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Los Angeles Bicycles

United States

#2 Feb 20, 2008
A watch is a timepiece that is to be worn on a person, as opposed to a clock which is not. The term now usually refers to a wristwatch, which is worn on the wrist with a strap, while a pocketwatch, the common type before World War I, is carried in a pocket and often has an attached chain to lift it out. Watches evolved in the 1600s from spring powered clocks, which appeared in the 1400s. In addition to the time, modern watches often display the day, date, month and year, and electronic watches may have many other functions.
James Westley

United States

#3 Mar 20, 2008
I had a friggin ROLEX broken when my little nephews got to it! I was so pissed, and all of the rates that the businesses had around me were outrageous! So I went onto Craig'sList and put up an ad for someone to fix it at a low price for me, and suddenly I got this email from this website sayin they could help me out! They gave me the address posted above and I got my Rolex fixed with a brand new lens and a couple new components. I was able to breathe after that :P
MikeNoonan

United States

#4 Mar 25, 2008
Water clocks, along with the sundials, are possibly the oldest time-measuring instruments, with the only exceptions being the vertical gnomon and the day-counting tally stick.[2] Given their great antiquity, where and when they first existed are not known and perhaps unknowable. The bowl-shaped outflow is the simplest form of a water clock and is known to have existed in Babylon and in Egypt around the 16th century BC. Other regions of the world, including India and China, also have early evidence of water clocks, but the earliest dates are less certain. Some authors, however, write about water clocks appearing as early as 4000 BC in these regions of the world.[3]

The Greek and Roman civilizations are credited for initially advancing water clock design to include complex gearing, which was connected to fanciful automata and also resulted in improved accuracy. These advances were passed on through Byzantium and Islamic times, eventually making their way to Europe. Independently, the Chinese developed their own advanced water clocks, passing their ideas on to Korea and Japan.

Some water clock designs were developed independently and some knowledge was transferred through the spread of trade. It is important to point out that the need for the common person to 'know what time it is' largely did not exist until the Industrial Revolution, when it became important to keep track of hours worked. In the earliest of times, however, the purpose for using a water clock was for astronomical and astrological reasons. These early water clocks were calibrated with a sundial. Through the centuries, water clocks were used for timing lawyer's speeches during a trial, labors of prostitutes, night watches of guards, sermons and Masses in church, to name only a few. While never reaching the level of accuracy based on today's standards of timekeeping, the water clock was the most accurate and commonly used timekeeping device for millennia, until it was replaced by the more accurate pendulum clock in 17th century Europe.
H20BZ

United States

#5 Mar 26, 2008
Water clocks just trip me out.
GypSee

United States

#6 Mar 31, 2008
Found a lens repair place on that site, good price too!
GeoDude

United States

#7 Apr 1, 2008
Thanks for posting the link, my Guess watch died and I had no idea where I could take it to get the battery replaced.
VDismyBF

United States

#8 Apr 2, 2008
Why not post in the review section for the business you use?
Wait

United States

#9 Apr 3, 2008
Gosh will you quit complaining???? You've done that on like the last 3 posts!
DVS4569

United States

#10 Apr 4, 2008
It's a forum, settle down.
DARREL

United States

#11 Apr 7, 2008
Analog clocks usually indicate time using angles. The most common clock face uses a fixed numbered dial or dials and moving hand or hands. It usually has a circular scale of 12 hours, which can also serve as a scale of 60 minutes, and 60 seconds if the clock has a second hand. Many other styles and designs have been used throughout the years, including dials divided into 6, 8, 10, and 24 hours. The only other widely used clock face today is the 24 hour analog dial, because of the use of 24 hour time in military organizations. The 10-hour clock was briefly popular during the French Revolution, when the metric system was applied to time measurement, and an Italian 6 hour clock was developed in the 18th century, presumably to save power (a clock or watch chiming 24 times uses more power).

Another type of analog clock is the sundial, which tracks the sun continuously, registering the time by the shadow position of its gnomon. Sundials use some or part of the 24 hour analog dial. There also exist clocks which use a digital display despite having an analog mechanism—these are commonly referred to as flip clocks.
Winter

United States

#12 Apr 29, 2008
Flip clocks, huh? Crazeh.
SaintJoe

Irvine, CA

#13 May 29, 2008
where can i find anold school train conductors watch with the chain and the whole shabang. I really want one. Hope they don't cost tooo much
Alfredo

Los Angeles, CA

#14 Jul 3, 2008
You can find them in most clock and watch stores <_<
Sad and broken

Los Angeles, CA

#18 Aug 1, 2009
The motor stopped working properly on an antique electric wall clock with a neon rim. The watch/clock repair man had trouble finding a new one, he said to give him a few months. Every time i stopped in to check, he said, more time, I'll get to it.5 years later my son insisted on picking it up. In the meantime, he piled things on it, bent the back plate in and broke the perfectly fine neon rim. Does anyone know where I can go in/around LA?

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