Tips for loosening 77mm filter?

Ken Waller kwaller at peoplepc.com
Thu Oct 29 13:42:42 EDT 2009


The rubber band procedure usually works for me.

Kenneth Waller
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Roberts" <mark at robertstech.com>
Subject: Re: Tips for loosening 77mm filter?


> Bruce Walker wrote:
> 
>>I attached a brand new Tiffen circular polarizer to my DA* 16-50 about 8 
>>weeks ago. I tried to remove it the other day and found it wouldn't 
>>budge.  At 77mm diameter it's hard to grip, plus the circular polarizer 
>>ring keeps rotating and gives me even less to hold onto.
>>
>>Any suggestions?  (I mean besides "learn to live with it there" :-) )
> 
> Get a thin rubber band that's smaller than the filter circumference
> and stretch it over the fixed part of filter. Or buy one of those
> filter-removal wrenches.





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