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 Posted: Mon Jul 11th, 2011 02:15 am
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So I sent off my Vortex (#131) to the nice folks at MCWW to get regulated along with my SKX173. Two birds with one stone kinda thing. I never officially tracked the loss/gain of the Vortex. I should have done it anyway as a baseline. I got an email from them today with the following results.. Looks like the factory already did a good job of getting it regulated. bravo.gif Jay said he'll make fine adjustments if necessary once it's on my wrist and I actually keep track of it this time. The below figures are unadjusted by MCWW.

Dial Up            rate = +3     Amplitude = 275      beat error = 0.1
3:00 down       rate = +9     Amplitude = 254      beat error = 0.1
12:00 down     rate = +1     Amplitude = 260      beat error = 0.0



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 Posted: Tue Jul 12th, 2011 11:22 pm
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Yeah’a always great when good stuff happens!  Although I purchased my Vortex from the sales boards, I saw the regulation time print out (?) from Anders/Dievas in the box …. ThumbsUp02.gif

 

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 Posted: Sun Jul 17th, 2011 04:11 pm
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I'm doing some impromptu testing on the watch. I left it 12:00 down for 24 hrs and it gained +7 secs. I'm going to leave it on my watch winder for 24 hrs to see how much it gains. I set the winder to rotate clockwise for 6 mins and rest for 30 mins. This cycle will continue until tomorrow at 10am.

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 Posted: Mon Jul 18th, 2011 04:28 pm
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So 24 hrs on the winder yielded only a +5 sec gain. It's on the wrist today.. sponge bob.gif

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 Posted: Sat Oct 13th, 2012 12:27 pm
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Long term update:
I'm happy to say that my Vortex has settled in with a very nice +4 secs per day on the wrist. It's my best time keeping watch to date. party.gif

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 Posted: Sun Oct 14th, 2012 03:14 pm
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My son is quite happy with his own Vortex. It gives the same numbers you have although worn on rotation but shaken and moved around a lot at night when he gets home from work.

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