Originally Posted by Mark Crabtree
When I got an M4 back from a shutter replacement service, the docket said something like also 'fitted a finder enhancement to reduce flare', think it was a factory suggested modification. It never flared like a M6 either before or after the service, the M2 and M3s never flare like a M6...
An early M4-2 never flared like a/my M6.
My M6 would flare with a light source in top right part of scene just outside 5cm 24x36 frame, but only the rangefinder spot flared, it went 100% white. The M6 had bad zinc rot as well.
Leica did not seem overly concerned about customer satisfaction, but now MPs are nice.
My French is not so good...