thanks sean for that...

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  1. victor

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    leica forum will be a very hot place with disagrements, but very informative for all, i think.
    thanks.
     
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    I miss my M6 :sad:
     
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    have u sold it?
    i dont belive if so..lol
     
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    sean - take the new mp - it is even better.
     
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    Buy a Bessa, put Leica glass on it (what I have done) and with the money you save, get some new LF lenses. Just get a Dyno labeller and stick Leica over the Bessa name. Everyone will think it's some new secret model you testing.
     
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    Can support the Bessa idea, I use one, with both Leica and Viogtlander (Cossina) glass. Like it.
     
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    Is that sort of like sticking a Harley-Davidson badge on a Yamaha? :tongue:

    seriously though, the Bessa bodies that I've seen look mighty nice.

    Victor I had to sacrifice my M6 for an 8x10 setup. I'll definitely get one again or do as Eric stated...
     
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    sean and eric, i can speak of bessa only great things, really. i have learned the rf photography on it and many of my best photos are done with bessa and noktons and skopars and ultrons, so i have a very special emotional relation with bessa. but if u have money for leica - leica is much much better in everything. the question is - can u justify the expenses of leica, do u need the quality of it and do u know how to push it, or just do u have extra $$$.
     
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    Aren't big chunks of Harley Davidson built in Japan now?.....
     
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    It's nice to see a Leica forum hre. The Photo.net one is a mess right now.
     
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    I've renamed it to a 'rangefinder' forum instead, felt like some folks were getting left out..
     
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    Good move, in my opinion. The Leica Forum on photo.net was also something of a place to discuss rangefinder cameras in general, but there was always a little awkwardness about it, I thought. Better just to call it a rangefinder forum, since that applies to a whole style of photography rather than brand cultism.
     
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    Perfect Sean, I was going to suggest that just had'nt yet. it will allow for a wider range of interest.
     
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    Great idea,

    I believe both Aggie and I, plus maybe others, have Mamiya 6 or 7.


    Michael
     
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    Leave us not forget the Koni Omega(s) 6x7.
     
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    Amen, Dr. Bob!!

    Konical