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01-01-2012, 03:32 AM - 1 Like   #16
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What you need is a LENS SPANNER like this: Brand New Lens Repair Tool Stainless Steel Spanner Wrench with swap-able tips | eBay

You will see less expensive spanners BUT it's important to have the right size tips for various lenses. I highly recommend spending the extra bucks for a multiple-tip kit.

Now, if you're cheap and dextrous, you can use a drafting compass as a spanner. Maybe. If the target isn't screwed together too tightly. A drafting compass isn't as strong as a lens spanner. But it's something cheap to try.

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QuoteOriginally posted by RioRico Quote
What you need is a LENS SPANNER like this: Brand New Lens Repair Tool Stainless Steel Spanner Wrench with swap-able tips | eBay

You will see less expensive spanners BUT it's important to have the right size tips for various lenses. I highly recommend spending the extra bucks for a multiple-tip kit.

Now, if you're cheap and dextrous, you can use a drafting compass as a spanner. Maybe. If the target isn't screwed together too tightly. A drafting compass isn't as strong as a lens spanner. But it's something cheap to try.
Thanks Rio, you're a big help!
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