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At 08:05 PM 9/16/98 +0000, you wrote: >The interesting thing on the blurb from Leica about the new ASph lens and >its element is that its ground rather than moulded, I wonder if this is >because its made in Canada, Eric? Very well could be. At least the elements are made there. Some of them... Canon has three different ways of making aspherics. Ground, molded and layered. The 35-70 ASPH is possibly too wide to make the element via the moulded method? So I'm sure what you're saying is quite understandable. Ground is good. I'm excited that this lens can do 1:2.8 in macro mode! Shoot, that would be good for making copy slides! <G> - -- Eric Welch St. Joseph, MO http://www.ponyexpress.net/~ewelch Buddhist to hotdog vendor: "Make me One with everything"