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Nikon F FTn meter repair...

Kilted_F3_nut

Duvall, US
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Kilted_F3_nut Moderator Skilled and passionate film photogtrapher Nikonian since 29th Jun 2004
Mon 01-Oct-12 03:59 AM

Discovered why my F FTn finder didn't play nice with pointy prong Nikkors... Coupling mechanism was all gummed up. Removed the three screws that hold the nameplate on, and went to town with a cotton swab and some denatured alcohol. Cleaned it up real good, and tried a 50/1.4 Nikkor-S that still had its original prong on it. Very snappy in response. Literally a difference between night and day.

-J

F4s, F2AS, F FTn, FM2n, Nikomat FT2 - John Laughlin Photography - nature photographer

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