[access-uk] Re: TISSOT WATCH QUERY

Remember back to when you were at blind school and if you poked your fingers 
into the gap on your Perkins at the top and felt a thing that rolled around 
they got a bit oily and greasy?  Thats the best stuff.  Slip condom over 
finger and prod it in and rub it around a bit.  Jobs a good'un.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Damon" <damon.rose@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, April 01, 2005 10:39 AM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: TISSOT WATCH QUERY


> what lube do you use? Is there an accessible lubricant?
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Sunil" <bosley20@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Friday, April 01, 2005 10:33 AM
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: TISSOT WATCH QUERY
>
>
>> Ribbed are better than stawberry and lime btw
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Catherine Turner" <catherineturner2000@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Friday, April 01, 2005 10:31 AM
>> Subject: [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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