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A truely pristine Sept 2019 watch - bought in early 2020 as the second owner - checked it ran OK for some hours .... and yesterday decided to run it for a day or two.


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Truely disappointed that its lost over 2 minutes in 24 hours ... I doubt its magnetised, as no others in the same case show any symptoms ?

An ETA/JJ Movement should be a far better timekeeper ?

Anybody else have issues with this Model or similar JJ module Movements ?
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Laird wrote:A truely pristine Sept 2019 watch - bought in early 2020 as the second owner - checked it ran OK for some hours .... and yesterday decided to run it for a day or two.


CW C1 WorldTimer.jpg


Truely disappointed that its lost over 2 minutes in 24 hours ... I doubt its magnetised, as no others in the same case show any symptoms ?

An ETA/JJ Movement should be a far better timekeeper ?

Anybody else have issues with this Model or similar JJ module Movements ?
A magnetized watch will gain, not lose time

Looks like you'll need to send this one on.
Maybe it got bonked really hard on something.

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Might be an idea to run it for a few days, Laird. It doesn’t sound as though it has had much exercise since it left Maidenhead, which is about eight months. If after five or six days on the wrist and on the winder it is not performing any better then yes, you certainly have a problem.
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Thanks Steve - will do that .... was just hoping I wouldnt be deluged with 'Yeah, that Movement combo is a PoS ..."
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Laird wrote:Thanks Steve - will do that .... was just hoping I wouldnt be deluged with 'Yeah, that Movement combo is a PoS ..."
Nah, the movement is pretty solid

Nothing unusual about it

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@ Amor Vincit Omnia - Great advice - and actually the first time I've seen this as a 'result' - the C1 World Timer, after 3 days is running within 2 seconds of 'real-time' !

great news & much appreciated that I didnt have to return it to the botomless pit of 'repairs' - already have -3- C60's there !
Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 5:01 pm
Might be an idea to run it for a few days, Laird. It doesn’t sound as though it has had much exercise since it left Maidenhead, which is about eight months. If after five or six days on the wrist and on the winder it is not performing any better then yes, you certainly have a problem.
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That’s fantastic news, Laird! :thumbup:

A new watch or one that hasn’t been used for quite a while will need to have a period in most cases where the running of the movement, along with the natural motion of the wearer, enables the oils to distribute to all parts of the movement. Once everything beds down and settles in it often runs better, but that is a superb result.
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Pleased & relieved !

Set at 0815 this morning ...
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Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 4:38 pm
That’s fantastic news, Laird! :thumbup:

A new watch or one that hasn’t been used for quite a while will need to have a period in most cases where the running of the movement, along with the natural motion of the wearer, enables the oils to distribute to all parts of the movement. Once everything beds down and settles in it often runs better, but that is a superb result.
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Looks spot on!
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