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Subject: Re: Stuck Filters
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From: android <here@there.was>
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Subject: Re: Stuck Filters
Date: Sun, 05 Nov 2017 09:51:07 +0100
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In article<7140d5ac-644a-491c-962f-f9ce75bc6724@googlegroups.com>,
 Rich A<rander3127@gmail.com> 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...
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