[rollei_list] Re: Camera Weights

  • From: "Douglas Shea" <dshea@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2005 00:02:04 -0600

-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:rollei_list-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Ruben
Sent: Thursday, April 14, 2005 11:50 PM
To: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [rollei_list] Re: Camera Weights

I think my Fuji GX 680 beat most SLRs in the Monster Weight department - 
truly good for work out :-)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Richard Knoppow" <dickburk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "New Rollei List" <rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, April 15, 2005 7:02 AM
Subject: [rollei_list] Re: Camera Weights

> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Ardeshir Mehta" <ardeshir@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, April 14, 2005 9:18 PM
> Subject: [rollei_list] Re: Camera Weights
>> On Thursday, April 14, 2005, at 10:26  PM, Richard Knoppow
>> wrote:
>>> I am now pooped from lifting all this stuff.
>> Next time weigh a Minox B! Easier on the biceps.
>> By the way, how does a Leica M3 or M4 compare in weight to
>> the Leica
>> IIIC?
>> And what about Hasselblad vs. Rollei SLR?
>> Cheers.
>   I am weighing cameras I have. I don't have a Leica M3 or
> M4, would anyone care to donate one? I understand that M4's
> are junk so I am sure someone out there would be happy to
> give me his/hers plus lenses (can't weigh it without
> lenses). Same for the Hassy.
>   I can guess at the Mamiya RB/RZ 67. One really has to
> think of these as modern Graflex's. Hoever, I am now so
> strong from lifting other cameras that I would condecend to
> accept an RB or RZ if sent in a plain brown wrapper.
> ---
> Richard Knoppow
> Los Angeles, CA, USA
> dickburk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

I never weighed it, but I'm sure an old Nikon F4 with the large battery pack
(6 or 8 cells?) was my heaviest SLR -- it was a beast. It was a great and
dependable camera, but strangely enough I don't miss it.


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