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  1. Sealing the 6105 stem seal with teflon tape - it works!

    Seiko
    Today I successfully found a workaround for replacing the crown seal on the 6105: I wrapped the stem with teflon tape and added in a little silicone grease and bob's your uncle. I pressure tested it for 5 minutes under 6 BAR and it held like a champ. I don't dive with this one but I am no longer...
  2. Water pressure testing in NYC

    Public Forum
    I've been doing a few diver mods and would love to get them water tested. The thing is I live in NYC, and as far as I know, things are rarely inexpensive here. Anybody have recommendations on where to get a simple water pressure test without paying for a larger overhaul or service? How much...
  3. What Does Water Resistance "Really" Mean?

    Public Forum
    I'm curious, what does water resistance REALLY mean? I have a Tissot PRS516 Automatic which says "50 meters". I'm assuming this means I can go under water to a depth of no more than 50 meters. Does this also mean that I can wear my Tissot in the shower? In a Sauna? I also had the watch...
  4. A Question About Omega Screw-Down Crowns

    Omega
    OK . . . here it is: suppose someone picks up a Planet Ocean or Seamaster Professional, and decides to set your watch for you . . . something a loving spouse would do. But the spouse cannot pull out the crown because she doesn't know it is a screw down crown. Now, could the spouse exert...
  5. Water And Pushing buttons

    Casio G-Shock
    Pushing your watch's buttons under water, under water with pressure and under high water pressure... What's the risk if it exists?
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