Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/09/16

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Subject: [Leica] Trying to understand M8
From: jsmith342 at (Jeffery Smith)
Date: Sat Sep 16 13:02:09 2006

All of this makes me start looking at the few Epson digital rangefinders
still out there.

Jeffery Smith
New Orleans, LA

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of John
Sent: Saturday, September 16, 2006 2:49 PM
To: Leica Users Group
Subject: Re: [Leica] Trying to understand M8

Not justifying the price but no. The lens mount would have to be  
changed for one with a relief where the "sticker" goes. The lens  
would also have to be collimated too. You could take the old mount,  
machine it and fit the "sticker". This would be cheaper but there  
would be an edge where thechrome plating might start to corrode and  


On 16-Sep-06, at 1:40 PM, Jeffery Smith wrote:

> Is the "upgrade" any more than a sticker applied to the back of the
> lens?
> Isn't this something that Porter's Camera Store could sell for $.99?

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