and not so bulky
> like the Motor-Winder/-drive R4.
> I am looking forward to the Motor-Drive, which I also ordered. But I
> have to be patient, almost as usual with LEICA-stuff.