-Get a nice F2, perhaps a F2A.
-Send it to Sover Wong. Have the body and finder overhauled. (Yes $$$$$)
-Live the dream!
My Nikkormats. I used them quite often
" A loving and caring heart is the beginning of all knowledge " ~ Thomas Carlyle ~
+1 on the Olympus OM1. I have a Leica M3 and an M6 ttl but often find myself grabbing a beat up Olympus OM1 instead.
Originally Posted by erikg
Time to break out the cotton swabs and denatured alcohol. Nice thick layer of dust ya got going on there.
Originally Posted by Pumalite
Not a bad looking set of 'mats, tho.
APUG: F5, F3HP, F2AS, Nikomat FT2, FTn, Nikkormat EL, FT
Nikkors: 18-55/3.5-5.6G AF-S DX (f/D2x), 20/3.5 UD, 24/2.8 AI, 50/2 AI, 50/2 H, 50/1.4 S, 55/2.8 Micro AIS, 85/1.8 K, 180/2.8 PC
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The F2 without a doubt....
Originally Posted by gws68
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Compass. http://camerapedia.wikia.com/wiki/Compass Made by Jaeger-LeCoultre, who were watchmakers.
Originally Posted by stark_674
Nikons, as great as they are, are no jewels. Nor are Leicas.
The F2 is solid, extremely versatile and very reliable. Its modular approach is a winner on all counts. And it doesn't require a battery for anything except the meter.
I have used pretty much everything Nikon has ever made, but these two are what I have kept.
Mechanical Jewel? Kind of like a pipe wrench is a mechanical jewel? I always considered those classic Nikons to be heavy-duty tools
Yeah but the R5 is a gem.
Originally Posted by E. von Hoegh
APUG: F, F/FTN,F2,F2A,F2AS,F3,F3HP,FA,FE,FM,FM2,FE2,XK,XM,XD, XD-5,XD-7,XD-11,XE,XE-5,XE-7,SRT101,SRT102,XG9,XG7,XG1,XG-SE,XG-M,X700,OM-1,OM-1n,OM-2,OM-2n,OM-4,F-1,F-1N,AE-1P,R5,500C/M,SCII