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Old 20 June 2017, 07:46 AM   #1
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Need some help installing the retaining ring on my Submariner!

Last night I wanted to change the bezel on my 1994 Submariner 14060. I tried to pry it off with a thin knife but ended up removing the entire retaining ring and crystal. I was able to force it back closed with my hands. But this morning I noticed a speck of dust on the inside of the crystal that wasn't there before, and it would drive me mad if I didn't get it out. So I took off the retaining ring again and cleaned the crystal. But now I can't seem to get it back onto the watch, and I've been trying for hours. Do you know of a method for putting it back on without using specific watchmakers' tools? I've heard of using a PVC pipe that's just the right size can work. Any other ideas?

Thanks for helping me undo my stupid mistake!
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Old 20 June 2017, 08:17 AM   #2
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maybe post in the technical thread area. one of our CW or technically skilled members will see it.
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maybe post in the technical thread area. one of our CW or technically skilled members will see it.
Agree with the above. I'd take it to a watchmaker myself.
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Old 20 June 2017, 10:16 AM   #4
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maybe post in the technical thread area. one of our CW or technically skilled members will see it.
Will do, thanks
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