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Hi guy’s! As anybody used glue to fit these tubes back into there watch cases! I’ve got a screw down tube that should be friction fit, its loose in the body & keeps popping back out when i pull the crown out to alter the time!

 

 

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If you slightly, and I mean slightly,distend the tube ( with a pair of pliers or vice ) it should friction fit with some strong adhesive. You could also try cooling the case and heating the tube to expand it then friction fitting it.


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There is a way to mark the inside of a hole to help it grip by inserting a cutting broach without rotating to introduce some raised burrs. 

You can also possibly spread the pendant tube on the case side if you are careful. 

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Are you sure it is the correct tube. When I have fitted they are just friction fitted. If just a snug but not a tight fit using loctite will work.

Thanks for the reply mate! Which Loctite glue would you recommend i use mate! Cheers!


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You only need a medium strength such as the 270, or 290. But any of their range should work fine providing everything is grease free. 

Hi clockboy! I got some locktite 680 & its worked like a treat mate! Cheers!


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