I sat and calculated how many TPD I needed as a minimum and then set my 24 hour timeswitch to switch the winder on and off to compensate, it now has 2 or 3 periods per 24 hours where it stops completely for a couple of hours. But it does not follow that whatever we choose to call a Rose will possess the Rose’s fragrance. Mon Oct 25, 9: October 19th, , But I stopped reading at the math part. January 12th, 2. After all, some toilets flush clockwise, and some anti-clockwise depending on which side of the equator you’re on, right? July 27th, ,

Because I forgot about it — what do you need to know? Good Stuff 2 Know! I bet this thread will get some good “copy and paste” action. Thanks for taking the time and effort to put this together. Mon Oct 25, Very expensive and hard to calibrate, especially in the northern hemisphere.

Mon Oct 25, Not sure what you’re trying to accomplish. There are a number of winders that have cushions for two watches on each motor to try and keep the costs down.

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Appreciate the effort and new resourse. You may as well let it run down. Sun Oct 24, 1: Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Since doing this I’ve found my watches seem to run more accurately over all, purely coincidental I think as I can’t see what bearing reducing the ‘over winding’ would have.

By skyworker in forum Dive watches. Watches wider can be wound in both directions will also wind without any problems on a clockwise or counter clockwise program, but if your watch only winds in one direction then you need to set the winder correctly or the watch will not stay wound.

You should use the most turns as you can, but if your watch needs tpd and the winder can only provide tpd then the watch will still run for almost 10 days. The time now is January 12th, 4. With wibder watches the service period is dictated by the aging of the oils not excessive wear on movement parts.

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Do I have to buy a winder? Thanks Steve, Thats my impression of most of the entry level winders from what I’ve read in the past. Good stuff and an awesome resource for the multitude of winder questions. Users browsing this forum: Thank you for taking the time to write this up and sharing with us. The number of rotations can generally be chosen from a series of programs and the idea is to choose a setting that is close to the number that the watch will need to add 24 hours of reserve to the mainspring i.


However, they are frequently noisy out of the box or become noisy in a few months.

November fr, Mon Feb 25, I’ve done a bit of research and believe that my watch needs to be wound in a clockwise direction and needs turns per day, can anyone confirm if this is correct or not please? So how long a rest period do I need? Visit them on the web at http: Sun Oct 24, 6: There is no right answer as to how long the rest period should be, but you do need to make sure that the rest period is enough to at least brejtling the mainspring to ofr off from maximum tension.

I also feel that if set to be off over night it will replicate how a watch on the wrist would be. Additionally, some winders allow for two sethings on each head more on that later. You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot post attachments in this forum.

It may provide a point of entry for humidity and dust and before wearing them you will still have to adjust the time and satch. If the watch was fully wound when you put it on the winder and it stopped after the normal power reserve then it is probably watcb watch than only winds in one direction and the winder is set for the opposite direction. Watchuseek recommends Chrono24the largest watch marketplace on the Internet.

If you leave it with the crown pulled out, aside from the possibility of humidity or whatever getting into the movement, you’re going to have to reset wineer anyway. Be forewarned though, the “No Winder” nation is pretty adamant that winders are the tools of the Devil. The turning plates will rotate counter-clockwise for 6 minutes and then pause for 30 minutes. Password Please enter a password for your user account.


The turning plates will rotate clockwise for 6 minutes and then pause for 30 minutes. First time using this but Here goes! Some of wunder wind in only one direction, and some of them wind in both directions. Great post Roff and some excellent information here.

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Why do people keep cor about rest periods? If you wear your watch every day then leave it on the night stand at night and it will be fine the next day. Incidentally Breitling UK’s vintage watchmaker has told me there is absolutely no problem with keeping a vintage Chrono-Matic on the winder too.

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If you do have problems with these you generally have a fairly good warranty that you can fall back on, and wafch will be repairable if they fail after the warranty expires. Jan My Photos: User Name Remember Me? After all, some toilets flush clockwise, and some anti-clockwise depending on which side of the equator you’re on, right?

Mon Oct 25, 9: January 12th, Remember that the basic premise of a winder is that it will put as much reserve into the mainspring as the watch will use in a 24 hour period.

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