Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/17

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Subject: [Leica] Lost Faith in Leica
From: Frank.Dernie at (Frank Dernie)
Date: Fri Sep 17 21:36:54 2004
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John, I agree with you about everything bar the tuna!

On 18 Sep, 2004, at 03:21, John Collier wrote:

> Nope, cutting a couple of holes in plywood is cheaper. Yes it was 
> plywood; nice plywood but plywood none-the-less. There are also safety 
> concerns as plywood is flammable and splinters in crashes.
> That is not to say that i do not agree with you about the old wood 
> trimmed cars but that is not coming back for a number of reasons 
> beside cost.
> Basically we have never had it so good in cars, cameras and canned 
> tuna.
> John Collier
> On Sep 17, 2004, at 8:12 PM, Jeffery Smith wrote:
>> That was sort of my point. While Volvos were seen as high priced cars
>> that lasted a long time, other less expensive cars were made that 
>> last a
>> long time. So the Volvos lose some of that market share.
>> One of the professors at Dillard University bought a jag, and when I
>> took a ride in it, I was appalled. Instead of the rich, orange wood on
>> the dashboard that I remembered from the 1960's, it had wood-colored
>> contact paper on the dashboard. I think that might have been cheaper,
>> but I could be wrong.
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