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How do you service your watch?

  • Send to Bienne

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  • Other Omega Service center

    Votes: 2 15.4%
  • Independent watchmaker

    Votes: 2 15.4%
  • DIY!!!

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    Votes: 6 46.2%
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Just wondering guys what you'd do?

Do you send it off to Bienne or an Omega service center either direct or via an AD or do you go the independent route?

And why please pals?


Be well amigos and have a nice day now :001_smile:



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I was reluctant in voting for never had serviced a watch yet and was pleasantly surprised that I was in the majority.I've been lucky I suppose or neglectful.Now that I'm a fortunate Omega owner I'm thinking that I should follow the recommended service intervals because I know I'll be enjoying them for a life time.
 

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In the same boat here Larry as I wouldn't count the work on the blue AT to be part of a normal service, more remedial work as a result of a mishap at the dealer's.

Like you, I'm looking to giving mine regular spa treatments too :thumbup1:


Be well pal :001_smile:



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I take them to an autorized Omega service center!

They are quite expensive and slow.... the last time, my Speedy Day-Date spend three month there waiting for a new bracelet since mine "exploded"!!! :cursing::cursing:

At least it came back as new.... for a while... I have to take it back after 2 yeras because it makes -11 sec a day.... :cursing::cursing:

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I haven't had to have one serviced yet. I don't wear them too much so unless one has stopped dead, I don't think I would know when it needed service. I didn't see the voting option of "Take out a loan", that would have been my second vote.:scared:
 

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I have two watchmakers to service my watches.
I considder both as friends, they save me lots of $$

One of then was a watchmaker at Omega in Bienne for more then 30 years..:thumbup1:
 

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:)

I have a local watchmaker for the routine , easy stuff on most of my
watches.. however for when the Omegas need or are ready for a service I would like to send them in to Bienne for the full spa treatment ... not sure what I'll do just yet hopefully that's still a couple of years away..:thumbup1:

diver88:):)

BTW, I think ole Grumpy is/was a ceritified (or certifiable ) Omega technician, that might be an option for me.
 

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Well, I don't follow standard service intervals, but instead let the watch tell me when it needs serviced. To date, I haven't had to service any of my watches....

I can say that when the time comes to service my PO, I most certainly will not use the New Jersey (lack-of) Service Center. I had the watch there for another non-movement issue & the experience was horrible & IMO they were seriously trying to rip me off. They'll never see a watch of mine there again. I'll find someone local instead...
 

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I voted send to Bienne. Although I haven't actually sent one there yet, this is what I plan to do. Why even mess around with local watchmakers or even Omega centers in places like New Jersey? It only comes around once or twice a decade, so why not do it right and give yourself peace of mind. If it is the price that you are worried about, then why did you buy an Omega in the first place? hehe
 
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