Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/10/30

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Tourists using Leicas
From: "B. D. Colen" <>
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 1998 13:29:39 -0500

 I saw a Nikon F Photomic--that
> warhorse of the 60s--in Akrotiri. (Do you suppose it had been uncovered in
> the ruins there?)
Hey! Let's show a little respect here. ((:-)) As a user of an F -
non-photomic - along with an M6, I might point out that in terms of their
evolution and features, it might be argued that Fs and Ms are the reflex and
rangefinder equivalent of each other - dependable for decades of hard use,
all-mechanical (with or without meter), mechanical shutter with top speed of
1/1000, very or relatively low sync speed, all metal construction....