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Protective Lens Sleeves: very cheap
Posted By: Leonardo da Vinci, 10-25-2012, 10:14 AM

1.- Buy netbook or tablet 7" to 10" neoprene sleeves (in cost more or less $ 0.01-0.05 each)

2.- Put the lens inside and surround it with the sleeve

3.- Voila!!!: Cheap, usefull, efficient and quick

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10-25-2012, 12:58 PM - 1 Like   #2
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riiiiiight, $0.01... plus $5 shipping, they're needlessly bulky and your lenses can fall out of them if you pick them up by the wrong end. i'll stick with my dollarama neoprene pencil cases.
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Both of these look pretty cool. I shoot large format lens wraps are incredibly expensive. Something like these might fit the ticket.

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maltfalc, your solution as Steve says, is very cool. At the first time, I thought something similar but I was afraid about the zipper-lens interfase.

In my country, bring something from outside is very expensive. Amazon was mentioned only as an example

Who dontīt know Amazon?

I bought it in a Chinese store 10 blocks apart from my home in Santiago and it cost 3 U$ each ( regular neoprene sleeve in a local camera store cost 10 bucks)

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mine were $1 canadian each. the zippers are plastic and haven't scratched a lens yet. the zipper pulls are painted metal, but i store my lenses with the caps on and i could just glue a bit of protective fabric on the back if i needed to.
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Pick up an old SCUBA wet suit and cannibalize it for the neoprene material. If the sleeves or legs aren't quite the correct size, they're easily tailored to fit.


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