Giving Into The Ghost: 2020 Seiko Alpinist Review

March 18, 2020

Review Today we are finally taking a closer look at the brand new 2020 Seiko Cream Alpinist. SBDC089 / SPB119J1 . Which I’m calling the Ghost Alpinist. It along with The Black SBDC087 / SPB117J1, the green SBDC091 / SPB121J1 , and the cream and gilt SBDC093 / SPB123J1 are the four new versions for […]

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Dragon at the Helm: Helm Komodo Review

April 10, 2019

Today is something a little special. It’s the Helm Komodo, which was so highly anticipated it two of the 3 versions sold out in an hour. This 40mm diver is jam-packed with everything you could want in a true tool watch. Seiko NH35, double domed sapphire, great lume, solid links and end links. Not to […]

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Seiko Ice Monster Review

November 5, 2018

Ice is Back… It’s time for the Ice Monster. Or Seiko Baby Ice Monster to be more sepcific. Model SRPB481 ( SRPB481K1). One of the Seiko 5 baby monsters. This dive style watch has become a quiet cult favorite. With it’s unique color scheme and design.  Its a little on the large side, but not […]

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SNZG11 Vs. Orient Defender

June 14, 2018

A new contender… After my Orient Defender Review, I realized how impressed I was with it’s unique take on the classic field watch.  I also realized that it’s closest competitor is it’s Seiko SNZG field watch cousins.  Thus the idea for a direct comparison video was born.  Now these are two great, affordable field watches.  […]

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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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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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Seiko SNK807 Review: The Best Entry Level Automatic Watch

December 18, 2017

Can you find a good automatic for around $60?  Yes, yes you can. If you ask someone to name a great Japanese watch company, they will inevitably think of Seiko or Citizen (possibly Casio if they had a calculator watch as a kid).  Both companies have a long history of great horological time pieces.  But […]

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