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Thread: For those with the Nikor 18-55mm (kit lens)

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    For those with the Nikor 18-55mm (kit lens)

    Not the new VR Nikor 18-55mm... The one that came with the Nikon D40 and D40x...

    In your documentation for the camera/lens (as well as on the Nikon website), it states that there is a hood for the lens- the Nikon HB-33. It has been discontinued- and you can only find a rubber replacement.

    However, the bayonet hood for the Nikor 18-55mm VR- the HB-45 does fit- I got it today from Adorama.

    Just wanted to pass that along... and save frustration to the many D40 users here in this board!
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    Thanks for the what would one use this for?? I have one that came with my 55-200 VR lens that I use occasionally, but don't know the correct reason why, lol. I use it outdoors for glare purposes but have no idea if thats the right use. Sorry for hijacking the thread

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