Subject: Re: Stuck Filters
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From: PeterN <"peter,newdelete"@deleteverizon.net>
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Subject: Re: Stuck Filters
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2017 10:38:32 -0500
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On 11/5/2017 1:11 AM, Savageduck wrote:
> On Nov 4, 2017, rwalker wrote
> (in article<3p3tvc5q9mds2j1vju6q40n86u88ms25qb@4ax.com>):
> 
>> On Sat, 04 Nov 2017 20:13:01 -0700, charles<ckraft@west.net>  wrote:
>>
>>> On Sat, 04 Nov 2017 19:32:56 -0400, rwalker<rwalker@despammed.com>
>>> 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?.
>>>
>>>
>>> 3 point grip helps, sometimes. Thumb and two fingers. That way thr
>>> filter doesn't distort so baddly.
>>
>> Thanks. Good to know.
> 
> Just go with a filter wrench, that is what they are designed for, and forget
> the hare-brained schemes.
> 

Yep.
The only filters I now use are: ND; variable ND; CP; and a variable fog. 
I carry filter wrenches in my bag at all times, although I haven't had a 
stuck filter in over ten years.

-- 
PeterN