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    U1 crown problem

    Hello,
    My U1 has an issue with the crown, there is only takes about a quarter of a turn to tighten the crown. It used to take a few full turns to tighten it snugly. I am thinking about getting an estimate for repairs from RGM. Or should I just live with the problem, I do not not use it for diving only casual wear. I think the repair cost will give me sticker shock.
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    Steve

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    Re: U1 crown problem

    You most likely cross threaded the tube or stem. Either way, shop time. I would send it in. Even in casual wear an unsealed watch isn't the best. And with just a couple of turns in, it isn't sealed properly.
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    Re: U1 crown problem

    If I were you, I would bite the bullet and send it in for repair. The thing is you don't want to be wearing a watch that isn't sealed. Just my two cents worth.
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    Re: U1 crown problem

    RGM is weird about what they will actually fix. So if it was me I would try some one a little easier to work with like ABC Watch Werks in LA. They can tell you the issue. If anything you might just have a jacked up crown gasket on it or some debris stuck in the crown.

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    Re: U1 crown problem

    RGM does good work, but they do take awhile. in my case, i dropped my u1 on tile floor from 5 feet. watch kept running, but gaining 40 sec perday. so i take it in to rgm, and they regulate, and also had to replace the crown and stem, they said it was bent in the drop. watch runs beautifully now and they were pleasure to deal with, but the wait.....that's why i bought another u1 tegimented to have as backup (not really as backup, just wanted the U!-T0

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    Re: U1 crown problem

    If you don't mind me asking how much did you repairs cost?Thanks
    Steve

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    Re: U1 crown problem

    Quote Originally Posted by SlipKid View Post
    If you don't mind me asking how much did you repairs cost?Thanks
    $290

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