Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/07/19

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Subject: Re: [Leica] If Leica is too expensive what would be the best alternative?
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Sun, 19 Jul 1998 11:54:49 -0500

At 07:57 AM 7/19/98 -0700, you wrote:

>was leading himself towards purchasing the leica binoculars ($1000++).
>he clearly wanted to purchase the binoculars for his family, he kept
>trying them out on his daughter. i noticed that his level of "fuss"
>went up about 3 notches when she had the leica binoculars in her hands
>as opposed to the ashi pentax binoculars ($300). in fact, his fuss level
>was raised to the point where his daughter was having a hard time

As I understand it, Leica binoculars, some of them anyway, are nearly
indestructable. And have lifetime warranties, no? Get one of the waterproof
armoured ones and let the kids drool! :-)
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Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

"Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than with the
imagination, being awake?"
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