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Darrel22

help with quartz watch

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ronda one jewel , Found this watch in a house clearance, Wasn't working so I took the case off and unlocked the stem  , Didn't have a battery in and I didn't have one to try but I noticed the cooper strip that the battery lays on  wasn't there,  I think its snapped as you can see a small piece there in the seconded picture, also not sure but I think a piece of metal is missing from the top that goes over the battery but not sure about that , I Don't think the watch is worth much so I don't think sending it to be repaired is viable . If I could solder some wire to that little bit of cooper it might work but I don't think I can get a solder tip in there as it is , I could try taking the dial off the movement and get close but I have never done this and would probably need a tiny screw driver , and I mean really tiny for them screws . So what do you think I should do?  is this scrap, is it worth trying just to have a go ? any ideas welcome .

 

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12 hours ago, Biker said:

Probably buy a ronda movt for a couple of quid, no?

yes  ordered one , I got the watch hands off just using some thin flat head screw drivers not ideal but worked ,  just wondering what to use to get the hands back on? I don't really  want to spend to much if anything on tools as I don't think I will been needing them very much .  

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8 hours ago, Darrel22 said:

just wondering what to use to get the hands back on

I bought a "watch hand presser" tool off eBay for about £3.50. Without something to apply even pressure around the spindle, you'll be likely to bend the hands.

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