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Re: Canon Center Pinch Lens Caps Now Shipping
« Reply #15 on: February 25, 2013, 05:50:10 PM »
Swapped out my OEMs for these long ago...

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0029LH416/ref=wms_ohs_product?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Same here - only I got them on eBay for a third of that price including postage. Shipping takes a month or so, but it's worth the wait if you're buying a dozen :)

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Re: Canon Center Pinch Lens Caps Now Shipping
« Reply #15 on: February 25, 2013, 05:50:10 PM »

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« Reply #16 on: February 25, 2013, 06:10:48 PM »
Some posters here make it sound like they're such Canon fanboys that they won't buy 3rd party lens caps. Unbelievable. Do you have to get Canon-branded camera bags and tripods too?

I once had a Nikon-branded lens pen. Shoot me (with a gun).




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Re: Canon Center Pinch Lens Caps Now Shipping
« Reply #17 on: February 25, 2013, 06:16:49 PM »
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Wow.

$15 each PLUS shipping!! B & H usually ships small stuff like this free.

I've endured the inconvenience this long.... For that kind of money, I'll keep enduring.

You and me both....

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Re: Canon Center Pinch Lens Caps Now Shipping
« Reply #18 on: February 25, 2013, 06:57:38 PM »
I changed all my caps to centre pinch last year for around $2.50 each. I bought about twenty and gave them to friends. Do an eBay search for Canon center Pinch lens caps 77mm (or whatever size you need). Usually there is free delivery.

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Re: Canon Center Pinch Lens Caps Now Shipping
« Reply #19 on: February 25, 2013, 07:07:43 PM »
Some posters here make it sound like they're such Canon fanboys that they won't buy 3rd party lens caps. Unbelievable. Do you have to get Canon-branded camera bags and tripods too?

I once had a Nikon-branded lens pen. Shoot me (with a gun).

Naw. Just RRS tripods and ThinkTank bags. I guess my sarcasm was lost~ I honestly dislike pinch caps /shrug

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Re: Canon Center Pinch Lens Caps Now Shipping
« Reply #20 on: February 25, 2013, 07:09:58 PM »
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Wow.

$15 each PLUS shipping!! B & H usually ships small stuff like this free.

I've endured the inconvenience this long.... For that kind of money, I'll keep enduring.

You and me both....

b&

Make that 3 of us.  This reminds of ADM (Additional Dealer Markup - what car dealers charge on hot selling cars)

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Re: Canon Center Pinch Lens Caps Now Shipping
« Reply #21 on: February 25, 2013, 07:16:36 PM »
RGF

I got mine with the undercoat...dealer said it was already applied... and that I had to take it

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I love the way a swarm of $1 versions ...appeared....right away

that's entertainment........atleast for me
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Re: Canon Center Pinch Lens Caps Now Shipping
« Reply #21 on: February 25, 2013, 07:16:36 PM »

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Re: Canon Center Pinch Lens Caps Now Shipping
« Reply #22 on: February 25, 2013, 07:18:11 PM »
Why is the release date for several of the caps different than the others'?

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Re: Canon Center Pinch Lens Caps Now Shipping
« Reply #23 on: February 25, 2013, 07:22:26 PM »
I heard the mark II pinch caps are just around the cover, and have better sharpness and color.



Yes, but the're only f/2...

Do they have IS?????  My lens caps need stabilization.
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Re: Canon Center Pinch Lens Caps Now Shipping
« Reply #24 on: February 25, 2013, 07:43:21 PM »
I heard the mark II pinch caps are just around the cover, and have better sharpness and color.

Yes, but the're only f/2...

Do they have IS?????  My lens caps need stabilization.

Tokina has caps that have IS, but Canon though it made the cap too big and heavy.  Sigma also has some new caps but people worry that they won't fit on Canon lenses made a few years from now. 

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Re: Canon Center Pinch Lens Caps Now Shipping
« Reply #25 on: February 25, 2013, 08:07:15 PM »
I heard the mark II pinch caps are just around the cover, and have better sharpness and color.



Yes, but the're only f/2...

Do they have IS?????  My lens caps need stabilization.


Yes, Canon does have IS lens caps, but they're only offered in F/4.   :P

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Re: Canon Center Pinch Lens Caps Now Shipping
« Reply #26 on: February 25, 2013, 08:16:39 PM »
Why is the release date for several of the caps different than the others'?

Production takes a lot of time with these, like the growth of the fluorite crystals, and since the tsunami it has gotten much harder to quality control these high precision items. And waiting only makes loyalists want this gem of a cap more. The reviews all say that the contrast on these caps is awesome ...when you lay it on a white sheet.

Instead of typing here, I should be pre-ordering. Bye.
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Re: Canon Center Pinch Lens Caps Now Shipping
« Reply #27 on: February 25, 2013, 08:23:49 PM »
With the thrid party caps being available and half or more of Canon's lenses needing updated, you'd think they had better things to work on...  :o

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Re: Canon Center Pinch Lens Caps Now Shipping
« Reply #27 on: February 25, 2013, 08:23:49 PM »

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Re: Canon Center Pinch Lens Caps Now Shipping
« Reply #28 on: February 25, 2013, 08:24:39 PM »
On one of my many order from B&H, I added a Sensei 77mm cap (under $5) just to try it out.  I don't like the pinch.  I just can't get a good hold of it.  I'll have to wait to try the Canon in person before I'll shell out that much money for a lens cap.  I hope it's better but even so, I doubt I'll upgrade my many caps, especially at those prices.  Um..it's just a piece of plastic Canon...just what are you thinking? 

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Re: Canon Center Pinch Lens Caps Now Shipping
« Reply #29 on: February 25, 2013, 08:32:45 PM »
These things were announced November 5th,
http://www.canonrumors.com/2012/11/canon-announces-new-lens-caps/
It really took them nearly four months to get them in to stores? I thought these had been available for months already.
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Re: Canon Center Pinch Lens Caps Now Shipping
« Reply #29 on: February 25, 2013, 08:32:45 PM »