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How to take off lens

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by NepenthesLucas, Feb 25, 2016.

  1. NepenthesLucas

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  2. msinger

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    Nice and gentle. Make sure you're turning it counter-clockwise. It'll eventually start to turn.

    Yes. Try holding the filter up to your computer screen or the bright sky so you can see how it changes while twisting it.
     
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    Aggressive still won't come off!
     
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    Don't squeeze it. With three fingers take hold of the front edge softly and turn to left. I had same problem until I treated it like a tender egg.


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    Still trying.... idk why it won't come off. Lol
     
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    Ok thanks got it! Yay BTW great video!
     
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    That's the tool I'm trying to get. Still waiting for snail mail. Also try using a plastic lens cover for gripping.
     
  9. NepenthesLucas

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    Try a rubber band
     
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    Try this way, worked for me. rubber glow is the key ;)



    Just keep flying.
     
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    Yep, the rubber glove trick worked for me also. Strangely I had the urge to turn my head and cough though.


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    This always works:
    Super Glue | Loctite Adhesives ;)
     
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    Glove worked like a charm. It worked best when I used three points of contact around the front lip of the cover.


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    I used the propellor tool to make a light purchase on the cover and it came off easily


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    Nice. What bird does that come with? Mine came with a metal wrench, not that plastic gizmo.
     
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    Comes with Standard, 4k Standard, Advanced and some Professionals.
     
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    You must have the old motors.
     
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    Dunno, can you tell from this:


    This is the only time I think I have ever pointed the camera AT the P3 :)

    The metal wrench came with both my P3A and P3P.
     
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    You have the new motors. I'm not sure why they sent you a metal wrench. Odd.
     
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    How can you tell?