I've just had my first 7750 wobble.

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Re: I've just had my first 7750 wobble.

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Strange what you say about a mobile phone on vibrate, that is exactly the way I would have described it initially, but it isn't nearly so noticable to me now.
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Re: I've just had my first 7750 wobble.

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Oh bugger. I'll have to get one now, don't want to be left out :lol:
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Re: I've just had my first 7750 wobble.

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Jammy Devil wrote:Mr. Blyth has already answered your question, x-t:
ianblyth wrote:Most ETA movements wind both ways but Valjoux was a separate company before being bought by Swatch (ETA). The 7750 only winds clockwise so it spins freely anti-clockwise. As one way spins freely but the other winds the watch you sometimes get a wobble on your watch while wearing it. I presume it is because it is changing direction and so creates a bit of imbalance momentarily. One of the little things about mechanical watches that make then so endearing.
I get the same "wobble" on my LIMES moonphase :D
Get the wobble on my Longines Admiral GMT, its a Valgrange movement (always thought it used a 2893 but it does not), I suspect the CW power reserve model would get it too.
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Re: I've just had my first 7750 wobble.

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Dancematt wrote:
Get the wobble on my Longines Admiral GMT, its a Valgrange movement (always thought it used a 2893 but it does not), I suspect the CW power reserve model would get it too.
It does indeed
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Re: I've just had my first 7750 wobble.

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Wobble is a bit like the old "pager" vibrations but much, much more subtle and significantly shorter (1/2 second maybe) but you find yourself going "Whoa! What was..." And then you find yourself "fiddling" with it again trying to get it to repeat that same affect. I can only imagine that it is as close as us guys will get to the first time a girl "discovers" the most common adult toy. :shock:
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Re: I've just had my first 7750 wobble.

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Where do you keep your watch, then? ... UB :)
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