@Oren - YES! I really want an aperture priority RF. I guess if I buy a XA and don't like it I can always sell it again as there seems to be a steady demand.
So I bought a QL17 GIII at a local pawn shop for $15. Like any greedy bastard I fixed the light seals and sold it for a bit profit. I wish I had kept it.
Besides the Minolta 7SII there's the copy Vivitar 35ES. Thoughts on that?
EDIT: how about a Contax IIa?