We’re excited to be back with another episode of the podcast, and while we promise we had notes for this one, all that seemed to go out the window once the record button was pressed (which shouldn’t be a surprise to any of you long time listeners). Today we’re talking James Bond watches (well, on accident it became a tangent), a few of the new releases that have caught our attention, and getting into a debate on why Tudor just can’t shake “big brother Rolex” off their back. We hope you all enjoy today’s episode and be sure you’re subscribed to the podcast on whatever plater you listen in through. Check out the show notes below for additional information about today’s content.
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Today’s wrist check consisted of Katlen and her Planet Ocean on mesh and Kat with her new OMEGA Bond “No Time to Die” Seamaster. Of course, what started as a wrist check turned into a 20-minute conversation about Kat’s new watch including why she changed her mind about titanium watches. All that followed by a chat about James Bond watches and films, and a random discussion about how amazing a Seiko collection of Harry Potter watches could be (because what else would you expect from our podcast). There’s a lot of laughs, and random tangents…we don’t apologize for that.
The Bark & Jack Video that helped convince Kat to purchase her new watch.
Around the middle of today’s episode, we break down our thoughts on some of the new releases that have caught our attention:
Finally, our episode wraps up with a chat on the new Tudor Black Bay Bronze. After a quick breakdown of the watch and our thoughts on it, we get into a chat about the relationship between Rolex and Tudor. Do you think the brand will ever get out of the Rolex shadow? Let us know your thoughts.