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    Re: Would you regulate a METAS movement that was running -2.5 spd?

    Quote Originally Posted by heb View Post
    If they all are close to -2.5, do NOTHING; you have a high precision watch. Sending it in has a greater chance of screwing up your watch's precision than helping same. If your watch's rate speeds up a bit, that's a good thing; do NOTHING. If its lose rate worsens, send it in.

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    Re: Would you regulate a METAS movement that was running -2.5 spd?

    I would say it can be regulated to a specific wearers wrist, in this case to gain 2.5 in relation to its current performance but that may then mean its not technically within spec if run through the testing. In other words, if you send it in, it will be fully tested in various positions, pass the tests and it will be returned to you untouched with a confirmation letter saying its all fine. Much better to self regulate it over night with resting placement. Sounds like a hump but its easy to do once you learn which positions to leave it in.

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    Re: Would you regulate a METAS movement that was running -2.5 spd?

    Watches that run slow drive me bonkers. However I would wait and see how it runs after a few months (as others have stated).

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    Re: Would you regulate a METAS movement that was running -2.5 spd?

    Is just pull the bandaid off and send it to get fixed now. My brand new 8900 seems to be running as the tests subjects it to. About +2 p/d.

    OP; do you have the warranty and chronometer cards? Create and online Omega account, add your watch and pull the tests they ran on it before they shipped it the the AD.

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    Would you regulate a METAS movement that was running -2.5 spd?

    My PO was running c. +0.5 spd. Pretty good but it bothered me that it was so precise that it was difficult to find a position to slow it down. But better to be on the fast than slow side.

    As you know, Omegas are supposed to run between 0 to +5 spd so -2.5 spd is outside of their specs and you shouldn’t have any difficulty getting it adjusted. However, I would hold off until you are sure. Sending a watch off for repair can be risky as you never know if something will happen in transport or while on the watchmaker’s desk.
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    Re: Would you regulate a METAS movement that was running -2.5 spd?

    Always interesting to hear different peoples approach to a watch that’s a little slow. I would think a local shop could make that adjustment

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    Re: Would you regulate a METAS movement that was running -2.5 spd?

    Adjusting shouldn’t be too difficult, but I was told by my AD that the co-axial movement needed special equipment, i.e. not a simple Timeograph to check the accuracy. Don’t know how true this is.

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    Re: Would you regulate a METAS movement that was running -2.5 spd?

    Quote Originally Posted by heb View Post
    Three weeks of wear is much too short a time period to decide on a service. Give it 3 months (12 weeks), recording a final monthly derived (only one hack, at beginning of month) Average Daily Rate and record each of the 4 constituent weekly derived rates. If they all are close to -2.5, do NOTHING; you have a high precision watch.
    I agree.

    It is not as if it was an expensive watch guaranteed by the maker not to behave like that.

    What would be next if we let ravings like this to escalate? Expect vendors to stand by their promises!!!???

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    Re: Would you regulate a METAS movement that was running -2.5 spd?

    Yes I would, but I do defer that it is a personal preference. I don't like my watches losing time. With the better quality brands such as Breitling, Omega, Rolex , and even Ball, I've never had a problem requesting and receiving regulation within 0 to +4 seconds per day by asking nicely and letting them take their time to perform the regulation.
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    Re: Would you regulate a METAS movement that was running -2.5 spd?

    If you want to see this subject debated at length, go here https://omegaforums.net/threads/who-...ng-time.88292/

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