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Hi all.

Bought my mother this back in 2007 but she never wore it, still had the plastic on the bracelet.
Now of course the battery needs replacing.
A. What battery?
B. Can I do this without a case press?
C. How do I remove some links (she lost weight and its a bit too loose now)?

 

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Hi all.

Bought my mother this back in 2007 but she never wore it, still had the plastic on the bracelet.
Now of course the battery needs replacing.
A. What battery?
B. Can I do this without a case press?
C. How do I remove some links (she lost weight and its a bit too loose now)?

A) Battery is a 364.
B) What's the case back look like?
C) I'd guess that the links are held in with pins. Punch a couple out from the links near the clasp - there should be an arrow imprinted on the back of the link indicating which side the pins come out. There may also be room to simply move the attachment point to the clasp - usually there are a couple extra holes for adjustment.
 

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A) Battery is a 364.
B) What's the case back look like?
C) I'd guess that the links are held in with pins. Punch a couple out from the links near the clasp - there should be an arrow imprinted on the back of the link indicating which side the pins come out. There may also be room to simply move the attachment point to the clasp - usually there are a couple extra holes for adjustment.
Thanks.
Case back has a lip for snap back tool, opposite side to crown. Ordered a cheap case back press, hope its not cheap for the wrong reasons :D
No adjustment on this clasp, has to be links out.
 

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No problem, good luck! My $25 Amazon.com case press is a year old and still going strong - just make sure you screw the dies down tightly or else the plastic threads will strip.
 

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Bloody Nora! The kit arrived today :eek:

Battery inserted and caseback reseated on both mine (cheap Lotus VD57-X023) and my mother's Pulsar.
Very happy bunny except the blue paint is coming off the press already :D
 

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Yeah, the paint is not a problem.
Got a rattle can left over from when I painted the lip spoiler on the car. Africa Grey metallic. :D
 
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