Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/11/28

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Nikkor question
From: Walter S Delesandri <>
Date: Sat, 28 Nov 1998 09:35:38 -0600 (CST)

Glad somebody posted this.  My EXACT response, although I was too 
lazy to post.
Thanks, Walt

On Sat,
28 Nov 1998, Pascal wrote:

> On 28-11-1998 03:00 Eric Welch wrote:
> >If I used Nikon, I still wouldn't own it, though, because I'd have the
> >80-200 2.8, and it would be redundant. I'm not that obsessed with
> >performance that I'd get it for those times when I want "that little extra."
> You're on dangerous ground, Eric :-)
> Why should we choose the Vario-Apo-Elmarit 70-180/2.8 over the 3 times 
> cheaper Nikkor 80-200/2.8 IF-ED for only "that little extra"... (because, 
> let's face it, the difference in ultimate image quality is surely not 
> proportional to the difference in price).
> Just joking of course... ;-)
> Pascal
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