Traser Aurora GMT – Northern lights on my wrist.

July 20, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

If you are a fan of tritium watches then you should know the brand MB-Microtech. MB-Microtech is the leading manufacturer, if not the only manufacturer of tritium tubes for the watch industry. Their tubes are also used in gun sites and anything else the requires these self-luminated vials. Aside from providing these tritium tubes to…



A Matter of Time is modularizing your watch

July 12, 2017 . by Patrick Kansa

We wanted to cover off on a new watch that just hit Kickstarter, from a new brand called A Matter of Time (AMOT).  Now, to be certain, this is not the first time we’ve seen modular concept watches hitting these pages (see Evarii and Eldon for some history and context).  However, as it is certainly a break…



Checking out the Spinnaker Vessel Rose Gold and Wood

July 12, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

Taking inspiration from the luxury wooden runabouts found on the Italian Mediterranean, Spinnaker has made the Spinnaker Vessel. Real wood for the bezel



The Casio GPW-2000-1A Gravitymaster will lift you up where you belong

July 11, 2017 . by John Biggs

With a name like GRAVITYMASTER the Casio GPW-2000-1A had better make you fly. Sadly, it doesn’t. However, it can help you while you jet from spot to spot. The $800 GPW-2000-1A is specifically designed for pilots and travelers. It connects to your phone or the local GPS positioning satellites to set the time at your…



Architectural horology: introducing the Alexander Calder mobile-inspired Xela

July 10, 2017 . by Jim Manley

This is a ridiculous watch. And that’s the beauty of the thing. The watch world does not need the 597th Kickstarter campaign for a basic three-hander that “cuts out the middleman”—we need the Alexander Calder mobile-inspired handset of this unconventional take on time telling. At $135, this Miyota quartz-powered piece is a fun way to…



Hands on with the Isobrite Master Diver

July 7, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

Isobrite makes a pretty cool line of military, law enforcement, and tactical style watches. Along with those they also have a pretty cool diver called the Master Diver. There are two versions of this master diver, the ISO504 with the rubber strap and the ISO502 with the PVD coated stainless steel bracelet. I really like…



Hands on with the AVI-8 Flyboy Chronograph AV-4054

June 22, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

AVI-8 make many great looking aviation inspired watches. Their latest model is the AVI-8 Flyboy Chronograph AV-4054. This line of aviation watches is inspired by the 38 American pilots of the Lafayette Escadrille who flew for the French in 1916, before the United States entered World War I. AVI-8 was kind enough to send me…