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SunGlare Lens Protector from ViewKopter

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by lightingbryan, Aug 9, 2014.

  1. ddublu

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    Exactly what I have been looking for...Just bought and will let you know in a week.
     
  2. ddublu

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    Works great but it is very hard to put on and take off....any suggestions?
     
  3. tferrari

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    Are you saying it's too tight of a connection?
     
  4. ddublu

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    Just a little tight, yes...it fits and works correctly but I use my GoPro for many other things so being able to remove it quickly is key.
     
  5. tferrari

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    If it is plastic, you could put it into a cup of very hot water, remove it and immediately put it onto the GoPro camera while it's still warm. This may loosen it ever so slightly without overstretching it. Just a thought.
     
  6. ddublu

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    It's plastic but that didnt work. I ended up trimming just a TINY amount from the sides of the arrow that slides into the square notch, making it slightly longer (and looser). Still holds firm onto the GoPro.
     
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    Just lightly sand the inside with some fine-grain sandpaper. Just a couple of rubs will likely work.
     
  8. tferrari

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    That's a great idea too.
     
  9. UrAwFuL

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    Link doesn't work for me, but I'm interested!

    I bought this lens hood that is 3D printed from eBay a couple weeks ago. It was a little expensive, but the seller was very quick with my questions and also shipped it really fast.

    The only downside (that I wasn't aware of) is that the hood is held down by the Zenmuse bracket that holds the GoPro down and without it, the hood just falls right off. It does the job though and I use the bracket anyways, so I'm OK with it.

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  10. Tom

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    Looks like a great idea, But speaking as a photographer you are going to get light contamination or flare from it being white, not only from reflective light hitting it but also the light that will travel through it as well……would be perfect if it was molded in matte black!
     
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    Our 3D printer was offline for a while, but is operational now. White filament was already loaded so I just used that, then painted the model with dark gray primer. I should probably sand the edges too. Fits perfectly.
     

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    I'll still take one. :)