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Hey There Mr. Blue : Gaunqin Nomos Lambda Homage Review

September 26, 2018

Guanqin Nomos Homage Today I’m taking a look at the Guanqin Nomos Lambda Homage, model GJ16106M.  This watch has been around for a little bit, and there are a few other reviews of it out there.  But not much on this blue dial version, which is a pity.  It really deserves some attention, as it is […]

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Starking AM0184 Hi Beat Watch Review

June 7, 2018

Starking AM0184 This is one of the more interesting Chinese watches I’ve gotten from AliExpress.  I picked it up during the Anniversary sale for just under $40.  It’s a 40 mm sapphire high beat automatic dress watch.  As designs go, it’s fairly simple, classic dress watch design.  In a 40mm case.  Primarily this watch is […]

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An Elegant Field Watch : Oreient Defender Review

May 31, 2018

The Forgotten Field Watch: Orient Defender I’ve been wanting to take a look at the Orient Defender, ever since I heard about it during the last holiday season.  Mostly from the ad campaign Orient USA had going on Youtube.  I especially wanted the cream colored version, but unfortunately they stopped producing them. About a month […]

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A Vostok In Atlantis

May 25, 2018

This is an update to my Vostok Amphibia video.  Two things have happened since I published that.  The first, is that I did a little bit of customization to my Amphbia.  Second, I went on vacation and took it with me.  More importantly, I took it Diving.  So this is a summary of the mods, […]

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The Imitation Hulk: Tevise T801A Review. $20 Subby Homage

May 9, 2018

Tevise T801A Tevise is a Chinese brand that is found on Gearbest and Aliexpress.  It’s not very well known, but one of it’s watches has started getting a bit of a following.  Specifically the Tevise T801A.  A Rolex Submariner Homage.  Now there are a ton of Subby homages out there.  But The Tevise stands out […]

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Seiko SNKs bigger, better brother: SNZG11 J1 Review

April 22, 2018

The Seiko SNK field watches are some of the most popular watches sold online.  As well as one of the best entry level automatic watches around.  So today I’m going to take a look at it’s slightly larger brother.  The SNZG series.  Specifically the blue SNZG11J1.  Most pictures online, make the watch appear like just […]

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Best Entry Level Dress Watch – Oreint Bambino Review

February 4, 2018

Orient Watch This is the second Orient we have reviewed. So I wont go into too much detail about this Japanese company again. Other than to say that I now understand what people love about their watches. Not many other companies give you the same level of quality for the price. They are well renowned […]

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Orient Star Retrograde Review, DE00002B

January 21, 2018

Orient Watches If you were to ask someone to name a Japanese watch company, you would certainly hear names such as Seiko, Citizen, and sometimes Casio. But unless you asked a watch enthusiast, you probably wouldn’t hear the name Orient. Even though Orient has been around since 1950, most people don’t know they exist. But […]

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A mechanical revolution. Swatch Sistem Navy Review. YIS409

January 7, 2018

Swatch’s styling can be a polarizing topic. To some, the watches are uniquely designed, collectible, and affordable swiss time pieces. A relic of the 1980s and 1990s, one that is remembered fondly. To others it was a loud and funky fad. In some ways hoping that it got swallowed up by the passing of time, […]

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Seiko Recraft SNKN49, An Automatic Bronze Beauty

January 5, 2018

Style is always changing, but it also cyclical. Style is also confusing. Seiko really came into it’s own during the 1960’s and 1970’s. Creating stylish, and more importantly, reliable time pieces. Over those decades, Seiko was able to refine their talents and begin to challenge the swiss domination of the industry. To honor those old […]

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