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The clock clock consists of 12 identical wristwatches, all
strapless. They are set to different times, one hour
These twelve wristwatches are mounted on the periphery
of a disc, which rotates anticlockwise once every twelve
A central mechanism drives an hour hand, which
clockwise at the usual rate.
Thus, the hand always points toward the watch which is
displaying the correct hour.
In the more elaborate version, each of the 12
wristwatches is replaced by a rotating disc of 60
identical watches, set one minute apart, orbiting a
mechanism which drives a minute hand.
(?) Laurel and Hardy version
06:13 - And ye, they madeth a kind of time [4and20, Sep 18 2012]
Clock Clock number 2
This one actually functions. [AusCan531, Nov 08 2012]
288 Clocks Clock
[AusCan531, Feb 28 2013]
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||Build it and they will watch.
||Is there a second's version?
||Daylight savings time would suck.
||Daylight savings would be no problem; you only need adjust the central hand an hour.
||In an hour the hand moves clockwise an hour (+1)
subclocks move clockwise an hour (+1) and the
moves backwards 1/12th of an hour (-1/12)
In 12 hours you're 24 steps forward and one step
||Unless I missed something this clock runs
at half rate
||EDIT: I missed something. The clock runs forward
at a rate of 1 and 11/12ths time. To fix it make the
disk retreat at the rate of thirty degrees per hour.
||//Unless I missed something//
||At (say) 3pm, the hour hand is pointing due east.
The watch to which it's pointing says 3pm, and the
next watch around says... ah, hang on, you're right.
But only technically.
||No adjustment to your invention necessary, [Max] to
fix the issue that [Voice] identified - you just need
to mount the clock inside a aeroplane flying rapidly
||Someone else has just baked a version of a Clock Clock [link]