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Old Aug 22, 2010, 11:13 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by TCav View Post
... because it takes two fingers?

I've got an 85/1.8 with the screw-on lens hood. I just leave the hood on all the time, and I never have any problem removing and replacing the cap.
not becasuse it takes two fingers
but you actually find yourself fumbling to get it on correctly, if not it will fall off

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Old Aug 23, 2010, 1:44 AM   #22
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Maybe skipping the lens hood and going with an alternative, might be a good idea for you.
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Old Aug 23, 2010, 2:36 PM   #23
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i never have a problem with my cap on my 85 1.8 with a hood on it. I just pull the taps and push it down, i have never had it fall off either.
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