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    could just wear the watch

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    That watch doesn't appear to be a chronometer; their accuracy comes from consistent winding - same time of day - same number of turns etc. Using them occurs in-between. Most winders oscillate, turning seems unnatural motion compared to a wrist.
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    I like my time pieces to stand against the wall. Mine gets the 3 weights wound once a week
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    Quote Originally Posted by Toolmaker51 View Post
    ... Most winders oscillate, turning seems unnatural motion compared to a wrist.
    With a watch that uses a mechanical pendulum/ratchet winder, circular motion (in the correct direction) should wind it faster than the random motion of the wrist or a metronome-like winder that uses a back and forth motion.
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    Is it time for grandpa clock jokes?
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    did you catch grand paw winding his watch??so he would know when you need to go help your uncle jack off his horse in time?



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