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I got my M9 from Adorama 12/23 and my SF 58 flash from PopFlash on 12/24.

I have had a very hard time sliding the flash into/onto the hotshoe and an even harder time getting it back out/off - even with the metal pin all the way retracted - any advise (shall I sandpaper the edges of the SF 58 shoe - anyone ..??

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I am almost scared to use the SF 58 in fear of not getting it off or damaging my M9

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Wow

Great idea

I guess it's the graphite that does the trick

Thank you so much

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To get it off, turn the camera with the lens towards you, put your thumbs on the flash shoe and push off (after releasing the lock obviously)

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