Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/17

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Subject: Re: [Leica] b.d.'s planning something dangerous!
From: Bill Satterfield <>
Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2000 14:04:56 -0500
References: <DADDF436E02ED411B89700508B0FF37D01201EFF@CCEXCH02>

You can use any lens on the M3 that you can use on the M6. They all fit.

"Lee, Ken" wrote:

> Dan,
> I know everyone has their own opinions, but I had an M3 to go with my M6 .72
> and traded it in for the M6 .85 when they came out. I was never super
> comfortable with the loading, but the big things for me we the ability to
> use it with my 35mm Summicron (instead of the Summaron with eyes) and the
> fact it had frame lines for the 75mm. I never found a big difference between
> finders on the M3 and M6 .85.  I like the ability to use any lens on any
> body in a pinch.
> Ken
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dan Honemann []
> > Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2000 2:26 PM
> > To:
> > Subject:      RE: [Leica] b.d.'s planning something dangerous!
> >
> > Go for it, B.D.!  Then tell us how _you_ think it compares to the M6.
> >
> > Personally, I'd want an M3 (for use with a noctilux) to complement my M6
> > .72x (35 summilux asph) and the new M6 .58x (28 and/or 24 elmarit).  Now
> > that would be a sweet trio.
> >
> > Dan

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