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Re: M.Zuiko lens hood - confusion

Originally Posted by Olybirder View Post
Out of interest, Ian, does it lock into position as tightly on the 75-300 as it does on the 70-300 Four Thirds? It has always been a bit tricky to remove it from that lens, especially in the reversed position. It would be interesting to know if the problem is with the lens or the hood.

I have received the JJC lens hood (but still waiting for the 75-300 II lens) & it is rather tight, infact too tight when reversing it (on the 70-300 lens). I found I had to use a scraper or chisel to scrape back the inner diameter just behind (or more correctly, in front of) the cam sections to fit on the lens properly. I also used a pencil & now it's fine. I guess you get what you pay for. Pay Olympus for the original that fits or the cheaper copies that may not fit.
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