Quote Originally Posted by eurekaiv View Post
The mirror is clean as a whistle—that was one of the first things I did when I got home with it. I need to check the aperture lever though... that could be something. The lenses are a little tighter fit on this body too, I have to use some pressure to get them to lock in. Not crazy or anything but it's not the effortless twist and lock of my other two Nikon bodies.
Not the kindest thing to say but just maybe this old F3 is done for. Frankly, I thought the pix said it all. The bad lens mount is spooky. God know what the poor thing's been through. They're not that pricey in way better shape than this one. But try another lens before you junk it.