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Cokin A series

I could do with replacing some cheap eBay "Chinese special" P filters with something better. I've looked at Lee filters but I just can't justify the price in my head. The Cokin originals seem OK though so I'm leaning that way. However, now that I've downsized to u43, I'm wondering if the smaller A series filters would be sufficient. Does anyone use them?, and if so, is there any vignetting on the 9-18 (at 9mm).

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Re: Cokin A series

Have a look at www.SRB-Griturn.com.
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Re: Cokin A series

You could try Formatt-HiTech. Cheaper than Lee, but nearly as good and certainly better quality than Cokin.
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Re: Cokin A series

+1 for HiTech filters, less colour cast than cokin.........

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Re: Cokin A series

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<snip>Does anyone use them?, and if so, is there any vignetting on the 9-18 (at 9mm).

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Hello Paul,

I have just held my holder onto the front of the 9-18 (which has a P1 filter fitted) and there was no vignetting. But it is VERY close.

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Lightbulb Re: Cokin A series

If you wanted to try out some "A" size filters, I could send you the holder and a pack of filters.

PM if interested

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Re: Cokin A series

You can always buy a second filter holder and cut the outer slots off to avoid vignetting.
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Re: Cokin A series

Agree the Hi Tech are better than the colin, but Lee really do take some beating. I have been around the Lee factory & the quality control is excellent, guess thats why the dil industry use then.
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Re: Cokin A series

Thanks for all your replies. They're all much appreciated. Graham - your offer is very kind. I'll send you a PM.

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