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Old 14 August 2019, 11:49 AM   #1
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Winding box-yes or no?

As the title says, what do you think?
And why?
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Old 14 August 2019, 11:50 AM   #2
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No. Unless you have a perpetual calendar.
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Old 14 August 2019, 12:01 PM   #3
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I use them on non-continual setting... three hours on, nine hours off
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Old 14 August 2019, 12:04 PM   #4
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Frequent rotator, so yes.


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Old 14 August 2019, 12:05 PM   #5
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If you use a winder you would probably set the correct time when you wear it so why not just let it run down and kick it into life at the same time with a few turns.
No need for a full wind, your wrist will do that.
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Old 14 August 2019, 12:11 PM   #6
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I have a Heiden quad winder that sits in the closet unused and has been unused for months, after speaking with the fine gents here i figure why cause stress on watches when not wearing and none of my watches have complications so they are easy to set and wind.
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Old 14 August 2019, 12:14 PM   #7
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Part of the fun of these watches is winding, and setting the time and interfacing with your watch. No to a winder.
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Old 14 August 2019, 12:31 PM   #8
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Setting a watch is fun?
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Old 14 August 2019, 12:40 PM   #9
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Setting a watch is fun?


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Old 14 August 2019, 12:41 PM   #10
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Have a 12 watch Wolf and only have two turned on, my SD43 and DeepSea, because I rotate them often but not often enough to keep wound. Personal preference but keeping pieces on winders full time definitely accelerates wear. Just a fact.
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Old 14 August 2019, 01:17 PM   #11
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Discussed MANY times... it's a no.
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Old 14 August 2019, 01:18 PM   #12
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No. I let my watches “rest”.


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Old 14 August 2019, 01:20 PM   #13
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I would say no to a winder. I rotate between a few watches, but have been also rotating in an Apple Watch 4. I just feeling like I get enjoyment out of setting the time and giving the crown a couple spins and watching my watch come back to life.
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Old 14 August 2019, 01:41 PM   #14
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No, non, nyet, nein.
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Old 14 August 2019, 01:47 PM   #15
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You’ll do more damage continually unscrewing the crown to wind it so I’d use a winder


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Old 14 August 2019, 01:49 PM   #16
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Old 14 August 2019, 01:56 PM   #17
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I have a 2 watch Wolf and use it for my annual calendar. Otherwise I agree with most here that winding is fun
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Old 14 August 2019, 02:05 PM   #18
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No use of it.
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Old 14 August 2019, 02:22 PM   #19
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Like mine. Like watching them spin. My wife thinks I'm crazy.

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PS. Except for Speedy - he's a hand winder only!
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Old 14 August 2019, 02:23 PM   #20
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Old 14 August 2019, 02:26 PM   #21
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Mine is more of a display case, but I do keep my Cellini moonphase winding.


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Old 14 August 2019, 02:35 PM   #22
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As the title says, what do you think?
And why?
Yes. Have a three watch wolf winder. Love it. It’s a beautiful display case and I rotate my watches regularly. So it keeps them on time and looks great on my dresser. Those are my reasons.
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Old 14 August 2019, 03:15 PM   #23
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I have the Wolf Blake dual winder, AD recommends one. No regrets.
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Old 14 August 2019, 04:06 PM   #24
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I have but use them infrequently. I mostly enjoy giving my watches a manual wind to start. (except setting date on 4-digit pieces with non-quick date setting: takes forever!!!!)
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Old 14 August 2019, 04:18 PM   #25
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I use winders. I am change watches often and I don’t like spending time setting them.


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Old 14 August 2019, 04:21 PM   #26
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I rotate watches so I use winders. Besides, the moon phase is a pain to set. The ones that I wear are all on winders.
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Old 14 August 2019, 04:30 PM   #27
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Why?

Even with frequent rotation, it doesn’t take a minute to set the time and date and wind the watch.

Aside from that, when on a winder, the watch is getting wear despite being not used, so it’s unnecessary.
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Old 14 August 2019, 04:58 PM   #28
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A winder is great if you have some complicated moonphase watch that you don't want to re-set. If not I don't really see the point, apart perhaps for display purposes as Gsurg has kindly demonstrated.
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Old 14 August 2019, 06:32 PM   #29
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Old 14 August 2019, 07:56 PM   #30
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Do you leave your car idling in the garage ?

It’s a no for me
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