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Re: [PanoToolsNG] shaved Tokina 10-17mm question

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  • Jook Leung
    I used indelible India Ink and a Q-tip. Not expensive and comes in a nice small bottle. Jook ... Jook Leung jook360@earthlink.net [Non-text portions of this
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      I used indelible India Ink and a Q-tip. Not expensive and comes in a
      nice small bottle.


      Jook


      On Mar 26, 2008, at 3:33 PM, Luca Vascon wrote:

      > for bare aluminium use an aluminium black primer! all other things
      > will
      > come off sooner or later.
      > :-)
      >
      > Carel ha scritto:
      > >
      > >
      > > With some major input, help and encouragement from Pat Swovelin, we
      > > have just
      > > shaved my Tokina 10-17mm fisheye yesterday. We used more or less the
      > > method
      > > mentioned on Michel Thoby's website, but used a Dremel tool
      > instead of a
      > > hacksaw, because I could not find a good guiding rig to limit the
      > > hacksaw's
      > > cut to a set depth. The Dremel tool worked ok, although the result
      > looks a
      > > bit choppy. In hindsight the beautifull Gyros razor saw would
      > probably
      > > have
      > > given a neater cut, although it would probably take hours to
      > manually cut
      > > with that saw.
      > >
      > > My question is how the other proud owners of a shaved Tokina
      > protect the
      > > lens, as the original lenscap is now too shallow. Also, what kind
      > of paint
      > > or ink is best to blacken the bare aluminum.
      > >
      > > Carel
      > > --
      > > View this message in context:
      > > http://www.nabble.com/shaved-Tokina-10-17mm-question-tp16313739p16313739.html
      > > <http://www.nabble.com/shaved-Tokina-10-17mm-question-tp16313739p16313739.html
      > >
      > > Sent from the PanoToolsNG mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >

      Jook Leung
      jook360@...





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