Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/04

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Subject: [Leica] VF Upgrade to my M6TTL
From: rclark01 at (Robert Clark)
Date: Sat Sep 4 06:33:32 2004
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What does Leica charge for the modification?  I have an M6TTL and am 
thinking about having it done.  How long did it take for yours?

Robert Clark
Lancaster, PA

Frank Filippone wrote:

>I had watched for almost a year now as new Leica users enjoyed their
>improved VF in their MP camera.  I knew that Leica USA would do the upgrade,
>but each time I inquired, I was told not yet.  About 3 weeks ago I sent in
>my M6 for the upgrade.  What a difference... clearer, more contrasty, the VF
>lines are more distinct.  The flare that had bothered me so much has not yet
>been tested ( we are having overcast skies...).  I have a .85 that I tried
>out next to my modified .72 to find the differences.  They are certainly
>there in spades!
>Overall, the money seems well spent.  Time in the shop was less than 2
>Frank Filippone
>Leica Users Group.
>See for more information

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