Originally Posted by Franko
"Treasured tools" refers to the price of current M gear. For anyone relying on cameras (or any tool) for a living, a seven month wait just won't do. I'll be the first to admit that my feelings about Leica are shaped by the 62 year old model that I use every few days. Since a large part of the Leica rep is centered in reliability and dependability, it's hard to understand why seven month repairs are acceptable TO THEM..
Recently had my Rollei serviced by Oceanside camera, 4 1/2 months. It's been awhile since I've sent an M film body to DAG but I seem to remember a 6 month wait. So while not happy about the sensor issue I can put up with a 7 month wait.