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    Buy M9 NOW?

    Anyone know where I can pick up an M9 asap? Leaving on a trip the 18th and would love to have it. Probably asking too much but who knows...

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    Re: Buy M9 NOW?

    Most the M9 threads seem to indicate that they will be in VERY SHORT supply for months as pre-orders are filled.

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    Re: Buy M9 NOW?

    Best chance is in Europe or Asia, since only 20 M9 bodies arrived in the US this week, and are obviously all sold.
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    Re: Buy M9 NOW?

    These numbers show that cameras are not leaving the factory as expected. If the production rate is 1000 month (at full capacity and output)....then the USA should get 2-300 month . This week shipment at less than half..shows that an inventory build up prior to the launch may not have been achieved.

    Will not change a thing .

    The other possibility is that some pre launch batches are being leaked into the market at a rate that allows some beta testing . Would make sense..if anything really bugs the customer base..and only a few hundred cameras out...much easier to manage.

    Not like Leica will lose many orders for slow delivery..probably just the opposite.

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    Re: Buy M9 NOW?

    I'll FedEx mine to you for $8,500. ... wait a minute, isn't that scalping?



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    Re: Buy M9 NOW?

    Marc - I will not be surprised if your PM box fills with offers to take you up on that!

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    Re: Buy M9 NOW?

    List it on ebay, and I bet you could get $8,000 buy-it-now
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    Re: Buy M9 NOW?

    Geez you mean I can make 8500 in profit right now. Oh wait Leica has my address. LOL

    BTW it just showed up. Time to play
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    Re: Buy M9 NOW?

    Quote Originally Posted by Guy Mancuso View Post
    Geez you mean I can make 8500 in profit right now. Oh wait Leica has my address. LOL

    BTW it just showed up. Time to play
    Don't touch it unless you have the cash Guy ... it's pretty nice

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    Re: Buy M9 NOW?

    Here's one of the 20.



    Oops...it's already gone. Sorry!

    [The attached sheet reminds the user to update the firmware.]

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    Re: Buy M9 NOW?

    Awww... now this thread's just getting cruel ...

    No call from the dealer today so I guess it's not this week. :sleep006:

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    Re: Buy M9 NOW?

    Mine comes tomorrow... just in time for the weekend, and a week long trip. Looking forward to shooting an M again!
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