162 episodes

Wrist watch Bar Talk and Horological Shenanigans at their finest. A wrist watch podcast about two friends sitting down every week for an honest, foul-mouthed discussion about all things watch related.

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Wrist watch Bar Talk and Horological Shenanigans at their finest. A wrist watch podcast about two friends sitting down every week for an honest, foul-mouthed discussion about all things watch related.

    Ep. #163 Talking Timex... Our New Darling?

    Ep. #163 Talking Timex... Our New Darling?

    Timex has been on a roll since the release of the Marlin a little while back. Since then, the watch world has gone completely nuts over reissues like the Q and vintage-inspired models like the recent M79. Join Mike and Kaz as they run through Timex's greatest hits, analyze the brand's overall strategy, and consider adding Timex models to their own personal collections.

    Show Notes

    Omega Seamaster Deville: https://www.instagram.com/p/B7L8TY-nNdf/

    CWC Royal Navy Diver: https://www.cwcwatch.com/collections/divers-watches/products/1983-quartz-royal-navy-divers-watch

    Timex Q: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdIlTXABPBw&t=118s

    Timex M79: https://www.timex.com/m79-automatic-40mm-stainless-steel-bracelet-watch/TW2U29500ZV.html

    IWC Top Gun Pilot's Chronograph: https://www.iwc.com/us/en/watch-collections/pilot-watches/iw389101-pilot_s-watch-chronograph-top-gun.html

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Ep. #162 Instagram Trends That Need to Die

    Ep. #162 Instagram Trends That Need to Die

    Instagram has done a lot of good for the watch collecting hobby. But holy hell, it has its problems. Today, Kaz and Mike talk through some of their biggest issues with Instagram, trends that are taking the hobby by storm, and ways that the platform is harming growth overall.

    There's a super fun audio wrist check in order, and a big announcement at the very end. Tune in and share your thoughts. Are the guys just grumpy old men? Are they overreacting? You be the judge.

    Show Notes

    Slava Medical: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgZmYjrL2yk

    Citizen Eco Drive Promaster Diver: https://twobrokewatchsnobs.com/citizen-eco-drive-promaster-diver-review/

    Timex M79: https://timeandtidewatches.com/introducing-the-timex-m79-automatic-batman/

    The Analog Explorer: https://ajbarse.com/

    Perpetual Girl: https://www.instagram.com/perpetualgirl/?hl=en

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Ep. #161 What Would You Rather Spend $14k On?

    Ep. #161 What Would You Rather Spend $14k On?

    The snobs sit down and revisit the Omega 321 Speedy release while running through better ways to spend $14k.

    More show notes coming soon.

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Ep.#160 Axis Power Watches

    Ep.#160 Axis Power Watches

    This topic has been a long time coming. It’s a tough one to tackle - but what is it about watches issued to WWII Axis Powers that drives watch collectors crazy? Listen in as Kaz and Mike break down the attraction and history behind these controversial timepieces.

    Plus, the guys go over some recent Seiko news, gush over a longtime favorite during the wrist check, and chat hashtags.

    Let us know what you think! This one is really open for listener input and feedback.

    Show Notes

    Seiko Minow: https://www.instagram.com/p/B66ZvAwn2Oy/

    Invicta Pro Diver: https://twobrokewatchsnobs.com/invicta-pro-diver-review-8926ob/

    Anonymous Dial Panerais: https://perezcope.com/2017/12/08/the-anonymous-panerai-dials/

    Flieger Watches: https://www.watchuseek.com/flieger-friday-fundamentals-flieger-watch/

    Seikosha Tensoku: https://gearpatrol.com/2019/09/12/watches-you-should-know-seikosha-tensoku-kamikaze/

    Seiko SSC761J: https://seikoboutique.com.au/product/SSC761J

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Ep. #159 A Day in the Life of a Broke Watch Snob

    Ep. #159 A Day in the Life of a Broke Watch Snob

    It's not easy running TBWS. The guys are coming up on four years of content creation, social media shenanigans, and a signature brand of watch industry commentary meant to keep you engaged and entertained.

    As 2020 rolls on, Kaz and Mike stop to ponder their greatest frustrations, show you everything that goes into running TBWS, and plan for the future.

    This is about as candid as it gets. Tune in and take a closer look at how the sausage is made.

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Ep. #158 Affordable Vintage Watches Pt. 8: Dealer’s Choice

    Ep. #158 Affordable Vintage Watches Pt. 8: Dealer’s Choice

    It’s the return of a classic. This time, you’re getting two episodes in one as the guys tackle their own affordable vintage watch categories.

    Mike has a cool new watch in for review and Kaz is falling deeper into the Orient Star obsession. Also, you’ll get to hear their thoughts on the new Omega 321 Speedmaster, a fancy new Oris, and a value-packed Seiko dress watch that packs one hell of a punch.

    Show Notes

    Nodus Duality: https://www.noduswatches.com/duality

    Orient Star Diver: https://www.instagram.com/p/B7GtimHnvbl/

    Barton Bands: https://www.bartonwatchbands.com/

    Oris Aquis Lake Baikal: https://twobrokewatchsnobs.com/oris-aquis-lake-baikal-limited-edition/

    Omega Speedmaster 321: https://twobrokewatchsnobs.com/new-steel-omega-speedmaster-321-ed-white-ref-311-30-40-30-01-001/

    Seiko SARX055: https://twobrokewatchsnobs.com/seiko-sarx055-review-baby-grand-seiko-snowflake/

    Sputnik: https://www.ussrtime.info/details/0020.html

    Soviet ‘Friendship’ Watch: https://www.ussrtime.info/details/0637.html

    Pobeda from Petrodworzowy Watch Factory: https://www.ussrtime.info/details/0995.html

    ADANAC Watch: http://www.broadarrow.net/adanac.htm

    CWC G10: https://www.cwcwatch.com/collections/tritium-dials-specials/products/copy-of-cwc-british-military-g10

    MIL-W-46384 and GG-W-113: https://www.60clicks.com/gg-w-113-pilot-watch-buyers-guide/

    • 1 hr 32 min

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