Nikon 600mm f4 ED IF AiS 'New' design ser #20xxxx

Started Sep 14, 2015 | Questions thread
wintersthrall New Member • Posts: 4
Re: Nikon 600mm f4 ED IF AiS 'New' design ser #20xxxx

Photonutca wrote:

I bought one a year ago, and need to get the sun shade off as it was bent from a drop. Does it just screw off? Mine is hard to turn and extend and I am not sure.

Greg

I got the 300mm f/2.8 ai-s which had a similar problem. The hood is not removable. It's made of metal (steel I think). So I just bent it into conformity with a mole grip, protecting the paint by placing some folded paper tissue between the grip's teeth and the hood, both sides. Now it's as good as new.

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Nikon D600 Nikon Z6 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR Nikon AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/2.8G ED-IF VR Samyang 14mm F2.8 ED AS IF UMC +1 more
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