Crown down looks pretty good to me. Zero gain in 8 hours is good, isn't it?Because I have other things I should be doing, but don't want to right now, here's what I've observed tracking mine over the last week:
Set at 10am, 2/12
(All numbers indicated are overall gain, relative to being set)
Crown Down 8 hours: +0
Worn 6 hours: +5
Crown up 8 hours: +7
Worn 5 hours: +9
Worn X hours through that day, night, next day until midnight: +23
12 position up overnight: +25
Worn 16hrs: +31
Dial up overnight: +33
Worn 17 hours: +40
Worn overnight: +42
Through that day, 17 hours: +50
12 position down overnight: +52
12 Position up 9 hours: +55
This is with winding to full most every night, with my G-shock as the reference time.
At this rate, it's basically gained 1 minute in 7 days, didn't find any particular position that "slowed it down"
Don't know what this information might be worth to anyone, but there it is, haha.
Yeah, I guess crown-down would be the closest hope I have. I still find having to place it in a certain orientation annoying, especially since I usually sleep with it on. I would go for the every-other-day approach, but I feel like I'll forget at some point which day to wind and not to wind it, and my usual ritual is to wind it every night after showering, before I put it back on.Crown down looks pretty good to me. Zero gain in 8 hours is good, isn't it?
Also, I do NOT wind mine every day but only every other day. That way it reaches a point where it runs pretty slow (since it reaches the end of its power), effectively cancelling out the time that it gained before. Maybe give this a try instead of winding it every day?
I know this might sound like a hassle but it truely is not. I simply wind it every other day in the morning after I get up. It is kind of a ritual. Combined with putting it crown down whenever I do not wear it, it effectively keeps perfect time overall. See Screenshot below.