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09-08-2015, 04:15 PM - 2 Likes   #1
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home made DA 560 lenscoat

Just got an used DA560, I tried to do an homemade lenscoat for him with some 2mm closed cell camo neoprene found on amazon. It's not finished yet but almost. I still have to add scratches for removable parts, cover the tripod mount and to do something better for buttons access.

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09-08-2015, 04:23 PM   #2
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That looks pretty professional to me. Well done!
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Cool. I've been hoping to do something similar. Do you mind sharing the Amazon product page with me?
09-08-2015, 09:34 PM - 1 Like   #4
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I used this B

From amazon.fr

I cut the pieces on paper then from the neoprene. You can remove about 1 cm to let it stay in place with elasticity. (Care to not remove too much for the part behind the tripod mount)

To sew the edges of each part I followed this video
but with a smaller pitch (~2mm). I'm totally noob at sewing machine so I tried on a small piece first. I had to start really slowly but I have a low cost machine.

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WOW, i will do that for some of my lenses! I probably better ask my GF for some help..:-)
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