Category Archives: Compass

19 Best Outdoor Watches Available NOW!

One essential gadget Anywhere outdoor you go for an adventure, you need basic gadgets to make you feel satiated on your trip back home. A sturdy timekeeping device and a direction finder come first. These you can easily find today in smart watches. Sadly, most are not built to handle extreme conditions and even if

Mobile Link: Just why would you want it?

Simplifying a jargon In other words, it’s Bluetooth® communication. It helps a watch to link with a mobile phone running an app that gives you access to a watch’s various functions and settings. You don’t need to fumble with the buttons and crowns in the conventional way anymore. This comes as a great aid to

Seiko Prospex Field Compass: Wildly different oddball timekeepers

Points to consider Seiko opted for a different look for the Field Compasses. These models represent the creativity through an increase in its levels of conformity among the urban crowd who also like spend their leisure at the outdoors. Seiko brought out a considerable number of models, intriguing for their unique designs; so much that

How do you find the luxury watch perfect for you?

Navigating the complicated, online maze for that perfect timepiece is fun till you feel dazed and confused. This is the time when you feel like throwing away your preferences and going for the next one you come across; worse, you give up the spree altogether. Should you have stayed focused on a few, good points;

Heart Cam – Digging into the heart of the matter (II)

The reader is expected to understand the heart-cam is a very important component within the Rattrapante (Rattraper in French; means: To catch up again or taking again) chronograph mechanism (from our last post) and our discussion continues onward from that point. The cam is now exposed The cam is simply a device to convert rotations

Know your bezel: A short discourse about an oft-overlooked part of a watch (II)

Arriving at this post – unless you followed the initial discussion about bezels –suddenly won’t make much sense.  It would be like you are trying to catch up halfway onwards. Your quest for a watch bearing a bezel that will come to use during dire times and happy moments alike won’t be a great one.

Know your bezel: A short discourse about an oft-overlooked part of a watch (I)

High complication luxury timepieces with one or more functions come in hot! Quiet strangely, almost everybody chases the classic chronograph without looking any further. Only watch nerds look beyond those three small sub-dials. It’s a general bias for a timepiece that does a few more things aside time telling. It makes a watch elevate to

Half-a-dozen reasons why every sports fan should embrace Tissot

Among them whom I find get increasingly appetitive towards exotic sports watches, a large chunk remains hell bent over owning pieces that are, some way or the other, share something with major sports organizations and events. Such pieces, more or less, can be used for that particular type of sports the organization or event is

Fun to wear while venturing beyond: Seiko Prospex Automatic Compass Watches

When you like it short… These watches from Seiko, ideally; were built under demanding pressures of professional outdoors. Plus, they are Seiko. That means, they are actually put to use. Trekking, biking or kayaking – in fact, they’re built for any kind of activity requiring manual, directional maneuvering under challenging conditions. These are good, budget-friendly,

Why wear a digital watch?

A word of advice from Gonzo: NEVER, EVER go for a digital watch unless: You got some real hots for the digital format. Some particular digital model tickles your fancy. You are into a very, very active lifestyle and inclined to the adventurous side of life. Digital watches are mostly sleek and sporty and meant

Gonzo’s Chronograffiti: I

Buying a chronograph? Get tips from Gonzo! We men are obsessed with watches that look complex. Well, maybe not all, but most of us. We might have a couple of plain-faced types set aside for formal occasions, but our heart and soul will always reside on the complex dials denoting there’s more to observe than

A return gift for the wedding ring

So many people hold this wrong notion that a gift out of gratitude or love must be a Patek Philippe or Rolex or a Lange but frankly speaking, a Swiss timepiece, most of the times is not the best option to go for. There are many in this world that qualifies to be called a

Air-time once again

A brief history Pilot watches should be your choice if you prefer substantial solidity with precise timekeeping that’s easy to read. Often referred as flieger-s (German for flyer), they became popular during World War II. Air combat demanded a legible and accurate, anti-magnetic watch for the Luftwaffe crew and it was commissioned. The scene today:

Luminox – Impressive Toughness

Whether the Luminox is an entry level watch or not is subjected to countless heated arguments and debates and frankly speaking, neither do we have the time or the space to dedicate to prolonged ramblings. Instead, let’s jot down a few points and decide ourselves its stance. But then again, the concept of being entry

Casio G-Shock Frogman GWF-D1000: Ultimate Tool becomes Urban Sensation

Casio into diving? That’s true folks and I’m not afraid to call it the best of all digital diver-s that have hit the market till now! Maybe Gonzo would think otherwise but hey! Diving, to me is an outdoor sport altogether and in my humble opinion, the G-Shocks so far – despite being made every