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Re: Shocking repair time

Post by ChrisMin » Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:10 pm

I had exactly the same "it's in QC" conversation last Monday and was assured my watch would be with me by the end of the week. It wasn't, and i have not yet had the despatched email. Another call in the morning!!!

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Re: Shocking repair time

Post by Essex Paul » Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:27 pm

^^^ I’ve left 2 messages so going to give them Monday to reply.
If they don’t then an irate call on Tuesday.

Hopefully they’ll call me back.
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Re: Shocking repair time

Post by Essex Paul » Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:34 pm

C1 GMPR update.

Has been despatched today arriving tomorrow. Week 9 and can’t wait.
unfortunately I can’t wear it yet as I’ll carry out my own QC by fully winding it and resting it to check 5 day reserve. Then the big test, making sure it rewinds! Fingers crosssed. 8)

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Re: Shocking repair time

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:04 pm

Essex Paul wrote:C1 GMPR update.

Has been despatched today arriving tomorrow. Week 9 and can’t wait.
unfortunately I can’t wear it yet as I’ll carry out my own QC by fully winding it and resting it to check 5 day reserve. Then the big test, making sure it rewinds! Fingers crosssed. 8)

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Wouldn't it be better and easier to give it a short wind to get it going (if it's not running on arrival which it may well be) and then wear it, to check the automatic winding, and bring it up to fully wound? Shouldn't take too long.

Then rest it to check the 5 day power reserve is 5 days.

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Re: Shocking repair time

Post by Thegreyman » Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:07 pm

Essex Paul wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:34 pm
C1 GMPR update.

Has been despatched today arriving tomorrow. Week 9 and can’t wait.
Nice one Paul, that's a big relief....for all of us ( :wink: :lol: )
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Re: Shocking repair time

Post by Essex Paul » Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:43 pm

Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:04 pm
Essex Paul wrote:C1 GMPR update.

Has been despatched today arriving tomorrow. Week 9 and can’t wait.
unfortunately I can’t wear it yet as I’ll carry out my own QC by fully winding it and resting it to check 5 day reserve. Then the big test, making sure it rewinds! Fingers crosssed. 8)

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Good news. Image

Wouldn't it be better and easier to give it a short wind to get it going (if it's not running on arrival which it may well be) and then wear it, to check the automatic winding, and bring it up to fully wound? Shouldn't take too long.

Then rest it to check the 5 day power reserve is 5 days.

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You know what Guy? That’s what I’m gonna do.
Wise words and a great idea. Thanks. :thumbup:
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Re: Shocking repair time

Post by Essex Paul » Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:48 pm

Thegreyman wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:07 pm
Essex Paul wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:34 pm
C1 GMPR update.

Has been despatched today arriving tomorrow. Week 9 and can’t wait.
Nice one Paul, that's a big relief....for all of us ( :wink: :lol: )

I bet! You poor guys have shared my bored agony. :lol:

I’ll be as pleased as you to put this sorry saga to bed! :thumbup:
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Re: Shocking repair time

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:23 pm

Essex Paul wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:43 pm

You know what Guy? That’s what I’m gonna do.
Wise words and a great idea. Thanks. :thumbup:
Glad to be of help.

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Re: Shocking repair time

Post by Essex Paul » Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:48 am

Got my C1 back yesterday.

Opened it.

Don’t ask!! ](*,)

Seriously......... don’t ask. [-X
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Re: Shocking repair time

Post by nauf » Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:54 am

I wouldn’t ask. I just say it must be bad. :silent:
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Re: Shocking repair time

Post by nbg » Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:59 am

Essex Paul wrote:
Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:48 am
Got my C1 back yesterday.

Opened it.

Don’t ask!! ](*,)

Seriously......... don’t ask. [-X
I do hope your post is a wind up Paul and that all is really now ok!

If not, I assume you are now at the point where this may come in handy. :(
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Re: Shocking repair time

Post by stefs » Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:10 am

Can't help it...I've got to ask?
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Re: Shocking repair time

Post by Essex Paul » Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:27 am

Ok if you lot do insist!

Gotta get it off my chest I suppose.

1) Case was scratched on bezel. Looks like a tool scratch.

2) No note whatsoever of the work/repair they carried out.

Just spoke to Robert in CS.
it’s going back. 9 weeks and counting.

To his credit he said they’ll polish or re-case it. Also chase the technicians notes from Biel.

My first time with this brand ain’t going to well chaps. :thumbdown:
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Re: Shocking repair time

Post by stefs » Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:55 am

sadly nothing surprises me nowdays! What a sorry old tale. No doubt someone will be along shortly to reassure you that they will sort it all out ok.
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Re: Shocking repair time

Post by golfjunky » Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:00 am

Why are you still persevering? I’d be long gone by now
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