Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2011/12/17

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Subject: [Leica] Looking at buying an M8
From: robertbaron1 at (Robert Baron)
Date: Sat, 17 Dec 2011 17:12:32 -0600
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==On Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 5:07 PM, John Collier <jbcollier at> wrote:
> Sorry, I am not going to spring for an M9: too many $$$. However, my local 
> store is stuck with a couple of NOS M8s and the price keeps dropping. 
> AFAIK they would be relatively early production. I don't care, much, about 
> the smaller sensor size or the IR issue. Near as I can see Leica is still 
> offering the upgrade program so there still must be parts availability.
> Good idea? Bad idea? Kinder on my nerves and less of a shock just to flush 
> the funds down the loo?
> Down to my last 8 rolls of Fujichrome and tired of digital almosts,
> John

Out of curiosity, how much are they asking?  These are new with full 

My suggestion, if they are within a comfortable price range:  Go for
it.  There will possibly / probably be some heartburn along the way
but you will not look back.



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