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Project GMT: 2nd Stage Pre-order

Thank you for your interest in the Project GMT. The following is the process that we will follow for the distribution of the remaining slots available for the project. (Please note that if you are a Plankowner an email will be sent to you at the end of October with a unique set of instructions)… Read More

2014-09-02: Project GMT

The dial design has been completed and submitted to the dial manufacturer. Hopefully we will have some samples to review in a few weeks. Naturally we will keep everyone post.

2014-08-21: Project GMT

Quick update….. 1) Hands are currently in the manufacturing process 2) Currently working on the dial design. Finished the first cut this evening. Have to go over the design and check it for alignment and then write the production instructions. 3) Date wheel is in pre-production….the samples have arrived but won’t be able to review… Read More

2014-06-09: Project GMT-Hands in process

We have finished the design for the GMT hand and have submitted it to the supplier. PO’s have been submitted for all of the hands that we need for the project. We will have to wait to hear back from the suppliers concerning the lead times. This a difficult part of the year to get… Read More

2014-06-06: Project GMT/Date wheel update

Date wheel production has been approved. We expect to have some samples in a few weeks. Pending the quality of the samples we will post some pics.

2014-05-20: Project GMT Date wheel update

The font has been finished and the artwork has just been sent off to the printers. There is still a little bit of technical work to do on the vendor’s side. We haven’t designed a date wheel before so we didn’t do the layout, just the scaling of the numbers and the font work. After… Read More

2014-05-20: Communication Updates

Sorry for the spotty communication over these last few weeks of May. We have made some improvements that we hope will bear fruit in the second half of the year. When it started to look likely that some of the new improvement projects would pay off it became clear that our back office procedures would… Read More

2014-04-25: Project GMT Date Wheel

We have completed the font for the date wheel and will be finalizing the formal purchase order for the part. There are still some stages left where we will have to go through confirmation of the order and design, after which we will get a sample for confirmation. Finalization of the dial/hand design so that… Read More

2014-04-11: New Update Procedure

Over the years I have struggled to get information about running projects out to customers in a clear and direct way. Normally I do this through our forum on WUS but frankly it has proved to be less than the ideal medium for this. The updates generally get lost in a blizzard of posts, questions,… Read More

2014-04-10: Proj. GMT Design Update

We are still working on the date wheel design. We created a font for the date wheel that alludes to the original date wheel design. After much thought I decided that we can use the open “9″ and “6′s” that were characteristic of the original design. We are doing this so that our date wheel… Read More