Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/04/18

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Subject: [Leica] FS: Leicaflex SL2
From: gpinkcp at (Gary Pinkerton)
Date: Fri Apr 18 09:00:05 2008
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Hi Doug
I'm thinking of letting go of one of my R8 bodies and now you're dangling 
this sugar coated carrot in my direction  :)
As much as I'd like to talk you out of it, I hope, for my wallet's sake, 
that you sell'em really, really fast !!
> Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 20:44:13 -0700> From:> 
> To:;;> 
> CC: > Subject: [Leica] FS: Leicaflex SL2> > someone please talk me out of 
> doing this!> > My Leicaflex SL2 bodies are not getting any play time. 
> Sitting on the shelf is BORING and will give them arthritis... but I don't 
> see myself using much film any more.> > Here's what I've got:> > a) 
> Leicaflex SL2, silver chrome, CLA'd about 3 years ago by Leica USA with 
> meter re-calibrated for 1.5-volt silver-oxide battery. Also has SL-type 
> microprism viewscreen (no split-image thingie). Has minor crapes and rub 
> marks, no significant dings. Not a shelf queen, a splendid user.> > b) 
> Leicaflex SL2, black chrome, CLA'd last year by DAG. Also has 
> re-calibrated meter and SL-type viewscreen. As with the silver chrome 
> body, it has minor wear and rub marks. A great user.> > Neither camera's 
> meter needle illumination lamp is working, but this might be a battery 
> issue. The SL2 meets the old Leitz standard for toughness. US$700 for 
> either body plus shipping. Or talk me out of this.> > Doug Herr> Birdman 
> of Sacramento>> > > > 
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