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Ed Jelley

Ed is a Long Island-based writer and photographer with an affinity for watches, fountain pens, EDC gear, and a great cup of coffee. He’s always looking for the best gear for the job—whether it be new watch, pen, flashlight, knife, or wallet. Ed enjoys writing because it’s an awesome (and fulfilling) way to interact with those who share the same interests.
Article / Editorial

Three Casio Watches Under $30 That Prove Fun Doesn’t Have To Be Expensive

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After quartz became more affordable and mass produced in the mid-1980s, Casio’s catalog of fun …
Review / Review

Hands-On Review: The G-SHOCK GMWB5000CS-1 Steel “Tron”

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The first thing you think of when you hear “integrated bracelet stainless steel sports watch” is probably something that will run you somewhere in the …
Article / News & Releases

Introducing the Tutima Grand Flieger Airport Series

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Founded in the 1920’s, Tutima is a brand with some serious heritage in watchmaking. Made in Glashütte, Germany, their watches exude a sense of quality …
Review / Hands-On

Owners Review: Seiko SNJ029 “SafArnie” Urban Street Series

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I want to preface this review by saying that I was allowed to watch “Predator” at way too young of an age. I’m glad I …
Review / Review

Review: Visitor Watch Co. Linden Calligraph Larkspur

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The phrase “You have a visitor” is a bit mysterious. If it were referring to someone familiar, you’d probably just say “Oh, by the way, …
Article / Featured

Introducing The Fortis Flieger F-43 Bicompax Chronograph

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Fortis is no amateur when it comes to designing a watch meant for flight. They have a rich history of providing purpose-built watches that can …
Review / Review

Review: Zelos Horizons GMT “Ice”

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Nestled in Zelos’ lineup amongst a sea of modern, angular, tough-as-nails tool watches is the Horizons GMT. It’s a break from Zelos’ design language, which …
Review / Review

Review: Lorier Falcon II

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It’s always nice to see a brand revisiting a popular model. Sure, it’s great when they add a new color way, or make a few …
Review / Review

Hands-On: AVI-8 Spitfire Type 300 Automatic

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Even if you’re not a hardcore aviation nerd, the Spitfire is one of the most …