Originally Posted by Mainecoonmaniac
Good Ben! I think the Nikon F3 is dead in the water without batteries, while the F1n will still work. That hybrid shutter is genius. I've had mine as long as you and never regretted it.
The F3 has one manual speed, 1/60th or 1/80th (I've forgotten), and as I recall, the F-1N will give 1/90th and up if you first take out the battery.
I do use a digital device in my photographic pursuits when necessary.
When someone rags on me for using film, I use a middle digit, upraised.