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  1. Desibaba

    Desibaba May 17, 2019

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    Spins counter clockwise for 2 minutes. Then rests 6 minutes. Spins clockwise for 2 minutes. Rests 6 minutes. Repeats.
     
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  2. boraxman

    boraxman May 17, 2019

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    Looks nice for a buck forty :thumbsup:
     
  3. nmttd2

    nmttd2 May 17, 2019

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    Looks nice! Can you tell us where we can buy one also?
     
  4. rcs914

    rcs914 May 17, 2019

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    I wish there were one that just spun for 5 minutes an hour - that should be more than enough to maintain power reserve on a daily basis without un-necessary wear on the winding mechanism.
     
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  5. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. May 17, 2019

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    Just put an electrical timer on the power point, set it to run for a couple of hours each night.
     
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  6. Nivka

    Nivka May 27, 2019

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    I’ve got the same model. There are a few settings on mine: bi directional, cw or ccw. And I can set it as per op, or it rotates for a few minutes each hour
     
  7. CJpickup57

    CJpickup57 May 27, 2019

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    Company and model sir?
     
  8. dabbispade

    dabbispade May 27, 2019

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    Any noise ?
    Looks nice and meaning to get one!
     
  9. 89-0

    89-0 May 27, 2019

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    It appears to be a closely guarded secret.
     
  10. blufinz52

    blufinz52 Hears dead people, not watch rotors. May 27, 2019

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    I'm suspicious that this is turning into an infomercial for a new watch winder company.
     
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  11. Evitzee

    Evitzee May 27, 2019

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    My experience with cheap winders is you get what you pay for long term.
     
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  12. budgewink

    budgewink May 28, 2019

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    Did you make this yourself? very nice!
     
  13. CJpickup57

    CJpickup57 Jun 3, 2019

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    So.... Anything?

    Bueller... Bueller...
     
  14. X5Mita

    X5Mita Jun 4, 2019

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    That’s really neat!
     
  15. corn18

    corn18 Jun 4, 2019

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    I had a winder for a while and sold it. I liked the interaction when I had to wind and set a watch. Except my Panerai GMT. Takes a lot of turns to set the date if you haven't worn it in a while. Might have to get a winder just for it.
     
  16. CJpickup57

    CJpickup57 Jun 4, 2019

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    Well don’t bother asking these guys what they have...
     
  17. corn18

    corn18 Jun 4, 2019

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    I won't.
     
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  18. mjb

    mjb Jun 5, 2019

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    I used to have winders next to my bed. The cheap ones made a racket, and even the super-expensive made-in-America winder that was the best, still made a clicking noise when it started a cycle. Yes, a flatulent mouse will keep me awake, and my wife laughs at me because I wear earplugs when the frogs are going at it outside (typically this time of year after a good rain).

    Now I just don't bother, and if a watch I want to wear has wound-down, I wind it up. But it is a pain when there's a date complication.
     
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  19. mjb

    mjb Jun 5, 2019

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    Oh, sorry, forgot to say, it is Orbita, made right here in NC. https://www.orbita.com/

    I had to Google it because I forgot the name, and this pops up on their web site, kinda cracked me up:

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    Yes, they think a lot of their products.
     
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  20. CJpickup57

    CJpickup57 Jun 5, 2019

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    SAVE $5,000?!?! Holy cow :confused:
     
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