Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/09/29

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Lens choice
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 1998 12:17:31 EDT

In a message dated 98-09-29 08:57:02 EDT, you write:

<< assume the 400 might be somewhat better than the 2X >>
Hi, Gib,
My experience is that the 400,6.8 is a lot better. Although it is somewhat
large, it is easy to handle with or without the shoulder stock (I prefer the
stock). I find a 180 or 250 with the 2X extender difficult to use wothout a
tripod. Picture quality is better with the 400 although the extender is very
Bob Figlio