Old 08-26-2019   #161
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Leica M in appeals to a small but passionate number of fans: Gotta pay a premium to make it worthwhile for Leica to continue producing them!

These are strange times in the photo and automotive industries and probably elsewhere as overall demand has simply evaporated yet we don't seem to be in a recession.
Hi,

Evaporated demand = recession...

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Old 10-14-2019   #162
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I seriously doubt Leica prices things based solely on the cost of manufacture. Surely they must factor in 'what the market will bear.'
Every company that sells any kind of hard goods or services prices what they are selling based on what the market will bear. It's not just Leica.

Regarding the question "Does Leica take advantage of their M users?" the only truly fact based, rational answer is no.

At the end of the day, no one holds a gun to another person's head and forces them under threat of imminent death to buy an M lens or camera.
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