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    Mono Pusher Chronograph - HUH?

    So how does that work then?


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    Its in a sequence of 3.
    1 push start
    2nd push stop
    3rd push reset.

    Only "issue" with them is that you can't start, stop, and then continue after a pause, 3rd push will always reset.

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    Quote Originally Posted by uktotty View Post
    So how does that work then?

    It doesn't. Ugly as sin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amcneill View Post
    It doesn't. Ugly as sin.

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    Looks like a very sinister muppet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by verv View Post
    Its in a sequence of 3.
    1 push start
    2nd push stop
    3rd push reset.

    Only "issue" with them is that you can't start, stop, and then continue after a pause, 3rd push will always reset.
    That makes sense, thanks for the explanation.

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    Mono-strosity!

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    Quote Originally Posted by verv View Post
    Its in a sequence of 3.
    1 push start
    2nd push stop
    3rd push reset.

    Only "issue" with them is that you can't start, stop, and then continue after a pause, 3rd push will always reset.
    Is there a perceived benefit to this over a 3 button Chrono in some scenario?

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    Breitling Cosmonaute 809 - What's not to like?

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    Quote Originally Posted by snowman View Post
    Is there a perceived benefit to this over a 3 button Chrono in some scenario?

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    No, not really. they're considered more heritagey as were developed earlier and have less buttons adoring the case so look sleeker, but that's pretty much it above and beyond marketing fluff.
    They're certainly not as useful as don't have the start stop restart feature of standard chronos.

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    Quote Originally Posted by snowman View Post
    Is there a perceived benefit to this over a 3 button Chrono in some scenario?

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    Fewer holes in the case.
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    ​Jim.

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    Quote Originally Posted by paneristi372 View Post
    Mono-strosity!
    That's quality

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    There is a saying in English about falling off the ugly tree and hitting every branch on the way down. I think it refers to this... thing.

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    In recent years Christopher Ward and Longines have both brought out mono pusher chronographs, I like Corum for their mad watch designs for a more budget version Mr Jones have some weird watch designs too

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    Farer brought one out recently as well, monopushers are clearly A Thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by uktotty View Post
    So how does that work then?

    Corum the sort of watch you wear when you have a lot of money and do not give a ——- i would have worn this a lot of years ago with a dinner suit , no socks and shirt cuffs undone At almost 75 yrs old they really were the days so tell what watch with tena?
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    Everyone has different tastes,apparently Stevie Wonder is very happy with his.

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    I like it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bondurant View Post
    Farer brought one out recently as well, monopushers are clearly A Thing.
    I just love the new Bamford carbon monopusher. They are most definitely a thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hhhh View Post
    I like it.
    Me too.

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    47mm and able to start small fires on a sunny day.

    Some of their other bubble models are 57mm. Homer1 design territory indeed.

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    This seems to have become a conversation about Corum, Bubbles and Ugly watches, I wasn't looking ot buy this particular watch, just understand what a mono pusher chrono is.

    As it stands I do have 6 Corums, 4 of which are Bubbles, but that's the great thing about personal taste.

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    Here’s mine… the looks of this might take some of the heat off the Corum, but I like it so who cares !


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    Quote Originally Posted by gorrie View Post
    Here’s mine… the looks of this might take some of the heat off the Corum, but I like it so who cares !

    i like the look of that, that's what's good about this site.

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    My Cal 40 mono push Hanhart dates from 1938. So if it was a thing it’s lasted about 80 odd years.


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    Is it still termed a mono pusher if it uses separate pusher to winder?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kingstepper View Post
    Is it still termed a mono pusher if it uses separate pusher to winder?
    It seems to cover both types. https://wornandwound.com/guide-from-...-chronographs/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andyg View Post
    Thanks, some nice example there, esp. like those Alpinas.

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    Never seen one before I love that longines

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    This has always been a favourite of mine and would buy one if one came along. Never seen to see these discounted anywhere though.

    Cheers,

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    Wow that's awesome I've never seen anything like that before!! Are they expensive?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ben4watches View Post
    This has always been a favourite of mine and would buy one if one came along. Never seen to see these discounted anywhere though.
    Haven’t seen that before. That is super cool.

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    About £2600 - 2700

    Quote Originally Posted by scootnfast View Post
    Wow that's awesome I've never seen anything like that before!! Are they expensive?
    Cheers,

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    Quote Originally Posted by ben4watches View Post
    This has always been a favourite of mine and would buy one if one came along. Never seen to see these discounted anywhere though.

    Only wearable on the right wrist though… might be a dealbreaker for some…

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    Why would that be?

    Quote Originally Posted by vekslak View Post
    Only wearable on the right wrist though… might be a dealbreaker for some…
    Cheers,

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    Quote Originally Posted by ben4watches View Post
    This has always been a favourite of mine and would buy one if one came along. Never seen to see these discounted anywhere though.

    An original of this is on my list of ‘grails’ they are as rare as rocking horse waste.
    I have only seen this version once in the window of a jeweller in Windsor. I was very tempted but the standard Longines date put me off. Why did they put a date on all of their heritage watches?
    Last edited by Sinnlover; 15th October 2021 at 10:25.

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    I have to agree on the date, it does somewhat ruin the symmetry of the dial.

    Quote Originally Posted by Sinnlover View Post
    An original of this is on my list of ‘grails’ they are as rare as rocking horse waste.
    I have only seen this version once in the wi doe of a jeweller in Windsor. I was very tempted but the standard Longines date put me off. Why did they put a date on all of their heritage watches?
    Cheers,

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    Here is my mono pusher. The chrono wheel is on the back displayed through a port hole window. Very cool and clean execution.

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    How do they reset is it the crown that resets them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by scootnfast View Post
    How do they reset is it the crown that resets them?
    See verv's reply in post #2 - the push-button does everything.

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