I chose the collapsible Cron on purpose to get muted colors so that I can compare results from results with the more modern Hexanon 50/2.4 collapsible.
All I can say Brian is "leave Winter behind you and move South".
Well...we have four seasons on the West Coast. Fire, flood, earthquake, drought. Not in that order. I did, just recently take some quick pics with the Vario of the beautiful snow that came down on the nearby mountains. Vario needs more "reach".
I used to use the Graflex XLSW as my medium format wide angle camera. It has a good amount of vignetting, but it is a very sharp lens. The Biogon 38mm lens in the SWC is a very special lens. One of a kind. Eternal.