Cap for viewfinder - Nikon.

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by melmoth, Nov 22, 2005.

  1. melmoth

    melmoth Member

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    Hallo there,

    I have been looking on the web but seem unable to find a cap/eyepiece cover to protect the viewfinder of a Nikon FM3A from scratches and dust etc.

    Do they exist? Any good online stores that sell these?

    Are there effective homemade alternatives?

    Most grateful for any advice,

    M.
     
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  2. Mike Kennedy

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    Google onto the Shiva Kunal Import Company site and check out their gear. I picked up a nice adapter for my K1000 and I know they have a bunch of Nikon stuff.
    Good Luck.
    Mike
     
  3. melmoth

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    Thanks Mike. Will do. M.
     
  4. melmoth

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    The shiva kunal import company got back to me but do not know if the cap fits the nikon fm3a.

    Therefore, I am still curious. What is used by some photographers to protect the viewfinder on a valuable camera?

    Open to any and all suggestions.

    M.
     
  5. Dave Parker

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    I have a few 'valuable' cameras and I have the caps, but in all the years I have shot, I have never once scratched a viewfinder lens, they are pretty well protected from damage unless your shooting in the desert with a strong wind blowing..

    Dave
     
  6. Paul Sorensen

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    I got a cap for an N65 from B&H. I got it for doing auto exposures with a cable release, not for protecting the lens. I have also never had an issue with damage to the viewfinder.
     
  7. pentaxuser

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    Have you thought about asking the question on the Nikonians website? There is a thread there devoted to manual Nikons and a couple of knowledgeable contributors who are in the British Isles.

    Pentaxuser