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Old January 30th, 2008, 01:52 PM   #1
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cannot unscrew UV filter

So I purchased a UV filter awhile back, and I've been using the Letus Enhanced for a number of months now. I recently noticed some dust on the inner lens, and I tried to take off my UV filter.

No-can-do.

Anyone have any domesticated suggestions? I'm not necessarily weak here, but this isn't some peanut jar. I believe it's been twisted on so tightly now by screwing on the Letus so many times. (and constantly adjusting it)
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Old January 30th, 2008, 01:59 PM   #2
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Nate,
You could try something like this filter remover/wrench:
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...ch_Set_of.html
Regards, Ross.
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Old January 30th, 2008, 02:07 PM   #3
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Fantastic. Didn't even know that existed.
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Old January 30th, 2008, 02:24 PM   #4
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Old January 30th, 2008, 03:05 PM   #5
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Kitchen playtex gloves did the trick. Thanks for your help!
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Old January 30th, 2008, 03:09 PM   #6
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Hi Nate............

Rubber Band (do they call them that in the States?).

Maybe it's "Elastic Band" there, I don't know.

Put it on the filter like you would around the neck of a peanut butter jar etc and just grab it and twist.

If you have 2 filters jammed together, it's about the only thing that works at all.


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