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    Question Chrono's on (analog) watches, do you use them? Like 'em or not?

    I have only one chrono-watch. I played with the function one or two times but that's it. My preferences of watches are build on things i find practical. Rotating bezels with minutemarkers on them, Great, i use them for timing stuff. But a chrono? I never ever was in the situation where it could be of any use for me. Are you guy's buying chrono's pure for the aestethics of the watch, or do you actually use them? And if you do so, what do you use them for? For me the ideal (analog) watch is a 3-hander with lume and minutemarkers, that's it. My G-shock has all the other functions (and more) that i ever might use...How about you?

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    I use mine to time how long it is before I order another watch


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    I have others if you need more pics, these are also used for the same purpose, I even used one once to tell me when then next chrono' was arriving !

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    I'm not a huge fan of Chrono's as I generally prefer a less "busy" dial and smaller size watches. The ones I do like tend to be the simpler style.

    When I have been a Chronograph owner I used the timing function for things like Cooking, Parking meters but nothing too serious
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    C'mon , spill the Chrono's !.... no use talking about them !

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seriously View Post
    I use mine to time how long it is before I order another watch, I even used one once to tell me when then next chrono' was arriving !
    LOL!

    I actually do use my analog chronographs; timing parking meters, cooking/baking, navigating road trips (especially out on the logging roads), photography....

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    i was mistaking in my OP, i do own a few chrono's, not just one...

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    ..tough after the Certina (interwebpic, no pic at hand..) i did not purchase any more chrono's, due to my constanly altering taste...

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    Yeah, I use them all the time. And I like how they look.

    Generally speaking, if a watch doesn't at least have a timing bezel, it likely won't last long in my collection. I time lots of stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steppy View Post
    I'm not a huge fan of Chrono's as I generally prefer a less "busy" dial ...
    I'm a bit like ^^^ that, too. I don't own any, if I need a chronograph function I use my Aerospace.
    However, if one of these came up for sale at the right price, that could change....
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    Some people have opinions - The rest of us have taste.

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    Quote Originally Posted by I-B View Post
    i was mistaking in my OP, i do own a few chrono's, not just one...


    Alcohol or just old age ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seriously View Post


    Alcohol or just old age ?
    old man on alcohol

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