Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/24

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Subject: Re: [Leica] "B Grade" Leica gear? -- Not Really
From: "A.H.SCHMIDT" <>
Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2000 15:14:19 +1000
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Rick Dykstra wrote:

> If I was a manufacturer of products with a reputation for (or a
> marketing angle for) the highest quality, I would send the stuff that
> wasn't quite perfect in some way to the furthest part of the globe, from
> where a warranty claim would be a time consuming issue.  Like Australia.
>  Or to a place where consumers might not be as fussy as in (say) the US
> or Japan.  Like Australia.
> I live in Australia :(  And I've seen enough dodgy gear from all kinds
> of places to allow this little bit of paranoia to slide ever so slightly
> into the 'possibly something in this' basket.
> Not that I've ever had a problem pursuing a warranty issue, with anyone.
>  But it has always been time consuming enough for me to think twice
> about bothering.
> But then, we've got the sun, the beaches, the girls on those beaches,
> honest politicians ...,
> Rick

Journalists with ethics.......

Regards, Horst Schmidt

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