Which Watch Should You Buy Your Groomsmen?

A buddy of mine from high school just got married! Can’t believe that dork finally found someone who will put up with his nonsense. Anyway, he decided he wanted to get the rest of the groomsmen and I a watch in celebration and as a reminder of his big day. After some brainstorming and research, … Read more Which Watch Should You Buy Your Groomsmen?

Hacking and Handwinding Watches and Why You Don’t Need Them

A few features that loosely get thrown around a lot in mechanical watch reviews and videos are “hacking” and “hand-winding”. But what exactly are these features on a watch and do you need them? Watch hacking is a feature that stops the watch’s second hand completely when pulling out the crown to set the time. … Read more Hacking and Handwinding Watches and Why You Don’t Need Them

Automatic Vs. Quartz Watches – What’s The Difference?

Quartz vs Mechanical Watch side by side

‘What is the difference between a mechanical and quartz movement?’ A very common question among those starting to dive deeper into the world of watches. Quartz and mechanical are two of the most popular types of watch movements. Quartz is a battery powered movement that uses an electrical charge to power the watch. It is … Read more Automatic Vs. Quartz Watches – What’s The Difference?

How Often Does a Mechanical Watch Need to be Serviced?

Vintage Seiko 5

I was wearing my beloved vintage Seiko 5 the other day, and was wondering, how often does a mechanical watch like this need to be serviced? After doing some research, here’s what I found… The short answer is: there’s no exact time frame when any particular mechanical watch needs to be serviced. Watch companies will … Read more How Often Does a Mechanical Watch Need to be Serviced?