A&P Do you guys still use lens caps when you use an UV filter?

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  1. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    my 24-70L doesn't allow a lens cap on top of the filter.
     
  2. OlafBeserka

    OlafBeserka girls pee pee when they see me OT Supporter

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    I dont use uv filters
     
  3. MSIGuy

    MSIGuy om nom nom nom!

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    I don't use any filters either
     
  5. Jcolman

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    I have filters but I only use them in dirty, dusty conditions.
     
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    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    i do.

    what kind of filter do you have on it? my B+W on my 24-70 has no problem taking a lens cap
     
  7. Hyperite

    Hyperite Vagina Junction OT Supporter

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    yes, i'd only get a filter if it was front-threaded as well
     
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    yes, i do
     
  9. ballz

    ballz Two of 'em OT Supporter

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    it's not the lens that doesn't allow it. sounds like your filter is a piece of shit.
     
  10. ballz

    ballz Two of 'em OT Supporter

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    oh, and my answer is yes. taking off and putting on filters over and over again is a pain in the ass.
     
  11. OlafBeserka

    OlafBeserka girls pee pee when they see me OT Supporter

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    was thinking of doing this on my next mtb ride
     
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    No filters for me, unless its a CPL
     
  14. jared_IRL

    jared_IRL OT Supporter

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    wait...

    so you're not only putting a crappy piece of glass on top of your beautifully engineered optical device, but now you're letting that collect dust and get scratched up?

    :rofl:
     
  15. Girth

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    Every lens I have has a uv filter on it, and every filter has a lens cap on it. Better safe than sorry. :dunno:
     
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    All my lenses have B+W filters and I use a lens cap on every one of them.
     
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  19. xenon supra

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    I have one UV and one CPL that I pass from lens to lens. All always have the lens caps on.
     
  20. Gvidon

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    UV 0 filters and front-threaded FTW
     
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    ahh, I just read something about slim filters not having front threads (but do some?)

    I need to order a slim polarizer for my 10-20, I was going to get the B+W, can anyone verify that it has the front threads?
     
  23. Jbrown

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    I keep my filters spotless
     
  24. Jonny Chimpo

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    That's par for the course for 1200mk, brah. :mamoru:
     
  25. DeepRun™

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    I toss the lenses uncapped on both ends into the same bag compartment as my keys, $12.18 in loose change and collection of various fishing lures.
     

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