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Titus Overhaul

#1 Post by SFC » Fri Jun 10, 2022 5:10 pm

Minimalist Titus restore.... movement overhaul, cleaning of the case & bracelet, crystal polish, and new case back gasket
The highlights of the repair below:
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Whoever worked on the watch in the past was not careful. The hour hand was placed far too low and there are marks on the dial from the use of levers.
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I chose to pull the dial off with the hour hand still attached to the hour wheel.
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This way I could use levers from the backside of the dial (lever the hour wheel away from dial which in turn removes the hour hand)
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The bezel is Seiko style... friction fit with a ball bearing.
Something ill have to do in the future is remove bracelet links from the 12 o'clock side and add them to the 6 o'clock side.
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Re: Titus Overhaul

#2 Post by afire » Mon Jun 13, 2022 7:32 am

Calypsomatic. Sounds like a fun watch.
Real men wear small watches.

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