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Hi Mikiro, I think I will check all of the cameras out at a dealer in NYC. I have looked at M2 and M3 bodies in New Jersey and I am impressed. Over the last 25 years I have used 6x6, 6x7 and 4x5 cameras for 80 % of my photography. I also have a Contax RTS II with 25mm, 60mm and 85mm f1.4 Zeiss lenses. Do you think the latest Leica optics will be noticeably superior to the Zeiss? Thanks, Mike ----- Original Message ----- From: "MIKIRO" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: "Leica Users Group" <email@example.com> Sent: Wednesday, April 06, 2005 10:06 PM Subject: Re: [Leica] M3 purchase > Mike- > 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. > > MIKIRO > > 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 > _______________________________________________ > Leica Users Group. > See http://leica-users.org/mailman/listinfo/lug for more information > -- I am using the free version of SPAMfighter for private users. It has removed 367 spam emails to date. Paying users do not have this message in their emails. Try www.SPAMfighter.com for free now!