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

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Subject: [Leica] RE: Leica M4-2
From: feli2 at (feli)
Date: Tue Oct 26 14:11:32 2004
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When they add the six framelines , they do not replace the entire
rangefinder. They simply swap the frame line mask.


On Oct 25, 2004, at 7:59 PM, denik wrote:

> What I meant by the 6 frame conversion is that the
> 2 extra frames were added to the original rangefinder.
> Not by replacing it with a later style M6 rangefinder.
> I apologize for not being more specific on the frame modification.
> As I don't have a 28 or a 75mm lens, I couldn't tell you
> if the frame lines are accurate. When I purchased this camera,
> 7 years ago, it was my first Leica & the modification I
> thought would be a plus if I ever purchased a 28 or a 75mm lens
> in the future.  Compared to my M6, I like the  M4-2
> framelines has a bit better & reminds me more of my M2.