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Read this carefully, If you can get some lubricant on the thread (WITHOUT CONTAMINATING THE LENS OR FILTER ) this will definitely work. Using a lens cleaning cloth, and while away from your camera and equipment, spray some furniture polish containing silicone on to the cloth, Then very carefully put your fingernail into a corner of the cloth and wipe around ...


The main thing would be to keep them free of dust, dirt, and any sticky substances (eg oils). The dust and other particles (eg metal shavings) are one major cause of these threads sticking, and the oils and stuff will contribute to these particles becoming stuck there. You'll need to do this both for the lens and any filter you're going to screw onto it ...

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