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Re: how do i remove the back on my sekonda mens watch
Mcdevito75 here, Generally thr back is simply pryed off useing a sharp knife (steak) or with a case opener, or at times the back is screwed on, little square holes around the back of the watch require a special tool, or there may be 4 screws holding down the back to the case, even if you get the back off you may need Jewelers screwdrivers to remove / replace the battery. BEST BET, look for a small watch repair shop in your area.
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I assume you mean a Sekonda watch.
Watches from large scale manufacturers like Sekonda come with a wide range of glass sizes. 30mm diameter is a common one, but you would need to remove the glass in one piece to measure it. Watch glasses are commonly in 0.5mm steps (e.g. 30.0mm, 30.5mm,31.00 mm etc.) and may have rounded or bevelled edges so it is often very difficult to determine the exact size without removing the glass.
Additionally, there is the thickness of the glass to consider.
Finally, the 'glass' may be plastic, mineral glass or sapphire crystal.
All in all, you will have to know how to remove the back of the watch, how to remove the crown and stem in order to remove the movement, how to remove the glass in one piece, how to fit a replacement glass, how to refit the movement, how to refit the crown and stem and how to refit the back.
Alternatively, take it to a watch repair centre - you'll still have a working watch after they've finished with it.....
If it is indeed a screw type back it will have indentions ON the back (6 to 8). A special tool is required to remove the back without damage to the watch back. Any reputable jewelry store should be able to remove the back. If there are no indentions then it should be a pop back. Some watches do not have a slot to slide a pry tool under the back. You have to use a sharp knife..taking appropriate safety precautions.
Mate I googled the sekonda web site and this is the link--> http://www.sekonda.co.uk/index.php?fuseaction=Static.faq
It's on the frequently asked questions page and if you click on the 10th question down (How do I use and adjust my Sekonda watch) a message drops down saying click HERE to download the sekonda instruction manual..... I hope this helps......CHEERS..
I cant seem to find a good pic of this watch anywhere!
Is it one where the leather band goes behind the watch?? You will have to remove the pins (at least one) to get to the back.
I would take to a local jeweler if its more difficult then that.
Hi, its Richard, after battery replacement before replacing watch back, there is a small hole in the movement near the edge if you look down it there is a metal plate at the bottom gently press this with a fine screwdriver, the display will then come on, it is a reset switch, regards Richard.