Subject: Re: Stuck Filters
On Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 7:33:04 PM UTC-4, rwalker wrote:
> 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?.
Cast a flat piece of ice in the fringe, put one side of the filter on it for a few minutes. The one
filter will shrink as it gets cold and possibly loosen up enough to screw off the other one.