Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links. Are winders bad for watches? Buy quality, cry once; buy cheap, cry again and again. Watch winder for Breitling??? If anything, some of the winders make for awesome looking display cases! Sun Oct 24, 3: BB code is On. I just let my watches run down.

They rotate the watch causing the rotor to rotate and wind the mainspring. Find More Posts by padi Now is the only time you actually own the time, Place no faith in time, for the clock may soon be still for ever. Sat Oct 23, 7: Originally Posted by buddenfan. January 12th, 1. Now to decide on which one and how many motors.

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Some of them wind in only one iwnder, and some of them wind in both directions. Because I forgot about it — what do you need to know? Watchuseek recommends Chrono24the largest watch marketplace on the Internet.

Not sure what advantage there is in leaving them sit in a hacked position. Find More Posts by Big Jay.

Appreciate the effort and new resourse. I just let my watches run down.

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With modern watches the service brreitling is dictated by the aging of the oils not excessive wear on movement parts. This is the winder I purchased today, http: Originally Posted by buddenfan The problem is I have a diverse set of watches Chesterfield,United Kingdom My Photos: The watch winder thread Posted: Originally Posted by SnapIT. Like everything else there are huge differences in the quality of winders from different manufacturers.


Additionally, some winders allow for two watches on each head more on that later. If you do have problems with these you generally have a fairly good warranty that you can fall back on, and they will be repairable if they fail after the warranty expires.

Mon Oct 25, 9: The time now is All times are GMT Are winders bad for watches? Hi, I’m wanting to buy a watch winder for my Breitling Chronomat Evolution and didn’t realise it was such a minefield.

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Lol, just let them run out of power and reset next time you wear them. Originally Posted by Lordofrolex bi-directional on my wolf watch winder. I know with the Wimder you can buy separate winders and “piggy back” them together with cords for different watches; setting different TPD settings for each watch.

Here is the specs on the one I have scoped out on ebay January 12th, 3. Sun Oct 24, 8: Seems to work fine.


Not sure what you’re trying to accomplish. Good stuff and an awesome resource for the multitude of winder questions.

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Thanks for the great post Roff. Originally Posted by leems.

Winders make sense for watches with complicated calendars. 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.

The database can be found here – http: I bet this thread will get some good “copy and paste” action. However if you have a couple of watches in rotation and want to grab the auto and go, I have no problem with a winder.

December 20th, The turning plates will rotate counter-clockwise for 6 minutes and then pause for 30 minutes. Cheers back to the top of page.