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Re: Lee 4x4 Big Stopper filter in stock
« Reply #15 on: November 07, 2013, 05:36:23 AM »
The thing is now...I'm almost afraid to use it...who wants to wait that long for a replacement if it breaks???

That's why I have got two   ;)
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Re: Lee 4x4 Big Stopper filter in stock
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Re: Lee 4x4 Big Stopper filter in stock
« Reply #16 on: November 07, 2013, 06:54:16 AM »
Darn it -_- .. I just got one a week ago from Ebay, it cost me 255 $
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Re: Lee 4x4 Big Stopper filter in stock
« Reply #17 on: November 08, 2013, 06:27:01 AM »
A small question to all those who have the Big Stopper and remember its shipped packaging:
I got shipping notice from B&H yesterday and it said the "package weight" is 1.32 lbs (600gms) ... I'm assuming the filter i.e. weighs around 100gms ... if that's the case does it really need 1lbs (half a kilo) of packaging?
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Re: Lee 4x4 Big Stopper filter in stock
« Reply #18 on: November 08, 2013, 06:57:51 AM »
A small question to all those who have the Big Stopper and remember its shipped packaging:
I got shipping notice from B&H yesterday and it said the "package weight" is 1.32 lbs (600gms) ... I'm assuming the filter i.e. weighs around 100gms ... if that's the case does it really need 1lbs (half a kilo) of packaging?

The filter itself is fairly heavy (it feels that way to me at least in comparison to the other filters I have). It comes in a metallic case. The padding is pretty extensive in the B&H packaging ... remember, this is a glass filter.
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Re: Lee 4x4 Big Stopper filter in stock
« Reply #19 on: November 08, 2013, 07:47:05 AM »
I just weighed mine, including all packaging (tin, exposure card, cardboard 'cigar' band), it's a bit under 5 oz.  I think mine came in a padded envelope, but for international they likely used a box and packing material, so 1.3 lbs seems reasonable.
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Re: Lee 4x4 Big Stopper filter in stock
« Reply #20 on: November 08, 2013, 09:32:44 AM »
If I wanted to use this filter what lenses does the filter system work on?  I have the rokinon 14mm, would that work on there or no?  I can't seem to find an answer

The Rokinon 14mm does not take conventional filters.  It has no filter threads (also needed to attach the Lee 4X4 system).   There is mention of a very large filter system that is supposed to work on the Rokinon 14mm in this thread:  http://www.canonrumors.com/forum/index.php?topic=17947.0  Other than looking at the site (and seeing the price), I know nothing about it.

Lee makes a filter for a Nikon wide angle.  Don't know if that system would work on the Rokinon (haven't looked to see how it attaches). 

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Re: Lee 4x4 Big Stopper filter in stock
« Reply #21 on: November 08, 2013, 09:33:55 AM »
I ordered on 7/18, just got mine as part of this shipment.

It was in a large padded envelope, which was smashed inside my mailbox. I was sure it would be broken when I opened it, but it was fine thanks to the case that Lee includes now.

Now to order the holder/rings/etc.

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Re: Lee 4x4 Big Stopper filter in stock
« Reply #22 on: November 08, 2013, 09:52:56 AM »
I wonder if the Lee push on filter holder would work for the Rokinon 14mm?

The Rokinon 14mm is about 88mm across the fixed lens shade.  The Lee description of the push on says it is 100mm but can be sized down to 86mm.

I also wonder if there would be vignetting?
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Re: Lee 4x4 Big Stopper filter in stock
« Reply #23 on: November 19, 2013, 04:45:00 PM »
I just received an email from B&H:  the Big Stopper is back in stock.  I already have mine, but I hope they last for awhile for others seeking them.

Also, I received an email that Adorama is shipping me a Big Stopper.  Looks like I will have one to sell on Ebay.
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Re: Lee 4x4 Big Stopper filter in stock
« Reply #24 on: November 19, 2013, 05:39:19 PM »
Thanks dppaskewitz,
I also have signed up for notice of availability by e-mail, but I didn't received any notice from them before I saw your note.  I click on the order button with B&H and shall get it delivered by this Thursday.  Yeah ;D!
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Re: Lee 4x4 Big Stopper filter in stock
« Reply #25 on: November 19, 2013, 08:18:47 PM »
I also received the email notification 6hrs ago.  Just placed my order for the Big Stopper, holder and adapter.  The order is still 'pending' in their system so I hope it will go through without any problems.  Shipped to Canada with ~$30 customs charges...but well worth it! ;D
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Re: Lee 4x4 Big Stopper filter in stock
« Reply #26 on: November 20, 2013, 12:40:34 AM »
i think i got it.

was signed up for the notification but didnt get an email. went to the site and ordered one. unlike a couple of weeks ago when the Big Stopper disappeared from my order once the confirmation email was sent out, this time the confirmation email says they are sending it to me.

i'm waiting for the other shoe to drop...i'll believe it when it arrives at my door.
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Re: Lee 4x4 Big Stopper filter in stock
« Reply #27 on: November 29, 2013, 09:35:59 PM »
I'm picking one up from a local guy who ended up with two of them.  $100.
Now, I'm looking for a holder.  I have a whole box of Cokin filters and holders with adapter rings, but they are the small ones.
Is the 100mm Lee Holder the right one to get, or are their other options.

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Re: Lee 4x4 Big Stopper filter in stock
« Reply #28 on: November 29, 2013, 09:50:35 PM »
I'm picking one up from a local guy who ended up with two of them.  $100.
Now, I'm looking for a holder.  I have a whole box of Cokin filters and holders with adapter rings, but they are the small ones.
Is the 100mm Lee Holder the right one to get, or are their other options.

Nice!  The Cokin Z-Pro holder works, too.
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Re: Lee 4x4 Big Stopper filter in stock
« Reply #29 on: November 29, 2013, 10:19:02 PM »
I'll wait until I have the filter in my hands tomorrow morning, and then order a holder.  I was planning to get a 82mm adapter ring which would work for my 16-35L and 24-70L, I assume I could step down to 77mm or smaller for my other lenses.  I see Foto Diox has a low cost 100mm filter adapter as well, now that I'm looking at them.  I'd prefer a brass adapter ring, but I'm not sure if it exists in 82mm or if I could afford it..
 
I recognized the Big Stopper when it popped up on Craigslist a couple of hours ago due to this thread that I've been following.  The guy owns a local Nursery and I'm meeting him there tomorrow.
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« Reply #29 on: November 29, 2013, 10:19:02 PM »