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What to use a chronograph for?

Discussion in 'Watches' started by Finnigan, Feb 7, 2011.

  1. Finnigan

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    Timing how long my dinner has been on the grill and keeping track of my daughter's "time outs" are the two most common for me.
     
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    Timing lunch break at work. An alarm function would actually be more purpose-built for this kind of use, but the chronograph works too for when I don't remember exactly when we started break.

    For when people say they'll "be back in a minute," you can tell them exactly how long it took them when they return.
     
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    When you make tea you can keep track of how long it's been brewing.
     
  5. Monocrom

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    I recently joined a dedicated watch forum where the same topic exists. It's full of the same types of responses already posted.

    Most of the members mentioned preferring to use a diver's watch with the rotating bezel to time things, over a watch with a chrono feature.
     
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    I work at a lab, and there a hundreds of little analysis and reactions I use the chronograph on my watch for. I don't know what I would do without it. Maybe keep a stopwatch around my neck.