Reduction In Wait Times For Watch Servicing

Reduction In Wait Times For Watch Servicing

Postby koimaster » April 17th 2018, 5:26pm

It’s no secret that customers are frustrated with the time it takes to get things done in the watch industry. Even something as simple as ordering a strap takes several weeks if not months; a complete overhaul is another matter entirely.

But be careful what you wish for because the watch industry seems to be listening, with companies employing procedures to drastically reduce service delays.

And there’s a dirty downside.

Lack of qualified watchmakers is the underlying issue when it comes to watches taking so long to repair. Understaffed workshops throughout the world struggle to keep up with demand for repair, which in turn causes lead times to swell out of control.

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Re: Reduction In Wait Times For Watch Servicing

Postby bedlam » April 17th 2018, 7:23pm

Interesting stuff.
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Re: Reduction In Wait Times For Watch Servicing

Postby biglove » April 17th 2018, 9:01pm

Corporate greed rears its ugly head. A shame.
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Re: Reduction In Wait Times For Watch Servicing

Postby conjurer » April 17th 2018, 10:18pm

One of the comments:

Wow! This is a little distressing. Having someone, that doesn’t understand the importance of how the different parts of a movement influence and affect the performance of other parts of a movement, as well as the overall performance of the movement, working on expensive movements, in an industry that depends on precision, just doesn’t sound right. in addition, I don’t like the idea of having the COSC movement that is original to my watch, replaced with one from another, unknown watch, that has been refurbished scares the hell out of me!

Reminds me of Tz's Geek Speak, with a bunch of almost randomly placed commas.
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Re: Reduction In Wait Times For Watch Servicing

Postby foghorn » April 18th 2018, 5:15am

conjurer wrote:One of the comments:

Wow! This is a little distressing. Having someone, that doesn’t understand the importance of how the different parts of a movement influence and affect the performance of other parts of a movement, as well as the overall performance of the movement, working on expensive movements, in an industry that depends on precision, just doesn’t sound right. in addition, I don’t like the idea of having the COSC movement that is original to my watch, replaced with one from another, unknown watch, that has been refurbished scares the hell out of me!

Reminds me of Tz's Geek Speak, with a bunch of almost randomly placed commas.




And he said "movement" 4 times in one sentence.

That's this many


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