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Invicta Sea Thunder Chronograph resets to the 7 minute mark instead of the 12 o'clock position when using chronograph

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  • jamespila_ho Aug 19, 2010

    I have a new Invicta Sea Thunder that does not reset at the 12 o'clock position when using the chronograph.

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The only thing that would cause that is an incorrect assembly of the clock - either the needle was incorrectly fitted to its shaft or the reset cog is not properly aligned with the mechanism. Since it's a brand new watch you should take it for servicing, there's nothing you can do about it without losing the warranty. 

Posted on Aug 20, 2010

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Only thing I can suggest is you return it for a new watch. I had so many problems with my Invicta Pro Diver that I finaaly gave up and bought a Timex. Oh and the Timex keeps on tickin' for 1/3 the price.

Posted on Aug 19, 2010

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    Bob Korsu Aug 19, 2010

    It's definitly a defect in the watch. Since it's new, you should have no problem getting a replacement or your money back.

  • Bob Korsu
    Bob Korsu Aug 26, 2010

    If you attempt to return the watch as defective and Invicta insists it's not under warranty start complaining and you'll get what you want.

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