Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/10/23

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Subject: Re: [Leica] OT query: Nikon F2
From: "james rabun" <>
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2001 10:09:52 -0500
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The F2 uses the readily available 1.5 v silver oxide cell (2 of them).
Stephen Gandy (, offers both meter work and camera
body cleaning/repairing. I highly recommend him.
Pat Rabun

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From: Chandos <>
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Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2001 9:26 AM
Subject: [Leica] OT query: Nikon F2

> Folks,
> One of my long-suffering subjects at the Green Leafe surprised me
> by producing a gadget bag containing a pretty full Nikon F2 kit--a
> from her father.  She wanted me to "check out" the camera and to run
> the controls with her, which I happily did; but, I'm largely
> with the F2 and have a couple of questions.  What are the proper meter
> batteries?  Are they mercury or standard cells?
> The body seemed a bit battered but fundamentally sound.  The meter
> sticks a little, which I attribute either to dirt and disuse or to
> batteries.  Can any suggest a reputable tech for a CLA--and can anyone
> guess at what a CLA should cost?
> Erin is dead serious about photography, but very shy.  I see this as
> opportunity to encourage the rising generation, so I'll appreciate any
> pointers you can give me here--replies welcome on or off list.
> Thanks!
> Chandos
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