The Perfect Swiss Submariner Homage? Steinhart Ocean 39 Black Ceramic Review

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The Rolex Submariner is one of the most popular watches in the world.  Its classic and timeless design combined with the ruggedness and toughness of a true tool watch made it highly sought after.  For a while, it was my grail – my perfect one watch collection. If I could’ve traded the rest of my … Read more The Perfect Swiss Submariner Homage? Steinhart Ocean 39 Black Ceramic Review

Cheapest NATO Straps Review (Kvarnsjö Premium Racing Straps, Jubilee Nato, Tropic Straps, etc.)

I’ve been hearing lots of good things about this watch strap company, Cheapest Nato Straps.  I wanted to see what all the hype was about so I placed an order a couple of weeks ago and they just arrived recently. Haven’t given them all a fair shake just yet as I’ve only worn a couple … Read more Cheapest NATO Straps Review (Kvarnsjö Premium Racing Straps, Jubilee Nato, Tropic Straps, etc.)

Vario Watch Straps Review (Harris Tweed, Vintage Italian Leather And Graphic Nato Strap)

Vario is a brand based out of Singapore that sells hand-wound, Art Deco-inspired mechanical watches, as well as some of the most creative and unique watch straps I’ve ever seen. They’ve sent me a harris tweed, vintage italian leather and a two-piece grahic nato strap to review, as well as a watch travel case. Disclaimer: … Read more Vario Watch Straps Review (Harris Tweed, Vintage Italian Leather And Graphic Nato Strap)

Seiko 5 SNK355 Review – An Overlooked Silver Dial Seiko 5

Most everybody agrees by now that the Seiko 5 line features some of the best affordable mechanical watches.  They feature smaller, classic dimensions that will likely never go out of style. Their movement is a robust in-house Seiko movement that runs for years and years without needing a service. Plus, they have a variety of … Read more Seiko 5 SNK355 Review – An Overlooked Silver Dial Seiko 5

Winner Submariner Hulk Review – Cheapest Submariner Homage?

After doing some digging for cheap automatic watches to review, I came across an IWC inspired watch by a Chinese brand, Winner (also sometimes listed as Fanmis, online). It was literally the cheapest automatic I could find on the internet. My expectations were low, very low. The discovery that it wasn’t just a complete piece … Read more Winner Submariner Hulk Review – Cheapest Submariner Homage?