Winding makes my watch gaining time?

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    Confused Winding makes my watch gaining time?

    Hi, since last week my SNK805 (7S26B) has been acting erratically like the graph below shows:



    Two days ago I decided to let it empty its power reserve completely.

    This afternoon after waking it up from its brief slumber, I charged it up and have been wearing it constantly until now (8+ hrs). Few minutes ago I wanted to wind it up again (by swirling) because I'm OCD like that, and then when I looked at the dial it had instantly gained 5 secs! I swirled it again for about 30 secs and it gained another 5 secs! I don't think its supposed to be like this Maybe something is loose inside? What do you think?

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    Re: Winding makes my watch gaining time?

    You are winding it with too much force and it will speed up for 5 or as much as 15 or 20 seconds. I don't know if it hurts the watch, but it's normal when you wind with too much vigor.

    Just to the "dealing cards" method, and don't be in such a rush. The problem with go away.

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    Re: Winding makes my watch gaining time?

    Fender thank you for your input and also I've been told by some people on the Watchmaking forum that the way I wind my watch (by swirling) introduces interference to the beat the balance wheel makes.

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    Re: Winding makes my watch gaining time?

    Winding my 2836-2 based auto makes it run slower
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    Re: Winding makes my watch gaining time?

    Quote Originally Posted by Paperclip View Post
    Fender thank you for your input and also I've been told by some people on the Watchmaking forum that the way I wind my watch (by swirling) introduces interference to the beat the balance wheel makes.
    Glad to know that your watch isn't faulty. It can be quite depressing. Btw,i love your graph!

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