Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/12/07

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Subject: [Leica] My M8.2 arrived!
From: philippe.amard at (Philippe AMARD)
Date: Sun Dec 7 23:30:37 2008
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Hi Ken,

I'm very happy that your dream has come true.
Xmas before the hour ? ;-)

Plus plenty of small Xmases around the world with your R equipment.
Santa Ken ?

Thankful Philippe

Ken Lassiter wrote:

> Thank you Luis, Doug, Tina, Didier and Jeff, for your encouraging 
> thoughts. One goal I have is to begin posting photos on The Lug 
> Gallery.  Mehrdad, the M8.2 is the black paint model.  Just beautiful!
> A Leica is a bit like a boat. Getting a new one is exciting and a 
> happy day. Selling a Leica is a both sad and happy.  If I were rich, I 
> would probably still have every single camera I ever owned. However, I 
> still have my first Leica, the M3 I bought while in college. It does 
> not look like much but it still works as smoothly as silk--especially 
> after a CLA by Sherry Krauter.  I don't ever expect to sell the M3.
> I have made some test shots with the M8.2 but nothing yet to show 
> anyone.   Still learning my way through the menus and the manual.
> I am still most appreciative to all those on the LUg who purchased my 
> R gear and made it possible to buy the M8.2 without wrecking my 
> retirement budget!  I am very lucky that my wife, Carol, supports my 
> passion for photography and for Leicas.
> Warm regards to all.  ...Ken
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