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  1. Public Forum
    There are many popular, affordable, automatic watch movements that continue to run even when the crown is pulled out to the hand setting position. These are called non hacking movements. When an automatic or manual wind mechanical watch has a feature that stops the second hand when the crown is...
  2. Orient
    I've never owned a non-hacking auto but am thinking of buying a blue mako or some other 469 model. Strangely I can't seem to find the answer to this simple question anywhere: does pulling out the crown to adjust the time stop the minute and hour hands? I ask this because, for my hacking Seiko 5...
  3. Seiko
    Hi all, I have seen from a number of threads that it is possible to stop the second hand on a non hacking seiko by applying a little bit of back pressure to the crown. I would like to know whether this really is that risky or damaging to the movement? i.e. would i be okay just doing it once...
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