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Tom, I had a IIIc and Summitar repaired. It needed new shutter curtains, alignment and cleaning of the RF/VF system, shutter adjustment, unstucking the aperture ring. I was charged 620 Swiss Francs in a repair shop in Zurich. Regards Jan >From: "Tom Schofield" <firstname.lastname@example.org> >Reply-To: email@example.com >To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> >Subject: [Leica] What price for a CLA? >Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2001 10:29:21 -0800 > >I picked up a used IIIf bd and Summitar. The lens is clear and smooth >operating, the rangefinder is clear and seems to be in perfect alignment, >and the viewfinder is clear. The shutter is sticking on slow speeds and, >when I took the body casing off, could see the curtain leaks light like >crazy. What should I expect for a shutter overhaul with new curtains, >assuming the RF and VF don't require attention? > >Tom Schofield > >----- Original Message ----- >From: "Guy Bennett" <email@example.com> >To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> >Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2001 8:46 PM >Subject: Re: [Leica] What price for a CLA? > > > > >Hi Juan ... > > > > > >Nice to see you over here. > > > > > >I sent my M3 to Sherry. She did a CLA on the camera, replaced some > > >vulcanite, for which I was billed $40.00, and did a CLA on my > > >Summitar 1.5. The total cost for all that, including shipping, was > > >less than you've been quoted for just the CLA @ 5 hours. > > >-- > > >Shel Belinkoff > > > > > > Shel, > > > > I knew Sherry was good, but you're telling me that she cleaned .5 of a >stop > > off your Summitar?! > > > > Hell, I'm going to send her my Summarit and have her CLA it into a >Noctilux! > > > > Guy > > > > ;) > > > _________________________________________________________________________ Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at http://www.hotmail.com.