Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/10/09

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Subject: [Leica] Konica Hexar RF
From: dlridings at (Daniel Ridings)
Date: Thu Oct 9 11:18:57 2008
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I got to handle Mads' Konica Hexar the day before yesterday while we
had a beer in Copenhagen.

I think I'd have it on my shortlist even if it wasn't 1/3 of the
price. I haven't been doing any pricing for Konicas or for M7:s, but
the Konica definitely felt like quality. Nice viewfinder ... the


On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 5:06 PM, Philip Forrest
<> wrote:
> How many LUG'gers use a Konica Hexar RF? The reason I ask is that I
> really want the features of an M7 or Hexar, yet the Hexar is 1/3 the
> price of the M7 and has back-door loading. I love my M4, but want to
> move into an M body with a meter and aperture priority ability.
> The case could be made for me to get an M6, but then I'm still in the
> same price as the Hexar, but don't have the back door for much quicker
> loading, nor the AE and high shutter speeds of the Konica product.
> Thoughts?
> Phil Forrest
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