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Lens adapter mount cover is broken

I'm not sure how it happened since someone else did it, but that plastic ring that goes around the lens that you're supposed to be able to take off if you wanted to mount a telephoto or wide angle adapter is stuck in the wrong position and can't be taken off.  No matter how hard I try to twist or pull in either direction I can't get it to come off even if I hold the release button down at the same time.

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Having the same problem ...G5 can't get the original plastic ring to come off in order to change to a different lens...

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