Longines gets a little bit crooked with its Avigation Watch Type A-7 1935

October 28, 2016 . by John Biggs

Flying Aces of all stripes – from 747 pilots to Cessna fans – love aviation watches. These tool watches are supposed to be easy-to-read and dependable, guaranteed to hand heavy Gs and long nights in the air. But what if you’re a fighter pilot from 1935 sent forward in time by an even Nazi scientist who…

MEW Hydroforce X1: with a name this tough, you need a watch to match

October 26, 2016 . by Victor Marks

MEW Tactical has a tough watch they want to put on your wrist. Want to arm wrestle for it? Seriously, HYDROFORCE X1 sounds like an action figure and cartoon series from my youth, like an A-Team for boats. MEW sounds like a kitten. But there’s nothing kitten-like about this watch.

Sailing away with the Tavolara Vintage from Spinnaker

October 20, 2016 . by Victor Marks

I like orange, and I like green. For a nice beater to wear about town or woods, the Spinnaker Tavolara Vintage SP-5037 fits the bill and is nice to look at to boot.

MSTR MEISTER: Take these broken wings

October 18, 2016 . by Victor Marks

MSTR is a brand pronounced MEISTER, the result of a fever dream where Hublot, an IWC Ingenieur, and a Royal Oak Offshore had a key party. The goal was to make something luxurious and attainable. Have they reached that goal?

Hamtun Watches philosophy: No more crappy watches.

October 11, 2016 . by Victor Marks

Ross Davis is a man of conviction and forthrightness. These traits extend from his no-bullshit approach to people to watchmaking. Here’s how…

Spending time with the Alpina Alpiner 4 Automatic

October 6, 2016 . by Patrick Kansa

Just the other month we brought you word of the newest watches in the Alpina Alpiner 4 lineup, where the 4 represents four features – anti-magnetic, anti-shock, water resistant, and stainless steel.  These make for an extremely solid and robust base from which to build out a sports watch.  This is our first foray into some…

SaStek takes your wrist to Mach 3

September 22, 2016 . by John Biggs

Of all the cool Kickstarter designs I’ve seen this year, SaStek seems to take the proverbial cake. Their watch, the Time Speed Indicator, is a clever amalgam of mystery dial complication with a clever aeronautical theme. Based on an airspeed indicator for a jet airplane, the watch has an arrow around the edge that shows…