Somebody's Got To Start

Discussion in 'Rangefinder Forum' started by Mackinaw, Aug 25, 2006.

  1. Mackinaw

    Mackinaw Member

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    Actually, I have nothing to say. Just wanted to the first person to post on this new forum.

    But, to stay on topic, I do own two M-series Leicas.

    Jim Bielecki
     
  2. df cardwell

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    Hi, Jim.
     
  3. Mackinaw

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    DF,

    I see you're from Dearborn. Was born and raised there though I now live a few hundred miles north.

    I'm a big fan of Cape Breton too, for what it's worth.

    Jim B.
     
  4. Ray Heath

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    g'day

    but why does a seemingly insignificant piece of equipment get it's own forum?
     
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    Apparently just to annoy you :D
     
  6. Ray Heath

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    thnx Ken, that explains a lot
     
  7. MurrayMinchin

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    Leica M?

    No thanks, I've already got two M's in my name :smile:

    Murray
     
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    I have a DS M3 with a 50 f2 Collapsable Summicron, 90 f4 Collapsable Elmar, 135 Hektor, 35 f2.8 CV Skopar and a Canon LTM 50 f1.5.

    Bill

    PS I want another M body.
     
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    Does this mean all you Leicans will now stay here and not litter up the other threads? :tongue: :D

    [Hey, Moderators/Sean - where's the Nikon (S & F) forum!!! :wink:
     
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    Somewhere around Gaylord maybe? I try to hang out around East Jordan/Mancelona several weeks each year. Are you aware of the Great Lakes Regional folder here on APUG?

    Joe
     
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    I'd just like to say that if it walks Leica duck and quacks Leica duck, it prolly is a duck. :wink:

    Joe
     
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    Hey Jim

    Small world !

    You need to run up to Bill Schwab's get together this fall.
    Bill's ANOTHER Dear-burner.

    Here's a snap of me loafing up in Cape Breton this summer
    ( which might be amusing ). That night, we had a kitchen party !

    - the second is a leica shot, the first a T4 yashica
     
  13. bill schwab

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    Jim,

    I too am from Dearborn, but currently at the summer place near Cross Village. Be sure to check the Great Lakes Regional Group HERE. If you are only 1 hour south of the bridge, we are only 15 minutes putting you only 45 minutes away. Perfect for the summer gathering up here.

    Bill
     
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    I'm sorry I missed the 2006 event. I'm in the Gaylord area and a trip up to the Cross Village area would be like a trip to the corner drugstore for me. I've put the 2007 dates on the calendar. Maybe I can suggest some places to visit too (Wilderness State Park has some gorgeous undeveloped Lake Michigan shoreline, great Piper Ploving habitat too).
     
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    Real cameras use real film.

    Real 35mm cameras are rangefinders (or use mirror boxes)

    LONG LIVE RANGEFINDER

    Then again, I'm biased. Frances and I did a book about them (ISBN 1-86108-330-0 -- or check 'Books' on www.rogerandfrances.com.

    Cheers,

    R.
     
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    Oops. Make that Piping Plover. Fingers got crossed up this morning.