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Turnip

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The Tudor B20 movement of my Breitling broke in a bit after giving it more time on the wrist meanwhile. Divergence decreased from +6s/day to +3s/day.
 

Brandrea33

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The Tudor B20 movement of my Breitling broke in a bit after giving it more time on the wrist meanwhile. Divergence decreased from +6s/day to +3s/day.

That’s very good time keeping if you’re getting that consistently.
 

Turnip

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Yes, I think so too. Think the accuracy will still increase a bit, time will tell.

Most accurate mechanical movement I’ve got is my Omega 8500 which is constantly about 0,7s/day ahead over the last two years, if I remember right.
 

DrVoel

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Merely a homage since I couldn’t even find let alone buy a the original Vintage Omega
 

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Hm, thinking about it. Are we doing kind of Buddhism while playing, swinging, relaxing with our automatic watches? Like doing mantras as the buddhistic monks? :)
 

Turnip

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Depends on the time you wear your watch and your activity within that time slot, as well as on the movement. So in theory, you could reach full tension, practically it will be somewhere around 3/4. Usually the winding rate should not play an overly role in accuracy as modern movements compensate that, more or less well.
 

Turnip

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Hm, thinking about it. Are we doing kind of Buddhism while playing, swinging, relaxing with our automatic watches? Like doing mantras as the buddhistic monks? :)

I fear I’ll have to confess that i just wear them.

But sometimes I still catch myself watching the beautiful movement of my Omega in boring meetings when I already had my spot.
 

Yahoody

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Your Wyler is a wonderful time piece. My folks gave me one as a gift while still in high school. I ended working as a life guard a few years in high school and later while in college. Loved that watch. About the same time frame I took up the, then, new sport of water fall ice climbing. One afternoon at a balmy -20C climbing in Canada I looked down to see just the lower case of my Wyler still attached to my wrist. I was so disappointed to loose my first treasured "heirloom". It took me a few years to discover and then afford my first Rolex tool watch. But haven't been without one since. At the time the Wyler was an affordable tool watch for a young kid who would never have appreciated a Rolex as I might/should have.

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