2011 FLE accuracy

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2011 FLE accuracy

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Going to South Africa and Botswana today so will have to let my 2011 FLE stop. Am sad about this since in the several months since delivery its timekeeping has been exemplary - it is still dead on. Difficult to believe for a mechanical non COSC movement. There must be a competition somewhere for mechanical watch accuracy?

I'm taking my C50 COSC with me since I need to keep track of both day and date but in terms of accuracy it is not so good. In fact at minus 6 secs a day is barely within spec. Would be interested in other's experiencies with both these fine pieces.


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Re: 2011 FLE accuracy

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Hi Robin,

I can only say that my C50 has been excellent @ +2 during the day, and overnight @ -1.5 dial up.
So overall very happy as i probably only wear it 1 or 2 days at any time.

When it first arrived, i wore it for 3 weeks roughly and gained a total of 10 seconds :thumbup: Can,t help with the 2011 FLE as i don,t have one.

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Cracking time keeper you have there!

As we suspected from the CWL competition :)

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I have to say i've found the same with my 2011 FLE... right from day one out of the box it has kept perfect time... even after letting it wind down and having reset it at next use.... i actually find myself using it to keep check on my quartz CW's :lol:
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Tomsolo wrote:.... i actually find myself using it to keep check on my quartz CW's :lol:
I think I may have to tweak your meds just a bit. :lol:
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I have to say as much as I love my C9 FLE, I haven't really payed much attention to its accuracy. It's clearly accurate enough, and I'm glad to see that it's doing well against user testing around here!
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Whilst I havn't got the C50 (not until CW does a dark dial and improves the dial lettering), the C9 FLE is one of the very best timekeepers I have ever owned and I would agree with the sentiment - almost perfectly regulated. Only eclipsed by my Longines AHP.

In my experience, COSC is no indicator of accuracy. Successive Rolex Chronometers pay testament to that despite being kept in a winder or worn. All part of their personality but I do wonder if it is a bit of a moneyspinner on the part of the Swiss :oops: :silent:
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