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  1. mfriend

    mfriend Sep 17, 2021

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    Has anyone here ever removed or had removed the cyclops on their watch?
    I dont find them useful or ascetically pleasing.:cool:
    I think i would enjoy looking at my 2 Aquaracers more without it
     
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  2. jamesbizs

    jamesbizs Sep 25, 2021

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    Remove? You'd probably just have to get a new crystal sans cyclops
     
  3. dtf

    dtf Sep 26, 2021

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    I want to do this on my night diver, but have not been brave enough yet
     
  4. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 26, 2021

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    It would be interesting to know how hot you have to get the glue for it to come off. Pretty sure I saw a video on YT where someone did this, I expected them to take the crystal out first but they didn't! :eek:
     
  5. dtf

    dtf Sep 26, 2021

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    Presumably 70+ degrees, there’s not been any stories of cyclopses falling off watches that have been left in hot cars.
     
  6. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 26, 2021

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    True! Hot enough to damage the bezel I would have thought? Or maybe it doesn't need to be that hot but you have to pull the cyclops off?
     
  7. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Sep 26, 2021

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    Aquagraph Sep 26, 2021

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    Aquagraph Sep 26, 2021

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    This is clearly NOT the way to do it!
     
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  10. dtf

    dtf Sep 26, 2021

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    I’m mostly worried about marking the lume on the dial on mine, but I guess there’s a reasonable chance you would unstick the bezel ceramic too. Really you want to do it with the glass out
     
  11. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 26, 2021

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    The guy in the video says the watch got very hot...
     
  12. jamesbizs

    jamesbizs Sep 27, 2021

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    Lets not forget literally all the gaskets/o rings.... Especially if it's a divewatch.
     
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  13. mfriend

    mfriend Sep 28, 2021

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    you guys mean to tell me it is not as easy as flicking it off with a fingernail and then just washing the crystal :thumbsdown:
     
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