Subject: Re: Stuck Filters
Rich A<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 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.
Put the ice in plastic bag before you try...