Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/04/06

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Subject: [Leica] M3 purchase
From: miki at (MIKIRO)
Date: Wed Apr 6 19:06:42 2005
References: <012e01c53b13$3f91e2f0$aa00a8c0@ic7max3>

This you can verify with your own hands. Optimally serviced and
maintained M3 is peerless in this regard. My hands tell MP has the edge
over M6/7 but does not rival M3.


Michael J Herring wrote:
> Do you think the wind is smoother on the M3 film advance?
> I remember when I bought my first Canon F1 in 1971. It had the smoothest
> wind mechanism of any SLR at that time.
> I believe the Popular photography lab examined one and stated -
> "The gear teeth are made from polished brass".
> Perhaps this is what they used in the M3?
> Most Leica owners tell me they prefer the M3 winding mechanism to the
> M4p thru M7.
> Thanks,
> Mike

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