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Setting the day and date

How do you set the day and date on a non-quick set day date?

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  • Gord Gordon Jan 31, 2008

    having trouble pulling out stem.It seems very stiff.



    Or are you suppossed to turn stem till it loosens clockwise and then proceed to lift stem

  • alfred vella May 11, 2010

    when its stop how do i make the date and the day of the week

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    how do I set the day/date

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    Wenger 7700X date forwards twice a day

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I am scared of putting to much force turning the crown
It is very hard or stiff ND CAN'T LIFT CROWN TO BR ABLE TO SET DATE AND TIME

Posted on Jan 31, 2008

  • Gord Gordon Jan 31, 2008

    YOU DID NOT MENTION IF I HAVE TO TURN THE STEM CLOCKWISE TO LOOSEN ,BEFORE SETTING TIME AND DATE

  • Gord Gordon Jan 31, 2008

    I WAS TOLD TO TURN STEM CLOCKWISE UNTILL IT BECAME LOOSE ...AND WAS THEN ABLE TO LIFT STEM TO SET TIME AND DAYE



    IS THIS CORRECT

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First pull the crown out and move the hands to midnight and continue around until the day is the day before today. next move the hands backwards till the date jumps i.e.,about 8:00 oclock then advance the hands past midnight. You will now see that the date has jumped and the day has stayed the same.Repete this until the day and date are set for the day before,noew move the hands forward to the next day the day date should now be set properly.
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