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    Yes I can wind the hands round 24 hrs and the date disc will roll over ok.

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    You need to take it back. Sounds like it got caught in the full wind condition. There is a name for it, but it escapes me. Essentially, when wound tight, the click (I think) gets jammed against the main barrel;. It can't unwind and therefore no power it released. You can spin the hands and press all the buttons you want, but since power won't get to the balance wheel, it won't run. I have one regular watch that is like this. You have to open the back and unjam the click (I think) so it will work. Problem is, once it does it, it will do it again. I think the trick is to not fully wind it.

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    That sounds exactly like what Iím seeing... will let you know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by morningtundra View Post
    That sounds exactly like what Iím seeing... will let you know.

    Here is a website that seems to explain it: Minimal explanation, but there it is is.

    http://www.howwatcheswork.com/watch-...overwound.html

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