Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2011/03/31

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Subject: [Leica] Bad M8
From: richard at (Richard Man)
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2011 11:43:42 -0700
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Hi Larry, just remember, for every M8 or M9 woe story, there are tons of
people making happy snaps with them.

On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 8:28 AM, Lawrence Zeitlin <lrzeitlin at>wrote:

> Frank writes:
> At first, I was enamored with the whole DIgi-M thing....   New files to
> look
> at, new SW to learn, just plain NEW to deal with.....  After that wore off,
> I started looking at the files and wondering why stuff was not as sharp as
> my film results.
> I kept reading stories of why this lens or that lens was too old, with
> back/front focusing, why I had not done my testing right, why the problem
> was caused by diffraction, wrong/old/not blueprinted monitor, wrong SW,
> no/wrong sharpening applied, I  was too picky, no direct comparison, other
> rational reasons that I was wrong.
> IOW, I was a sucker for techie excuses.
> - - - - -
> Of course you can always follow Dr. Ted's strategy. Call a press
> conference.
> Equip yourself with a sledge hammer. And threaten to pound your offending
> Leica M8 into a pile of fragments while shouting "Leica cameras are pieces
> of crap" if Leica doesn't immediately supply you with a new model.
> It would be best if you did this on the steps of Fox News while ranting
> about the evils of importing shoddy foreign goods into the USA.
> Larry Z
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