Category Archives: Aquaracer

Gonzo’s Chronograffiti: V

Gonzo’s Chronograffiti: V

In this post – unlike earlier ones – we will discuss how – over recent years – a few people complicated an invention and added to an already brilliant repertoire. TAG Heuer needs a mention in this regard before anybody.   There’s double the fun with everything in count of two – mainspring barrels, wheel […]

Gonzo’s Chronograffiti: IV

“All in the name of the game.” – Other aspects of the chronograph; a game these watches play very well! Our column wheel versus cam switching discussion could go on; but then, going further downstream into the rest of the chronograph mechanism would have to wait for some more time. Today we learn a bit […]

Gonzo’s Chronograffiti: III

Getting that luxury chronograph? Even further tips from Gonzo!

Getting that luxury chronograph? Even further tips from Gonzo!Sometimes, even executions claimed to be the finest among modular constructions, will be less precise with jumps or stutters of the seconds-hand at starting. The regular seconds or the minutes hand might also spring a step down or up with the chronograph activated, but it’s not a […]