Yo VRF Brothers!.....I have a favor to ask. (borrow something)

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Yo VRF Brothers!.....I have a favor to ask. (borrow something)

Beelzy
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Beelzy
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Joined: September 20th, 2007, 5:19 pm

August 15th, 2011, 6:23 pm #1

I have a 5513 with a supposed partially stripped caseback. The wear is obvious, however before I
hunt down a replacement I would like to check the integrity of the Case to see if it's got issues as well.

So.....I wonder if anyone here may possibly be able to loan out a caseback for me to use to make sure.
I will pay the shipping of course and will promise not to do any harm to the caseback. It
doesn't need to be pretty, as long as it has threads that work. wink.gif

I am in California and hope someone else here in the States can Hook a Brother up. Thanks VRF and Crew!
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Joined: November 3rd, 2009, 8:57 pm

August 15th, 2011, 6:31 pm #2

Material can be added with laser welding and then grooves recut.
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Alberto
Alberto

August 15th, 2011, 8:43 pm #3

don't waste your money and buy a replacement caseback, any competent metal/jewelry shop can laser weld the threads back.
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Beelzy
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Beelzy
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Joined: September 20th, 2007, 5:19 pm

August 15th, 2011, 10:53 pm #4

I'm off to explore this option....Thanks again!
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Joined: July 2nd, 2011, 7:22 pm

August 15th, 2011, 11:01 pm #5

I have been looking for a case back for my 5513 for a year now. :(
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Joined: April 13th, 2005, 7:18 am

August 15th, 2011, 11:11 pm #6

nt
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Alberto
Alberto

August 15th, 2011, 11:35 pm #7

don't waste your money and buy a replacement caseback, any competent metal/jewelry shop can laser weld the threads back.
unless you're gonna use the watch for diving, see if it survives regular cleaning or even shower. If it does, wear it the way it is no need to do anything if I was you.
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Joined: July 2nd, 2011, 7:22 pm

August 16th, 2011, 12:18 am #8

nt
Thanks, I have a 1978, 5513, no date on case back.
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