Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/28

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: R8 design, Erwins design review
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Thu, 28 May 1998 07:37:37 -0500

At 09:37 AM 5/28/98 +0100, you wrote:
>Seems Mr. Giugiaro knows some things Mr. Meinzer should learn. The R8
>design is awfull, the most ugliest piece of photographic equipment I've
>ever seen. It reproduces some of the Leicaflex outlines, but in no way
>the beauty of the M. The R8 design was in fact the reason I bought an F5
>- and now have to build up an N equipment (I didn't wanted). In german
>(because  Solms may understand better):

Choosing a camera for its looks, hm...

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Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO
We are born naked, wet and hungry. Then things get worse.