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AE. 14 | Watches from on wrist to underwater

AE. 14 | Watches from on wrist to underwater

Along with holiday recommendations with Zulu Time Podcast

On this episode, Dan (@Timely_Moments) from the Zulu Time Podcast and I join back up for a joint 🇺🇸x🇬🇧 episode. We talk diving, the "kit husbandry" involved in diving with a watch, and of course holiday recommendations. Available wherever you like to subscribe to podcasts, and available first here on the Analog Explorer Substack and on the website.

Watches on wrist and underwater

  • Baltic Aquascaphe Bronze 

  • SKX007

  • Ares TI Diver-1

  • Garmin Descent G1 Solar

  • TYPSIM 200M diver

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How deep does that meter rating on the dial mean?

Depth rating:

When someone says a watch is rated to 100m, 200m, 300m what does that look like |  Dr. Richard Harris (from the Rescue)  

  • When you get your open water recreational rating you are rated to dive to 18m / 60ft

  • Deep rating =  40 m / 130 ft

  • Beyond 40m you get into XR (extend range programs and technical diving territory) 60-80m

  • 100m/328ft welcome to Hypoxic trimix territory

TLDR on saturation, and an example of the ship needed

  • JFD flythrough of a saturation dive boat

Holiday Gift Recommendations 🎁

Dan’s Recommendation

AJ's Recommendation 

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Analog Explorer ™
Analog Explorer Podcast
Embark on a journey through the world of horology and the connections many of us have to watches. With host AJ Barse, The Analog Explorer connects with fellow enthusiasts in the #watchfam and beyond, from avid collectors to creative watchmakers. As a professional photographer, active hiker, and recreational diver based in the Pacific Northwest, exploration holds a significant place in his life and he encourages others to make time for their passions. Through insightful interviews and engaging discussions, The Analog Explorer celebrates the impact and art of horology. After all, we all share in the most universally limited resource; time. And the Analog Explorer reminds us of the need to Fac Tempus Ad Explorandum i.e. "Make the Time To Explore."