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Old 17 April 2019, 11:05 PM   #1
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Replacement crystal

Today I noticed a ding to the crystal of my 1968 5513, the ding is minuscule and only visible at certain angles in and a certain light, (visible in the photo in line by the 12 min marker) I'm not overly concerned but would be interested to learn if its worth buying a spare replacement for future use, and if there was a polishing solution that could be tried to improve / remove the mark?

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Old 17 April 2019, 11:52 PM   #2
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For peace of mind I would get the crystal replaced, or at least get it pressure tested before it next gets wet. I don't know of any specific branded product that will take out that ding, others may know. Perhaps some fine grinding with toothpaste, on a cotton bud, would soften the edges if they are sharp.
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Old 18 April 2019, 12:41 AM   #3
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A minute with PolyWatch should remove that... if I see what you’re seeing.
It made my crystal look brand new, and it was a mess when I got it.
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