When you buy a Rolex Submariner watch, there are some functions you'll need to learn how to use. One of those things is the winding of a Rolex Submariner watch.
Selfwinding movement is the hallmark of Rolex Submariner watches.
Is it possible to manually wind a Rolex Submariner?
Rolex Submariner watches can be manually wound. For optimal performance, you should wear the Rolex Submariner daily since its automatic movement is driven by the motion of the wrist.
Rolex Submariner has an automatic winding mechanism, but it must be wound manually in certain situation.
Rolex Submariner watch where not to wind it
In order to wind the Rolex Submariner, the crown must be unscrewed and opened. Moisture and condensation can affect a Rolex Submariner during this situation. Consequently, in the morning it is best not to wind your Rolex Submariner in a steamy bathroom or under the shower.
When worn on your wrist, Rolex Submariners should not be wound
Rolex Submariners should be wound by taking them off your wrist and then winding them. If your Rolex Submariner is wound while you are wearing it, then the crown stem could bend.
Rolex Submariners have a crown that must be unscrewed
The Rolex Submariner must be wound by unscrewing its crown from the side of the case.
As soon as the crown is freed from the threads, pull it into a winding position.
Rolex Submariners wind in which direction?
Submariners wind in a clockwise direction. About 40 turns of the crown clockwise will wind up the Rolex Submariner mainspring.
When Rolex Submariners wind backwards, do they make a noise?
The Rolex Submariner has been wound backward by some Rolex owners who were afraid that they would damage their watches. You cannot damage the watch by winding it backward (anticlockwise).
While winding a Submariner backwards will not wind up the watch, it will not damage the movement.
A point of resistance does not exist on the winding crown of the Rolex Submariner
As opposed to classic mechanical watches, you won't experience a mechanical resistance when winding a Rolex Submariner.
If you are used to manual winding, you may be confused when winding a Rolex Submariner. The question of when to stop winding watches is often asked by many watch enthusiasts. They look forward to the resistance that never comes. The Rolex Submariner must be wound forty times clockwise in order to reach its full tension.
Make sure the crown is screwed back to prevent water from coming in
Set the time and date on the Rolex Submariner after it has been wound, and screw back the crown. It is imperative that you maintain the waterproofness of your Rolex Submariner. An unscrewed crown of the Rolex Submariner does not make the watch water-resistant.