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Rolex Submariner Date 1680 Calibre 1570

broken post

nut with broken post end stuck in it

old broken post drilled out of nut

Post is snapped in the nut

A hole is drilled in acryic to hold the nut

Removing the post with an end mill

Post cleanly removed

A new date wheel post is turned in the lathe and then the CNC machine is used to cut the 0.5mm left hand thread

The post is then cut off in the lathe

The post is then held in a pin vice and stoned to the correct length

The new post was then pushed into the plate

new raw post with left-handed 0.5mm thread