Why Screw Slots Aren't Aligned In Watchmaking

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Why Screw Slots Aren't Aligned In Watchmaking

Postby koimaster » April 23rd 2018, 3:34pm

There are, in every domain of discourse, certain varieties of misinformation and confusion that smite them how you will, refuse to die. One of these hydra's heads in talking about watches is the notion of so-called dynamic vs. static water resistance with respect to watch water resistance ratings – it's been debunked so many times, both here and elsewhere, that you'd think we could safely regard it as a dead issue but it's proven frustratingly durable. Another snake that will not stay scotched is the idea that screw heads – specifically screw head slots – should be aligned; the reason it's not practical to do so in watchmaking is a question that has been repeatedly addressed, but it can't hurt to try again as I don't think we've ever raised the question here.

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Re: Why Screw Slots Aren't Aligned In Watchmaking

Postby Pubbie » April 24th 2018, 12:40am

koimaster wrote:There are, in every domain of discourse, certain varieties of misinformation and confusion that smite them how you will, refuse to die. One of these hydra's heads in talking about watches is the notion of so-called dynamic vs. static water resistance with respect to watch water resistance ratings – it's been debunked so many times, both here and elsewhere, that you'd think we could safely regard it as a dead issue but it's proven frustratingly durable. Another snake that will not stay scotched is the idea that screw heads – specifically screw head slots – should be aligned; the reason it's not practical to do so in watchmaking is a question that has been repeatedly addressed, but it can't hurt to try again as I don't think we've ever raised the question here.

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Unfortunately, most of the people bitching about misaligned screwheads are stupids. The rest are economically illerate!
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Re: Why Screw Slots Aren't Aligned In Watchmaking

Postby relaxer7 » April 24th 2018, 7:34am

but but but it looks nice
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