Winding the Ranger

Hello Ranger owners. If you have a minute may ask that you comment on the sound made when winding your Ranger please?

Upon winding mine I get a bit of a tingy sound at the start of the rotation of the crown.  My watch is keeping perfect time but I wonder if that sound is normal. 
 

Thank you all in advance. 

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Have you tried letting it run down a bit? Once it's fully wound it gets a bit clicky as the release mechanism kicks in. But when it's low/empty and needs winding it's buttery smooth, no noises. 

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TimeCop

Have you tried letting it run down a bit? Once it's fully wound it gets a bit clicky as the release mechanism kicks in. But when it's low/empty and needs winding it's buttery smooth, no noises. 

Thank you so much. I have not tried that. I will give it a shot and test it out. 
I will report back. 

Thank You once again 

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Interesting. I’ve owned a few Tudors and have not had any issues …. Yet. 
I will start a test today and see what comes out from this. 
Thank you for your feedback

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I really don’t pay attention to how my Ranger sounds when winding it. 
 

But I’ll give it a listen next time I wind it up. I will say it keeps great time no mater how it sounds. 

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StevieC54

I really don’t pay attention to how my Ranger sounds when winding it. 
 

But I’ll give it a listen next time I wind it up. I will say it keeps great time no mater how it sounds. 

Thank you very much. As mentioned by TimeCop above, I think this may have to do with over-winding it on my part as I don't recall hearing it when I first got the watch and wound it for the first time from a fully empty power reserve.

Mine too is so far keeping time very well at -1s per day which is great. I will now test the power reserve once I take it off and then test again the winding from 0 power. 

Thank you for you message and I look forward to hearing your findings.

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My Ranger made noise when winding no matter how much power it had. My Ranger also kept stopping unexpectedly. I had to send the watch back for warranty service. I'm very disappointed obviously as I love the look and the feel of the watch. Seems crazy that there were issues with a time only movement from the get go. Still waiting to see how long it will take to fix. My experience will definitely turn me off of Tudor in the future. I've had budget mechanicals that have never had movement issues. There's honestly no excuse for Tudor. 

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RandyC

My Ranger made noise when winding no matter how much power it had. My Ranger also kept stopping unexpectedly. I had to send the watch back for warranty service. I'm very disappointed obviously as I love the look and the feel of the watch. Seems crazy that there were issues with a time only movement from the get go. Still waiting to see how long it will take to fix. My experience will definitely turn me off of Tudor in the future. I've had budget mechanicals that have never had movement issues. There's honestly no excuse for Tudor. 

I am very sorry to hear that and you are absolutely right. It is terrible that an "in-house" movement on a $4K CAD watch should for starters have any of these weird noises let alone stop working. 

Much like you this is my absolute favourite watch as it fulfills all my everyday needs including the look and style that I am after. 

I hope yours comes back fixed and I hope mine has a simple solution to it.

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Al_Watch

Thank you so much. I have not tried that. I will give it a shot and test it out. 
I will report back. 

Thank You once again 

Any luck? I've not had any issues with it or my BB58 (same movement) and they both keep great time. 

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TimeCop

Any luck? I've not had any issues with it or my BB58 (same movement) and they both keep great time. 

I actually started a time test yesterday and it finishes in 45 min. So far I am at -2s per 23 hours.

As soon as I am done the test I will set it down and let it run out. I want to track the Power reserve as well. 

Once that's done I will start the winding and let you know. Fingers crossed. 

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Al_Watch

I am very sorry to hear that and you are absolutely right. It is terrible that an "in-house" movement on a $4K CAD watch should for starters have any of these weird noises let alone stop working. 

Much like you this is my absolute favourite watch as it fulfills all my everyday needs including the look and style that I am after. 

I hope yours comes back fixed and I hope mine has a simple solution to it.

I stopped by my AD today to check on the status of the repair and the watch has been sent to Tudor with no estimated return time. Interestingly, I spoke to a different salesperson from the one who sold me my model and she said that one of her customers had the same issues on his Ranger. Clearly, there are some QC issues with these Kinessi movements. Make sure you buy from an AD and get the warranty if you purchase a Ranger. 

It's a bit frustrating for me because I honestly didn't even care that much about the in-house movement on the Ranger. I liked the watch for the design, the other specs, and how it felt on wrist. I have no issues with brands using quality third party movements. I have had affordable mechanicals with ETA movements that work fine 20 years later. Those watches can also be fixed by anyone. This is my first "in-house" movement (other than cheap Seiko movements) and it hasn't been a good experience. 

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Hello members. Thank you so much for your feedback.

It is my pleasure to report that my ranger has a power reserve of  69 hours and 41 min.

The tinging noise upon winding is completely gone just as @TimeCop indicated. 

Winding is buttery smooooooooth.

I could not be happier.

Cheers