Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/05/03

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Leica Decision : Help
From: Henry Ambrose <>
Date: Wed, 3 May 2000 08:31:03 -0500

>  The best price
>for M6TTL 0.72 is $1650.00 after rebate at  Is this the
>right price?  or should I get the used one instead of the body?
>2) What lens should I get? First I wanted to get the normal focal length
>(50mm) but then I read the archieves and found many people suggest to get
>35mm instead.  I like both 50mm and 35mm.  But 35mm seems to be better for
>what I want to use my future M6 for.  
The price seems good to me.

I suggest either of the 35 ASPH - the f2 or f1.4. 
I have the f2 and I am completely happy (even thrilled) with it. 
How much do you want to spend and do you need/want the extra speed seems 
to be the question.

Henry Ambrose