Front Metal Jacket 16 (FMJ-16)

FMJ-16 is a full metal jacket to provide protection to the anamorphic lens, and interface with variable diopters like Rapido FVD-16A, Rectilux HardCoreDNA or SLRMagic Rangefinder. Customized engraving service is also available. FMJ-16 requires Rapido V3 full clamp to function properly.

Purchase Options:

1. FMJ-16 + V3 Package, $254.98 - $284.98, includes:

  • FMJ-16
  • Customized lens collar
  • Front 77mm thread adapter
  • Screws & hex keys
  • V3 clamp
  • Step-down ring (choose the anamorphic lens from list below)
  • Step-up ring (tell us the front filter size of your taking lens)

2. Single FMJ-16 Package (if you already have V3 clamp), $99.99-$129.99, includes:

  • FMJ-16 (has native 75mm male thread)
  • Customized lens collar
  • Front 77mm thread adapter
  • Screws & hex keys

Additional Order Options:

1. Customized Engraving Service, $59.99.

Send email to, we will send you instructions for engraving design. A week lead time. See reference engraving designs over HERE.

2. Rail support bracket (with three 1/4-20 mounting points), $29.99.

FMJ Features:

  • Rapido FMJ-16 requires Rapido V3 clamp to function properly.
  • If your anamorphic lens is not on the list, please contact us at for customized FMJ-16.
  • Each FMJ-16 will be customized to individual scope, they are not interchangeable.

Customers also bought:

1. V3 Lite Clamp Package, $79.99

  • Can upgrade to V3 Full clamp package later
  • Can upgrade to FMJ Package later

3. V3 Full Clamp Package, $129.99

  • Can add FMJ package later

Setup instructions:

  • Step 1: Screw V2 golden inner ring on anamorphic lens, and set focus at infinity, tape the focus ring with electrical tape to stop the focus ring from moving during flare adjustment
  • Step 2: Drop the lens into front metal jacket, adjust the flare orientation, and tighten 4 set screws in the front to lock down the lens
  • Step 3: Screw V2 black external ring to the rear thread of the metal jacket, and tighten provided 3 M4 set screws to lock down the external ring
  • Step 4: Install rail support bracket and V2 support beam
  • Step 5: If needed, screw on the 77mm screw adapter to interface with SLRMagic Rangefinder
  • Step 6: Ready to install the Rapido FVD-16A, Rectilux HardCore DNA or SLRMagic Rangefinder