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Watch Service Price

Hi My friends
I am Jeweller and Watchmaker 23 Years and now is time to write some thinks about the service price of the watches.
The Swiss watch industry have really big problem with this.There are many times I sold a watch from Swiss brand names and after 2 years when the warranty stop for this watch the customer is really on the Air about the service and the parts.
And why say That??
The Swiss brands stop sell parts to the watchmakers and if you want to repair your watch you can make it only in the official service center of the Brand name.The Swiss brand names see the profit Cheese but didnt see the trap.
I sold a watch before 4 years to one of my customers 390 Euros and now is the time of the service because the watch stop working.The official Service center ask from my Customer 190 euros without the shipping cost +20 Euros.
This is the 60% of the value of the watch and this situation is really Good.There is customer with 750 euro value watch and the service center ask 430 Euros.
The parts of Brands if you want to Change battery and need the official Hard Gasket the service must change all the Gasket kit including the Button and the glass o Ring.This cost 50 until 70 euros The Kit and 18 euros the battery replacement and the cost for some watches 10% until the 25% of the value of the watch.
The other is the Service.
You call it service but it isn’t.When someone send a watch in the official service you tell him service of the watch 250 euros.If the customer accept the price you make a movement Replacement and you send the watch with a new movement.The price of the movement cost to any watchmaker 15-30 euros and in some chronograph 40 euros.I accept you can make a profit But 210 euros difference is to big.
Dear CEO
Of the Swiss watch industry if you send your luxury car for service and want you 90000 euros for service I think you find bad idea to send it next time to the same service and you try to search another Service and pay 500 euros for service.This is an example for you.I hope you understand because the Times change and the solution for the customer of the beautiful Smartwatch with cost 25 euros until 200 euros with pedometer,compass,heart rate,Bluetooth and many more is ready to make the watch customers very Happy and forget the service prices of 300 euros.
Dear Mr CEO if your mind is to show profits to shareholders I think you are wrong and you must change direction to the best ways because you are in driver seat of 200 years brand and you must have respect to the history of the company and the customers.

Thanks.

Edox Delfino Chronograph Repair and Polish

Before 2 Days I Receive a watch from Germany.The watch is in Bad condition with With Big Scratches in bracelet and Case.The movement is on good condition but the legs from the Dial was broken and make a damage in one hand.

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I start from the hands removing and next I remove the Dial just to see if the day disc and have moisture under the Dial.The Dial have only one leg and the other is broken.I install the dial with Double stickers and install the Hands Again.

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I Dissamble the Case and Bracelet and start The Polish and scratch Removing.

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I polish first the one side of the bracelet just to see the difference,and then I polish all.

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The Job is Finish and now we have a watch ready for use.
Thanks Mr Hans

 

If you want to send me your Watch for Repair just email me first

Info@watch4maker.com

 

 

Tissot T Touch Repair Guide Part 7

Now we clean all the parts and the case and is the time of Assembly and install the movement Carefully first from the side from the Button because the pusher connector maybe damaged if the movement install from the the other side.Before install the movement install the battery and touch the connectors to see if the watch working and if the pusher connectors working fine.Now you are Ready to install.
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If Your Tissot T Touch have Damaged from Water and the Repair cost in the Swatch Group are very high,you can send it to me to repair it.The cost is 30 euros + 8 euros The Shipping from Greece to You.If the have Glass Damage or Zebra strip Damage the watch is not for Repair.The Price is Only for Clean and Oil the watch and Clean the Case and the Bracelet.If you want to contact with me email me: grdimis@gmail.com

Thanks

Dimitris
The Tools you Need to make all this Repair Job I have it in the next Link.Please dont ask me anymore what tools I need for Repair.

Tissot T Touch Disassebly and Repair Tools Kits Watch tools

Tissot T Touch Repair Guide Part 6

In This Video I clean the case very carefully.Please you must clean the glass inside not with the water and don’t make a scratch because the watch have big damage and  need to change the Glass if you want to work.

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If Your Tissot T Touch have Damaged from Water and the Repair cost in the Swatch Group are very high,you can send it to me to repair it.The cost is 30 euros + 8 euros The Shipping from Greece to You.If the have Glass Damage or Zebra strip Damage the watch is not for Repair.The Price is Only for Clean and Oil the watch and Clean the Case and the Bracelet.If you want to contact with me email me: grdimis@gmail.com

Thanks

Dimitris The Tools you Need to make all this Repair Job I have it in the next Link.Please dont ask me anymore what tools I need for Repair.

Tissot T Touch Disassebly and Repair Tools Kits Watch tools

Tissot T Touch Repair Guide Part 5

In this Video you can work to clean very good the Circuit and the Glass Tape connector.You must clean very good the Glass from and the case from Inside the case.Please dont use Water but you can use Clear Benzine.The Circuit you can clean with the same  with Clear Benzine or you can buy from Internet if you can find a Bergeon No 6438 Circuit cleaner.The Rest is On the Video.

Thanks For Watching

If Your Tissot T Touch have Damaged from Water and the Repair cost in the Swatch Group are very high,you can send it to me to repair it.The cost is 30 euros + 8 euros The Shipping from Greece to You.If the have Glass Damage or Zebra strip Damage the watch is not for Repair.The Price is Only for Clean and Oil the watch and Clean the Case and the Bracelet.If you want to contact with me email me: grdimis@gmail.com

Thanks

Dimitris
The Tools you Need to make all this Repair Job I have it in the next Link.Please dont ask me anymore what tools I need for Repair.

Tissot T Touch Disassebly and Repair Tools Kits Watch tools