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WatchJunkie Wrote:Good day to all the experts again.What should one conclude from the following statement:"When the chronograph is activated the intermediate chronograph lever rotates slightly in order to ensure that the intermediatechronograph wheel engages the center chronograph wheel.Unfortunately it can happen, that the teeth of both wheels hit each other at the tip. Due to that the Chrono stops." ?I do not have any technical knowledge, and would appreciate any assumptions.Especially the part: UNFORTUNATELY IT CAN HAPPEN-is this similar to a Porsche getting stuck between 3rd and 4th gear .. but it could happen and be accepted?All the bestChris
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WatchJunkie Wrote:My current understanding of the mechanical chronograph is that it is a fancy complication to mimic a stopwatch's function. If you intend to record exact time fragments, you are waisting your time and should use a digital stopwatch.It seems to be more 'wow' factor than functional.I am open for correctment.
Best RegardsMark@constellation_mI must decide on just one Grail!
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WatchJunkie Wrote:Thank you Mark, valued comment and a good article by Andy!As iwcyates referred to the slight delay at starting the chrono, that is a loss in recorded time. I myself are having a chronograph issue which iwc is struggling to correct... And with some research one finds numerous chronograph specific issues reported - this is what is forcing my current opinion and experience of the (modern?) chronograph.