There will be two versions available, a JDM dubbed SLA035 and an export model dubbed SBDX033 You may remember Seiko creating a bunch of buzz in early 2018 when they released an all-black Turtle for the Japanese Domestic Market (JDM) dubbed the SRPC49. The watch was quickly nicknamed the “Ninja Turtle” or “Darth Turtle” by
On this episode I go a little deeper with the Glycine Combat Classic 36mm automatic watch. Overall I very much enjoy wearing this watch and think it presents a great value for the cost.
On this episode I review a watch with an identity crisis! The Glycine Combat Classic 36mm GL0105. Overall I do like this watch and think that it’s a strong value for the price.
Seiko builds on successful history of “ninja” colorway special edition watches. A few years ago, Seiko hit a homerun with a special edition colorway of the Seiko Turtle that was quickly nicknamed the “Ninja Turtle” or “Darth Turtle”. (I preferred Ninja Turtle myself) The watch was an instant classic and sold out almost instantly. Watch
Seiko releases three new colors of the Alpinist with a January 2020 release date. This is one of the best moves that Seiko has made in a while. The Alpinist was originally introduced in 1961, it was Seiko’s first sports watch. Guessing that Seiko saw what Rolex was doing with the Explorer and decided to
The new member of the Turtle family is a Japanese Domestic (JDM) model and looks to be available now in some Japanese markets, get it soon though as it is listed as a limited edition. The watch is officially known as SEIKO PROSPEX SCUBA DIVER TURTLE LIMITED MODEL SBDY049 Upgrades over the “Gen 2” Turtle
Something a little different! On this episode I present five of my favorite watches from the last year, starting at $500 USD that I’m sure any guy, or girl, would love to get for Christmas! (or any occasion!) Links for more info on watches. Hamilton Field Khaki 38mm Seiko SBDC053 Alpina Alpiner 4 Tudor Black
Quick episode, I unbox the Glycine Combat 6 Classic – reference number GLO106. My initial impression on this watch is that it presents a strong value. It has a great spec sheet that includes 316L stainless, sapphire crystal with AR coating, an ETA2824 swiss automatic movements and a really nice finish! I will upload a
On this episode I discuss the Rolex bubble and how one of my favorite YouTubers, Adrian of Bark & Jack stirred up a bit of a hornet’s nest on his channel with a recent episode where he claimed the bubble might be bursting. I also discuss an amazing auction held in Hong Kong by Phillips
On this episode I discuss Seiko’s mighty 6309 Turtle. I give a brief overview of the 7040 and 7049, the Suwa “S” (just below the 150M water resistance line of text) and talk about my personal 7049, which I have owned for over 30 years. Seiko recently reissued these as “SRP777” with a 4R35 movement