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I lost the lens cap for my wide angle lens on my Maxxum 7000. Are they available and if so, where can I get one?

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I don't know which wideangle lens you have, but there most likely is a number giving the the size of the thread in front of the lens. If there isn't, you can measure it with a ruler marked in millimeters. Either way, simply order a lens cap of that size online or buy it at a good camera store. If you can't find the size, simply take the lens with you to a camera store and find a lens cap that fits. You don't need to find a specific brand, about the only thing that matters is the size. Unless, that is, you care a whole lot about the styling...

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