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01-18-2009, 01:30 PM   #1
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lens coat for big lens?

i was playing with the 500 f4.5 in the snow; i was using a plastic bag with rubber band setup. is there anything better to use? lens coat thingy?

i am looking for threads or links

i found lenscoat on ebay; however nothing customs for smc 500mm f4.5, probably stay with clean plastic and rubber bands


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01-18-2009, 02:16 PM   #2
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Would the LensCoat for a Sigma 500 f/4.5 work? I've not tried them yet but I noticed that they had one for that lens.
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A quick search on the net found this and there are other options around that look equally cool/pretentious
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Cool find Arjay! They would definitely have some forum discussion potential.

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I would suggest your considering a spotting scope case.

Very field worthy - heavly padded, robust, lots of ways to carry it, can leave on the tele and still use on tripod. Most are very well made.

Can be a bit costly though.

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