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    Re: watch face
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 2012 Apr 22, 11:22 -0700
    I have nothing but good things to say about it. It is the most accurate watch I have ever had, you can stop the second hand when setting it so that you can set it to the second with WWV. The 24 hour hand can be changed without disturbing the time being kept. At the end of those months that don't have 31 days you must advance the date counter manually but you do this without stopping the watch so you don't lose the accurate time even then. And one thing else, the crystal is extremely durable. I have had the watch for 7 years and I would have expected some scratches by now but there are none.

    gl


    --- On Sat, 4/21/12, Gary LaPook <garylapook---.net> wrote:

    From: Gary LaPook <garylapook---.net>
    Subject: [NavList] Re: watch face
    To: NavList@fer3.com
    Date: Saturday, April 21, 2012, 11:51 PM

    You can find the Torgoen for $199 at :

    http://www.endless.com/dp/B001RCU8FW/178-1984195-5704808?ie=UTF8&creative=395033&suppressRedirect=1&linkCode=asn&tag=dealtend-24242-20&creativeASIN=B001RCU8FW&ref_=asc_df_B001RCU8FW1984011

    gl

    --- On Sat, 4/21/12, Gary LaPook <garylapook---.net> wrote:

    From: Gary LaPook <garylapook---.net>
    Subject: [NavList] Re: watch face
    To: NavList@fer3.com
    Date: Saturday, April 21, 2012, 11:45 PM

    I wrote this back in 2009:
    "I use my
     Torgoen T5 watch. It gains four second a year. It has the
    normal watch hands plus a separately settable 24 hour hand and a 24 hour
    clock face. You can reset the 24 hour hand without affecting the setting
    of the other hands, the watch keeps running while resetting the 24 hour
    hand so doesn't lose its accuracy. I normally keep the watch set to zone
    time and the 24 hour hand set to Zulu. If traveling for just a few days
    I will leave the watch set to my home zone and set the 24 hour time to
    the zone in which I am traveling. On my recent voyage across the
    Atlantic, since I would be crossing many zones and doing celnav, I set
    the watch to Zulu and then adjusted the 24 hour hand to the zone times
    being kept on board since I could make these adjustments without losing
    Zulu time on the other hands. Here is a picture of the watch:"

    I reset it twice a year and it is 2 seconds fast each time
    so it is still maintaining its rate of 4 seconds fast per
    year.

    Here is a link to a photo:
    http://www.topflightwatches.com/torgoen/t5/t05101.html?image=large

    http://fer3.com/arc/m2.aspx/Interpolation-latitude-LaPook-nov-2009-g10624

    gl


    --- On Sat, 4/21/12, Greg Rudzinski <gregrudzinski---.com> wrote:

    From: Greg Rudzinski <gregrudzinski---.com>
    Subject: [NavList] Re: watch face
    To: NavList@fer3.com
    Date: Saturday, April 21, 2012, 8:27 AM

    Dave,

    My everyday watch has a face very close to the one you are looking at. The Seiko 5 Flieger with a black face is easy on the eye and can be seen in low light conditions. Excellent quick analog reading seconds first then minutes. The down side to the Seiko model is that it is non hacking. Got mine for $60 on amazon and it can be adjusted to a +/- 5 seconds per day rate on a 7s26 basic self winding movement that has 21 jewels. It is light weight, comfortable and sets on the wrist well. This style of watch can be found in quartz if desired.

    I am very happy with mine. See image.

    Greg Rudzinski

    [NavList] watch face
    From: Dave Walden
    Date: 21 Apr 2012 05:09
    anyone tried this style? advantages?

    http://www.amazon.com/Aeromatic-1912-Automatic-Aviators-Luminous/dp/B005WES6K0

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