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I can't set my Surge plastic watch.

I have a blue plastic Surge watch. I've lost the directions and have to reset it due to a battery change. I tried the Columbia post above and it didn't work.

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  • bean-drake Jan 17, 2009

    I also have a blue plastic surge watch. We cannot get the watch off of military time and we can not get the alarm off as well. any help would be greatly appreciated. thank you kindly in advance.

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2009

    i can't change my watch from the 24 hour mode to 12 hour mode. can you help me please !!!

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2009

    i have a surge watch and can't get it out of the 24 hour military mode to the 12 hour regular mode. can you help me please, i've tried all different ways in pushing the buttons but it does nothing to help. tony

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