Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/12/16

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Chrome over aluminum
From: sonc.hegr at (Sonny Carter)
Date: Tue Dec 16 06:33:59 2008
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On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 9:06 PM, Lawrence Zeitlin

> Those of you who are car freaks may remember that the aluminum air cooled
> cylinders of the 1500 cc Porsche Super were chrome plated on the inside 
> wear
> surfaces. If it works for 50,000 miles on a high revving sports car engine,
> it should last a lifetime on a Leica lens.

I had a manager back when I worked in TV who often said, "If you want to
dismantle a solid steel ball, give it to a news photographer."    ;-)


Natchitoches, Louisiana

In reply to: Message from lrzeitlin at (Lawrence Zeitlin) ([Leica] Re: Chrome over aluminum)