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Post by domecurb on Thu Dec 29 2016, 12:10

well my C330 Promaster bought from eBay arrived this morning
its amazing how deceptive eBay images can be
this to me looks like a good clean watch
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the reality is unfortunately very different Crying or Very sad
its a stinking, filthy, wrist cheese covered mess
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if you look closely between the lug there is even a feather so i assume the watch spent the last 20 years strapped to an Ostrich leg Mad
the bezel is full of gunk as are the bracelet links

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three of the 4 pushers are jammed solid which i suppose is not surprising
the crystal is scratched badly and to top it all off some pillock has tried to re-lume the dial and by the looks of things blind folded using a fencepost

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i am in half a mind to claim a refund for it, but it can be saved and it really just needs a new crystal, the new lume removed and a clean in sulphuric acid  Razz  seriously though a ultra sonic cleaner will suffice
i just p's me off that someone would knowingly sell a watch like that, i couldnt  Mad  its embarrassing

i guess the moral of the story is: you cant win them all
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Post by SeikoJohn on Thu Dec 29 2016, 12:18

you wouldnt think it was the same watch that is in the first photo. I look forward to see how it looks after the ultra sonic clean .. please take a photo of the water after you have finished as well really curious as to how gunky the water will be.


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Post by domecurb on Thu Dec 29 2016, 12:23

@SeikoJohn wrote:you wouldnt think it was the same watch that is in the first photo. I look forward to see how it looks after the ultra sonic clean .. please take a photo of the water after you have finished as well really curious as to how gunky the water will be.


you mean "wrist cheese soup " mmmmmmm yummy

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Post by Elwood on Thu Dec 29 2016, 16:28

Bruce, I have a feeling you'll have it looking good in no time, you'll have to show the pictures once it's done.
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Post by domecurb on Thu Dec 29 2016, 16:33

@Elwood wrote:Bruce, I have a feeling you'll have it looking good in no time, you'll have to show the pictures once it's done.

it will take a while until its done as i have so many to do first Shocked
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Post by daff62 on Thu Dec 29 2016, 18:03

Disappointing but if all the negatives can be remedied it would transform the watch. Very Happy

A polite request to the seller for a partial refund given the varies issues may be worth considering / trying.
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Post by domecurb on Thu Dec 29 2016, 18:05

@daff62 wrote:Disappointing but if all the negatives can be remedied it would transform the watch.   Very Happy

A polite request to the seller for a partial refund given the varies issues may be worth considering / trying.

i can sort it, thats not an issue i thought it would just need a clean and a polish though, but to be fair how many people would know a bad watch from a good one, i suspect he bought it and it wouldnt work right because of the stuck pushers

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