Originally Posted by Ronald M
F6 is plastic.
Says who? The specs and my personal experience owning two F6 say BS to that. I also own two F2as. The F6 has an all metal body, top and bottom. Don't confuse the rubberized covering as it being plastic.
You may be confusing the F100 (plastic back, back latch and rewind fork) with the F6, whose corresponding parts are all metal. The F6 is every bit as solid as the F2 and is weather sealed to boot. Don't get me wrong, the F2 is a retro delight to use, but the F6 is a much more capable shooter.