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useful: 49mm female <==> 49mm female adapter

Post by johan »

A note for anyone looking for these as they're rarer than hen's teeth. I have just purchased some through macrorings.com and they're good quality, arrived quickly etc. Only 5US each - see here: 49mm female to female adapter
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Post by Harold Gough »

Were the P & P reasonable?

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Post by seta666 »

Very useful indeed; I was going bananas trying to find something similar and at the end I got a M42 female-female removing the M42 ring from the t2-m42 adapter ( ebay example 251063646028)

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Post by crisarg »

Thanks, I was looking for something like that for my yet to arrive Olympus 65-116 tube.
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Post by Harold Gough »

Thanks, Johan.

I bought three.

My first application is getting out of a fix to get my Olympus T28 macro flash ring (or the T10 ring flash), both 49mm female, mounted on my 55mm threaded Elmarit.

I have step rings to get from 49mm up towards the 55mm but they are too wide to enter the recess around the Olympus 49mm thread. So, I used a 49mm female to 49mm female. I then used reversed step rings (the first was a 49 male to 52 male getting the male threads towards the lens from that point) to attain a 55mm female facing the lens.

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Post by Craig Gerard »

seta666 wrote:Very useful indeed; I was going bananas trying to find something similar and at the end I got a M42 female-female removing the M42 ring from the t2-m42 adapter ( ebay example 251063646028)

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Javier,

Are you familiar with this item:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/290861230439


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Post by rjlittlefield »

For 49mm female-to-female, I use the inside of a through-threaded 52-to-49 step down ring, like HERE .

For 42x1.0 female-to-female, I repurpose a through-threaded M42-to-Canon adapter, like HERE.

Both of them look a little odd but fit well for my purposes.

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Post by Harold Gough »

Today I was getting thoroughly frustrated over my inability to fit my T10 or T28 ring to the back of my reversed Schneider 40mm. The missing link was a female to female M42 to M42.

In desperation, I removed the 46-42mm step ring from the front, where it gets me towards 49mm for mounting the flash rings. The lens had its adapter ring to M42 in place. I was trying to make a push fit when I found that the was threaded internally, with M42.

This is the item but, as Rik points out, there are other options:

Ebay item 280870278008 (just Google the number).

As is the way with life, I discovered this after hours of fiddling with rings and adapters but only minutes after ordering the genuine article (Craig's link) off Ebay at more than three times the price. #-o At least the new one will be in bright metal and easy to find among all the others.

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Post by rayB »

Johan, I owe you a big thank you.

I've been looking unsuccessfully for various female/female adapters for a while now. Your lead is very much appreciated. As of last night, they are still USD5.00 each. My order is now on it's way

Regards.

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