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Hi folks,

I've enjoyed taking things apart ever since I was a kid. As an adult, I hope that I'll be able to put them back together properly! :biggrin:

I own several watches and want to learn to do basic maintenance on my own, whenever possible. I hope my questions won't seem too basic.

Jon

 

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27 minutes ago, watchweasol said:

Hi welcome to the forum.  This is one for JerseyMo the Timex king.  I Think its just a clip on to secure the coin cell

I tried to lift/release it but couldn't make it work, and I don't want to risk using too much force. 

I'll message JerseyMo. Thanks!

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@AlamedaMike Yes, the SF one. Didn't mean to sound Silicon-centric. :lol:

Also noteworthy, @JerseyMo helped me figure out the battery clip in my Timex. Now I'm shopping for a new strap to refresh the look. 

As an aside, do you folks change out the rubber gaskets in your watches? If so, how often? The one in my Timex looked fine and it's less than 10 years old. 

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