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  2. C080 Navihawk

    Try this If you press and hold the M,S,R buttons (basically the three push buttons) together. Hold them in for a few seconds. The display will flash to its native 88888's etc and you will hear consecutive beeps. That resets the watch.
  3. I was thinking more of the half-inch thick gold curbs, Rog. No offence intended to yours. I also have a Cross of St. James on a thin chain, which I bought on pilgrimage to Santiago.
  4. Incoming Quartz Diver

    That’s a nice chunky bit of kit John. Enjoy
  5. I have worn a thin neck chain and small crucifix for forty years, can’t be seen usually. I’d feel lost without it
  6. St. Patrick's Day Watch Parade 17.03.18

    Untitled by biglewie, on Flickr tuna
  7. The Watch Forum Whisky Club

    What, no love to Lagavulin? Bought some recently when I ran out of Laphroaig, lovely flavor. Plan to restock with Oban or Macallan when I get low.
  8. Chilex watch

    Nice domed crystal. Afraid we don’t do valuations as a matter of policy but if you like it that’s what counts
  9. Inkjet printer Replacement

    Quality Ink Jet Printers I have a Canon Pro 9000 Mk2 A3 printer which I rarely use nowadays as I no longer enter club competitions. Before I sell it to a club member, is there an A4 printer which produces high quality prints anyone could recommend please? Looked at Canon, but their machines seem to have scanners attached, and I already have the top of the range flatbed scanner from Canon.Most of my bog standard printing is via my Samsung laser. Thanks mike
  10. St. Patrick's Day Watch Parade 17.03.18

    Green white and gold(ish) by coincidence!
  11. Chilex watch

    Found on the French forum a montres, Founded by Pierre Chil in Paris, and made approx 15 million watches. He was divorced and his ex wife wanted to stay part of the firm, hence the name Chil-ex
  12. Bracelet adjustment - which odd side

    I usually take them from the 6 side but I also reverse my bracelets at times. It’s all about the deployant mechanism, I prefer it to be centered on the bottom of my wrist, not sitting with the clasp centered but the hinge creeping up the side of my wrist to the 12.
  13. St. Patrick's Day Watch Parade 17.03.18

    This will have to do for green. Sent from my LG-H440n using Tapatalk
  14. St. Patrick's Day Watch Parade 17.03.18

    That's not helping me resist Doxa's invitation to buy the new 300T Divingstar Poseidon edition. I need a yellow dialled diver Fortis today
  15. St. Patrick's Day Watch Parade 17.03.18

    The DaveyP sekonda for me today
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  17. Omega Deville corrosion

    I have said on a number of occasions that watch collectors should always remove batteries in watches that are to be stored for any length of time, as well as checking the batteries when a pre-owned quartz watch has been bought. I know that generally, our luck will hold, but inevitably there will come as time in one's collecting life when a much-loved quartz watch will be damaged by a battery leak.
  18. Chilex watch

    Hi everyone, Can anyone date this and maybe a value. I know its not worth much. All I can seem to find is its Chilex, French, lorsa 8fa. Its the era I’m interested in, i suspect late 70’s ish. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  19. Omega Deville corrosion

    I agree gimli it looks long overdo a service, which is beyond my abilities. This is exactly what I've told him. The fact it runs at all is both surprising and encouraging
  20. Song Titles Game

    "One For My Baby" -- Frank Sinatra
  21. Awwwwwwwwwwwww no a Chavtro. Just showed it my missus who still likes Metros.
  22. Omega Deville corrosion

    I think stripping it all apart and putting some of the parts in the ultrasonic might fix it for the most part. And yes, it does look like it needs a service, badly.
  23. St. Patrick's Day Watch Parade 17.03.18

    My new Precisionist looking lovely on its new strap
  24. A colleague at work has just been given his late father in laws Omega Deville and asked if I'd replace the battery. I took the case back off which is stamped 1332 & found this slightly corroded 1337 movement inside. You can see the corrosion from the battery and the black goo I assume is what's left of the rubber seal. This has leached onto the movement over time. I cleaned it up a little with some rodico, being careful to lift the particles of corrosion, but didn't hold a lot of hope for it. It hasn't cleaned up too badly. As far as I can tell this takes a renata 381 or 391 battery. Unclear due to mixed messages on different sites. I had a 391 so put it into the watch. It fired into life immediately, but all isn't well. The second hand moves around quickly and the minute hand follows very slowly. The movement is set using a pusher near the crown and from instructions you're to push the pusher in with a pen nib or similar, hold for 5seconds, release, then push down again and hold. The second hand is supposed to move quickly and the minute hand follow, you then release the pusher at the correct minute. The hour and date are then changed using the crown. However, Releasing the pusher does nothing and the hands coninue to move quickly regardless. i think it's long overdue a service, unless the battery type isn't right as this seems the most obvious answer. Any ideas gratefully received. As an aside I think it must be a crossover year watch as the casebck says 1332 and the movement is a 1337. From omega's vintage archive this seems to suggest a 1979/80 era watch. Again I'd appreciate any thoughts. There's always the possibility the movement has been replaced at some point but given the appearance I doubt it. cheers jamie
  25. St. Patrick's Day Watch Parade 17.03.18

    Thanks, it doesn`t have any brand name & I don`t remember where I got it Cheers, & I`d say the same about that Doxa
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