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Old 04-29-2018   #201
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About to buy a new MP before the May 1st price hike. Oh well, just jump in.
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Old 05-04-2018   #202
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Originally Posted by mcfingon View Post
Yes, just yesterday I got an Elmar-M 24/3.8 for travel photo taking.
Superlative lens. Quite possibly the sharpest lens I own and a perfect landscape/travel focal length. When I'm using my non-Leica the normal zoom starts at a 24mm equivalent focal length and a large % of the images I capture with it are shot at 24mm.

24mm f3.8 Elmar on my M262 this past weekend..

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Old 05-29-2018   #203
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Well, in the old days I bought a new M3 in Germany in 1959. In the 90s I bought a new M6. Not so much these days since the advent of digital, but that's about to change.

Coming this Friday, a new M (262) and 50mm Summarit. Yipee!
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I just purchased my first new Leica camera ever. It just so happened it was the last Leica M7 blk body that B&H had in stock. Bonus....batteries were included :-)
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I sold a nice guitar in June, and with a pocket full of cash, almost bought an MP, but was able to resist.
Does that count for anything? I didn't think so.
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