Episode 67 – The Episode After 66

May 27, 2011 . by John Biggs

Todays catch of the day includes the Clerc Hydroscaph GMT, a tastyReactor Poseidon 1000m Dive Watch, a little something from Jaeger-LeCoultre and all the banter you can eat. Mmmmm good! Download MP3 Subscribe in iTunes

Cadence 4-Bit Watch Goes Chrono

May 27, 2011 . by John Biggs

Candence, watches made famous for their unique “4-bit” numerals, has just announced a chrono version of their well-known 4-bit watch. The 42mm watch has a Miyota quartz movement, UTC display (basically a second time-zone), and a chronograph movement.

Review: Blancier Desert Wolf

May 19, 2011 . by John Biggs

A lot of watchmaking is aspirational. Since the 1700s, watchmakers have wanted to create simulacrum of the items that explorers, engineers, and soldiers carried into their daily scrum for dandies on the boulevard who ascribed a sense of romance – correctly or not – to their professions. That’s why watch collectors love war watches. They…

Casio “Diver-Inspired” Baby-G Watch Is A Jam For The Ladies

May 17, 2011 . by John Biggs

Casio is perfectly content to rest on their laurels. Their G-Shock line is inexplicably popular, the ladies love them some Baby-G, and every year a new cohort of customers graduates into some of their nicer models. That’s why I’m pleased to see this cleverly designed and relatively cheap Baby-G. It costs $160 and will be…

Review: Smith & Wesson Mumbai Lamplighter

May 17, 2011 . by John Biggs

Amongst outdoorsmen, Tritium watches are fairly popular. Given the fact that you don’t have to worry about charging the lume in the daylight, or how long that lume will last, a watch using Tritium is extremely convenient when you need something that will light up all the time. Add in a watch that’s durable and keeps good time, and you’ve got a winning combination. Now admittedly, Smith & Wesson may not be a name you think of when you are talking about watches, but the Mumbai Lamplighter is a quality timepiece.

Episode 65 – Land Shark

May 12, 2011 . by John Biggs

On todays ‘hot plate’ we discuss Débaufré Swiss Watches, the Movado Bold and Azimuth watches. Download MP3 Subscribe in iTunes RSS Feed

Blancier Releases The Desert Wolf For Soldiers Overseas

May 10, 2011 . by John Biggs

In honor of our fighting men and women watchmaker Blancier has created an affordable and fairly handsome quartz chrono called the Desert Wold. At $395 it’s a rugged and well-priced piece and it features a matte steel body, double-sided anti-reflective crystal, and Super-LumiNova pips and hands. I have one here in my hot little hands…