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unless it is a typo, he says that registers are at "3" and "9" . . . better for the Heuer tradition / better for producing "classic" chronographs!!
: It just means more watches with 6-9-12 stacked registers like a
: Valjoux 7750. Medium-term replacement for that movement? Perhaps
: Swatch Group are squeezing Valjoux supply/prices like they did
: with Lemania before? You'd think that wouldn't make commercial
: sense given just how many watches use 7750s nowadays but you
: never know.
: I don't have a problem with TAG-Heuer developing from another
: manufacturer's base design - after all, even the Calibre 11 uses
: a Büren base calibre. I do, however, kind of wish that they
: hadn't chosen a movement with the same configuration as a 7750 -
: there is a glut of those watches on the market, they are (to me)
: rarely interesting or attractive and, successful or not, I still
: really don't see what TH's 7750 Carreras actually have to do
: with vintage Carreras... the only Heuer Carreras with 6-9-12
: stacked registers were the Lemania 5100-driven models right at
: the end of their lifetime and their 12 o'clock register has a
: different function to that of a Valjoux 7750.
: Optimum result for me? Use this new calibre in Link chronos and
: movements with 3-9 and 3-6-9 registers in Carreras. Sorted.