Test Drive'

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Test Drive'

I'm baffled, we are in a lockdown Pandemic situation, are Leica going to have someone deliver the equipment & wait around for an hour? Or do they expect me to travel too and then mix with others in a store? What an absolutely stupid way to promote equipment in these Pandemic times... L

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Bags27 Senior Member • Posts: 1,089
Re: Test Drive'

My experience over the past year with Leica-Boston has been minimal. But I know others who've gone in. By reports, they've been extremely careful with social distancing and density.

Ditto Leica-Miami. I have a friend who uses them all the time and he praises how careful they are when he comes into the store, which is by app't only.

Tamarkin in Chicago is by app't only also.

I guess if you want to accept the risk, that's up to you. Doesn't seem more risky than what a lot of folks do.

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Bags27 wrote:

My experience over the past year with Leica-Boston has been minimal. But I know others who've gone in. By reports, they've been extremely careful with social distancing and density.

Ditto Leica-Miami. I have a friend who uses them all the time and he praises how careful they are when he comes into the store, which is by app't only.

Tamarkin in Chicago is by app't only also.

I guess if you want to accept the risk, that's up to you. Doesn't seem more risky than what a lot of folks do.

I respect your POV..  Regards, L

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Bags27 Senior Member • Posts: 1,089
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Thanks, L.

Not easy times for any of us.

JDLaing50 Senior Member • Posts: 2,391
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We are not in a lockdown.

You are free to travel anywhere you like.

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Tomm111 Senior Member • Posts: 1,133
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Rent the camera and lens, this is what I did before getting the CL. Where are you located? Most rental places will ship you the rig you want.

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JDLaing50 wrote:

We are not in a lockdown.

You are free to travel anywhere you like.

Some are still in Lockdown.. Overall my comment was that it was a poor Marketing decision in these particular times ..   L

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Tomm111 wrote:

Rent the camera and lens, this is what I did before getting the CL. Where are you located? Most rental places will ship you the rig you want.

My comments related to the Test Drive Marketing - L

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