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How do i change the datewithout keep winding it

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Your watch sounds like a mechanical type (old).

Older watches rely on the hour hand passing 12 to re-set the date.

Wind your watch until the date changes and then turn the hands backwards passed 12 and then forwards again to advance the date again.

How far you need to wind it passed 12 (in both directions) is something that you will have to find out by
experiment.

Posted on Aug 24, 2010

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    Michael C. De Vito Oct 01, 2010

    mcdevito75 here, Thank you David, you are absolutely correct. To change the date on the older Timex watches without going thru the entire 24 hour cycleis just as David the first solution suggested, Turn the hands until you see the date change, now turn the hands backwards until the time is 9:30, then forward agin to see the date change, repeat tis until the date is 1 day before the actuall date you need, now go thru the 24 cycle to get the correct date. With this your date will change as it should.

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