Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/09/14

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Newbie
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 1998 18:26:07 -0500

At 12:20 PM 9/14/98 -0400, you wrote:

>Eric, comparing say an R8 w/80 and an M6 w/75....M is always lighter.  I find
>it interesting when M users debate the size and weight of lenses such as the

For sure. My M6 and 75 are light and quite handy. But not quite fast to
use. Focus is a bit tweaky for that optimum focus. And at 1.4, the focus
had to be darned pretty much right on. But the images that lays down on
film. It's a "prince" of the darkness, lighting even the darkest corner.
- -- 

Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

I disagree with unanimity.