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    Quick question regarding light seal

    I received a remarkable Kodak Master view with a very clean 12 inch ƒ6.3 lens.

    My question is elementary. The previous owner sealed all around the rear retaining ring with an interesting black rubber-like, entirely compliant soft sealer. I want to remove it to use my own method or a new board.

    The question is can I just melt it away with paint stripper? Acetone?

    Edit: Silly me, I merely have to try acetone.

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    Re: Quick question regarding light seal

    Or a sharp blade.

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    Re: Quick question regarding light seal

    I'm with Bob - A sharp blade. I don't like volatile chemicals around lenses.

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    Re: Quick question regarding light seal

    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Noel View Post
    I'm with Bob - A sharp blade. I don't like volatile chemicals around lenses.
    The lens separates in whole from the retaining ring, so I'm good. Thanks for considering.

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