Tips for loosening 77mm filter?
drew at rileyelf.free-online.co.uk
Fri Oct 30 15:57:09 EDT 2009
I bought a pair of these.... very gentle on the work piece but very
Igor Roshchin wrote:
> In principle, it shoud be easier in a warmer room, - as all
> the metals expand with increasing temperature.
> I know when my 77mm ultra-thin B&W polarizer filter gets stuck in cold
> weather, bringing it to a warm room helps.
> I haven't tried to increase the temperature beyond the room temperature.
> Obviously, I would not use a heat-gun, but I would consider
> using a warm-air hair blow-drier.
> Good luck.
> From: "Bruce Walker"
> Subject: Tips for loosening 77mm filter?
>> 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" :-) )
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