Quote Originally Posted by John_Nikon_F View Post
Got the aforementioned F3P in the mail this morning from the UK. Went in for service about an hour later. Needs quite a bit of attention before it's fully useable again.


Ahhh...So you were one of the folks I was bidding against (when the F3P/MD4 was first posted). Congratulations! BTW: What is with the bare metal on the drive handle? Looking at the pics, I couldn't decide if the pattern was a QC issue from Nikon, an idiosyncratic wear pattern ( the way the camera was carried?), or abrasions from saltwater spray!