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Hey,remember you said that the escape wheel is shock proof?Does that mean the watch itself is shock proof or just the most delicate part?
SunnyC, The 8110a has shock proofing on the escape wheel and the balance. Both are delicate parts. As with any precision mechanical machine, its best to be carefull not to bang it or hit it against things. No watch is really "shock proof" if it is subjected to extreme impacts. 31
 

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Did you ever get around to find a glass case back that fits?

I've recently acquired the 67-9119 and I'm gonna custom make a dial(carbon fibre). Just wanting to know, how hard is it to correctly repress the hands? I'm thinking once you reset the chrono, the seconds and the sub hands will be quite easy to put back in the correct position. It's the min and hour hands, since there is no seconds hand. How did you go about this?

And is it possible to source new badges and hour markers?
 

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Post a pic of the watch. The watch hands are the easy part. The minute and hour recorder are the hard ones. There is nothing that holds those pivots in place. You will see after you press and reset. The trick is....... to not put "one mark or scratch on the dial" while pressing.

Everything is aftermarket now a days. Go on ebay and you can find lots of old dials with nice parts for a custom.

The glass back is on hold for now, and at some point my black dial Bull Head here will go on the lot for sale.
I have so many watch jobs and no time. 31
 

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That's my watch which I shall be receiving sometime this week. Looks like the paint for the seconds and sub dials have faded or something. Will go ahead with repainting these in yellow and may possibly relume it as well.

Anyway, I haven't seen the backside of the dial. Would you have a picture somewhere? If not, how is it held onto the movement?
 

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Just got it on Mon. And heres what I did. Stuffed up on the Citizen badge,so I guess Ill need to find one.
 

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That crown rotates the internal bezel. However, that crown is stuck and there is no gear connecting it to the bezel. So basically it is stuck in that position.
 

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Hello there
I happen to have an identical 8110 that is in very good shape. I have been looking for ideas on one aspect of tidying her up. On the numerical outer ring of the dial. The black is starting to disintegrate encroaching on the white numerals. I have thought about just touching it up with a black permanent marker. Any suggestion on a better way that may prevent it from continuing?

Thanks
Bob
About 80 miles south of Lancaster pa


Best Regards,
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Bob, a sharpi works great. You might see it with the eye if your looking for it. The chipping part is where the jurys still out.
An interesting thing i've learned with these watches, and the other 8110a models ive worked on, is some have metal movement holders and some have plastic.
The metal ones work way better and are actually held in by screws and clamps where the plastic one just snaps on.
The plastic ones don't hold the movement in the case nearly as securely as the metal ones, and as a result the dial will move and the inner bezel will rub the paint off of it. 31
 
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