Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/04/18

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Subject: [Leica] Re: So Smooth
From: Ken Wilcox <>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2001 17:44:57 -0400


Is the 50 a current lens or an old one from the 50s or 60s? In my
experience the 50s and 60s lenses feel much smoother and more precise than
the new ones. (Yes I have some of each) My chrome 35 ASPH Summicron is nice
but does not have the feel of the older lenses.

Ken Wilcox

At 10:40 -0400 4/18/1, a fine scholar, wrote:

>I have a newbie comment and question.  I just purchased a Summicron 2/50
>chrome lens. It is the first 50mm that I have tried. I am amazed at how
>smooth the focusing is. It is incredible! Do the black 50mm lenses focus as
>smoothly? Would I find the same degree of focusing smoothness on the 2/35
>ASPH chrome?

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