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04-14-2014, 12:43 PM - 3 Likes   #1
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Quick "hack" to improve the 60-250mm lens hood access

While I appreciate the clever design of the DA* 60-250mm lens hood, my brand of CPL (B+W) was quite difficult to turn with just a single finger through the available access port, so I "improved" things by adding a simple rubber band as shown in the attached photo. Obviously, different brands may not require this, but as the B+W is an exceptional polarizer, I didn't much fancy replacing it just so I could access it via this hood. Now all is well in the world.

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Nice tip, thanks!
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Those rubber bands are useful for all kinds of things since they're so big. More reason to eat your veggies!
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Rubber bands useful for more than preventing lens creep. I like it!

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Ingenious. I have had the same problem with the 50-135.
I had decided the hole in the hood was only useful as a drain in inclement weather.
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