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  1. Best way to replace ink in bezel numbers

    Public Forum
    Recently I had my Tag Aquaracer professionally polished, however when I received it back the ink in one of the number is now gone. Does anyone know what is the best technique / method to replace the ink?
  2. Which Polaroid Marble would you pick?

    Casio G-Shock
    Hello guys, been a while since I buy a new G. I saw three styles of the new PM series and the finish effect is very amazing! But I can't seem to decide which PM I should pick it up :( btw, I don't think all three and gotta have both is an option. Thanks!
  3. How do I remove battery from my watch? *Picture posted*

    Public Forum
    Hello internet community! I'm wondering how I remove the battery from my watch in this picture below for the next time when I need to change teh battery. Noticed it seems there are 3 golden prongs or tabs holding the battery down. In this picture, they are approximatley at the 10 and 3 o...
  4. Dealer Warranty on Rolex= Aftermarket parts?

    Public Forum
    I recieved a Rolex Explorer ii for Christmas and noticed that it was running about 15-30 seconds slow each day. The watch was purchased from Dallas Gold and Silver, and I came with a 2 year warranty. I dropped it off 2 weeks ago and explained what I wanted to have fixed. Yesterday I called them...
  5. can I remove bracelet's links which have no arrows?

    Straps & Bracelets
    Hello all, I am new to this forum, and I hope I post my question in the correct section I have a wristwatch. Some of the links in the bracelet have arrows, some others don't. I know that we can remove the ones which have arrows on them. However, I messed up, and I ended up damaged one of the...
  6. I need some inspiration! Show me your Sea-Gull M171s/M172s straps!

    Straps & Bracelets
    Brethren! And... sisthren? Sistren? Sisterthren? Well anyway... I just received a gorgeous Sea-Gull M172s, this one: Isn't it pretty? Yes it is. I opted for the black butterfly strap but upon arrival it did seem a tad bit dark and heavy for such an elegant timepiece, especially with the...
  7. help with ETA 901.005

    Public Forum
    hello everyone, this is my first post on this site and what a great site it is, very helpfull :) lets start at the beggining ay, recently my fianceés grandmother needed a battery replacement for her rotary watch, she took it to a jewlers and for a price they changed the battery, she put it on...
  8. Replacement watch links

    Straps & Bracelets
    Hi, I have a Breil BW0036 wrist watch, which has a metal link strap. However, the strap has become too tight, and I've managed to lose the spare links i had taken off. Can any one direct me somewhere I might be able to get some replacement links? I don't know where to start. Thanks in...
  9. Replace Mineral w/ Sapphire & how to protect a Bezel?

    Seiko
    Hi all, This is the first thread I open on WUS. I have a couple basic questions that could perhaps be of use to others as well. So I thought it was worth a new thread :) 1) - Is it possible to replace a mineral crystal with sapphire? I ordered a Citizen Eco Drive Promaster Air Diver PMX56-2811...
  10. Crystal size for Citizen Skyhawk Atomic? - Talking to Harold/Yobokies re. sapphire replace

    Seiko
    Does anyone know the size of the crystal on the Citizen Skyhawk Atomic? I'm talking to Harold/Yobokies (of sapphire seiko crystal replacement fame) about possibly doing some sapphire crystals for the U.S. model Citizen Skyhawk Atomic. He said he'd consider it and would like the size of the...
  11. Invicta 9938 Bezel Insert Replacement

    Watchmaking
    I would like to know if an after market bezel insert for Rolex Submariner will fit Invicta 9938? Please advice. Thanks.
  12. Vector coloured parts

    Suunto
    I asked Suunto customer support for a definitive answer to the "can I change the coloured bit on my Vector" question, and here's their reply:Dear Sir, Thank you for contacting Suunto. It is indeed possible to have the 'coloured part between the Vector bezel and the rest of the body of the...
  13. removing a particle from the crystal..?..

    Watchmaking
    I dinged my Orient GMT Power Reserve the other day. Dinged it pretty hard on a steel door as I was walking through. I put a good nick in the case. Not too noticeable and bound to happen someday. I can live with it. However, a few hours later I noticed a particle under the crystal. It wasn't...
  14. Replacing Hesalite crystal for Sapphire

    Omega
    I've recently "acquired" a few "nice" scratches on the Hesalite crystal of my Speedy reduced (being a daily worn watch, it has been expected). I've read that buffing some minor scratches out isn't a big deal and very do-able. How much of a hassle would it be to just have an Omega AD change out...
  15. Treat this Riseman with a band it deserves!

    Casio G-Shock
    So I wrote my first post a week ago. I received my first G-Shock at about the same time, and posted all sorts of pics for you guys to see. Now this. So I couldn't help myself from getting a Riseman. I finally got it...but didn't like the band at all. I felt like I was drinking a nice trappist...
  16. How to change pusher tubes.

    Omega
    One of the basic things that needs to be done when a watch goes in for a significant service is to replace the pushers. Usually dirt will accumulate around the tube and eventually will work its way into the tube. This will disturb the operation of the pusher and over time compromise the tube...
  17. remove the band from a DW-8400 MudMan

    Casio G-Shock
    I've got the screws out but the band won't budge. Am I missing something obvious?
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