The Seiko 5 GMT Is The Most Important Release for Microbrands in 2023

SSK003 Seiko 5 Affordable GMT Blueberry

Not often is a watch released that sets a new precedent for the entire watch market. Sure, luxury brands like Rolex and Omega constantly push for seemingly revolutionary innovations that sometimes become an industry norm. In contrast, others go unnoticed, never to be seen again (the Rolex GMT with the crown at 9:00 comes to … Read more

Where Are Timex Watches Made?

Where Are Timex Watches Made?

Almost every watch enthusiast has owned or at least heard of Timex. They’re an American brand, yet many of their watches are made overseas.  This leaves many wondering where, exactly, Timex watches are made.  Timex makes its watches in America, the Philippines, India, Germany, and Hong Kong.  Timex used to manufacture its watches wholly in … Read more

Are Bulova Watches Good?

Are Bulova Watches Good

Bulova is an American watch brand dating back to 1875 with many watchmaking innovations under its belt. From being the first brand to produce an electronic watch to creating the unique Precisionist movement, which is still used in many of their watches today, the brand is not short on prestige. But, with so many watches … Read more

Why the Seiko 5 Sports Should Be Your First Automatic Watch

There's a Large Variety of Seiko 5 Sports Models

When shopping for your first automatic watch, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the variety of options. Different watch influencers try to pedal their personal favorites down your throat without considering which watch would actually be a good start to your collection. Plus, spending money on a timekeeping accessory that is likely less accurate than … Read more

How To Set The Time on Any G-SHOCK Watch [Step-By-Step Guide]

How to Set The Time on ANY G-Shock Watch [Step-By-Step Guide]

G-SHOCK watches are simple, nearly indestructible watches, perfect for getting out there and enjoying life without the distractions of a smartwatch or worrying about scratching a precious traditional watch. Still, it can be confusing to figure out how to set the time on one at first.  I promise you it’s not as complicated as it … Read more

Seiko NH36 Movement (EVERYTHING You Need To Know)

Seiko NH36/NH36A Movement Diagram

The Seiko NH36 movement is an unbranded version of their 4R36 movement, identical in accuracy, build, and performance. Seiko sells the NH36 to third parties instead of using it in their watches.  The NH36 movement has 24 jewels, a 41-hour power reserve, 21,600 BPH, and an accuracy of -20 to +40 seconds per day. It … Read more