Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/29

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: 28mm finders
From: "Steve LeHuray" <>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 12:17:38 -0500

> Has anyone here had a chance to compare the Kobalux and Voigtlander 28mm
> finders?  (And perhaps others?)  I'm wondering if it would in fact be
> *easier* to shoot with a 28 on an M body if you used an external finder --
> no problem of pressing your eye into the glass to see those framing lines,
> etc.  And it's not as if a 28 needs the same kind of accurate framing as a
> 135; nor does it need particularly accurate focusing, for that matter.  Any
> thoughts?
> Douglas Cooper

I have a Kobalux 28 finder and use it on my 111G, I have never compared it
to any other brand but it is nice and bright and I like it. Occasionaly have
used it on an M2.