What is the point of the second hand?

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The only time the second hand has any relevance in my life, is if I'm checking how well my watch is running, when checked against my mobile phone.

Other than that it just confirms at a casual glance that my watch is running.

Although contradicting the above馃檮 There is joy to be had from a lumed second hand with a red highlight sweeping along on a dive watch.

Just shot myself in the foot haven't I? 馃槀

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What is the point ? You obviously new to watches, the second hand helps to synchronize the watch more accurately

Folalde

What is the point ? You obviously new to watches, the second hand helps to synchronize the watch more accurately

As I stated in the first paragraph馃檮 Lol

By looking at the second hand you can determine if your watch is still running within 2 seconds.

I guess one could ask what the point of a watch, wait.. what IS the point of life 馃馃馃?

I like the aesthetic of the running seconds 鉁岋笍

Mostly to see if your watch is running. Easy enough to synch wirhout a seconds hand, just takes a few seconds longer to set to the minute and hack when the time source hits 12.

I have a few quartz and one auto without running seconds. It's liberating.

Check this out. No second hand.

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I feel the same about date windows on watches, but that's a whole other story!

In 2024 there are plenty of choices available to avoid buying a watch that offends you.

Mildly amused by offensiveness of a centre-seconds complication.

Well, if you need to measure short time periods it is crucial to have a second hand. I do not always want to hit a chronometer button but glance at my watch and have both hands free for other things.

The point of a second hand is the narrow bit towards the outside of the dial.

El punto es cerciorarte de que la pieza funciona, es m谩s a algunas de mis piezas les quite el segundero ya que son 鈱 de diario y no requiero serciorarte de que funcione, segundero grande es solo para referencia en los diver cosc, o en un fliguer para los c谩lculos necesarios en su profecionales. Para nosotros los de a pie, solo para ponerlos en hora 馃槀馃馃嚭馃嚲