The Rolex Submariner watch has some functions you'll need to know how to utilize on a regular basis when you purchase it. Rolex Submariner watch winding is one of those things.
A Rolex Submariner has an automatic selfwinding movement.
Do Rolex Submariners need to be wound manually?
Manual winding is possible on a Rolex Submariner. As the Rolex Submariner automatic movement is driven by the motion of the wrist, you should wear it daily for optimal performance.
The Submariner model has an automatic self-winding mechanism, but it doesn't mean it has to be wound manually every now and then.
Where not to wind a Rolex Submariner watch
It is necessary to pull out the crown of the Rolex Submariner when winding it. In this circumstance, a Rolex Submariner is susceptible to moisture and condensation.
As a result, you should avoid winding your Rolex Submariner watch in a steamy shower room.
Rolex Submariners should not be wound on your wrist
When winding a Rolex Submariner, it is best to take it off your wrist and then wind it. The crown stem could be bent if you wind your Rolex Submariner while wearing it.
The crown of the Rolex Submariner must be unscrewed
You must unscrew the crown from the side of the case before winding the Rolex Submariner.
Pull out the crown to the winding position once it has been freed from the threads.
In what direction does a Rolex Submariner wind?
The winding direction of the Submariner is clockwise. To wind up the Rolex Submariner mainspring, turn the crown about 40 times clockwise.
Do Rolex Submariners wind backwards?
There have been some instances when Rolex owners have wound their Rolex Submariner backwards and were worried about damaging the watch. The watch will not be damaged if it is wound backwards (anticlockwise).
Although it will not wind up a Rolex, winding a Rolex Submariner backwards won't damage the movement.
The winding crown of the Rolex Submariner does not have a point of resistance
In contrast to classic mechanical watches, when you wind a Rolex Submariner, you will not encounter a mechanical point of resistance.
When winding a Rolex Submariner, people who are used to manual winding may get confused. Many watch enthusiasts wonder when to stop winding their watches and are waiting for the resistance to arrive that never comes. In order for a Rolex Submariner to be fully wound, it requires 40 clockwise turns.
To keep water out, screw back the crown
When the Rolex Submariner is wound, set the time and date, and then screw the crown in back into place. Maintaining your Rolex Submariner's waterproofness is crucial. The crown of a Rolex Submariner with an unscrewed crown does not provide water resistance.