G-SHOCK GA-2100 1A: Review

I’ve never owned a G-SHOCK. I have small hands and a relatively narrow 6.5” wrist – not the best place to put a large, chunky watch. And then the G-SHOCK GA-2100 series caught my eye – and fit my wrist. Thanks to its Carbon Core Guard architecture, the GA-2100 is the thinnest analog-digital G-SHOCK’s ever made. It’s also a very affordable $99. Well, it was until sales of the “Casioak” went nuts . . .

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Donald Trump Watch: Review/Video

What do you think of the Trump watch? “It’s tacky, tasteless, ugly and you’re supporting a fascist,” my 16-year-old replied. Wrong! Well, somewhat wrong. As far as I can tell, none of the money from the 2016 “Make American Great Again” quartz watch goes to the POTUS. It all goes to some guy named Izzy Genuth (who “hasn’t set up his voice mail yet”). More importantly, the Trump watch is made in America. Well, actually . . .

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OMEGA Aqua Terra 41mm: Review

Rolex is OMEGA’s alpha. Rolex has more money, prestige and fame than its crosstown rival. The OMEGA Aqua Terra will never receive the kudos heaped on the similarly-priced, “entry level” Rolex Explorer or Oyster Perpetual. So what? There are lots of reasons to put the Aqua Terra at the top of your luxury sports watch shopping list. But first . . .

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Rolex Explorer: Full Review

The Rolex Explorer made its bones when Sir Edmund Hillary conquered Mount Everest wearing the watch. Only that didn’t happen. Eddie left his Oyster Perpetual at base camp and ascended Everest wearing a Smith’s. Rolex created the Explorer name to commemorate Hillary’s triumph. Does that matter? It does if you’re looking for Rolex’s most exploration-ready timepiece. News flash: the Explorer ain’t it . . .

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Timex American Documents: Review

Timex sells millions of cheap Chinese watches. Of course they do. China’s labor costs are a fraction of America’s. Timex competes on price. Do the math. But don’t buy the watches. China’s Communist dictators have imprisoned over a million people in “re-education” camps. The Party “harvests” organs from political dissidents, pocketing over $2b per year. But do buy the Timex American Documents watch . . .

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