Wanted to Buy: 112mm Len Cap (Push-On, Screw-In or Clip-On)

Discussion in '[Classifieds] Want to Buy' started by Ed Bray, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. Ed Bray

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    I am looking for a 112mm lens cap to fit my 50mm Fujinon GX lens. I have searched high and low over the internet but although I can find mention of them those that do (B&H for example) are showing as discontinued or Out of Stock.

    I do not mind if it is a Push-On, Screw-In or Clip-On and am willing to pay a reasonable amount for one along with shipping costs to the UK.

    Hoping someone can help?

    Ed Bray.
     
  2. Ian Grant

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    Ed, over the past few weeks I've made lens caps for many of the spurios non standard lens I own often from Bakerlite lids off old chemical bottle/jars. I'll see what I have this afternoon.

    Your other alternative is to make a lens cap from card and then cover it, Tomosy has a section on making them in his book on Restoring Classic Cameras but there's articles online. These can match the big Schneider lens caps in terms of quality.

    Ian
     
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    Hi Ian, Thanks for your comments, I never even considered the DIY route, I'll see what I can come up with.
     
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    Have you tried this site? http://www.filterfind.net/Caps.html At the end of the list is a Kaiser slip-on that is 120mm ... might work if you wrap some foam weatherstrip (one side with peel-off adhesive) around the inside of the cap's rim. "Big Box" stores here (e.g., Lowe's / Home Depot) sell a variety of weatherstrip sizes.
     
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    Ed, it turned out the largest Bakerlite top was around 10cm diameter so too small.

    The DIY approach works very well, I'll be making a few over the next couple of months for some brass lenses. Here's a good link.

    Ian
     
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    Thanks for the replies and suggestions folks, managed to find something to suit, won't be easy to lose either.


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    Nice one :D

    Ian