Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/07/08

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Hiking lens set for R cameras
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 1998 19:22:41 -0500

At 10:10 AM 7/8/98 -0700, you wrote:

>19   elmarit R (new)
>35   summicron
>100 elmarit APO macro
>180 telyt APO 
>2x    APO converter

Yes! You've about hit it. (The 180 the new Apo Elmarit?)

>Good ol' Vivitar 283 flash

Make sure you have a later 283, early ones can fry the electronics on an
R8. And you miss out on many great features of TTL flash and fill flash. 
- -- 

Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

He, who will not reason, is a bigot;     
he, who cannot, is a fool;                
and he, who dares not, is a slave.         

William Drumond, Scottish writer  (1585-1649)