With a month of power reserve after one day of wear, I doubt I'll have any "kinetic anxiety" (worrying that the charge will get too low and prematurely kill the battery) with the Seiko SUN019. Why was my Seiko SKA427 so needy in comparison? Has Seiko made changes in the mechanism? If anyone knows, please pass on the info.
In any event, I don't feel such an urgent need to trim the collection now that I know my SUN019 isn't so needy. Nevertheless, the sale will continue of about five or six watches on eBay.