Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/30

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Subject: [Leica] TID> Summicron Quality
From: Bud Cook <>
Date: Sat, 30 May 1998 12:11:25 -0500

I recently checked out a new M6HM with a 50mm Summicron.  The focusing on the
Summicron felt like a cross between a Nikon E Series and their AI-S lenses.  In
other words, I was really disappointed in this lens.

Is this unique to this lens (because of cost) or is this typical with Leica's new
Bud wrote:

> [Snip]
> The quest for perfection and quality is insatiable!  I too am guilty of it (I
> once thought that the movement on the aperture ring on my new M50f2.0 could be
> smoother!!  Imagine that!! :)
> Cheers
> Arturo