• Doug;554 wrote: Interesting issue in itself, but also it implies there have been 30000 M9 cameras sold… if 15 units is .05% of units sold. Or am I reading this wrong…

    I read it the same way. 30,000 M9's is an awful lot of camera for Leica to manufacture by hand though.


  • For me, 50 Summilux asph no question.

    But I do have a soft spot for the humble 50/2.8 Elmar (no pun intended:rolleyes:)


  • Like Doug I use a Thumbie too, which seems to balance the M9-P better as well as giving better grip. I haven't had a problem with the adhesive strip and I've used one on my M8 for 18 months or so.

    I use a Leica 1.25 magnifier most of the time (because I forget to take it off:o) but it helps with fast lenses especially the 90…[Read more]

  • Farnz replied to the topic Leica M9 Upgrade Program in the forum M9 10 years, 11 months ago

    Thanks for posting, David. I did the upgrade on my M8 and have always been happy that I did.

    At the price I'm kinda glad that I held off buying an M9 and went straight for the M9-P when it was released but it's good that Leica is offering the choice to upgrade for those who value it.


  • I don't shoot as much film as I'd like to – several rolls a month maybe – but when I do it's through a IIIf or a BP MP. And a Hexar RF if I'm feeling a bit lazy.:rolleyes: