Hands on with Borealis Cascais Diver

February 22, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

There have been several reviews on Borealis watches on this site and all have shown that Borealis has proven themselves by make good quality affordable dive watches. From classic style divers like the Sea Hawk, to vintage inspired divers like the Porto Santo, Borealis offers a nice selection. The newest watch in their lineup is the Borealis Cascais diver…



Hands on with the Pantor Sea Lion Diver

February 17, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

Pantor is a watch company based in Hong Kong and – up till now – they only had one model, the Sea Horse. After success with that model, they have released their next model, the Sea Lion.  While not as “extreme” a name as some other brands may use, I personally love the “Sea Lion” name. In my…



Aragon Rages Against the Dying of the Light, with Tritium.

January 31, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

Aragon Watch Company has been around since 1991 and offers over 21 watch models from tool watches to dress watches.  Right now, Aragon has a kickstarter running for their latest model, the Parma T-100 diver.  This new model is using Tritium. Tritium is not new to Aragon, they have used it in others such as their Divemaster…



Hands on with the Zoretto Indy Bronze Diver Automatic

January 28, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

Melt down some copper, throw in a little tin, add a dash of some other metals such as zinc, nickel, manganese, etc, and you get bronze. What a cool-looking alloy. Using this alloy, Zoretto has made the Indy Bronze Automatic. 



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…



Hands on with the Holland //01

September 12, 2016 . by Victor Marks

Neonos is a team of four industrial designers, who have come together to make a forged carbon watch housing an automatic movement. Called HOLLAND //01, it’s an interesting fusion of modern and heritage.



Introducing the Scuro Dive Watch

August 19, 2016 . by Patrick Kansa

Titanium. Dive Watch. Kickstarter. With those three descriptors, it would seem that we have all the makings for one crazy popular watch. And, judging by the results of the funding project (which finished at 115% of their goal), the popularity has been proven out. While we did not have access to fully-functional versions of the watches the brand was flogging, we did have some pre-production samples in. While funding has closed, we’re certain that these will be hitting some form of retail sales, so read on to see if you’ll be wanting to pick up a titanium Scuro dive watch.