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headhoncho Wrote:Hi Guys,Quick question:I was messing around with the crown while cleaning the watch and I was surprised to find out the crown moves in position 0. Just to let you know I'm complete noob and received this watch as a gift a week ago.I ended up turning the crown clockwise and counterclockwise. When I turned the crown counterclockwise, I heard a lot of clicks while turning. When I turned the crown clockwise, it turned and slowly, then was harder to turn then came to a hard stop. The power reserve was at 7 days. I'm sweating bullets here hoping that I didn't just break my watch.Please tell me I didn't just break it!!! Although, it's running fine...Scared.-H
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David Hills Wrote:I think these basic questions, and I was one who had similar questions on first joining the Forum, illustrate the need for the long considered FAQ facility.
tilo Wrote:If all is normal the watch is wound by turning the crown clockwise. The Automatic cannot be overwound because it has a clutch that is making click sound when fully wound. With your wonderful Portuguese this is when the power reserve shows the full 7 days. Turning the crown counterclockwise should normally do nothing an not have noticeable resistance. If there is a hard stop this could be that something is loose or not correct. Only a watchmaker can check what it is.
kenneth laycock Wrote:Dear H.The hand book that comes supplied with your watch will give you all the necessary information regarding the correct procedure for winding.Regards.Kenneth.
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Sinclair Wrote:HI,sadly, I don't own one of these and I don't really know, but it would not be a screw-in crown? This would definitely lead to a hard stop when it is turned clockwise. Everything would be as it should then.
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