Re: Omega crown head has unscrewed
Frank Adam wrote:
On Wed, 26 Jul 2006 18:53:16 +1000, dAz <dazb@zipDOTcomDOTau> wrote:
take it to a watchmaker, it is a 5 minute job.Or without opening the case.. Unspin crown, place a couple of drops of
unscrew the back, remove stem and crown, unscrew crown, place minute
drop of locktite(not superglue!!! the anaerobic adhesive ) on stem,
screw crown on firmly, wipe excess locktite away, grease crown gasket,
fit crown and stem back on the watch, grease back seal and replace the
back, do a pressure test if needed.
a 5 minute two part glue(like Araldite) in the crown's thread, don't
fill it, just work it into the thread.
Let it gel for a minute or so, then screw crown on and let it sit for
an hour. IF you can move the crown after that then it should be ok, if
not.. whoops too much glue. :-)
hmmmm, can see this going to the watchmaker "who the ##$! glued the
$$#@#@! crown on!!"
"sorry sir, this watch will require a new crown, stem and case tube"
<insert price here> :)
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