Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/01/20

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Keeping that flash contact cover in
From: Christer Almqvist <>
Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2002 11:57:54 +0100
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>John Collier wrote:
>>Rather than give the camera the pleasure of losing the pc cover, I
>>immediately throw it away myself; great but not long lasting fun. I suppose
>>you could tie a string to it and then you would be able to repeatedly lose
>>it but I think the fun would begin to pall after awhile.
>Yes, and with all the discussion about whether Leica did/didn't cut 
>corners with the M6, maybe we could suggest they just save a few 
>pennies by not putting it on the camera in the first place :-).
>No, their calculation is different. It costs Leica a few pennies to 
>put the cover on the camera. Then some people lose the cover. And 
>some of these people feel an irresistable urge to buy new ones 
>because they think they need them. After all the new camera comes 
>with on. Leica charges those who buy replacements $10 or $20 which 
>makes the initial investment of a few pennies -very- worthwhile

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