[OM] Re: OM sort of

Subject: [OM] Re: OM sort of
From: ScottGee1 <scottgee1@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2006 11:40:45 -0500
Saso, is Official Service still available for the 6xxx series?  I
recall that they were generally regarded as equal or superior to the
'blads, but struggled with and ultimately failed to create a viable
infrastructure in the marketplace.  Dealers were few, rentals fewer
and the distributor always seemed in a state of turmoil.  But they are
technical marvels -- which is why I ask about service.


On 3/8/06, VS <VS@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> In the message I received, ScottGee1 writes:
> >My standing joke on this subject is that I'll walk into a rummage sale
> >ten years from now and find a nice 'blad kit in box on the floor with
> >a sign saying, "Make Offer!"
> Rather than a 'blad, pick up a Rollei. Unlike their F-series TLRs, the
> 6008 systems have really dropped in price. Yes, they're not as common on
> that site as 'blads, but at least you can be sure you get a relatively
> new camera with built-in meter and motor drive.
> Did I mention that Rollei is easier to handhold than 'blad? ;-)
> Saso,
> who sold a 'blad to get a rollie
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