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Removing the watch stem

Hello, I was wondering just how to remove the watch stem on a quartz watch. do you need a special tool?

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    Gerald Helmke Apr 23, 2017

    Be careful on the advice ur getting becausit depends on the type of movement it is and that's very inportant because if u get it out it might not go back in and that can cost u serious money to take the stem out means there r other issues ur trying to address so just go to the pros and ask or Br more specific in ur online searches



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Hi, it depends on the watch . Look carefully ,if there is a release button , somethin you can press on or lift up. Sometimes a needle is enough to do the job. On some quartz movements (the cheap ones) you just can't remove the stem ...
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