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40 and 20: the WatchClicker Podcast

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The official podcast of watchclicker.com. We talk about affordable watches, horology, and sometimes about food, drinks, EDC, popular media, and life in general. Tune in each Thursday for the latest episode.

The official podcast of watchclicker.com. We talk about affordable watches, horology, and sometimes about food, drinks, EDC, popular media, and life in general. Tune in each Thursday for the latest episode.

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United States

Description:

The official podcast of watchclicker.com. We talk about affordable watches, horology, and sometimes about food, drinks, EDC, popular media, and life in general. Tune in each Thursday for the latest episode.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 155 - The Issues with Reissues

10/14/2021
In the 155th episode of 40 and 20, The Watch Clicker Podcast, we discuss our issues with reissues. The good, the bad, the marketing, and our general take on the trend sweeping through big and small brands alike. Other Things: Andrew: Patagonia ¼ Zip at REI Everett: His new obsession is linocut *********************************** Check out all of Watch Clicker's content, including columns, reviews, and fantastic photography at: watchclicker.com Our full catalog of podcasts is at...

Duration:01:20:23

Episode 154 -Sleeper Watches Under $1,000

10/7/2021
In the 154th episode of 40 and 20, The Watch Clicker Podcast, we take a look at some "sleeper" watches under (or right at) $1,000. Our picks: Scurfa Diver One Titanium Squale 20 ATMOS Corallo Hamilton Boulton Le Jour Hammerhead Diver Damasko DS30 – See our review here. Omega Chronostop Other Things: Andrew: I like to Make Stuff. Check out the website here. Everett: Lil Nas X Montero *********************************** Check out all of Watch Clicker's content, including columns,...

Duration:01:22:48

Episode 153 - Hooke, Huygens, and the Hairspring

9/29/2021
In the 153rd episode of 40 and 20, The Watch Clicker Podcast, we have a tale of mystery and conspiracy, including evidence of fraud and deceit at the highest levels of British Society. If you think you can believe the scientists, do we ever have a story for you. Franz Rivoira’s article here. Andrew Hildreth’s article here. A reminder video on what we’re even talking about here. Other Things: Andrew: Sony WH-CH510 see the Tech Radar review here. Everett: See on Apple TV – check it...

Duration:00:47:52

Episode 152 - Welsbro: Interview with Owners Rich Reichbach and Katie Willis

9/23/2021
In the 152nd episode of 40 and 20, The Watch Clicker Podcast, we are joined by the brains behind the oldest-newest brand in horology, Welsbro Watches. Owners Rich Reichbach and Katie Willis sat with us to talk about how the dream of Welsbro was born, from securing IP to the old American watch company, to creating the most charming watch marketing we have ever seen. Although their first two runs os watches have sold, you can check out their (still available) straps on the Welsbro website,...

Duration:01:43:14

Episode 151 - Interview with Ken Lam of Arken Watch Co

9/16/2021
In the 151st episode of 40 and 20, The Watch Clicker Podcast, we have the pleasure of sitting down with Ken Lam of Arken Watches. For those of you who are unfamiliar head to their website here. We get into his design philosophy and background and talk about his debut watch. Other Things: Andrew: The weighted blanket craze. Some options here. Everett: Benny Productions on YouTube. Check out his page here. Ken: Linda McCartney (yes THAT Linda McCartney) has a meat substitute that Ken digs....

Duration:01:12:09

Episode 150 - Watches We Are Watching

9/9/2021
In the 150th episode of 40 and 20, The Watch Clicker Podcast, we enjoy some low key conversation on some of the newish watches that have been on our radar. Some are new, some new to us, and some not even remotely close to new but still cool enough to talk about. Other Things: Andrew: Pretzel Crusted Pork Sandwiches here. Use some mustard bbq sauce like this and enjoy. Everett: “303 AP” as the cool kids would call it. 303 Aerospace Protectant *********************************** Check out...

Duration:03:46:58

Episode 149 - How Durable is Your Watch?

9/2/2021
In the 149th episode of 40 and 20, The Watch Clicker Podcast, we take a look at components that protect our watches. We also ponder about the kind of things you should and should not do while wearing your watch. Other Things: Andrew: Al Capone estate auction hosted by Witherell’s. Everett: Billy Summers by Stephen King. *********************************** Check out all of Watch Clicker's content, including columns, reviews, and fantastic photography at: watchclicker.com Our full...

Duration:03:57:37

Episode 148 - In-House Movements

8/25/2021
In the 148th episode of 40 and 20, The Watch Clicker Podcast, we explore the idea of the “in house” movement. We attempt a definition of the term, which the industry does not have, and if we give it too much or not enough value when making watch purchase. Two hard hitting articles we came across while discussing this idea and preparing for our own...

Duration:01:31:40

Episode 147 -The State of Seiko

8/19/2021
In the 147th episode of 40 and 20, The Watch Clicker Podcast, our Editor in Chief (aka: Daddy, Will, Will the Watch Clicker, The Watch Clicker, etc.) joins us to discuss the state of Seiko. Where they came from, where they are, and where we think they’re going. We cover pricing, QC, design, and much more. Other Things: Andrew: Adoric Digital Caliper Everett: Omega Shave Brush We talk about it often enough. Check out Badger and Blade forum here. Will: Fuji X100V and Brand New Cherry...

Duration:01:32:28

Episode 146 - Watch Finishing 101

8/12/2021
In the 146th episode of 40 and 20, The Watch Clicker Podcast, we’re talking about watch finishing. The mysterious world of how manufacturers make watches look good and stuff. We talk about finishing on the show quite a bit, and thought we’d finally dig into some of the more common jargon. Other Things: Andrew: Monkey Shoulder Everett: The “Powerhouse” Coleman 414 camp stove *********************************** Check out all of Watch Clicker's content, including columns, reviews, and...

Duration:01:46:55

Episode 145 - Auto vs. Manual

8/4/2021
In the 145th episode of 40 and 20, The Watch Clicker Podcast, we explore some watch jargon and talk the differences, or lack thereof, between mechanical (manual, hand winding, hand crankers) and automatic watches. A great animation of the mechanical watch process here by Animagraffs on youtube. Other Things: Andrew: The Righteous Gemstones Everett: Salon Care 40 *********************************** Check out all of Watch Clicker's content, including columns, reviews, and fantastic...

Duration:01:11:55

Episode 144 - Plastic Watches

7/28/2021
In this 144th episode of 40 and 20, The Watch Clicker Podcast, we're talking about... plastic watches. As far as we can tell, we are the only people who have ever talked about this topic, and our typical methods for research were not terribly fruitful. so... we did something we rarely do, and we tried to write history. Full disclosure - there is a 90 (or so) percent chance that we missed something major, or got something big wrong. Slide into the DMs to tell us so. Other Things: Andrew:...

Duration:01:20:13

Episode 143 - Interview with Tom Clemence of Clemence Watches

7/22/2021
In the 143nd episode of 40 and 20, The Watch Clicker Podcast, we are joined by a true batman, Tom Clemence, of Clemence Watches. A newcomer to the game who has got the Photic Diver (almost) available on Kickstarter. Listen in for a release date. And don't forget to check out Mike's review of the Photic Diver on the site! Check out Clemence Watches here. Bonus - supporting this brand provides $$$ to The Future Forest Company. Other Things: Andrew: Gunpowder Milkshake Everett: Pentel...

Duration:02:13:01

Episode 142 -The Very Best Watches For Under $100

7/15/2021
In the 142nd episode of 40 and 20, The Watch Clicker Podcast, we count down (or up) our favorite watches under $100. We aren't going to spoil the list here, (and really - there are very few surprises), so just give a listen! Other Things: Andrew: Amazon Essentials Shorts Everett: Scrub Daddy *********************************** Check out all of Watch Clicker's content, including columns, reviews, and fantastic photography at: watchclicker.com Our full catalog of podcasts is at...

Duration:01:20:31

Episode 141 - What About... Shoes

7/8/2021
In this 141st episode of 40 and 20, The Watch Clicker Podcast, we talk about the ever mysterious world of watch straps and bracelets. What they are, how we should go about buying them, and some of the options out there. We also chat about the ethical dilemma as a consumer that knowledge sharing brings. Other Things: Andrew: Patio Misters – here’s the list of Top 10 Everett: Do you even remember going to the movies? Everett went and thinks you need to try it again! Check out all of Watch...

Duration:01:28:50

Episode 140 - Interview with Chris Boudreaux from Vero Watch Company

7/1/2021
In this 140th episode of 40 and 20, The Watch Clicker Podcast, we are joined by Chris from Vero Watches. We discuss the significant changes at Vero since our last meeting, their new release, and what’s to come from Vero. We dive into the story behind the new line and future releases. We also talk about the challenges of in-house manufacturing and the limitations of that freedom. Check out Vero and their new Open Water at: www.vero-watch.com Other Things: Andrew: Anova Precision...

Duration:01:28:41

Episode 139 - What is "Swiss Made"?

6/24/2021
In this 139th episode of 40 and 20, The Watch Clicker Podcast, we have the discussion of what it means to be “Swiss Made”. We also cover the spectrum of Swiss watch making titles and explore how the Swiss watch making industry climbed to the top of the mountain. Other Things: Andrew: Russian River: Blind Pig Everett: Black Summer: Available on NETFLIX Check out all of Watch Clicker's content, including columns, reviews, and fantastic photography at: watchclicker.com Our full catalog of...

Duration:01:26:40

Episode 138 - Interview with Mike France of Christopher Ward

6/17/2021
In this 138th episode of 40 and 20, The Watch Clicker Podcast, we had the great pleasure of spending some time with Mike France, CEO and co-founder of Christopher Ward. Our conversation covered the beginnings of Christopher Ward, their philosophy, and current projects to enrich the world of horology. Check out their offerings on their website. Other Things: Andrew: Porter Cable Jointer Everett: Toddy Cold Brew Mike: Small is Beautiful Check out all of Watch Clicker's content, including...

Duration:04:10:20

Episode 137 - Interview With Nick Mankey of Nick Mankey Designs

6/10/2021
In the 137th episode of 40 and 20, The Watch Clicker Podcast, we have the pleasure of sharing some beers with Nick Mankey, of Nick Mankey Designs. The designer turned leather worker turned elastic strap maker and all around good guy. Check out Nick Mankey Designs on their webpage: Nick Mankey Designs Other Things: Andrew: Alone – Find the newest season on Netflix Everett: Halt and Catch Fire – From AMC and all seasons available on Netflix Nick:Project Hail Mary – Another in the lineup...

Duration:01:57:33

Episode 136 - The Objectively Best Dress-Sport Watch Under $1,000

6/3/2021
In the 136th episode of 40 and 20, The Watch Clicker Podcast, we break from our tradition of strictly affordable watches and explore the world of the sub $1000. Specifically the best dress-sport watch under $1,000. Let us know if we missed one of your picks and feel free to message us with your scores, now that you have the rubric. Our Top 5 (in no particular order): Seiko Alpinist available at gnomon Orion Hellcat Christopher Ward C63 Sealander Astor + Banks Fortitude Traska...

Duration:01:34:14