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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: dinging one's leica
From: "B. D. Colen" <bdcolen@earthlink.net>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2001 17:54:47 -0500
References: <l03130301b8401b3e8c80@[210.23.154.208]>

Hi, Andrew - There's a world of difference between 'taking care' of a 
camera - which, I assume, all of us do - and coddling it...But given all 
the shooting you do, you're obviously using yours, so we're not in 
disagreement.:-)

B. D.

Andrew Nemeth wrote:

> "B. D. Colen" <bdcolen@earthlink.net> wrote:
> 
> 
>>Sorry, but I just don't get it. I have bought new. I have bought used.
>>But I have always bought TO use.
>>
> 
> So who said we don't use our cameras?  In my particular case I
> have over a hundred images online at 4020.net to back this up.
> I use my Ms every week, both for fun stuff (the candids) and
> also for pay-the-bills 360-degree VRs.
> 
> It is just that, as I noted earlier, compared to North America
> Leicas elsewhere are relatively expensive.  Those of us who
> aren't dumb or Trust Fund Babies have to take a little care to
> protect our substantial investments.
> 
> (Yawn...) This is so obvious - why the foot-stamping?
> 
> 
> 
>>If, for that matter, if you buy a new hammer, do you
>>keep it in the tool box until it somehow gets a nick?
>>
> 
> If Leicas cost the same as hardware store hammers, then
> this analogy would make perfect sense.
> 
> ;?)
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Andrew Nemeth
> 
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> 
> 
> 
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