Wednesday, September 22, 2010

The Mechanical Watch

Image by Greg Rudzinski

There are many places where watch batteries are not readily available which makes the mechanical watch an important backup to the very accurate quartz watch. I recommend the Seiko 7s26 automatic mechanical movement which is affordable, simple , sturdy, and reliable. The best part about the 7s26 movements is that they can be easily regulated to better than ± 5 seconds per day.

Go to the link below for an excellent description on how to regulate a modern mechanical watch movement: