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Growing up in south Florida in the 70s and early 80s I was into water sports, and SCUBA was big on that list. Didn't really have a watch, or at least something that wasn't disposable until I graduated from high school when I got this watch as a gift, a 556-5029 'pre arnie'. A few years into owning it I managed to fog it out, so I sent it into Seiko for service to resolve the condensation inside. A couple years later the battery died and when I went to have it replaced the watch was dead. Bummer.

Jump forward 25 years and I decide to see if Seiko could get it working for me. Sure enough they could, replacing the movement and cleaning it up a bunch, and now my first nice watch is alive again.
 

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Very nice, I like it. Congrats!
 

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Thanks all. I kind of wish I'd sent it back sooner, 25 years just sitting in a drawer is kind of silly. Also kind of surprised Seiko still had parts for it, I was thinking I was going to have to try to track all the replacement parts down on eBay or something.
 
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