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03-19-2013, 05:11 AM   #1
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Extension Tube Stuck on Lens

Hi, I bought some cheap ebay extension tube/s to mess around with macro. Tried it this morning on my 18-55 wr kit lens and now I cannot get the ring off my lens. This totally blows. Any help would be appreciated

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03-19-2013, 05:38 AM   #2
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got it, that was hairy!
03-19-2013, 05:40 AM   #3
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Perhaps I'm stating the obvious but nevertheless.
These macro rings usually have a lever that has the same role as the lens release button on camera. You have to pull that lever away from lens and twit the lens of the ring.
03-19-2013, 05:42 AM   #4
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I think that I have the same rings as you, and yes they difficult for me to remove. Have you pulled downwards the retaining pin as much as possible?

Edit: OK, was checking my tube set after I saw your first post and I didn't see your second post ... glad you got it off ... J

03-28-2014, 09:47 PM   #5
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I just ran into the same problem and was ready to post almost the same question with almost the same pictures. Thanks to this post I could get the tube off!

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