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  1. bclarkmsu

    bclarkmsu Jul 21, 2018

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    HEY Guys,

    New to the forum and to watches. I picked up an Omega Seamaster 120m yesterday and took it to an authorized Omega dealer thinking it just needed a new battery and bezel. The guy replaced the battery but it did not work and said it needed a new board and would have to send it to Omega. The cost to get it running is $300-500 estimate. My question is do you think it’s worth it?
     
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  2. pmontoyap

    pmontoyap Jul 21, 2018

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    I think its not worth it as it can reach the higher end of that estimate quickly. You can probably find a donor movement for $100 or so and keep it as beater.
     
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  3. bclarkmsu

    bclarkmsu Jul 21, 2018

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    Thanks for the input.
     
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  4. DIV

    DIV Jul 22, 2018

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    It does look nice on your wrist. This can be a very rewarding and enjoyable restoration project.
    If you take it on, it would be great for you to update this thread.
    Good luck on your journey...
     
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  5. chipsotoole

    chipsotoole Jul 22, 2018

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    It's also missing the dive numbered ceramic chapter ring right? That'll put up the cost too..
     
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  6. bclarkmsu

    bclarkmsu Jul 22, 2018

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    I will. Considering I paid $20 for it I’m thinking it might be fun.
     
  7. bclarkmsu

    bclarkmsu Jul 22, 2018

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    I think so.