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Hello all--new here--Retired airline pilot--------My question is-- How does the bezel attached to the case---I have a replica Rolex yacht master found--I have no idea who made it--but I decided to change the bezel face, so I removed the bezel---it is a rotatable kind----- There was a hole for the spring click--but none was there---that's ok as you can rotate either direction----but---now the bezel was a little hard to pry off----but now can't get it to attach to the case --sloppy loose---What held it to the case ?  It doesn't just snap on over a lip like some watches I had---real Rolex for example-----What is that slot around the inside of the bezel for ?  Driving me crazy to figure it out---any help appreciated--Thanks   SAMe

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54 minutes ago, SAMe said:

What held it to the case ?  It doesn't just snap on over a lip like some watches I had

These are are snap on indeed. If your fake doesn't really, that just demonstrate its poor quality. 

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I was told there is a spring wire that goes into the groove in the Bezel ----to snap it on----it's not the click wire

I guess that might be as the bezel is just loose, but the case has a groove---Esslinger sent a flat spring washer---but that's not it   It was tight on there-- a little hard to rotate until I popped it off and maybe something fell out--looked but didn't see anything--- Anyway, thanks for your reply

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Hi  A picture of the underside of the bezel and the front of the watch would be helpful in determining the problem.    On some bezels there is a wavy flat spring that fits under the bezel and then the bezel snaps on , the spring prividing the tension for the bezel.  There are others in which there is a small hole in the case with a spring and a bearing (a Biro ball is some time used as a replacement) which detents on the underside of the bezel.                thanks

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13 hours ago, SAMe said:

I was told there is a spring wire that goes into the groove in the Bezel ----to snap it on----it's not the click wire

 

Any clicking arrangement does not influence how the bezel is held to the case, which invariably is snap on. Check that the bottom of the bezel is all the way down to the case, if it was very tight to remove will need a good case press to be put back.

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