Quote Originally Posted by glbeas
The only cameras I really needed a manual on has been digigizmos. Anything mechanical I can look at it and figure most of it out by "instinct"...
I thought so too, until I got a FED-2. Only mechanical camera I've ever needed a manual for. I've also looked at the manual for my Pentax Mz5-n.

and I DO have a repair manual for Compur shutters. Very, very nice thing to have.