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LightMeter

Houston, Texas, US
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LightMeter Silver Member Nikonian since 29th Oct 2011
Fri 28-Dec-12 09:41 PM

Well, the FM2N was listed in EX+. It looks new except for the fact it was dropped on it's head. The flash shoe is tilted about 10 degrees and you can't mount a flash. It's amazing there are no scratches on the body anywhere. I called and they only have a black FM2N in EX but not EX+ so I said I'll call tomorrow with my decision. Maybe I should take a chrome one because of the the brassing issue. What would you do???

And the Nikomat FTN-looks great for EX-almost no brassing. But the slower shutter speeds are clearly too long, especially the 1/2 and 1s speeds. But I'll keep that one because it didn't cost that much and I wanted it more for collecting than to use. Maybe I can find someone to do a CLA on it later.

What a bummer. Makes me wish I would have put my Christmas bonus in the bank

Bill

D7100 D300, F4e, N90s, N6006, N2000, N6000, D40, N5005, black F2 eye level, chrome F2AS, black Nikomat FTN

Non Nikons: Pentax 645, Pentax ME Super, Pentax Spotmatic II, Minoltas SRT 102, SRT 202, Maxxums 7000 and 7000i, Praktica LB, Kiev 4 rangefinder, Canons TX, A1, FT QL, EF, EOS 630

So many cameras, so little time....

G