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    Default Accutron 214 Watch Case Opening

    I just purchased a Bulova Accutron 214 on ebay that was sold AS-IS. I removed the locking ring but am having trouble separating the case back from the case body. Any suggestions?

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    Default Re: Accutron 214 Watch Case Opening (By: Time2Fish)

    Quote Originally Posted by Time2Fish View Post
    I just purchased a Bulova Accutron 214 on ebay that was sold AS-IS. I removed the locking ring but am having trouble separating the case back from the case body. Any suggestions?
    It's probably stuck to the gasket. I would just gently go around it prying it up at various points. But I'm no expert. It would be nice to see some photos of your new acquisition.

    Robert

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    Default Re: Accutron 214 Watch Case Opening (By: Accutronica)

    The gasket would need replacing anyway by now. You are lucky not to have it fill the watch with black goo.

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    Default Re: Accutron 214 Watch Case Opening (By: roughbarked)

    Here is the little beauty. I will try prying around the perimeter tonight.Click image for larger version. 

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    Default Re: Accutron 214 Watch Case Opening (By: Time2Fish)

    Once the screw on ring is removed, there is a tab on the edge of the back. Slip a blade under this.

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