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  1. Hattrick

    Hattrick Feb 10, 2017

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    Good morning,
    A bit cold this morning , about 1° celsius and this happened:
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    Obviously, condensation occurred and disappeared in a few seconds , and my question for you is " how worried should i be?"
    Send the watch to be serviced immediately?
    Thank you
     
  2. fibonacci086

    fibonacci086 Feb 10, 2017

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    Hello,
    I would say yes as you have humidity in the case which could trigger any degradation of the parts
    Let's wait until we know what @Archer think about that
     
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  3. mac_omega

    mac_omega Feb 10, 2017

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    Put the watch into a tight plastic box together with rice (unboiled of course) for a first aid action - the rice will absorb any humidity and prevent the worst case... It would enhance the process if you screw the back a bit lose...

    just my 2c
     
  4. Archer

    Archer Omega Qualified Watchmaker Feb 10, 2017

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    Rice can be dusty - although I often see it recommended on forums, I would not use it personally.

    That's enough condensation I would get the watch looked at.
     
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  5. abrod520

    abrod520 Feb 10, 2017

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    Place the watch upside-down until you can take it to be serviced, which you should do ASAP
     
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  6. Hattrick

    Hattrick Feb 10, 2017

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    Thanks .
    It went very quick so i am more worried about previous damage. I am not going to take it out until i get it serviced.
    Thank you
     
  7. jaguar11

    jaguar11 Feb 10, 2017

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    Hope you get that one sorted and no damage done!!!!!
     
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  8. Vicke

    Vicke Feb 10, 2017

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    Wouldn't it be good to take the back off and let the moisture out? If you have the tools.
    The watch should still be sent to get serviced of course, but it would stop further damage for now.
     
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  9. smitty190373

    smitty190373 Feb 10, 2017

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    @Hattrick

    I never experienced anything like this in the time I owned the watch. If you can't take the back off, at least unscrew the crown overnight.
     
  10. Hattrick

    Hattrick Feb 10, 2017

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    The back is off but the dust cover is still on.
     
  11. Vicke

    Vicke Feb 10, 2017

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  12. Hattrick

    Hattrick Feb 13, 2017

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    I left the speedmaster with Simon at STS today for servicing. No water damage or anything like that. The crown and pushers will be replaced.
    Thank you
     
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