What is the useful life of a Leica camera?

Started Jul 23, 2012 | Discussions thread
porrsha
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Re: What is the useful life of a Leica camera?
In reply to porrsha, Aug 24, 2012

I received the quote from Leica today, in the mail, even though my email was on their form! Looks like $1,000 USD to adjust collimation; repair apeture stopping mechanism; replace diaphram setting group; repair damaged housing (news to me!) ; clean the sensor.

If I buy a used R8 there is no guarantee how long it will last. Used is with in $250 of the repair so i am going to have it repaired.

Shooting with a Nikon D-80 as a back up and a Leica D-Lux 3.

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