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MTM Special Ops Status | A low-vis smart watch in a classic case

Today there are two types of wristwatches out there. Classic analog watches with hands and a clock dial that keep time via Quartz or Automatic mechanisms. Then there are the smartwatches. Miniaturized wrist computers with a multifunction screen. I’m a classic watch kind of guy, accumulating a drawer full of them over the years. Titanium […]

Christopher Ward Trident Pro 600 is your next family heirloom

Christopher Ward Trident Pro 600 is your next family heirloom

Founded in 2004 by three gentleman on a boat ride down the Thames. Christopher Ward continues to show the market what an affordable, Swiss ran, English built watch should look like. Christopher Ward is known to make the most affordable, most expensive watches in the world. Using movements like the famed ETA 2824-2, they circumvent […]

The Crate Club & NFW Watch Collaboration

The Crate Club & NFW Watch Collaboration

A watch is a great way to finish off your look. Not only can watches be a lifesaver to those in the military, but they are a staple in a gentleman’s daily carry and wear. I own both the Auto Pilot and Valor from NFW and they are nothing short of rugged, dependable and bad-ass, which is why we chose them […]

NFW Regulator: Captain America's dive watch

NFW Regulator: Captain America’s dive watch

“Submarine portholes, deep-sea dive helmets, race car gauges, adrenaline…. This is the inspiration behind the design of the NFW Regulator (named for the piece of scuba diving apparatus)”.  This is the first thing you read when you pull up the NFW Regulator website.  The design intent certainly came across in the aesthetic appeal of the […]

NFW Operation Enduring Warrior AutoPilot: A watch with a story

The Operation Enduring Warrior watch by NFW is by far one of my favorite timepieces to wear. It’s not because of any fancy movements or materials used. The reason is the story behind it and what the watch symbolizes to me. To me, the term ‘Enduring Warrior’ signifies someone enduring the effects of combat and/or the […]

The Timepiece of Cosmonauts: Fortis B42 Cosmonaut

The Timepiece of Cosmonauts: Fortis B42 Cosmonaut

To many, a watch is more than just something that tells you the time or the date. In many career fields having a watch on your wrist is almost a requirement more than it is a fashion accessory for men. Pilots, Doctors, Nurses, and a host of other professions rely on accurate timekeeping on a […]

Omega announces reintroduction of the 321 movement used in Apollo moon landings

Earlier this week, Omega announced their Caliber 321 movement was is in production. The 321 movement most famously powered the various Speedmasters used in the Apollo missions, including the Speedmaster ST 105.012, the first watch worn on the moon. This announcement clearly wasn’t done on a whim as 2019 happens to be the 50th anniversary […]

NFW Watch Company FireFighter tribute watch

NFW Watch Company FireFighter tribute watch

There’s no doubt that we firefighters love to represent who we are and what we do without looking tacky with the, “I fight what you fear”, BS. Oftentimes though, I find that gear made to showcase the fire service is either for full casual or straight work and usually cheaply made, until now. NFW is a company […]

The story of the world’s first G-Shock watch

The story of the world’s first G-Shock watch

In 1980, Kikuo Ibe was a watch designer and engineer for Casio. Years later, he would later be known as the innovative mastermind behind G-Shock watches. The story of the world’s first G-Shock begins with Ibe at his workplace where he accidentally dropped the watch his father gave him. He would witness the watch hit the […]

4 Best Freediving Watches: Detailed Reviews + Best Prices

4 best freediving watches: Detailed reviews + best prices

*Published with permission of Cast and Spear A freediving watch is your external brain underwater. Many divers use a dive watch or dive computer while scuba diving, but why would a freediver or spearo need one? Because it can save your life. Top Freediving Watches Freediving Watch: Suunto Zoop Novo Dive Computer Low-Cost Freediving Watch: Cressi Leonardo Dive […]