Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/03/25

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Subject: [Leica] Another ZM lens on the horizon
From: at (Douglas Sharp)
Date: Tue Mar 25 10:42:08 2008
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Mark, you're less likely to get mugged when you're carrying it - like 
those people who cover up brand names with gaffer tape.
To be honest, I don't give a tinker's toss what my gear looks like as 
long as it functions and delivers what I expect from it. And, at the 
same time, I'm paying less for each result than I would when using 
beautiful chunks of brass and milled-from-a-block aluminium at x times 
the price.

Mark Rabiner wrote:
>> In fact the Kyocera (Zeiss branded and Yashica) are some of the best
>> performers out there.
>> Yashica/Kyocera lenses on fixed lens Yashica RF's (Lynx, GX, GSN etc.)
>> are almost unbeatable quality, fast and razor-sharp.
>> The Yashica/Kyocera offerings for CY are a mixed bag of very good to
>> excellent lenses at reasonable prices with some fantastic highlights
>> like the 2.8/55 Macro and the 3.5/21mm, and the Zeiss branded 1.7/50mm
>> is one of the very best standard lenses ever made.
>> My two Eurocents
>> Douglas
> Maybe but who would pay all that money for what looks like garbage?
> Mark William Rabiner
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