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Lens stuck I cant believe I have to ask but I seriously need help. I'm having trouble w/my RB & in my frenzy putting on my close-up lens, the arrow & dot werent lined up. You guessed it, now my lens wont come off. Please help! Years ago I made the same slip but for the life of me I cant remember what trick I did to get it to release. I feel like such a novice but I really do need your help. HELP! Thanks for your time!Tracy P.

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Re: Lens stuck

I had the same problem on a Nikon N2000. I found that putting a lot of mussle to the problem worked. I used a sillicon pot holder around the lens and another person to hold the camera and just put a lot of twist in a slow easy motion. Just make sure the release button (if there is one on your camera) is held in. I guess if you only have 1 person you can find a way to hold the camera steady and tape the release button, I came to find this to work. You just got to get it through your head that the camera & lens is worthless in this configuration and one or the other will give with force. every person that I have talked to that has had the same problem and fixed it this way, has never broken either camera or lens! if it happens to you once it won't happen to you again. experience is the best teacher, I swear by that!!
Good luck with what ever you do!

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