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Old 28 April 2019, 12:35 AM   #1
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Bezel lubrication

Just swapped out a bezel insert on a GMTmaster. Certainly not as straightforward as some suggest.... but.... I eventually got there. The bezel seems to have engaged the click spring okay, but it does feel slightly tighter than previously on rotation. The circular washer was not warped in any way and all surfaces were clean. Just wondering for the future however, is there any benefit to be had in adding a very miniscule amount of light grease or lubricant. Grateful for any views or advice - many thanks!
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Old 28 April 2019, 12:59 AM   #2
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Bezels definitely need lubrication, Rolex uses 'fomblin, grease for this. Just a little bit in the teeth of the bezel.
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