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Setting date on Rotary quartz


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Right...so the ribbed/knurled knob at the side of the watch is known as the 'crown'. This is screwed onto the stem that protrudes into the watch and winds it, and when pulled out by the crown, sets the day/date. If the crown has become loose to the extent that it unscrews from the stem, then it needs re-tightening. Ideally, it's best to remove the crown/stem assembly from the watch, separate the two, apply Locktite threadlock, and re-assemble. If you can't remove the stem/crown as one unit, pull out the stem fully, unscrew the crown from the stem, put a tiny drop of Locktite blue 243 in the hole in the crown and screw back on, wiping away any excess that might sqeeze out. Leave for a few hours to set. Then push back in and use as normal.

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