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08-18-2009, 08:36 PM   #1
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Snap-on lens cover on Takumar?

I found this on Ebay: item number 280386660971
It's a 49mm snap on lens cover. One of the lenses I ordered came with a leather case but no lens cover. Would this snap-on cover work on my Takumar lens or would it make contact with and scratch the front lens element?

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08-19-2009, 08:20 AM   #2
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No worries about scratches, I'm sure. But that particular design of cheapie cap is actually pretty terrible for a lot of lenses, (Kind of them to show the back, but that's why I say that. ) ...they tend to fit pretty precariously and wear out easily, particularly if you're trying to put em on a filter. It's actually just that they're kind of thin and don't have a lot of 'threads' to grip the filter thread with

A *little* nicer would probably be worthwhile. Doesn't take much. (I don't think I've seen a center-pinch type yet which didn't work just fine, for some reason.)
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