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P3P (and others) Lens Filter Removal

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by dec, Sep 26, 2016.

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  1. dec

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    For those looking at 'a technique' to remove the P3P Lens the first time, this video maybe a benefit. DO NOT remove with pliers or other tools. The lens ring is very fine metal and will crush down if you use a locking tool that can't apply pressure around the entire ring. My first P3P I was able to get it off by hand, but subsequent ones needed more grip.

    Basically, you just put a zip-tie around the lens, hold the camera and turn counter clockwise. For the visual folks, the video might help.

     
  2. rockydog

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    That's a misleading title to the thread....you're removing removing the filter from the lens, not the actual lens. Anyway, it's another tip tip to add to the elastic band/rubber gloves etc.
     
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    That's neat idea.....Or do a search on the forum for: 'New Tool for removing the stock UV filter'....it's brilliant and a must have tool.
     
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    Excellent idea/tip. Thank you for sharing with our community.

    PS: I changed the title to reflect "Lens Filter"
     
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