Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/07

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Leica R 24mm f2.8 & 180mm f4 questions
From: Ken Wilcox <>
Date: Sun, 7 Jan 2001 11:35:58 -0400

I have and use the 180 Elmar. I cna't compare it to the other lenses of
this length because I've never had the opportunity to use them. I like the
Elmar because it is small and light for a 180. I don't find it quite as
sharp as the 80-200 f/4 Vario Elmar, which is superb.

Ken Wilcox

At 7:09 -0800 1/7/1, a fine scholar, stefan smith wrote:

>I'm thinking of investing in the R system to go along
>with my M. Looking at the 24mm f2.8 -- Erwin seems to
>say this is OK but about level with the Nikon 24mm and
>not up to the M 24mm ASPH. Any users out there want to
>share their experiences? I may go for a 28mm if it is
>is a better performer even though it's not as wide.
>Also the 180mm f4 seems a good buy, and alot cheaper
>than the f3.4 APO - any comments on this one?
>As for the body I'm set on an R6.2.
>thx in advance.
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