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Old 3 February 2012, 12:29 PM   #1
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Rolex Submariner Time Accuracy

My Rolex is around a 1993-4 and it was last serviced in 2009. I was wondering what a reasonable loss of time is for a time piece like this. It is losing around 13-15 seconds per day.

Is anyone experiencing the same problem or know how much time is lost per day on their Submariner?

Any advice would be appreciated!

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Old 3 February 2012, 12:32 PM   #2
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-4 to +6 is the generally accepted spec.
This depends a lot on wearing habits however....
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Old 3 February 2012, 12:33 PM   #3
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Reasonable is relative. I've got a time piece that's 10sec fast that I can live with. I've also had one that was 5sec slow and it drove me nuts. I would try getting it regulated as it was serviced recently. If that doesn't work, send it in again.
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Old 3 February 2012, 12:33 PM   #4
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If you`re losing that much time per day your Sub may need service,this is not normal.
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Old 3 February 2012, 12:35 PM   #5
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If it is losing 15 seconds a day, take it in and have it regulated... It is a common and easily done procedure to get your watch back to it's usual supurb accuracy..

Any modern Rolex is capable of accuracy within a couple of seconds a day..
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Old 3 February 2012, 12:38 PM   #6
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-4 to +6 is the generally accepted spec.
This depends a lot on wearing habits however....
Ok I wasnt sure, I had no idea how accurate was acceptable!!!
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Old 3 February 2012, 12:39 PM   #7
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Reasonable is relative. I've got a time piece that's 10sec fast that I can live with. I've also had one that was 5sec slow and it drove me nuts. I would try getting it regulated as it was serviced recently. If that doesn't work, send it in again.
Ok thank you!! Im a newbie owner and didnt even know that you needed to get your watch regulated! Thanks!
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Old 3 February 2012, 12:40 PM   #8
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If it is losing 15 seconds a day, take it in and have it regulated... It is a common and easily done procedure to get your watch back to it's usual supurb accuracy..

Any modern Rolex is capable of accuracy within a couple of seconds a day..
Fantastic thank you for the advice. Im going in to see a certified Rolex technician tomorrow!
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Old 3 February 2012, 12:53 PM   #9
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Fantastic thank you for the advice. Im going in to see a certified Rolex technician tomorrow!
Hope it gets corrected
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Fantastic thank you for the advice. Im going in to see a certified Rolex technician tomorrow!
Let us know how you made out.
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Magnetized?
Slow down or speed up watches? I can't remember...
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Get it regulated mate! You'll feel much better.
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My Sub C was running to the second for about 2 months straight. Then all of a sudden it's 10 seconds fast per day. ???
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Magnetized?
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In general if the hairspring/parts in watch gets magnetised in general a watch will speed up and run very erratic or come to a complete stop and refuse to start.
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