C65 Aquitaine bezel cleaning advice

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Re: C65 Aquitaine bezel cleaning advice

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Appreciate all the comments :) Regarding sand exposure, not a big deal putting a watch through sand test, you're exposing it to as much tiny sand floating in the ocean as on dry land. For reference I've been surfing with my Seamaster 300m for over a year, plenty of sand exposure, not a single issue with the bezel.
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Re: C65 Aquitaine bezel cleaning advice

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I had this very same problem with a friend's watch and sorted it with some PTFE silicon spray - see my thread here -> other-brands/any-tips-to-loosten-an-ext ... 58544.html
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Re: C65 Aquitaine bezel cleaning advice

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I'm betting real money that the individual grains of sand are bigger than the tolerance gap between the bezel and crystal and case. In that respect I'd rather run my watch through an arty sand shot than cover it in mud, talc or flour.
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