Brad (Login McBeardy) Paneristi from IP address 188.8.131.52
As some of you know, I picked up my 1st Pam last week, 560 - P5000 8 day movement.
This is my first manual wind watch, and looking forward to winding once a week. Which I had to do this Saturday.
Novice question but roughly how long/ how many turn should give it a full wind? I was winding for what only felt a minute or so (clockwise) until I felt the crown kick back slightly ( I don't want to overwind - is this possible - too much force maybe?)
Or should it come to complete stop?
I know when purchasing from an AD they'd run through all this, unfortunately mine was from a second hand dealer, whilst a good service, wasn't a specialist in the Panerai's/
And if you are unsure about its fully winded which will last 8 to 9 days, just wind it up again after 4 to 5 days. so you never have to "crank it" in order to make sure its fully winded at the time of winding.
. My P5000 takes about 120-125 turns from dead to full . .
July 11 2017, 12:00 AM
My PAM 564 has the P5000 movement and from dead, it takes about 120 winds to bring it to full charge.
As DP said, as it approaches full, I wind it slower and with very little torque (very gently) and I keep winding until it stops. The movement is very smooth to wind but does seem to build up a little more tension shortly before full.