Tag: seiko

E53 – Grokking The Rolex Explorer II While Skiing Vail

Allen takes us on a downhill journey back to his days as a ski-punk while rocking an Explorer II Polar White in Vail, CO. It’s a tale of personal rediscovery aided by a badass tool watch.

Hands-On Review – Uncle Seiko SKX Z199 and Super Oyster Bracelets

The stock “jangly jubilee” has become the battle cry for SKX enthusiasts. It’s been glorified and celebrated for what should be unacceptable. Uncle Seiko sells their versions of what they think should be not on the replacement, but the remedy.

Hands-On Review – Uncle Seiko Vintage Straps

Uncle Seiko, aka Larry Bouligny, was motivated to start making replacement rubber straps after having difficulties finding good quality replacements for the vintage Seiko dive watches he was restoring at the time.

Hands-On Review – Oris Aquis Date Calibre 400

The Skinny 43.5mm x 13mm 300m water resistance In-house Calibre 400 automatic mechanical with date $3300 US on rubber strap, $3600 US on steel bracelet It’s totally new…on the inside. Oris’ CEO VJ Geronimo recently came on a recent episode of the podcast to talk about a new in-house movement, the Calibre 400. Designed from… Read more »

Second Look Review – The Seiko SKX007 200m Dive Watch

There’s wisdom in the old adages that tell us to be wary of first impressions, to not judge books by their covers, and to give things time, because only time will tell. Second Looks are opportunities to revisit watches that have been available for a while – many years, even – and give them fresh… Read more »

Tie Me Up With Leather – The Monogamous Wrist, Fall 2020

Seiko SRP143

Our poor wrists bear the literal weight of our horological obsessions, and yet we never hear from them. It’s time to let our wrists speak! ALLEN’S WRIST’S FALL STAPLE Seiko SPB143 62MAS 200m Prospex Diver 40.5m Auto-winding 6-series movement with date $1200 If there’s one thing that makes me happy, it’s Allen pulling out his… Read more »