Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/04/26

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Subject: Re: [Leica] A Leica ChallengeTO KICK B. D. ;-)
From: Simon Stevens <>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2001 20:01:38 -0400

Mark, I'd probably make a few amendments and additions based on my
personal biases:

Linhof: Rolls Royce (yes, except Linhofs don't break down as often).
Leica: Mercedes Benz (genau)
Nikon: Cadillac (count the dumb bells and whistles. Very popular with
rental fleets)
Canon: (Lincoln - as above, but probably a bit more up to date. Highly
popular with professionals).
Contax (Japan): BMW (South Carolina!)
Rolleiflex: Medium Format. Saab (yes!!)
Rolleiflex SL2000F: Amphicar
Hasselblad: Volvo
Gandolfi: Morgan
Old Alpa: Aston Martin (Finicky, but georgeous)
New Alpa: Hummer (rugged, but so pricey! Also, don't expect to go fast.)

Minolta: Fiat
Mamiya: Audi
Pentax (6x7): Opel
Pentax K1000: Whatever the first car that you inherited from your
grandparents was. "The Learnermobile"
Olympus Pen: MG
Voigtländers Of Yore - Bentley of Yore
Voigtlanders of today: Volkwagen, especially the new Beetle.
Kodak: Chevrolet

Simon Stevens