FIX OVERWOUND WATCH

You can’t post conmments that contain an email address. Warning Don’t risk removing or repairing parts of the watch if you’re not sure what you’re doing. July 1st, 7. Is there a problem Hi, An automatic watch needs to be worn, wound daily or placed on a watch winder to keep it going. Just grab that lotion and go on, relieve that nasty spring tension. It may be that the watch has not been serviced and the oil has gummed up; a simple service would sort this out fairly cheaply. Most European watches wind clockwise when the face of the watch is pointing towards you. Home Forum Watches Watch will not wind

How to Repair a Pocket Watch. Like Marc I get puzzled by some peoples dismissive attitude to Timex. I can get back with measurements when I can won’t be very soon I’m afraid, a few weeks maybe until I get to it. If you get a chance try to get your hands on the Timex book. July 1st, 7. The watch must be wound all the way, or it will slowly lose the proper time and require constant resetting. It is really quite difficult to damage a watch by winding it — unless you have a grip like a vice, muscles like a gorilla, and no sense of feeling. Best way is to unwind daily!

It is really quite difficult to damage a watch by winding it — unless you watc a grip like a vice, muscles like a gorilla, and no sense of feeling.

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Is there a problem Hi, An automatic watch needs to be worn, wound daily or placed on a watch winder to keep it going. It is not real? They aren’t glamorous but they do their job and it was kinda fun to see how they “ticked”. Dave Haynes Registered User.

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I just received one of these that belongs to my stepfather that I’m about to tear down and try to get running. Apr 5, 6 18 Watchmaker Massachusetts http: Already have an account?

This is something that I have never understood; it’s almost as though there is wach watchmakers a culture of bias against the brand, dare I say it, an element of snobbery. Most watches that stop need to be cleaned and oiled. You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. If you have had a watch for a few years and it doesn’t wind easily, varies in its timekeeping or stops unexpectedly, then it most likely needs a service.

Likely only needs cleaning, but I’ve found fun things like blobs of cix on the pallet fork so large they prevented the fork from moving. John A Registered User. Feb 25, Watches. The section reproduced here is from my page about watch movements.

Tell us some more! Arturs Kalnins Level 3 Expert Answers. The only way to overound a fully-wound watch is to take it apart and let the mainspring freely spin itself out.

Watch will not wind. Wound too tight. How do you fix a watch that is wound too tight?

Aug 17, Watches. I’m sure there are some tricks I haven’t learned. In a clock, everything has to be fitted in a certain way to ensure the watch runs correctly. OH is quite correct in that you need to remove the dial in order to access the click and safely let down the main spring. Many thanks wwatch you’re superb help again guys! I share the viewpoint of many respondents to this thread.

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Don’t risk removing or repairing parts of the watch if overwounv not sure what you’re doing. I don’t remember it that way. Determine which way your watch winds, and stick to that direction. Watches are built to be worn by normal human beings.

I know it cannot be just overwound. It is wound up by a weight that moves when you are walking about and this watch must be worn to keep it operating.

It just isn’t running so you made the ‘assumption’ it was because it is fully wound. Yes, my password is: Watches are designed to wind only overwoud a certain point, meaning something else is the problem. Obviously other people have different experiences and accordingly and quite rightly will have arrived at their own opinions.