New Leica T. Is this build-quality counter-productive in this dayand age?

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by RichA, May 3, 2014.

  1. RichA

    PeterN Guest

    Re: New Leica T. Is this build-quality counter-productive in thisday and age?

    On 6/8/2014 10:50 PM, Robert Coe wrote:
    > On Tue, 27 May 2014 03:42:08 -0700 (PDT), Whisky-dave <>
    > wrote:
    > : On Sunday, 25 May 2014 23:35:13 UTC+1, Robert Coe wrote:
    > : > On Sat, 3 May 2014 00:32:43 -0700 (PDT), RichA <> wrote:
    > : >
    > : > : Leica's are built beautifully, comparing them to even a top Nikon is like
    > : >
    > : > : comparing a Rolex to a Seiko watch.
    > : >
    > : >
    > : >
    > : > I'm not sure that analogy enhances your point.
    > :
    > : I've never thopught of Rolex as being a top watch anyway well not as a time piece in it's own right.
    > : Yes it's expensive with gold and diamonds but as far as watch movements go I don;t think they are better timekeepers than other more reasonabley priced watches. I'd prefer a Harrison H4 to a rolex anyday, unless I was looking for bling.
    > :
    > :
    > : >My Seiko runs just fine and
    > : > keeps nearly perfect time. I can't remember when I bought it; but I believe my
    > : > son was still in college, and he's now 46 years old.
    > : >
    > : >
    > : >
    > : > Bob
    > :
    > :
    > : I don't even wear a watch any more.
    >
    > I carry two cell phones, but a wristwatch is more convenient.
    >


    For years I never wore a watch. I had an inborn sense of time, and was
    accurate to within about 10 minutes. Then I started wearing a watch and
    lost that ability.


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    PeterN
     
    PeterN, Jun 9, 2014
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