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This may be somewhat of a silly question,but has anyone any advice they can give on hand holding coolpix 4500 onto a swarvoski 80 scope,the advice needed is what can i use on the end of the camera to stop scratching the lens of the scope?,sometimes in the field it is quicker for a field note shot just to hand hold and not set the camera up with attachements etc.apologies for the possible naivete of this request.

John :h?:
mm, maybe is this helpful!

This is a solution!
find anyone that is working at a metal-factory with the capability of producing a 28 mm ring with 0,75 mm Thread on it with the proper thread lenght (measure this on your camera)
on this ring you stick with the proper glue (superglue will work)
a ring/washer of a rubber type of material.

And bingo!

it's also possible that you buy a second hand uv-filter (or like that) of that size and smash the lens out! and then stick a rubber ring to it, but these filters seem to be a rarity or expensive!




The Netherlands
An old ploy was to use a 28-37mm filter step-up ring....the 37mm end used to fit snuggly over the folded back eye-cups of the older swaro' eyepieces, giving some extra stability and helping to align camera lens to eyepiece. Not sure on the actual diameter of the eye-cups on the new eyepieces, but finding a 28mm-??mm step-ring would help you a lot.
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