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Do you prefer manual (hand wind) movement watch than automatic watch?

Yes
9 (24.3%)
No
8 (21.6%)
No, I like both , no particular.
20 (54.1%)

Total Members Voted: 37

Voting closed: February 26, 2019, 10:15:05 AM

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Offline D'Andy

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Re: Do you like manual (hand wind) movement watch?
« Reply #50 on: November 11, 2018, 04:45:33 PM »
Yes, the Speedmaster (professional version is the manual one, customers can also buy auto Speedies) the THE epitome of manual winders!

I had the auto-winding Speedy, which was easier to maintain as they could be placed in the winder and be ready to go at any time I felt like picking it up. However, I also liked my manual-winding Speedy as these had the old-day charms of my vintage watches. There's something very soothing about winding them up every other day.
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Re: Do you like manual (hand wind) movement watch?
« Reply #51 on: November 12, 2018, 08:45:30 AM »
yes , manual winding more accurate

Offline dpkong

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Re: Do you like manual (hand wind) movement watch?
« Reply #52 on: November 12, 2018, 04:41:45 PM »
yes , manual winding more accurate

Again, another one who's asking how you came to this conclusion?


Offline keheng91

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Re: Do you like manual (hand wind) movement watch?
« Reply #53 on: November 21, 2018, 10:51:20 AM »
I’ll prefer auto. When you forget to wind somedays the time stop. U will be late for work.  ;) :D

Offline 2Dragon

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Re: Do you like manual (hand wind) movement watch?
« Reply #54 on: February 15, 2019, 03:22:58 PM »
I like both. I mean who doesn't right.

Offline Stephen07

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Re: Do you like manual (hand wind) movement watch?
« Reply #55 on: February 15, 2019, 08:21:15 PM »
Don't like it, very ma fan

Offline danielcf

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Re: Do you like manual (hand wind) movement watch?
« Reply #56 on: February 16, 2019, 06:59:45 AM »
i love both Manual hand Wind and Automatic watch..

for Manual Hand Wind better choose have power reserve indicator..

but for me the watch not only see the time, also a fashion to me to match my dress up.
so if the manual hand wind watch stop.. i still got my phone !!! hahahahah

Offline gather12345

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Re: Do you like manual (hand wind) movement watch?
« Reply #57 on: February 17, 2019, 08:43:08 AM »
I got an old manual winding Rolex. Not sure the exact model but it has served me well over the years. Passed down from my grandfather

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Re: Do you like manual (hand wind) movement watch?
« Reply #58 on: February 20, 2019, 09:52:12 AM »
Own a 50yrs seiko skyliner ... weekly not more than 30sec. Impressive


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Re: Do you like manual (hand wind) movement watch?
« Reply #59 on: February 23, 2019, 04:28:49 PM »
Yup. I got two that I really like. Speedy Pro and The Hack.

Offline Loris-76

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Re: Do you like manual (hand wind) movement watch?
« Reply #60 on: February 26, 2019, 02:32:47 PM »
Personally, I usually prefer automatic movements, not a big fan of manual winding  :angel:

Offline superduke

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Re: Do you like manual (hand wind) movement watch?
« Reply #61 on: February 26, 2019, 04:32:47 PM »
Just bought a new grail PAM 795 before CNY.....Awesome 8 day PW with sandwich dial ....Love it very much...... :D

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Re: Do you like manual (hand wind) movement watch?
« Reply #62 on: February 27, 2019, 07:56:47 AM »
manual winding is a must to collect! Rare in market nowadays and beautiful execution movement!
And Give u the most direct contact with the watch! Is the way of how u speak with your watch.

Offline flarev

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Re: Do you like manual (hand wind) movement watch?
« Reply #63 on: March 23, 2019, 07:45:32 PM »
had 3 manual winding and loving it  :thumbsup:

Offline eugenio

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Re: Do you like manual (hand wind) movement watch?
« Reply #64 on: April 05, 2019, 12:30:44 PM »
Lange 1 Moonphase is a manual wound watch that's absolutely gorgeous.

Unless you use your autos everyday, you'd probably have to manually wind them too unless you have an auto watch winder.

Offline ExplorerII

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Re: Do you like manual (hand wind) movement watch?
« Reply #65 on: April 05, 2019, 05:31:56 PM »
Ever since i bought my Reverso GMT i PREFER hand wound watches.  Especially when it has a power reserve indicator and 10 day reserve.  Wind it just once a week on Sunday same time in the evening.  Never had it stop on me.

On the other hand, my Rolex stops on me when i don't wear it enough and i never know when it will do it.

Offline marshall17

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Re: Do you like manual (hand wind) movement watch?
« Reply #66 on: May 20, 2019, 12:04:37 PM »
I dont really mind both, but would prefer my vintage watches to be manual wound - there's a certain charm to them, and a real pleasure to wind them every morning before i head off to work :)

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Re: Do you like manual (hand wind) movement watch?
« Reply #67 on: May 20, 2019, 06:18:23 PM »
Just joined the party with a Omega 1861 based broad arrow speedy. Hmmm... So far i'd say it hasn't bothered me much. Gripes, yes but a minor one really. The speedmaster crown isn't exactly a joy to wind as it sits deep into the crown guard but it's workable. Apart from that, hand winding does not bother me.

Offline tannitech

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Re: Do you like manual (hand wind) movement watch?
« Reply #68 on: May 25, 2019, 07:35:06 AM »
Will manual winding suffer from wear and tear faster compared to automatic watches? Assuming both are worn daily.

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Re: Do you like manual (hand wind) movement watch?
« Reply #69 on: May 27, 2019, 09:56:46 AM »
Will manual winding suffer from wear and tear faster compared to automatic watches? Assuming both are worn daily.


Haven't heard that side of the argument before - assuming that the winding motion of automatic movements are similar to a hand wound one.. so shouldn't be an issue?

Anyone can shed some light here?