Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/09/06

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Subject: RE: [Leica] re: dr. blacktape's camera....M6TTL -$1300
From: "B. D. Colen" <>
Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2000 16:26:23 -0400

Dr. Blacktape has one M6 and, quite frankly, would like an M5 to go with it
instead of a TTL - And, yes, the F100 is WAY cool, but so is the M, so the
good Dr. is not about to give up on The True Path......Want an M6TTL?:-)

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of RP Johnson
> Sent: Wednesday, September 06, 2000 4:09 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [Leica] re: dr. blacktape's camera....M6TTL -$1300
> OK, it looks like nobody else is going to ask this, so I will:
> Why is Dr. Blacktape selling a 1-year old M6TTL?
> Possible answers:
> a. He has six already
> b. He is going into MF in a big way
> c. Autofocus is the wave of the future, and he is surfing into the new
> millenium.
> d. F100 are cooler than M6's; especially if they say "Barbie" instead of
> "Nikon" on the front.
> e. "Benjamin, I have just one word for you: digital"  (apologies to Dustin
> Hoffman)
> Well, what is the reason?
> rp johnson