Monthly Archives: January 2008

Not so torn anymore.

Went looking at some Swatch watches today. I looked at the “Windfall” in the store. Three real deal breakers for me: 1) Looked at the watch critically today. The front is finished very nicely. The hands, meh. The back of … Continue reading

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Torn

I am looking at getting a new chronograph. It is type of watch I do not own and have never owned, other than some digital models when I was a kid. I still don’t like digital. It looks ugly and … Continue reading

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My Automatics and endless watch browsing

My 3 automatic watches are working very well.  My green military has been keeping great time.  It looks like it is gaining less than 5 seconds a day now, after having it about 2 months.  The Orange Bullet is still … Continue reading

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Interesting old book.

For Christmas, my brother Ron bought us all really unique, if inexpensive gifts. For me it was a Dictionary of Clocks and Watches by Eric Bruton. It is pretty fascinating book for someone interested in horology. What make is really … Continue reading

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Memories

I was just curious, and I started looking around to see if I could find my first analog quartz watch. Turns out, not only did I find it, Casio STILL MAKES IT! It looks darn near identical to a watch … Continue reading

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Saw a Black Monster

Went to TJ with Tiff today, and saw a Seiko Black Monster. In the last 2 weeks I have seen an Orange and Black monster in the store. The bezel still does not work for me. I like the classic … Continue reading

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Addicted

Went out to TJMaxx at lunch today and tried on this little beauty: It’s a Seiko SKX031, a 100 meter watch, not a true diver. It looks very similar to a Rolex Submariner, but with Seiko style hands. It also … Continue reading

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Yeah!

Got the new watch, 10 times better looking in real life than the photos! I think this one with quite a bit of wrist time. by

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Tissot vs. Seiko

Looked at some watches at lunch. I am shocked how bad very expensive Swiss watches compared to the Seiko I was wearing. I looked at a Tissot Seastar 1000, retail for $550 and it looked a little hokey compared to … Continue reading

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Bought

Seiko 5 SNK615K1 I got some money for my “Names Day” from my mother in law, so I bought this watch.  I have had my eye on this watch a long time. Classy but not too flashy. by

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