Two or three seconds can seem an eternity when you're waiting but I'm trying to remind myself that winding a film camera on to the next exposure, even with an automatic winder , can take as long.
The ingenuity of the contraption was that a string was wound around the alarm winder and the other end tied to the bolt.
After you have caught enough mackerel for the day, leave the feathers on the rod for a while to allow them to dry as much as possible, then wind them onto the ethafoam winder , complete with sinker and shove the lot into a heavy duty zip-lock bag.
The Vauxhall's window winder left a two inch gap where the window meets the roof, quite enough to let plenty of water in; the grip on the handbrake came loose, and the lever for releasing the bonnet broke off.
In the Moderator the spring-driven mechanism was set in motion by a key winder at the top of the lamp base, just below the burner, rather than at the bottom of the base, as in the Carcel lamp.
The woven threads were wound on a device called a Niddy Noddy or more simply a yarn winder .
We used to use a small hand-crank wire winder to roll up electric fence, but it was slow and tiring.
Why is my right hand so numb that I cannot get the winder into the slot without letting go of the mast with my left.
the built-in winder is capable of three frames per second
I started looking for a good deal on a yarn winder because I realized yarn would be easier to use, organize and store if they were wound in nice little ‘cakes.’