Trident GMT: misaligned hand ?

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Trident GMT: misaligned hand ?

Post by Blackdog » Sat May 04, 2019 6:32 pm

I never owned a 2893 based watch before, now I'm awaiting delivery of a MK3.

I've read about quite a few cases of GMT hands coming, or getting, misaligned on other watches using this movement, like the Steinharts.

Is this something that CW users have observed too ? Just curious...

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Re: Trident GMT: misaligned hand ?

Post by Laird » Sat May 04, 2019 6:48 pm

Both my CW & my Steiny Vintage GMTs are fine - over a year in regular use ...
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Re: Trident GMT: misaligned hand ?

Post by TigerChris » Sat May 04, 2019 6:54 pm

Mine became mis aligned when I dropped it on a concrete floor! :lol: I would advise against doing that and you’ll be fine :thumbup: :D

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Re: Trident GMT: misaligned hand ?

Post by downer » Sat May 04, 2019 7:41 pm

It has been reported (very infrequently) on here, but I think it is pretty much always down to mis-handling in the postal system - same as for other brands.
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Re: Trident GMT: misaligned hand ?

Post by H0rati0 » Sun May 05, 2019 11:21 am

More or less any watch can acquire mis-aligned hands for a variety of "shocking" reasons and it's usually an easy fix.
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Re: Trident GMT: misaligned hand ?

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Sun May 05, 2019 11:28 am

Since I acquired it about a year ago my C60 has been on four trips and included a spectacular stumble (sober!) where I sprained my left wrist. It has behaved impeccably.
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Re: Trident GMT: misaligned hand ?

Post by Blackdog » Tue May 07, 2019 9:32 am

Thanks for the replies.

Received the watch yesterday. Happy to report that the GMT hand is aligned PERFECTLY. (Ah, and it's a gorgeous watch !)

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Re: Trident GMT: misaligned hand ?

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Tue May 07, 2019 9:50 am

Great to hear and excellent news.

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Re: Trident GMT: misaligned hand ?

Post by Blackdog » Tue May 07, 2019 12:26 pm

And a "just because" pic:
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Re: Trident GMT: misaligned hand ?

Post by H0rati0 » Tue May 07, 2019 12:37 pm

Blackdog wrote:
Tue May 07, 2019 12:26 pm
And a "just because" pic:
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And why the hell not? Outstanding. :D
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Re: Trident GMT: misaligned hand ?

Post by TigerChris » Tue May 07, 2019 1:03 pm

Blackdog wrote:
Tue May 07, 2019 12:26 pm
And a "just because" pic:
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Very nice, congrats. But, as I like to be a little ‘controversial’ at times, I would have preferred it with the old ‘Hybrid’ Bezel :silent: :silent: :lol:

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Re: Trident GMT: misaligned hand ?

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Sun May 12, 2019 5:38 pm

Very very very very very very nice! 8)
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