Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/10

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Re: Re: Leica 1
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2000 09:17:49 -0400

> -----Original Message-----
> From: apbbeijing []
> Sent: Wednesday, August 09, 2000 10:32 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Re: Leica 1
> I had much the same reaction when I first saw the metal case 
> of knives the
> chef at a friend's restaurant: why so many knives when I 
> manage to cook with
> a couple of crappy knives in a crappy kitchen? Then I thought 
> a little.
> Fortunately I had not spoken out loud.

Why was your silence fortunate?  Sounds like a reasonable question to me.
Just like me asking why in the world someone would need nine Leicas.  But I
got it... your Leicas fail to work on an apparently regular basis, and no
one in the pacific rim is capable of fixing them in a timely fashion, and
airmail service to the US isn't available.  Okay.

Bob Kramer