If you’re like many people, you’ve probably had times when you needed to change a watch battery or fix a piece of jewelry without having to pay someone else to do for you. If so, a watch repair kit provides the tools you need to fix your own small items around the house.
We found several helpful watch repair kits that include tools like tiny screwdrivers of varying sizes, brass tweezers, a polishing cloth and vice pins. The fancier kits include things like an eye loupe, so you can clearly see what you are doing, and have more advanced tools for intricate repairs. Such kits include a carrying case, but will also cost more. We found a variety of kits you can choose from that will meet your specific needs.
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The Esslinger Deluxe has 27-pieces and is the best watch repair kit we evaluated. It costs more than other kits we looked at, but this repair kit comes in a quality carrying case, has well-constructed tools and will assist you with all kinds of repairs. In addition to an eye loupe for magnification, this kit has a tool for replacing watch hands, a spring bar tool for removing pins and silicon grease to seal out moisture before replacing the back of the watch. Whether you’re performing an easy task like changing a watchband or battery, or more complicated work such as replacing gaskets, this watch tool kit has a range of tools suited for a novice watch repairer, an advanced hobbyist or professional jeweler.
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This watch tool kit is a 13-piece set that includes a case opener and holder, a wrench and a watch hand remover, a spring-bar and link pin remover with extra pins in a separate case. It also includes one Phillips screwdriver, three flat-head screwdrivers with extra blades, pliers, tweezers and a double-headed hammer. All these pieces come in a handy carrying case. In addition to watch repair, these tools will be useful to hobbyists for repairing battery-operated toys or electronics containing small screws.
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The 16-piece watch tool kit has all the essential watch repair tools at a very economical price. It doesn’t come with a case, so you’ll have to find a safe place to store the pieces. It also lacks instructions, but the online help center on Jomashop’s website has many step-by-step instructions for different repairs. This kit has the tools to make basic watch repairs. You can remove the back of the watch using the bench knife blade, or remove a link from a watch band with the springbar removal tool. You can use it on watches or a variety of other items around the house like eyeglasses.
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SE Tools Watch Repair Kit includes many of the tools you need to work on small clocks and watches in a 13-piece set. This professional watch tool kit contains what you need to resize a metal watchband or replace a watchband or battery, among other repairs. Tools in this kit include an adjustable case opener to remove a watch back and 5 1/4-inch tweezers for picking up small pieces, such as batteries. The tools in the kit are well constructed, durable and come in a sturdy zippered carrying case to keep the pieces together.
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This watch repair kit is a great value. It’s an inexpensive kit with 16 quality pieces. It contains tools to replace your watch battery, remove and replace metal watchband pins or replace a watchband altogether This basic watch tool kit is also useful for other small jobs, such as replacing batteries in your electronic devices and tightening the screws in your eyeglasses. Small screwdrivers and tweezers are handy to have around the house for many tasks. Unfortunately, it doesn’t come with a case, so you’ll have to find a safe place to store the kit.
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