[rollei_list] Re: Leicas and Nikons and Rolleis

Prima, Marc.
Be sure to let us know how that goes.
Doug


On Sep 29, 2009, at 11:49 PM, Marc James Small wrote:

At 11:26 PM 9/29/2009, Douglas Nygren wrote:
>I tested my M6' ability to survive a fall by dropping it by accident
>onto the streets of New York City from a height of five feet. It fell
>directly onto the concrete sidewalk with a terrible crash. It  had a
>slight scratch and worked fine. Another M6 did less well from a height
>of six feet. It fell from the shelf of a German closet onto a wooden
>floor, bending the focusing ring of the lens and slightly bending the
>body so that it took some doing to get the film out.
>

Ah! Now I shall test my M6 with a seven foot bounce-test. It will still work, though I'm probably going to have to buy a new rangefinder assembly.

Marc


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