Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/11/28

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Weight of the "huge" lens
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 1999 10:48:12 -0800

At 01:20 PM 11/28/1999 -0500, wrote:
>As an aside, why are the silver chrome models so much heavier? I wouldn't
>think the difference would be that great.

They're all brass, rather than brass/aluminum like the black lenses. No 
idea why. But that's the reason.

Eric Welch
Carlsbad, CA

      You can find pictures anywhere. It's simply a matter of noticing 
things and organizing them. You just have to care about what's around you 
and have a concern with humanity and the human comedy. -Elliott Erwitt, 
"More Joy of Photography"