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Subject: Re: Stuck Filters
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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.