OT: Digital Watch Recommendations?

From: Kent Borg <kentborg_at_borg.org>
Date: Wed Aug 7 08:48:00 2002

On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 07:30:31PM +0100, Tony Duell was confused by
my previous description.

Um, never trust an eye witness. Last night I shined a bright light
into the guts of my clock, and I was wildly wrong in my previous

It *is* an escapement movement. The prawl I was remembering was a
completely different clock. Sorry for the confusion.

Another (smaller!) correction: the self-winding "motor" is a single
action device. A solenoid pulls a lever in, and a spring pulls it
back. (I think I had earlier said it was two solenoids pulling

> > Seeing another e-mail that there are a bunch of these in the 'tty
> > warehouse, I think you might want to visit NJ soon and get one.
> There is the slight problem that the Atlantic Ocean is in the way!

Damn. Maybe someone will collect the whole stack and sell and ship
them to others.

Received on Wed Aug 07 2002 - 08:48:00 BST

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