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post #1 of 27 (permalink) Old 05-12-2013, 08:29 PM Thread Starter
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Sundial problems

Anyone know anything about sundials?. I ordered one off Amazon and set it according to the directions last weekend. We'll today I checked it and its 20 seconds fast should I send it back?
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post #2 of 27 (permalink) Old 05-12-2013, 08:39 PM
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Re: Sundial problems

Call superman. Maybe he can reverse the earth 20 seconds and it will be correct.

Gonna make a lot of Egyptians mad though.
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Re: Sundial problems

turning it a second to the west should about fix it

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second to the west gottit
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post #5 of 27 (permalink) Old 05-12-2013, 08:48 PM Thread Starter
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Call superman. Maybe he can reverse the earth 20 seconds and it will be correct.

Gonna make a lot of Egyptians mad though.

Cool idea ,,never been too fond of the Eqyptians anyhow
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post #6 of 27 (permalink) Old 05-12-2013, 08:52 PM
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Re: Sundial problems

you need to wait till a full moon on a clear night to adj. the dial for "earth wooble effect", at least that's what it said on the box that mine came in?

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Its obviously set on Tulsa time.........

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post #8 of 27 (permalink) Old 05-12-2013, 09:48 PM
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Re: Sundial problems

Sounds like you bought the cheap model. I hope you at least got the one with an alarm clock feature!

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Re: Sundial problems

Does it have a snooze button?

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post #10 of 27 (permalink) Old 05-13-2013, 12:45 AM
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Re: Sundial problems

Does it work at night? Cause if it don't, I'd return it.

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