Watch Dial Feet Repair Techniques

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In this video I demonstrate three methods to repair broken watch dial feet. Dial stickers, pre-made dial feet and the use of a watch dial feet soldering machine. Let’s compare the results and see if we can determine the best solution.

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Adam Cooper
12 days ago

Thanks for doing this interesting video. I have an old Tissot Seastar that I tried using sticky pads on, and after failing, tried gluing brass dial feet on, which also failed miserably so it’s been cast aside in the drawer. I had no idea there was a dial feet hand milling tool and look forward to giving that method a try. My previous attempts failed due to the dial being raised too high and not allowing the day wheel to remain engaged underneath. Incidentally, when I reached out to the WRT forum, one member sent me a link to instructions… Read more »

Richard Driscoll
12 days ago

Three solutions to a problem – who knew? The epoxy method is really quite elegant when you think about it. As always, I’m impressed!