Quote Originally Posted by heterolysis View Post
I hate loading my Nikkormat FTN. The film never catches! I took to taping the leader to the take-up spool years ago...
Is the spool damaged? I can load mine in a hurry by holding the roll in my left palm, thumbing the leader into the slot, giving the spool a half turn with said thumb, sliding the roll into position, closing the back with my right thumb and voila!