Silicone grease is fine to use for lubricating and waterproofing the rubber seals on a watch, but filling an entire watch case with this stuff would make it difficult to read the LCD display:
Since oil is thinner -- and the silicone oil mentioned is practically transparent -- it's ideal for filling a watch.
I was referring to applying small amount to gasket since that is the issue here for waterproofing. I might be deserving of a red card.
Last edited by casieko; December 30th, 2015 at 22:19.
And because the questions always seems to come up with EVERY "hydro mod" thread, here's my mini-FAQ from elsewhere:
Just FYI, but I was always under the impression that the watch manufacturer Sinn was the first to offer a "Hydro" model.
Here's a brief explanation of the advatages they claim for this technology: Sinn Uhren: HYDRO
Last edited by gaijin; December 31st, 2015 at 02:02.
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Thanks guys I learned something new today. I was really thinking of something else. I guess I had an early new years celebration and apologize I didnt mean to mess up the thread. I was just being helpful. LOL I must really sounded from another planet. I am lucky I only got a red card. Didnt even know people do this.
Last edited by casieko; December 31st, 2015 at 02:15.
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