Help with my Citizen Cosmotron - Seiko & Citizen Watch Forum – Japanese Watch Reviews, Discussion & Trading
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-12-2019, 11:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
BobbyMike's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Austerlitz, NY - Eastern edge of the Berkshire Mts.
Posts: 1,597
Points: 2 (+)
Default Help with my Citizen Cosmotron

Need some help with my Transistorized Citizen Cosmotron.





During a battery change I lost one of the battery retaining clip screws (not insurmountable) and snapped off the other in the watch (that's the big problem).

I don't have the tools/knowledge to extract the broken screw and am hesitant to drop off my (kinda unique) baby to just any watchmaker. After all it's a transistorized freakin' watch! I'm sure it's a relatively easy job for a skilled craftsman, but my forte is wooden furniture, not itsy bitsy, teeny weeny, watch screws.






Advice? Directions?

Thanks in advance!


Here's where the broken screw is (circled in red)

__________________
"Oh! The bitter thought to scan
All the loneliness of man:-
Nature, by magnetic laws,
Circle unto circle draws,
But they only touch when met,
Never mingle -- strangers yet"

Strangers Yet
Lord Houghton


Michael

www.fingerlingthenovel.com
Fingerling @ Leanpub
BobbyMike is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 03-13-2019, 08:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
bloody watches's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Brisbane Australia - currently
Posts: 630
Points: 20 (+)
Default

ebay and pick up a cheap doner Cosmotron, would be the easiest way
__________________
I wish I had something really funny to put here
bloody watches is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-15-2019, 06:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Vette Enthusiast's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2019
Location: NOVA
Posts: 430
Points: 28 (+)
Default

Seiko Kid (Rob) just received a nice endorsement for some recent work he did on a digital timepiece for another forum member. You might PM him for advice.

https://www.thewatchsite.com/34-watc...thank-you.html

Good luck with it.
__________________
____________
--John S.--
Vette Enthusiast is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Seiko & Citizen Watch Forum – Japanese Watch Reviews, Discussion & Trading forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
My Cosmotron Arrives :) vynster THE JAPANESE WATCH DISCUSSION FORUM 15 12-07-2015 09:30 PM
Citizen Cosmotron 7806A help needed.. anzac1957 NON-JAPANESE WATCH DISCUSSION 0 11-13-2013 02:18 AM
FS: Mint Original citizen electronic cosmotron-7803 model USD 135 shipped+paypal antoniopun SEIKO & CITIZEN TRADING POST 7 05-27-2011 01:19 PM
Battery of CITIZEN X8 COSMOTRON Lampson THE JAPANESE WATCH DISCUSSION FORUM 3 07-22-2010 05:20 AM
SOLD: Rare citizen electronic cosmotron watch - 40 USD net SOLD tunafied SEIKO & CITIZEN TRADING POST 0 06-10-2010 01:40 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:49 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.