Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/10/26

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Subject: [Leica] Leica Weather Proof
From: attinasi at (Marc Attinasi)
Date: Tue Oct 26 10:25:14 2004
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It is interesting to hear these stories about the robustness of the M6. 
  I hope that people read these and stop complaining about the price of 
the camera - you get what you pay for! I doubt my new Canon DSLR would 
recover from such an experience... though I will admit that my trusty 
old OM-1 recovered pretty well from a dip in a stream, then a drop on a 
rock, and then sitting in a puddle in the bottom of the camera bag 
while I struggled to get out of a storm during a hike through the 

- marc

On Oct 26, 2004, at 6:09 AM, Greg Locke wrote:

> How about one so encrusted in ice from salt sea spray on a fishing 
> trawler
> in the Labrador sea that the film advance, focus and aperture rings 
> cease to
> function.
> An hour on the shelf above the grill in the mess and it was good as new
> ....and lubricated, too!!
> Although, to this day I still get the feint odour for frying scallops 
> when
> lift that M6 to my face.
> Greg Locke
> St. John's, Newfoundland
> -----------------------------
> Independent journalism from
> Newfoundland & Labrador
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From:
>> [] On
>> Behalf Of Alexander Glissan
>> Sent: Monday, October 25, 2004 7:42 PM
>> To:
>> Subject: [Leica] Leica Weather Proof
>> Now thats what I am talking about!
>> Keep em coming.
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