Michael Wolfe

Michael Wolfe has been a watch fan for years. Michael has been developing his watch review techniques over the past 4-5 years. His true passion involves reviewing dive watches in any price category, but also enjoys stepping out and reviewing other watch styles from time to time. Michael is developing a reputable following and solid reputation for the insight he provides through his reviews. When Michael isn't immersed in a watch review, his other interests include following college athletics and spending time with his family.

Ventus Black Kite | Watch Review

Ventus Black Kite Ventus Black Kite Specifications: 42mm case, 50mm lug to lug length and 22mm lug width 13.5mm thick Darkwood Carbon Fiber case with inner steel structure Darkwood Carbon Fiber 20mm buckle 63 Grams without straps Seiko NH35 Automatic Movement: 24 jewels, 21600 bph, hacking and winding Domed Sapphire Crystal with inner Anti-Reflective Coating. Hardest available glass to let you wea...

DELTAt NBS | Watch Review

DELTAt NBS DELTAt NBS Specifications: 49mm diameter excluding crown 66mm from lug to lug 20.2mm thick 316L Stainless Steel Satin and Sandblast finishing Automatic Helium Escape Valve Carbon Fiber Dial with Lumed index 7.7mm diameter with cross-diagonal pattern screw-in Crown Sapphire Crystal with anti-reflection coating Japan Miyota Automatic Movement Cal. 8N24 Water Resistant – 1,000m/3,300...

Ballast Trafalgar | Watch Review

Ballast Trafalgar   Ballast Trafalgar Specifications: 46.5mm diameter x 14.5mm high (lug tips to crystal zenith) 22mm lug width Hand-wound mechanical movement with 21,600 bph Power reserve of over 50 hours when wound fully Flat Mineral with hardness coating 150 grams (with strap) 10 ATM (100 meters) Retail Price $499 USD http://www.ballast1903.com/pages/the-watches-trafalgar/ I am always extr...

Obris Morgan Aegis | Watch Review

Obris Morgan Aegis Obris Morgan Aegis Specifications (DLC model): 28,800 BPH High Frequency Movement (Miyota Cal. 9015) 120 click Unidirectional Bezel Automatic Helium Escape Valve Sapphire Crystal w/ Anti-reflective Coating Super Engineer 5 links Bracelet Superluminova C1 Lumed Handsets Stainless Steel Movement Holder Triple Seal Screw-in Crown 42mm diameter 20mm lug width 219g net weight $299 US...

Zoretto Indy Bronze | Watch Review

Zoretto Indy Bronze  Specifications: Case: CuSn6 marine grade bronze Diameter: 43mm Lug to Lug length: 52mm Thickness incl. crystal: 16.50mm Caseback: 316L Stainless Steel with sapphire crystal Movement: Japanese Automatic – 24 jewels – hacking seconds – 28,800 bpm – about 42h PR Water Resistance: 200m Lug width: 24mm Price $499.00 USD I am always extremely excited whe...

Straton Watch Company Curve | Watch Review

Straton Watch Company – Curve 316L surgical grade stainless steel case 42mm and 39.5mm diameter 14.5mm (domed) and 13.9mm (flat) height 22mm and 20mm lug width lug-to-lug length of 47.4mm and 46.5mm Seiko NE88 automatic or Seiko VK64 Meca-Quartz Hybrid Sapphire crystal 10 ATM water resistance Price: Automatic $698 USD or Quartz $286 USD The Curve is a sharp looking vintage/retro style new wa...

Reverie Sea Spirit | Watch Review

Reverie Sea-Spirit (Deep Blue) Specifications: 316L stainless steel case 41mm diameter 12mm height 22mm lug width lug-to-lug length of 47mm. 21-jewel automatic movement made in Japan (Miyota 8218). Sapphire crystal (dial side) with inner anti-reflective coating. Display case back 10 ATM water resistance $420 USD The Sea-Spirit is the first model from the brand new company Reverie. The Sea-Spirit c...

Belmoto Track-Day | Watch Review

Belmoto Track-Day Discussing new watch brands is always a personal thrill. The thrill is even stronger when the new watch brand has its origins based in a well known and well respected micro-brand watch company. Some immediate assumptions are made that the same great quality found with the more established brand is going to transfer easily over to the fledgling brand. Of course, assumptions can so...

Seiko Prospex Sky Chronograph | Watch Review

Seiko Prospex Sky Solar Chronograph Blue Pilots Watch Over the past few years, I have had some great opportunities to review some fantastic timepieces from well know micro-brands to some not so well known, as well as other interesting watches. When the opportunity presented itself to review one of the most well known watch brands around the globe, I had to immediately jump at the opportunity. When...

Erroyl Regent Nero | Watch Review

Erroyl Regent Nero As many of my readers know by now, I am a dive watch guy. Rarely do I step outside the box as I am a creature of habit. Every so often, a really cool dress watch will come along that makes me take pause and at least think about stepping outside my comfort zone if only for a day or two at a time here and there. Erroyl Watches has recently released the Regent Collection and I have...

Watch Review | Calister Bauhaus

Finding great watch values can sometimes be hit or miss, as we all know. In the recent past, I have reviewed a few Bauhaus style timepieces with costs ranging from $300 to slightly over $1000. Are there any Bauhaus style watches with quality specifications on the market at sub $300? Guess what? You guessed it, I found a Bauhaus style timepiece with some quality features at $250, which for some wil...

Watch Review | Chronologia Pilot Series R003.1

Recently, I had my first look at a forged carbon cased watch and provided my thoughts in a previous review. The cost of a forged carbon/carbon composite cased watch, based on what I had seen on the market, could be quite high with some of the lower costs nearing $1000 USD. As always, I am on the hunt for alternatives and I know many of our readers either refuse to pay an extreme amount for a timep...

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