Where to buy a Lens cap in Melbourne

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Where to buy a Lens cap in Melbourne

Postby Ant on Sun Apr 26, 2009 10:22 pm

Ok, this may seem like a silly question, but I finally, after years or trying, managed to lose a lens cap. It is off my AF-S 18-55 kit lens (not my favourite lens) and is 52mm. I looked at the prices online and almost fell over at $16 for a $2 piece of plastic. Would love to know if I am just looking in the wrong places.

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Re: Where to buy a Lens cap in Melbourne

Postby big pix on Sun Apr 26, 2009 10:32 pm

..... you are paying for the name on the cap and an original replacement

..... there are unbranded cheep caps, any camera store should carry this size
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Re: Where to buy a Lens cap in Melbourne

Postby Murray Foote on Mon Apr 27, 2009 1:04 am

Hi Ant

I just bought some Chinese Nikon lens caps on EBay from this vendor. They look and seem to operate just like the real thing and cost $5 each, postage free (from Hong Kong).

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Re: Where to buy a Lens cap in Melbourne

Postby Ant on Mon Apr 27, 2009 11:46 am

Thanks guys. I will try a local shop first (although, knowing me it will be quicker to order one off ebay today). I think I can live without the NIKON across the front of the lens :evil: . Maybe I will just put the Nikon strap back on the camera :biglaugh:
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