Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/04/19

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Subject: [Leica] Re: So Smooth
From: Ken Wilcox <>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2001 10:05:23 -0400

Yes, that is what is in my experience. The 50s - 60s lenses (when properly
maintained) are the smoothest mechanically that I have encountered. My
experience with lenses since then is that they work fine, generally are
optically better, but don't have the great feel of the older ones.

Ken Wilcox

At 8:22 -0400 4/19/1, a fine scholar, wrote:

>The chrome lens 50/2 is the most current version.  Do you mean to say the
>focusing is even smoother and easier on the older lenses? That would be
>unbelievable to me!

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