There is some benefit from increased duration - it's like somebody else's song when you come back to work on it, especially when you can't remember how to play it. But I think we've had enough duration for quite a while - could do with more completion, less duration!
How will we get it done....?
Option 1... we could probably complete to a satisfactory level if we had 2 weeks full time in the studio, 12 hours a day, working through the weekends coz it's fun, that's 168 hours of studio time. So, at 1 hour per month that's 14 years.... emmm... no thanks!
Option2... All Nighty Whitey once every 2 weeks gives about 6 hours studio time, so we could get 2 weeks work done in about a year
Option3... 3 hours one night per week, with additional 6 hours every 2 weeks would reduce time to about 6 months. hmmmm... but disjointed time is worth less than extended working blocs, so 6 months is optimistic.
So we need at least 3 nights per week, with an additional larger block of about 6 hours every week, put all other aspects of life on hold, get focussed and get it done. And we might come out of this alive in 3 months.
So how do we set a start date.... another re-start date... Tomorrow.