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Old 04-26-2018   #16
CameraQuest
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Originally Posted by agentsim View Post
Hi Folks,

I'm looking at buying a used M9, looks to be in pretty good condition. The sensor was replaced by a local dealer in July of 2017, shutter count is 11500.

If I understand correctly, the July 2017 sensor should be a good one, so I don't have to worry about corrosion. 11.5k on the shutter seems low, so I don't think I need to worry there.

What should I be checking when I meet up with the seller to confirm that this is a good buy?
Before buying a used M9, you might want to wait and see what the new rumored Zenit rangefinder turns out to be (or not be).

Rumors are that its based on the M9, produced in partnership with Leica.
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