Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/01/06

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Lens CLA Problem
From: Jerry Lehrer <>
Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2003 11:27:56 -0800
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Austin 747

The widow, who is the source of a lot of equipment that I have
offered, does not want her name divulged as she does not
want "a bunch of grave robbers" bothering her as stamp
collectors did when her husband died.

You can ask, but I respect her confidence.  She has not done
me any disservice, as the repair tech did to that unfortunate
lens owner.


Austin Franklin wrote:

> Jerry,
> I think that's his call, and is certainly not required.  To me, that
> information isn't really relevant to the issue he was bringing up.
> We've heard about this "widow" for many many months (years?) now (on another
> list, and since you recently joined this list, it's been mentioned here as
> well), but you don't provide much detail about her, so why even bring up
> anything about her?  Personally, I don't care anything about her, and if I
> did, I would simply ask (and others have asked, and gotten no real
> information), but the point is, I don't believe it's fair to hold others to
> standards you your self don't uphold.
> Just a suggestion ;-)
> Austin
> > Pat
> >
> > Just a suggestion.  If you are having difficulties with a particular
> > repair technician, don't tell us about it unless you are willing to
> > tell us the name of the repair tech.  It does us no good to hear
> > about your woes unless we are prepared to not make the same
> > mistake you did.
> >
> > Jerry
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