Lens Caps for a Canon FD 35-105 f3.5 Zoom

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    Does anyone know the size of the lens caps for the Canon FD 35-105 f3.5 Zoom? Thanks.
     
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    Dave,
    That is the one. Any idea of the size of the rear cap?
     
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    And for reference, the outside diameter of the front end of the barrel is 75mm if you're looking for a slip-on cap. If you have the bayonet lens hood, the center-pinch caps can generally be installed/removed without removing the hood, that's why I like them.

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    As far as I know, the FD rear caps are all the same, after all, that's the lens/camera interface. The official one is a sort of top hat shape with the flange notched to bayonet on to the lens. There's a cylindrical section protruding out of the back end of the lens that I just measured at 48mm, but it isn't very long -- maybe 4 or 5mm -- for a slip-on cap to grab.

    That lens is one of the best investments I made in FD series stuff.

    Hope that helps,

    DaveT