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Old 06-21-2011   #1
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Hexanon 50mm f2.4

Hi, please tell me your opinions about this lens, is it sharp wide open?

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Hi, please tell me your opinions about this lens, is it sharp wide open?

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Well,

have a look over here...

There's more in the Hexar RF forum!
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Old 06-21-2011   #3
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Yes - as sharp as it gets. See http://www.rangefinderforum.com/foru...ad.php?t=91341.
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mods can we have this removed? It's only a pointer to the correct thread, and in the wrong forum

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Hi, thanks for the answers very, very helpful!
Sorry if i missed the spot in this subforum!

This link:

http://www.clubsnap.com/forums/threa...-Open-using-M9

Just Incredible!!!!
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This lens is disgustingly sharp wide open. I have sold every other lens I own, but this one. It's that good.

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So what makes this lens so especially sharp? Special glass? Modern design combined with slow speed? Magic?
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So what makes this lens so especially sharp? Special glass? Modern design combined with slow speed? Magic?
It's a true Planar design (6 elements in four groups.) If you wanna shoot it I can let you borrow it. I have no idea what makes it so sharp though.
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It's a true Planar design (6 elements in four groups.) If you wanna shoot it I can let you borrow it. I have no idea what makes it so sharp though.
I think I'll take you up on that offer. Let's try to meet up soon. Your free to try any one of my lenses if your interested, mostly older single coated types.
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