Subject: Re: Stuck Filters
On 05/11/2017 00:27, Savageduck wrote:
> On Nov 4, 2017, rwalker wrote
> (in article<firstname.lastname@example.org>):
>> 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.
I'd start with penetrating oil, applied very delicately if it is still
on a lens! (In your case you could just soak the lot, and clean later