Deep Dive: Orient Bambino

Deep Dive: Orient Bambino

If you think about watch brands, Seiko, Citizen, or Casio might be the first ones to come to mind. However the Orient Watch Company is another brand that deserves more recognition. With decades of watchmaking experience under their name, it has become a respected brand for affordable mechanical watches, albeit not as popular as its peers.
July 17, 2024 — Jeremiah A
Top Watches with Mother of Pearl Dials to Inspire Your Next Seiko Mod

Top Watches with Mother of Pearl Dials to Inspire Your Next Seiko Mod

For watch modders looking to create a one-of-a-kind watch, a mother of pearl dial is one way to achieve this goal. The unique patterns and shine of the dial makes for an effective attention-catcher.
July 13, 2024 — Jeremiah A
Deep Dive: Omega x Swatch BioCeramic Speedmaster MoonSwatch

Deep Dive: Omega x Swatch BioCeramic Speedmaster MoonSwatch

The MoonSwatch concept is both simple and ambitious: take the iconic design of the Omega Speedmaster Professional, the first watch worn on the moon, and recreate it using Swatch's signature playful approach and innovative materials.
July 09, 2024 — Jeremiah A
Things to Consider When Choosing the Crown for Your Seiko Mod

Things to Consider When Choosing the Crown for Your Seiko Mod

In this article, we'll look at the main things to think about when choosing a crown for your Seiko mod. We'll show how this often overlooked part can make a big difference in how good your watch looks and works.
June 25, 2024 — Jeremiah A
Guide for Choosing Parts When Building a Skeleton Seiko Mod

Guide for Choosing Parts When Building a Skeleton Seiko Mod

Watchmakers from the 18th century sought to showcase their craftsmanship by creating watches with see-through dials and movements, allowing the wearer to admire the intricate dance of gears and mechanisms that powers the timepiece. Today, skeleton watches remain appealing to enthusiasts with their unique blend of technical artistry and elegance. 
June 19, 2024 — Jeremiah A
A Look into the Seiko Speedtimer AKA the Panda

A Look into the Seiko Speedtimer AKA the Panda

With a white dial and black subdials, it’s easy to see how it earned its fitting “Panda” nickname. Today let’s talk about the Seiko Speedtimer, its cool design, solid tech, and universal appeal that make it a fan favorite.
June 13, 2024 — Jeremiah A
Deep Dive: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

Deep Dive: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

We’ve already talked in length about the all-popular Patek Philippe Nautilus. Now let’s talk about it’s spiritual predecessor, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak.
June 07, 2024 — Jeremiah A
Seiko Mods You Can Do With Your SRPD79

Seiko Mods You Can Do With Your SRPD79

The SRPD79 is an excellent canvas for various mods due to its well-proportioned case size, understated styling, and the availability of a wide range of aftermarket parts. In this article, we'll explore some of the most popular mods that you can do with it.
May 29, 2024 — Jeremiah A
5 Miyota 9015-Powered Watches That Won’t Break the Bank

5 Miyota 9015-Powered Watches That Won’t Break the Bank

With its accessibility, solid performance, and affordable $100 price point for replacements, the Miyota 9015 is a great choice for microbrands wanting to offer something premium. Here are five of the best affordable watches powered by the Miyota 9015 movement.
May 24, 2024 — Jeremiah A
Creating a DateJust-Inspired Watch with Seiko Mods

Creating a DateJust-Inspired Watch with Seiko Mods

The Rolex Datejust's popularity is due to its versatility – it seamlessly transitions from boardroom to black-tie events, making it a favorite among professionals, executives, and watch enthusiasts. Today, we will talk about how you can create an homage to this horological marvel with Seiko mods.
May 19, 2024 — Jeremiah A
Deep Dive: Patek Philippe Nautilus

Deep Dive: Patek Philippe Nautilus

The Nautilus went from a radically new sports watch to a highly coveted status symbol over the years. In this article, we'll explore what makes the Nautilus so special - from its unique origin story to some of the most insanely expensive and desirable versions released since.
May 16, 2024 — Jeremiah A
3 Alternative Choices to the Tissot PRX Powermatic 80

3 Alternative Choices to the Tissot PRX Powermatic 80

From the underrated value of the Seiko Lord Matic to the surprising affordability of Tudor's Royal line to the cult classic Christopher Ward The Twelve, this article will explore three stellar integrated bracelet sport watches worthy of your consideration as an alternative to the Tissot PRX juggernaut.
May 12, 2024 — Jeremiah A