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How do you find the hands to read in the daytime? Should I take it from your message that you own a GMT? I dunno; I think I would really miss the quick-set date.
: I've owned a Seamaster Pro with the skeletonized hands for about a year and a
: half. Frankly, I find the skeletonized hands hard to read in the dark.
: This is because you do not see hands - only the shapes at the ends of
: them. So to read the watch in the dark, first your eyes have to focus
: enough to tell the shapes apart. Second, your brain has to separate the
: glowing marks into the different spots, bars, and triangle. Then third,
: your brain has to translate the relative positions into the angles of the
: So I find it much easier to read the time in the dark when you have long,
: solid hands like on the GMT. That way, you only have to notice the angles
: of the two hands and the big marker for 12 o'clock to instantly perceive
: the time.