Rangefinders are wonderful ways to look at the world. I just printed a couple shots tonight from a 6x9 folding rangefinder - darn thing had pinholes in the bellows. I didn't realize it had a light leak. Last time I used the camera was a family road trip to Seattle and I got lots of flare and hated it so I put it away for a long time. Over time I got over my prejudice against flare and anticipated some funkiness - and I got it in spades.
Since you're on the west coast you'll tend to have to wait for our Aussie friends to wake up before you get answers. On the other hand, you'll find you get the last word in...