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Subject: Re: Stuck Filters
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Subject: Re: Stuck Filters
Date: Sun, 05 Nov 2017 06:43:45 +0100
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In article<llosvc522kjjna9i51nblj7lrhu1bteuab@4ax.com>,
 rwalker<rwalker@despammed.com> wrote:

> On Sat, 4 Nov 2017 20:46:42 -0400, Ken Hart<kwhart1@frontier.com>
> wrote:
> 
> >On 11/04/2017 08:33 PM, rwalker wrote:
> >> On Sat, 04 Nov 2017 17:27:15 -0700, Savageduck
> >> <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote:
> >> 
> >>> On Nov 4, 2017, rwalker wrote
> >>> (in article<ccjsvcleg5vcdf3l0825fpkh6r9r0km3al@4ax.com>):
> >>>
> >>>> 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.
> >>>
> >>> <https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/buy/Other-Filter-
> >>> Accessories/ci/122/N/4026728365>
> >> 
> >> 
> >> 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.
> >> 
> >
> >I once used a plumber's pipe wrench on a filter stuck on a lens. I 
> >mounted the lens in the workshop bench vise.
> >Fortunately it was a filter I didn't care about. And while I cared about 
> >the lens, it was a common one and not too expensive.
> 
> Interesting approach!

the real thing is less than usd 2:

<https://www.ebay.com/sch/Filters/15216/i.html?_from=R40&_sop=15&...
ter+wrench&rt=nc&LH_BIN=1>
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