anyone noticed their black paint wareing off

13 years 9 months ago #3035 by doitallman
This is not a complaint just an observation, all black painted cameras have this problem it happened with my black OM film cameras, my M9 has just a little on a couple of corners, I have never treated cameras with kid gloves although some of the cheaper plastic end DSLRs I have owned I have been careful with, when out and about my cameras are never in a case, I usually go out with just my M9 with a 35mm on the front, it’s a constant companion unless I need my Olympus E30 with a zoom, after all Leica's are not designed to be handled like a precious object, they are a working tool made for the rough and tumble of a professional life to the full.


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13 years 9 months ago #3048 by Gabriel Photos
No problems here, how old is your camera?


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13 years 8 months ago #3699 by PaperBoy
Same here, no problems. My question would be how old is your camera? I have a old film camera my father passed on to me and that one doesn't have any wear like that also.


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13 years 8 months ago #3737 by doitallman
Well, this camera has been used almost daily for the past several years.


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