Filter covers fall off!

Discussion in 'Digital SLR' started by Avery, May 28, 2005.

  1. Avery

    Avery Guest

    Hi all, I'm using B+W UV filters on all my lenses. The 77mm filter
    doesn't hold the cover very well at all. I've tuned my ear to
    listen for the slap noise the cover makes when it hits the ground and
    to date I've been lucky enough to recover the lens cover every time;
    but statistically speaking my days are numbered.

    Any ideas on ways to get the covers to fit better or perhaps a
    recommendation for replacement covers?

    Avery, May 28, 2005
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  2. I had this same problem...

    I cut a very small piece of rubber from a glove, and super-glued it to the
    sprung clip edges of the lens cap.

    This made it both more snug and gave it more grip.

    Seems to do the trick..
    Steve Franklin, May 28, 2005
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  3. Don't use the filters...they serve no useful purpose.
    Randall Ainsworth, May 28, 2005
  4. Protecting expensive glass is useful for alot of us.
    briansgooglegroupemail, May 28, 2005
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