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To make anything last it has to be taken care of ..........
March 13, 2018 12:40PM
If a quartz movement has jewels, they have to be lubed just like a mechanical. The PuristPro site looks like it's down, but someone did a great in depth series on servicing. Long debated are the two schools of thought on servicing, do it as a precaution or wait till it stops. He stripped down watches that long due for service but were running fine. But under high magnification shots many parts were so bad you'd say OMG. With an expensive watch and movement you have a choice of a good full service here and there, or a lot of work and cost replacing parts or get a new expensive movement. For inexpensive watches maybe wear it until it no longer works.

BTW, checkout Ofrei.com. I have an old catalog of theirs and they had a movement replacement guide Something from another company may fit.

Bob
Subject Author Views Posted
Quartz vs. Mechanical in the long run Jpeg Attachments Smaug 175 March 13, 2018 07:55AM
My preference is mechanical just because I hate changing batteries, but... Mike D 120 March 13, 2018 03:34PM
Re: I tend to shy away from Eco-Drives and Solar watches as they require being in light... James T. Kirk© 106 March 13, 2018 04:34PM
Top of my watch box is glass and it sits by a window. BF Hammer 111 March 13, 2018 04:47PM
It's worthy of discussion Hemel 121 March 13, 2018 01:21PM
I'd love the best of both worlds" A high beat (like a Bulova Precisonist) and eco drive/solar... James T. Kirk© 121 March 13, 2018 02:42PM
Not that I know of Hemel 115 March 13, 2018 06:00PM
That may be a dream for a while. BF Hammer 113 March 13, 2018 03:15PM
Re: They blow through a large coin-size 2016 cell every 2 years. James T. Kirk© 103 March 13, 2018 03:19PM
Honestly, I consider almost all my watches disposable. They will most likely last the rest of my life Zeb 111 March 13, 2018 12:40PM
To make anything last it has to be taken care of .......... Robmks 116 March 13, 2018 12:40PM
Is it worth the cost to save the watch. Jpeg Attachments JohnSNY 133 March 13, 2018 10:14AM
I wasn't really talking about heirlooms though Smaug 117 March 13, 2018 10:24AM
Well, the calculations apply to all watches though >> Dre 124 March 13, 2018 11:36AM
Agreed. (n/t) Smaug 112 March 13, 2018 07:36PM
Two different kinds of watch. KentBetts 125 March 13, 2018 11:10AM
Thumbs Up good advice (n/t) Smaug 101 March 13, 2018 07:36PM



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