[access-uk] Re: TISSOT WATCH QUERY

Oh well, thanks for the tip - I'll give that a go.  New use for the condoms!

Catherine

> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf
> Of Mark Threadgold
> Sent: 31 March 2005 10:14
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: TISSOT WATCH QUERY
>
>
> Catherine,
>
> I am one of the scuba diving nuts ian spoke of.
>
> The only way I  have found to do underwater timing is to put a watch with
> stopwatch into a condom and tie it up.  Then drop that into
> another one and
> tie that up.  It works for me diving.  Tip is to unroll the
> condom and wash
> it in soapy water and then dry them off before putting the watch inside.
> This stops it slipping about and allows you to get to the buttons to press
> them.
>
> I use a watch the rnib have recently started selling again which
> has a large
> button on the face of the watch for announcing the time.  This also
> announces the stopwatch time when in that mode and makes it far easier to
> use when wrapped up in this way, even with gloves on.
>
> I agree, it is not the poshest method of achieving your aim, but
> as I said,
> it works for me for scuba use.
> hth,
>
> Mark Threadgold
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
> Ian Macrae
> Sent: 31 March 2005 09:16
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: TISSOT WATCH QUERY
>
>
> Hi Catherine,
> From everything I know, I'm afraid that the search for a
> waterproof talking
> watch is our equivalent of the search for the holy grail.   It may be that
> some people who've been involved in SCUBA activity have come up with a
> solution, and I think there are some of those on this list.
>
> Cheers now.
>
> Ian
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of
> Catherine Turner
> Sent: 30 March 2005 17:44
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: TISSOT WATCH QUERY
>
>
> Hi,
>
> Thanks for the links.
>
> It looks interesting, but at the moment (and I think I'd have to think
> carefully about it at any time) I can't justify £242 on a watch.
>
> Now, coming back to Ian's original question of whether anyone had been
> swimming while wearing one...what I really am looking for is a means of
> timing my own swimming.  I thought about having my Nokia
> Communicator at the
> end of the lane and using a stopwatch on it but a) it doesn't have a
> stopwatch, although I could probably find one for it, but b) it's far too
> precious to me to leave it at the side of a pool where it could
> get stolen,
> trodden on or drowned.  From looking at it the Tissot wouldn't actually be
> able to do it either since it doesn't mention a second hand.  Has
> anyone got
> any ideas how I could do it?
>
> Ideally I would like to wear a watch rather than put a clock at the end,
> because I need as an accurate timing as possible and it would lose time me
> finding the clock to stop it.
>
> None of the talking watches on the RNIB site mention being water resistant
> but then again neither does the Tissot (oh how efficient, RNIB) so I might
> e-mail and ask them but just wondered if anyone had any thoughts...
>
> Catherine
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
> Sunil
> Sent: 30 March 2005 16:32
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: TISSOT WATCH QUERY
>
>
> Try the links  below for info and to the watch itself in the RNIB shop
>
> http://www.rnib.org.uk/xpedio/groups/public/documents/PublicWebsit
> e/public_w
> el1004watch.hcsp
>
> http://onlineshop.rnib.org.uk/display_item.asp?n=11&c=5&sc=16&id=2
> 488&it=1&l
> =3&d=0
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Catherine Turner
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Wednesday, March 30, 2005 3:19 PM
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: TISSOT WATCH QUERY
>
>
> Hi Ian,
>
> I get page not found when I go to that link.  I searched RNIB for
> tissot and
> find nothing...it's not in the vibrating watches section of the RNIB
> site...do you know which section of the RNIB site it's in?
>
> Catherine
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
> Ian Macrae
> Sent: 30 March 2005 14:32
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: TISSOT WATCH QUERY
>
>
> Hi Catherine,
>
> As George indicated, it's available from RNIB.  You can find out more by
> going to
>
> www.bbc.co.uk/rad.../intouch_factsheet_20041019.shtml
>
> Hope that's helpful.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of
> Catherine Turner
> Sent: 30 March 2005 13:59
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: TISSOT WATCH QUERY
>
>
> Hi,
>
> Sorry I can't answer your question but just wondered who sells this watch?
>
> Catherine
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
> Ian Macrae
> Sent: 29 March 2005 16:26
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] TISSOT WATCH QUERY
>
>
> I'm aware that the Tissot vibrating watch is said to be water
> resistant to a
> depth of three hundred metres.  But I wondered whether anyone had actually
> been swimming while wearing one.
>
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