Category: Fix Watches

July 10, 2017 timesticking No comments exist

What is a kinetic watch and how does it work? -kinetic energy is the energy of motion. A kinetic watch uses the everyday motion of the wearer to operate the watch engine, also known as the movement. It stores energy that is produced by simple, everyday movements, such as shaking someone’s hand, gesturing, swinging your…

May 4, 2017 timesticking No comments exist

When you own a wristwatch, every now and then it slows down or stops working. Although it may be distressing when it first happens, especially if you spent a lot of money on the timepiece, sometimes there is a simple fix. Before you come to any conclusions about why your watch stopped working, it is…

April 25, 2016 timesticking

There are a few different types of pocket watch movements and each one is unique to repair. Key-Wind, Key-Set The very first pocket watches, since their creation in the 16th century, up until the third quarter of the 19th century, had key-wind and key-set movements. A watch key was necessary to wind the watch and…

April 20, 2016 timesticking

There are several different types of watch bands, the most common being stainless steel, leather, nylon, and silicone or rubber. As far as watch band repair goes, when a leather, silicone, nylon, or rubber band breaks, the band needs to be replaced. Replacement bands for these types of bands usually run anywhere from $20 to…

March 26, 2016 timesticking

A balance wheel inside of a watch, is a timekeeping device used in mechanical watches. It is a weighted wheel that rotates back and forth, being returned toward its center position by a spiral torsion spring which is also called the balance spring or hairspring. It is driven by the escapement, which transforms the rotating…