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Subject: Re: [Leica] Considering trading M4-P for Konica -- am I nuts?
From: Nathan Wajsman <>
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2001 18:31:16 +0200
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I do not think you are nuts. The Konica has many features (like AE) that some
like, plus the higher flash synch speed, built-in motor etc. None of these are
relevant for me, hence I would not trade any of my M bodies for a Konica. But if
you find them useful, by all means go for it. In the end it is the pictures that

There has been some discussion about Leica lenses on the Konica, though. So if I
were you, I would shoot a test roll with YOUR lenses and the actual Konica body
you are thinking of buying and evaluate the resulting slides or negatives before
committing funds.

Nathan wrote:

> Hey there guys and gals! I'm back for awhile. Thought I'd check in and see
> what's going on in Luggerland. Also, I have a question . . .
> I'm currently using a M6 (.85 ttl) and an M4-P. I'm thinking of selling the
> M4-P and picking up a Koninca RF body. The AE operation appeals to me (among
> other things). What is the consensus about the the Konica? Is it worthy? What
> about the focusing with the Leica lenses? Does it really work?
> Bob McEowen
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