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On Sat, 04 Nov 2017 17:27:15 -0700, Savageduck
<savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}> wrote:

>On Nov 4, 2017, rwalker wrote
>(in article<>):
>> Haven't checked in here in a long time. Greetings to all the
>> regulars. I've got a Vivitar cicular polarizer (77 mm) stuck to a
>> Firecrest IRND 18 sunfilter (77 mm). They seem to have become welded
>> together. Any advise on how to get them apart? Tried putting on some
>> heavy duty latex surgical gloves and seeing if that would give me a
>> better grip, but no use. Any suggestions?.
>It sounds as if you are in need of a filter wrench of the appropriate size. 
>Available at B&H, or Amazon.

I think I'm going to invest in one.  Finally got them unstuck.  After
I had them inside for a couple of hours warming they loosened up.
Arthritis in my fingers, particularly my thumbs, makes these things
much harder than they used to be.