Quote Originally Posted by Ira Rush View Post
Yes I agree, it's not vanity, but the paint has worn off on my black metal lens hoods/shades and it causes some flare, ...
Have you tried a course sand paper on the lenses?

Quote Originally Posted by Ira Rush View Post
... film back/magazines likewise, paint has come off ...
and that make a black back look like it is a chrome back.

Siriusly though, a black back with partially chrome rails does not look all that great. So what is one to do? Buy only chrome backs and bodies and polish off the black paint on the rails for the black backs and bodies.

Please advise. Interested readers want to know!

Steve