Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/01/19

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Subject: Re: [Leica] leicas in the rain
From: Feliciano di Giorgio <>
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2002 01:01:47 -0800
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"J. Gilbert Plantinga" wrote:
> on 1/18/02 7:57 PM, at wrote:
> > I'd like to acquire a high quality 35mm camera for use in a foggy, rainy,
> > sea-spray environment.  I would therefore love to use a 35mm rangefinder
> > Leica probably with a 50mm lens.  Does the famous Leica build quality
> > extend to protection that could be called weatherproof?
> >
> yes and no. they get wet, they dry out. they are not sealed in any way.
> gilbert

How about a Nikonos?

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