Time for battery change

To the joy of some and the disdain of others, I present the Invicta Reserve Bolt Zues Magnum.

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This watch has two separate Swiss Ronda movements. The small secondary one has been dead since I got this watch pre loved.

I soon learnd the Joker would jinx my first attempt to change this battery

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First step is to remove the four screws that hold the tiny clock

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Using my holder and caseback remover to open it

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Take off the plastic movement holder

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Next remove the battery cover

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As a novice who isn't used to handling such small parts, I almost rage quit. I struggled to turn the screw. Decided to set it aside for a few days.

Today I decided to try again. We'll rested, I realized that the screwdriver bit wasn't sharp enough. A few passes on sandpaper did the trick

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I was under the impression that I wasn't supposed to take the screw all the way out. Impatient I pushed the clip off of it's pin. It went flying 馃槼

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Say what you want about the size and design of Invicta watches. You can't talk bad about the movement. Full metal build, five jewels and serviceable.

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Now time to reassemble

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You know, I can say I have an Invicta 1953 and there is a lot a hate thrown unnecessarily at Invicta. Sure they make large watches that can be statement pieces but if people are buying them then they are serving a market that wants this! Their collections like the one you have here may not be something I would chose but whatever!! I'm not wearing it, and yes they do have some pretty great movements in them. I had someone comment on one of my reviews of the invicta 1953 that they have a chronograph that has a Valjoux movement in it. I mean people will say what they will but they are the ones that are missing out and discovering new timepieces!! End of my defense of Invicta!! Lol!!! By the way I really appreciate your going in depth on how you handled the battery change. Thanks for sharing!!

Had to ask a friend for advice. The legendary Magnum Vic!

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infinitekronos

You know, I can say I have an Invicta 1953 and there is a lot a hate thrown unnecessarily at Invicta. Sure they make large watches that can be statement pieces but if people are buying them then they are serving a market that wants this! Their collections like the one you have here may not be something I would chose but whatever!! I'm not wearing it, and yes they do have some pretty great movements in them. I had someone comment on one of my reviews of the invicta 1953 that they have a chronograph that has a Valjoux movement in it. I mean people will say what they will but they are the ones that are missing out and discovering new timepieces!! End of my defense of Invicta!! Lol!!! By the way I really appreciate your going in depth on how you handled the battery change. Thanks for sharing!!

Love the kind words my friend. It can be frustrating, but "sticks and stones" you know the saying 馃ぃ

I have no disdain for invicta or those that love them. They aren鈥檛 my cup of tea personally, but they are definitely statement pieces. Respect to all those that love them and there are quite a few 馃

Draeger22

I have no disdain for invicta or those that love them. They aren鈥檛 my cup of tea personally, but they are definitely statement pieces. Respect to all those that love them and there are quite a few 馃

I'm not calling out anyone on WC in particular. It's more pointing a finger at those in social media who use it as click bait to build themselves up.

This is incredible 馃槷

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Oh... The little clock is for when you're driving and want to know the time!

I like a watch that wears a watch.

Lufty_Luft

Oh... The little clock is for when you're driving and want to know the time!

I never thought of it that way

馃憣馃従

sam_kula

This is incredible 馃槷

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I fear that I may end up with too many tools in my quest to eventually start moding and stuff

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