When is a wrench not a wrench?

So it turns out not only was the wrench not needed, but if it was, I got the wrong kind. All of the watches I’ve dealt with are opened by prying off the backing. This is how I’ve destroyed a number of screw drivers, so I thought a dedicated tool might do a better job. Turns out I was wrong. This wrench is for “jaxa” style watches which have little grooves on the backing which line up with the wrench. The back is then unscrewed.

Whoops. There goes 6...</div> <div>Edit, actually, someone on my hall has a slide rule watch which wasn't slide ruling very smoothly. Using my new wrench, I was able to take the backing off her watch and apply some lubricant to the slide rule gear.6 well spent.

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