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Old 07-23-2008   #41
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Originally Posted by RFOBD View Post
So I'm just very carefully drilling a couple holes in the slanted metal part right next to the lens to allow a spanner or other wrench to grip that part and unscrew it?
Yes, and I would really use the term "dimples" rather than holes. It really did not take that much effort to unscrew it once I got a good grip on it.

There are some more detailed instructions on this out there on the web somewhere. Maybe somebody will chime in with the link.

I swear that the next time I need to take one of those apart, I will photograph the entire process, as others will need to do it.

Lately I've heard of people getting it out with a rubber stopper, by friction fit only.
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