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Good evening one and all!

I'm the happy recipient of a NN C63 Elite and really loving the dimensions and look of it.

However, I am finding the crown very "flighty" a relatively gentle touch has it spring out and consequently it has done that 3 times today in the short time I was wearing it.

Does anyone have similar experience, or have others always found it quite secure? I've asked Vallen what she thinks but it is quite hard to describe the strength of a push textually!

As ever, thanks in advance!
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Timishere wrote: Mon Jan 10, 2022 8:13 pm Good evening one and all!

I'm the happy recipient of a NN C63 Elite and really loving the dimensions and look of it.

However, I am finding the crown very "flighty" a relatively gentle touch has it spring out and consequently it has done that 3 times today in the short time I was wearing it.

Does anyone have similar experience, or have others always found it quite secure? I've asked Vallen what she thinks but it is quite hard to describe the strength of a push textually!

As ever, thanks in advance!
I have a Colchester, which has the same crown system, and I haven't had any issues with it.
The only time I have inadvertently popped it open was during a strap change, but it hasnt popped out when on the wrist.

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Thanks David. So yours requires a fairly decent push then? Mine comes out with less pressure than one would use on a TV remote control, for example.

I'm paranoid it will come out unnoticed prior to washing my hands or such like.
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It doesn't need much pressure either, when I first had it I popped it out a couple of times when I adjusted the position of the watch on my wrist, I usually grip my watches at the 3 and 9 o'clock positions. I now grip it at 12 and 6 and it's fine.

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Ah, maybe that is what I'm doing inadvertently. Thanks you so much for the input!
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My pleasure, enjoy your elite, I hope you get on with the crown.

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I have a c63 Elite. The crown can be quite flighty as you said. I have had mine pop open on occasion when worn but this is rare. The crown requires very little pressure to pop into the case and I have found it popping out again if I don't get it just right. You have to make sure it positively clicks into the case.
I don't think yours is faulty but the quirks of the mechanism for getting the crown to stay tucked into the case need a bit of practice to master. I can't imagine that the Colchester is any different but the case shape may be different enough to make the crown more positive.
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albionphoto wrote: Mon Jan 10, 2022 10:47 pm I have a c63 Elite. The crown can be quite flighty as you said. I have had mine pop open on occasion when worn but this is rare. The crown requires very little pressure to pop into the case and I have found it popping out again if I don't get it just right. You have to make sure it positively clicks into the case.
I don't think yours is faulty but the quirks of the mechanism for getting the crown to stay tucked into the case need a bit of practice to master. I can't imagine that the Colchester is any different but the case shape may be different enough to make the crown more positive.
Thanks. That is reassuring...I'm wearing it on my right hand now and hasn't come out again.
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