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Old 02-08-2007   #1
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The guys over in the Leica, Contax and Nikon forums can't have all the fun. Let give them something to look at.





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John, that keiv looks amazing in black... i would have bought the one in the classifieds had I known how great it looks in black!
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John, that keiv looks amazing in black... i would have bought the one in the classifieds had I known how great it looks in black!
this was the one that was in the Classifieds a week or so ago. I am thinking of the Navy Blue Lizard from Aki-Asahi.
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Yay ... it's about time we had a thread for us Rusky fans ... well done!

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Hi guys...
Glad I can get in, on the first page of this one.
I bought the K4a last year, and the J8M 53/2 [$19-]
is one of my best lenses. NOTE: Kiev owners:
How is the spacing between neg frames?
AND: John, what finder is that on your
gorgeous black Kiev?
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Hi guys...
Glad I can get in, on the first page of this one.
I bought the K4a last year, and the J8M 53/2 [$19-]
is one of my best lenses. NOTE: Kiev owners:
How is the spacing between neg frames?
AND: John, what finder is that on your
gorgeous black Kiev?
Thanks & ciao, mike

It is a FSU 35mm finder ( no Bright lines ). that was meant for the J12. I also have a Helios finder that covers 25,85 & 135.
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Ruben gave me a Helios type finder that says,
"Wide" and "Tele." Looks like _o_ and is very
handy on my M2 ;-)
To dazedgoneby:
How do you like the CV 75/2.5?
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Ruben gave me a Helios type finder that says,
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handy on my M2 ;-)
To dazedgoneby:
How do you like the CV 75/2.5?
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I like the CV75 very much. I've gotten some sharp shots out of it, but nothing worth sharing (my fault, not the lens).

In the interest of veering back on topic...Moskva 5.

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this was the one that was in the Classifieds a week or so ago. I am thinking of the Navy Blue Lizard from Aki-Asahi.
John,

Black Kievs look great with a blue suit.... (click). I'm sure it will look even better with a little lizard texture.

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O, русских красоток! О, уродский ГАЗ! This thread will surely be the final nail my Paypal coffin!

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My arsenal!
I'm actually thinking about selling my Kiev's(but now maybe only one) but, after looking at all of these photographs of FSU's I don't know what to do!

Nice cameras everyone!

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O, русских красоток! О, уродский ГАЗ! This thread will surely be the final nail my Paypal coffin!

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Going through this thread just makes me sad to realise that there's so many cameras I could yet own ... and if I don't stop browsing ... may!
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I'm actually thinking about selling my Kiev's(but now maybe only one) but, after looking at all of these photographs of FSU's I don't know what to do!

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