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Different uses for a Chronograph

We all know what the Apollo 13 astronauts used their chronograph for? As eternalized with the Omega Speedmaster ‘Silver Snoopy Award’ limited edition, they used it to time their perfect rocket burst, to get back to earth. Now here are some of the most popular answers we collected […]

How to use a tachymètre

The one bezel to rule them all according to some, the most useless decoration to others, it is indeed the tachymètre (aka the tachymeter). It can be used to measure either (average) speed or distance. Found on most chronograph watches, it is easy to forget how to use […]

How to PolyWatch

If you own a watch with a plexi crystal you’ll notice that after a while it’ll pick up scratches. Unlike hard sapphire crystal, the plexi will indeed scratch much more easily. The good news is that you can actually get rid of the scratches if it is plexi, […]

Lug to Lug

“Is this watch too big (or too small) for my wrist” – This has to be one of the most asked questions prior to a watch purchase. One of the most often quoted measurements as an answer to that, is the Case diameter. If that is proportionate to […]

Lug width

LUG /lʌɡ/ (Noun) 1. A person’s ear. 2. A projection on an object by which it may be carried or fixed in place. That dictionary isn’t too helpful this time around, isn’t it? When we’re asking about your lug width, rest assured we don’t need to know the […]