GS watch care tips from the manual.
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    GS watch care tips from the manual.

    Hello all,
    I’m not normally one to pour over thick user manuals, but I found some good info from my sbgj203g manual. Resting the watch in different positions as well as winding at a set time was something new to me.
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    Re: GS watch care tips from the manual.

    Cool. I learned something new today.
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    Re: GS watch care tips from the manual.

    The J203 is an automatic, you should not wind it by hand daily or you might wear out the screwdown crown mechanism prematurely. I have the SBGJ001 and it self-winds beautifully. I also don't see much positional variation - regardless of how I position it at night the gain/loss is not more than 1 second a day. Over a week it usually averages out to zero (remarkable!).
    The part about daily winding is IMHO meant for handwounds (9S64 movement).
    Remember, the manual covers their full range of mechanical watches, you should at least pore over the sections on the 9S86 movement.
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    Re: GS watch care tips from the manual.

    Quote Originally Posted by whineboy View Post
    The J203 is an automatic, you should not wind it by hand daily or you might wear out the screwdown crown mechanism prematurely. I have the SBGJ001 and it self-winds beautifully. I also don't see much positional variation - regardless of how I position it at night the gain/loss is not more than 1 second a day. Over a week it usually averages out to zero (remarkable!).
    The part about daily winding is IMHO meant for handwounds (9S64 movement).
    Remember, the manual covers their full range of mechanical watches, you should at least pore over the sections on the 9S86 movement.
    That’s a very good point. I have actually read a few posts where people were complaining about the premature wear on the crown threads. Will try and avoid that.


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    Re: GS watch care tips from the manual.

    Quote Originally Posted by amg786 View Post
    That’s a very good point. I have actually read a few posts where people were complaining about the premature wear on the crown threads. Will try and avoid that.


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    Cross-threading is also a concern. When I re-seat mine I rotate the crown backwards until I feel the ‘click’ as the the ends of the threads slip past each other. At that point I know they are in position to engage and I can turn forward to seat the crown.
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