Counterfeit Canon EOS rear end caps: How to avoid them (and why should I care?).

As we all know, there are various easy-to-manufacture Canon bits out there that are counterfeited. Some work, others don’t. Lens caps are amongst the most popular of these ripoffs, though most copies are honest enough to strike the Canon logo from the back end. Nevertheless, there are a few Chinese industrial thieves out there who make copies bearing the Canon logo, the photo above being one of them. Given that whoever ripped this off was armed with an AutoCAD designer and at least one injection molding machine, it should perform…

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