Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/04/17

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Leica Users digest V8 #30
From: (Bob Keene/Karen Shehade)
Date: Sat, 17 Apr 1999 09:43:04 -0400


you're in the wrong business- I'm sure there's room for you in
advertising... Hey! I hear that Leica's looking for "a few good men.."!!!
Either that or contact your local comedy club and see if you can get some


Bob Keene

>Date: Fri, 16 Apr 1999 19:27:49 -0500
>From: Eric Welch <>
>Subject: Re: [Leica] X-raying of films
>At 12:56 PM 4/16/99 -0400, you wrote:
>>So how about starting the 700(?) member LUGBC?
>The planets are lining up! Earthquakes are going to destroy the Solms plant
>for their evil plot to scratch film, keep our 75 Summiluxs out of focus to
>enrich the film  manufacturers that give them kickbacks of $666 for each
>M666 they sell!
>Buy your Leicas fast. No 700 LUGBC clubber will want to be without one!
>For only $35 a month, for the next 666 months, you can have your very own
>trilateral millennial edition M666 set. It includes a special M6 with
>goatskin leather, a viewfinder with frames for one lens - a 50mm 0.7
>Noctilenial and a viewfinder magnification of 1.0X.
>It comes with a built-in lens shade and a UV filter that has no glass, but
>comes with a bottle of Scotchguard to spray on the front element to protect
>it. No red dots. It has a black dot, with the name Leica M666 inscribed, in
>black. But red tape is available to cover it.
>And if you act now, we'll throw in the commemorative R8 Armageddon edition
>motor drive. It comes inscribed with the immortal words:
>"When hell freezes over, and it did." *
>*(Subject to availability. Offer not valid in any state where Canon or
>Nikon is offering a similar deal, or it's illegal, or both. Warning, red
>tape is known to cause blindness in subjects not wearing shades. Leica will
>not accept liability for unfulfilled promises, prophecies or failed claims
>that this is the end of the world. Unless the R8 motor drive does appear,
>then it surely is the end of all time.)
>Eric Welch
>St. Joseph, MO
>My computer's sick. I think my modem is a carrier.