Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/09/01

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Subject: [Leica] Leica quality [Vivat Douglas]
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 1998 07:51:21 EDT

In a message dated 9/1/98 4:15:43 AM Pacific Daylight Time, writes:
>  Marga (Souris) wrote: QC has deteriorated universally due to our
>  "plastic" throw away technology

>  What's even sadder than the deterioration of QC is the deterioration
>  in design quality. The M6 has been in production since 1984, and we
>  still have to turn the shutter to B to avoid running down the
>  batteries. Spectacle wearers still can't see the 28mm frame. The
>  camera still doesn't have an R-style opening back. And on how many
>  cameras is the plastic tip of the lever wind scuffing the top panel?
>  Regards,
>  Doug Richardson