Zulu Time Podcast Ep. 47
Just in time to celebrate a belated USA Independence Day, I was invited back on the Zulu Time Podcast, with UK host Dan (@timely_moments). This time, we discuss the our observations of the American watchmaking and manufacturing industry; from the trends to the vibe within USA built/designed/made watches.
Vortic Watches (Fort Collins Colorado USA)
RT Custer and Tyler Wolfe
Using historically American made watch company with a contemporary case engineering twist
Hamilton v Vortic watches law suite https://vorticwatches.com/blogs/the-vortic-blog/hamilton-v-vortic-update-we-won-september-15th-2020
Oak and Oscar (Chicago Illinois USA)
Humboldt (personal pick)
Orion Watches (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA)
Nick, the Seiko Modfather, just rocks in my book.
The Calamity (again my personal pick is w/steel 12hr)
USA Watches that wearing them on American’s wrists...help make watches cool again in the USA
as a kid, I rocked Expeditions until I splattered crystals and shredded crowns
Shinola (Detroit Michigan USA)
Apple (Cupertino Ca. USA)
MarkII Watches - Cruxible Hellion
Bulova - Lunar Pilot / Devil Diver
Hamilton - Redbull Air Zermatt
Marathon - Navigator
Luminox - Bear Grylls Line
Watch Mod culture/Seiko Mod culture here in the USA.
Seiko Modding with the SKX as a new dad, to make a watch 'Ready for Daddy Duty"
Modding my podcast partner, Chris Powell, to make his dream blacked out "Mnmltek SKX"
Other US watchmakers/manufactures
Weiss (LA, CA, USA)
RGM Watch Co.
Ares Watch Co (viva the PNW! )
VAER (Ca. USA)
Vero (Portland OR, USA)
Terry: Toxic/ UTE Natos- https://shop.hodinkee.com/blogs/journal/ute-nato-strap
Alena Diaz: PNW watchmaker - https://www.instagram.com/alenagracediaz/
Depth Charge; Novel by Jason Heaton - https://www.depthchargenovel.com/author
Baltic Aquascaphe Bronze - A Pandemic Year On the Wrist - https://www.ajbarse.com/baltic-aquascaphe-bronze/