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securing RX1 lens cap

Discussion in 'Sony RX1 Forum' started by BobA, Apr 20, 2015.

  1. BobA

    BobA New to SC

    9
    Feb 17, 2015
    Forster NSW Australia
    Any ideas on how to secure the lens cap to the camera body with a lanyard? It is a cute little thing that my big fat fingers keep dropping. It is often difficult to put back on and I've dropped it a few times already. Sticky things tend to fail after a while and I'm not keen on drilling holes in the cap to tie some string through it if it is visible. It would be costly to replace it.
     
  2. christilou

    christilou SC Hall of Famer

    Jul 13, 2010
    Sunny Frimley
    I gave up with mine and put it away. I bought a b + w protective filter and the lens hood instead.
     
  3. Ray Sachs

    Ray Sachs SC Legend

    Sep 21, 2010
    Not too far from Philly
    you should be able to figure it out...
  4. greyelm

    greyelm SC Top Veteran

    844
    Oct 1, 2011
    London, England
    Buy a cheap pinch cap from eBay, many come with a small hole to attach a piece of string. If no hole just drill one. I do this for all my lenses as the original cap usually isn't as good.
     
  5. rbelyell

    rbelyell SC Top Veteran

    819
    May 14, 2013
    NY Mtns
    kill two birds with one stone and pick up a lens hood