We are all entitled to our opinions. I never owned a Nikkormat but had the opportunity to use the Nikkormat FTN on the job. I, however, preferred to use my own F2 bodies for the following reasons:
Originally Posted by noacronym
1. I needed the F2 interchangeable viewfinders
2. I needed the F2 interchangeable view screens
3. I needed the F2 100% viewfinder coverage
4. I needed the F2 motor drives
5. Did not like to location of the FTN shutter speed control
6. The F2 felt better in my hands.