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Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-18-2018
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Posted By rfaspen
I forgot to report. The M9 has returned home! ...

I forgot to report. The M9 has returned home! Showed up several days ago.

All seems well with the camera. Right away when I picked it up, I remembered how much I missed the thinner body of the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-01-2018
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Views: 34,222
Posted By rfaspen
Received an email today (May 1st). Said my...

Received an email today (May 1st). Said my camera repair has been completed and it should arrive home in about a week (I'm paraphrasing the actual email text).

I know others here have received that...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-23-2018
Replies: 578
Views: 34,222
Posted By rfaspen
Oh, I'm not suggesting they're "victims". Only...

Oh, I'm not suggesting they're "victims". Only that they were likely caught out with the sensor corrosion issue. They were completely unprepared for the scale of the issue. I can forgive them for...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-21-2018
Replies: 578
Views: 34,222
Posted By rfaspen
I strongly suspect Leica was quite overwhelmed...

I strongly suspect Leica was quite overwhelmed with the M9 sensor repairs. It is the main reason why I "cut them a little slack". I don't think anyone was prepared.

Still, I appreciate...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-21-2018
Replies: 578
Views: 34,222
Posted By rfaspen
One small difference between service with DAG and...

One small difference between service with DAG and the current Leica service is...communication and expectation. Don (DAG) has always given me an honest estimate of how long before he can complete a...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-31-2018
Replies: 578
Views: 34,222
Posted By rfaspen
Yes this! Even though I may seem soured on Leica...

Yes this! Even though I may seem soured on Leica with my M9 experience, my M240 and film M experiences are great, and the M10 is a camera I think I will eventually own. Eventually.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-31-2018
Replies: 578
Views: 34,222
Posted By rfaspen
I received that same email invoice too about 3...

I received that same email invoice too about 3 weeks ago. I also received another email on the same day as my invoice that said my camera is going to a third party in Germany. That was 13 March,...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-26-2018
Replies: 578
Views: 34,222
Posted By rfaspen
I just made a mental note of the time since I...

I just made a mental note of the time since I sent my M9 to Leica NJ:

I think I counted correctly: Since early Aug 2017, it has been at least 5 months. Wow. I was prepared for 3 to 4 months, but...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-18-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 34,222
Posted By rfaspen
scautez. You're in for a bit of difficulty. ...

scautez. You're in for a bit of difficulty. Others here might chime in.

There were sensor replacements using another old sensor, and then sensor replacements using the new sensor. I have no...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-18-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 34,222
Posted By rfaspen
OK, what would you do? 3 Aug. Contact Leica...

OK, what would you do?

3 Aug. Contact Leica service rep. Request a mailing label and she says she says OK I'm issuing one now.
9 Aug. Contact Leica service rep. Where's mailing label?
10 Aug. ...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-15-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 34,222
Posted By rfaspen
Thanks. I do hope so. I remember the customer...

Thanks. I do hope so. I remember the customer service rep at Leica telling me, "oh, you have plenty of time" when I told her I was worried that the mailing label still hadn't arrived.

Now that I'm...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-15-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 34,222
Posted By rfaspen
Well....I just checked my UPS tracking # and my...

Well....I just checked my UPS tracking # and my M9 was delivered to Leica NJ....Today!

Um...took a while.

Now, what are the chances they don't unpack my box until tomorrow (Aug 16) and then its,...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-29-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 34,222
Posted By rfaspen
Good luck raid! On another forum, I noticed some...

Good luck raid!

On another forum, I noticed some M10's lately at the $6500 mark used. Essentially unused, but not brand new. Of course, that's the new price but I hear about waiting lists.... ...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-21-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 34,222
Posted By rfaspen
This concerns me. I hate that feeling of not...

This concerns me. I hate that feeling of not being acknowledged you get with this kind of interaction. Not what I would expect from Leica. Not nowadays with the emphasis on being a "luxury brand"....
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-20-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 34,222
Posted By rfaspen
Well, thanks to Ellen's help, I've decided to...

Well, thanks to Ellen's help, I've decided to send mine in. I may wait til the end of the week to initiate the process because of the chance to obtain a replacement digital M (likely an M240) that I...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-19-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 34,222
Posted By rfaspen
Well, I'm following Ellen's experience to see how...

Well, I'm following Ellen's experience to see how this all progresses for her. I'm pretty lost as to exactly what I should do. But I'm going to send my M9 in, that's for sure. Do I call or email? ...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-22-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 34,222
Posted By rfaspen
Well dang. I just decided to check out this...

Well dang. I just decided to check out this thread and see what it was about. Not good news for me. No corrosion (that I can see) on my M9 yet. I just checked with the blue sky shot about 15...
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