My thoughts on the Dead-Beat Seconds Complication

Many watch geeks love mechanical watches because of the smooth sweep of the second hand. On a quartz watch, the second hand ticks once every second, but on mechanical watches, depending on the vph (vibrations per hour) they might tick anywhere from 5 – 10 times per second. This causes…

My Favourite Square Watches

When you think about watches and watch shapes, the shape that comes to mind most of the time are circles. The huge majority of watches are round. Many brands don’t even make square watches. This is why I decided to take a look at 4 of my personal favourite square or rectangular…

Top 10 Mechanical Chronographs

Of all the complications in mechanical watches, my favourite is definitely the Chronograph. It’s one of the only complications where you can push a button and then something actually happens on the dial! In my opinion it’s one of the most useful complications in every day life. I use mine to…

Adam Savage and his Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean

It’s no secret that I love Mythbusters, and I am absolutely crazy about Adam Savage! I have said quite a few times that he is my “favourite human”. I’ve spent countless hours watching them blowing stuff up and testing ridiculous myths. It was so sad to see the show ending…

The Swatch Sistem51 in Steel. It’s finally here!

When the original Swatch Sistem51 launched in 2013, it created a huge stir in the watch world. For the first time, a lot of people were introduced to the idea of a mechanical watch. The price was also pretty affordable at around $200. It was the first mechanical watch entirely…