Glad for a Power Reserve Indicator

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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2007

    Glad for a Power Reserve Indicator

    A couple of weeks ago I bought my first watch with a power reserve -- a Longines Evidenza. I really enjoy having this feature -- it is both practical and fun to observe over the course of the day. My desk job really dosen't produce much energy for the watch. The watch, by the way, is great to wear -- I like the style and look a great deal. I am very pleased with this purchase!
    Omega DeVille Hour Vision (Blue Dial)
    Omega Seamaster Diver 300M
    Omega Speedmaster CK2998 LE
    Seiko Sportura Chronograph
    Stowa Antea KS

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    new england

    Re: Glad for a Power Reserve Indicator

    i agree that a power reserve indicator is practical. even more practical than a chrono, i think. if it's on your watch, you can't help but use it!

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    Member hpark21's Avatar
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    Oct 2007
    Born in South Korea - Canadian citizen - Living in Philly Suburb

    Re: Glad for a Power Reserve Indicator

    I have 2 with power reserve.

    Marina Militare with Power Reserve - really comes in handy since my winder is flaky. Sometimes it will not run until I power cycle it. Happens about once a week or so and I know it right away because of the power reserve start to go down on this watch.

    Eberhard 8 days with power reserve. - Manual wind. It is very interesting to see that power reserve going up when I wind it (it takes a while) and to see it go down 1 level a day.
    Chronic flipper...

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  5. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2008

    Re: Glad for a Power Reserve Indicator

    I got one on a manual wind ML, it's neat but the downside is it makes me obsessively wind the sucker whenever it gets even a little bit run down. I might be getting a Zenith with a Chrono + PR, though it's not really a must have for autos IMO, just a neat complication.

  6. #5
    Join Date
    Aug 2008

    Re: Glad for a Power Reserve Indicator

    I have only one watch with a power reserve indicator, actuallt, it's the same watch as the OP has, the Longines Evidenza. It's a beautiful watch! Nice choice mate!

    I find I really like to have that indicator, it satisfies my need for control I guess. :)
    Breitling Colt Superocean
    Traser Military Chronograph BD Pro
    Traser P6500 on Raptor strap
    Longines Evidenza Silver Dial on Leather Croc strap
    Sjöö Sandström Royal Steel Chronograph Extreme Black
    Eweco, circa 1950s
    Roamer, 14k, 1965
    'Generic' pocket watch, 14k, circa 1890s
    Seiko '5', SNK355K
    Traser Classic Automatic Pro

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    Member kiwidj's Avatar
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    Sep 2007

    Re: Glad for a Power Reserve Indicator

    Quote Originally Posted by Consigliere View Post
    It's a beautiful watch! Nice choice mate!
    I agree. The Evidenza is most attractive indeed.

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