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The BFK Watch – A Review Of The Seiko SKA371 In this post, I’m going to write about the Seiko SKA371 review, or also known as the BFK – Big Freakin’ Kinetic – dive watch. Quite a nickname eh? To be honest, I’m not entirely sure from where the BFK name came from. But just looking at this awesome watch we can easily understand why Seiko fans called it as such. It’s a dive watch with an awesomely rugged look, and yet I can easily imagine myself wearing one with my work shirt! That’s how great looking it is. Not only that, the SKA371 doesRead More →

The 2 Very Easy Methods To Check Your Automatic Watch Accuracy

How To Check Watch Accuracy? Use These 2 Easy Methods For automatic watch owners, I’m sure you’re wondering how to check the accuracy of the watch. It’s well known that automatic watch is not the most accurate watch around. An accuracy of +/- 20 seconds per DAY is considered normal. In comparison, quartz watch has multiple times of that accuracy at +/-10 seconds per MONTH. But alas, accurateness of the watch is NOT the main reason why we buy it, certainly not in this modern world where everyone is carrying a smartphone that will always display the most accurate time, every time. As a fellowRead More →

How To Adjust Seiko Bracelet On Your Own

Resizing A Seiko Bracelet DIY Is Not That Hard! Whenever I got a new Seiko with metal bracelet, I’ve always adjust the bracelet myself. Not only it’s much cheaper than going to a watchmaker, it’s much much faster too! Just imagine, your shipment of new shiny Seiko just arrived at your home. You open the box and totally love the watch and can’t wait to wear it immediately. But there’s only one small problem: the metal bracelet need to be resized to your wrist before you can wear it. A visit to your local watchmaker can be time consuming and perhaps not possible (shop alreadyRead More →

Automatic Watch Guide

The Full Guide On How Do I Use My Automatic Watches Automatic watch is a beautiful creation and timepiece. But in that mechanical marvel, lies some unspoken rules that can be hard to understand which mainly come from it’s differences with the more widely used quartz watch. In this guide, I want to share top 10 tips on how I use my automatic watches in the hope that you’ll be able to fully enjoy your watch/watches to the fullest!   Table of Content: 1- Wear The Same Automatic Watch For 2 or 3 Days 2- Avoid Putting The Automatic Watch Near An Electronic Device orRead More →

Citizen Grand Touring Review

A Review of the Citizen Grand Touring Sport The Citizen Grand Touring Sport watch is something that will surprise anyone not familiar with the Japanese brand. Currently, Citizen is most famous with its reliable and techie looking Eco-Drive solar watches. I’m sure you have at least seen their watches in ads on TV or elsewhere. Their flagship Eco-Drive are usually watches with various functions (chronograph, atomic timekeeping, GPS, etc.) and features busy yet cool dials. Which is why the sight of this Grand Touring Sport watch is a surprise. It’s everything that Citizen is not well-known for currently: automatic movement, dive watch and trendy analogRead More →

Top 4 Japanese Watch Brands All Watch Fans Should Know

Japanese Watch Brand – The 4 Most Popular Brands From The Land Of Rising Sun Horology started in Europe around the 16th century with Germany often being credited as the birthplace of watches. Soon after, wristwatch started to be invented and brands such as Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin, A. Lange & Söhne, Rolex, Tissot and others were popular for their novel mechanical and automatic watches. But the 20th century saw that the surprise emergence of another horological superpower that challeged the Europe – the Japanese. Japanese watch brands are popular due to its lower price compared to its Western counterparts for various reasons, most notablyRead More →

Hamilton Ventura Review

In this post I’m going to write about a very iconic watch in rock and roll – the Hamilton Ventura aka the Elvis watch. It’s not only iconic due to its shield-shaped or V-shaped case, but the fact that the King of Rock and Roll even worn one cemented its status as a one-of-a-kind watch.   The Iconic Ventura Watch Worned By Elvis Elvis Presly worn the Ventura in many appearances, but most notably in his 1961 movie “Blue Hawaai”. The King was known to be an avid watch collector, but I believe the Hamilton Ventura is one timepiece that fits him perfectly.   ElvisRead More →

Swiss watches have long been associated with the highest regard in watchmaking – rightfully so. They have been making watches since at least 2 centuries ago, and while there’s a slump in the 70s due to the quartz crisis, the current Swiss watch manufacturing companies seem to be as strong as ever. Part of this can be attributed to the stability and properity achieved globally – there haven’t been any major wars in the last 40 to 50 years. And of course who can ignore the new-found wealth from the Chinese businessmen (and Middle East guys before them) that propped up the demand for theRead More →

Seiko Shogun SBDC029 Review

The Seiko Shogun is one of the most popular dive watches among Seiko fans for very obvious reasons: the great looking design and the lightweight titanium case. In this post, I’m going to write about the Seiko Shogun review so that you’ll know what the watch is all about, its detail specification and whether it’s the right one for you (or you’re better off with a cheaper watch… I’ll save that later).   Why The Shogun Nickname? First and foremost, I’m sure you are wondering why is the watch called “Shogun”? The Shogun is actually a nickname given by Seiko fans on the WUS siteRead More →

Tissot Powermatic 80 chronometer dial

Chronometer is a revered watch type among watch fans. It’s considered one of the highest standard in automatic watch world for a very simple reason – it’s much more accurate than most of them. It’s also quite expensive with a higher price tag – usually thousands of dollars. This higher price is attributed to the higher labor and material costs. Not to mention, COSC certification process to get the coveted chronometer title costs some money too. And yet, Tissot managed to do what I never expected – manufacturing a chronometer at less than $1000. And if you get it from Amazon, the price can evenRead More →