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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, 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, 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

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

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 116 - Photo Q&A with Will the Watch Clicker

1/14/2021
In the 116th Episode of 40 and 20, the Watch Clicker Podcast, we sit down with Will to discuss some of the ins and outs, and the sorcery of watch photography. We cover some serious ground from lighting to gear. And some quick tips to up your photo game, not just for watches! Other Things We Like: Andrew: The Professor and the Madman. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Murray_(lexicographer) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Chester_Minor Everett: Annals of the Western Shore, by Ursula...

Duration:01:27:28

Episode 115 - Another Three More Watches for an Additional $600... Again

1/7/2021
In the 115th Episode of 40 and 20, the Watch Clicker Podcast we revisit one of our favorite topics: a three watch collection for $600. The usual rules apply: readily available, and none of the usual suspects. We both left a little bit of space for some straps too! Andrew's List: Vaer S5: https://www.vaerwatches.com/collections/s5-standard-issue/products/s5-standard-issue-field?gclid=Cj0KCQiA3NX_BRDQARIsALA3fIJyv595cZFO98dEYkVSebRwTAFf2Qg8Zf3fztv9W54HfAtpYl6lpzwaAtj1EALw_wcB Dan Henry 1970:...

Duration:00:58:30

Episode 114 - All About Sapphire Crystals

12/31/2020
In this 114th Episode of 40 and 20, the Watch Clicker Podcast, we dig deep into the history of, manufacturing process, and value of sapphire crystals, and attempt to answer the question whether a sapphire crystal is the right crystal for you (spoiler: it depends). We also talk about some ways to up your game in the kitchen and via thank you notes. https://www.momentumwatch.com/blogs/momentum-blog/sapphire-crystal-vs-mineral-crystal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mvrRzZZ-JY8...

Duration:00:59:58

Episode 113 - The Objectively Best Pilot's Watches for Under $500

12/24/2020
In the 113th Episode of 40 and 20, the Watch Clicker Podcast, we take on the challenge of finding the objectively best pilot's watches for under $500. We also briefly talk about the one, very tiny, flaw in our scientifically-proven objective rating scale. 1. Nodus Sector Pilot: https://www.noduswatches.com/sector-pilot 2. Citizen Nighthawk: https://www.citizenwatch.com/us/en/product/BJ7008-51E.html#q=Nighthawk&lang=default&start=8 3. Geckota K-01:...

Duration:00:57:15

Episode 112: 40 and 20 Holiday Special

12/17/2020
In this 112 Episode of 40 and 20, the Watch Clicker Podcast, we get the whole crew together to do a year in review. We talk about our favorites of the year and the watches we lament missing out on. We also briefly touch on the sentiment running rampant through the watch world media that more is not better. We think more is more and probably better. A special thank to our friend, Nate Asman, for helping us add some holiday spirit to our jingle! Will: Favorite: Seiko WIllard:...

Duration:01:22:38

40 and 20 Mini Review - Nodus Contrail II

12/14/2020
In this special edition of 40 and 20, Andrew is joined by our Editor in chief, Will for a mini audio-review of the Nodus Contrail II, which was re-released this year, with some subtle but incredibly effective improvements. Already a favorite, the new Contrail II is easily one of the best dive watches you can get at any price. The contrail is currently available in five color ways, each for $675, at: https://www.noduswatches.com/contrail You can see photos of Nodus' fantastic watches on...

Duration:00:27:16

Episode 111 - The Vostok Amphibia

12/10/2020
In this 111th Episode of 40 and 20, the Watch Clicker Podcast we tackle one of our biggest topics yet. We take a swing at unraveling the story of the Vostok Amphibia and how it came to be. Now, it's a big topic that deserves more than an hour, but we did our best and we hope you enjoy! We also talk about the power that has been vested into the Reverend Andrew, cheap vegetable peelers, and being okay with having a perfectly "medium" week. Some of the links:...

Duration:01:03:36

Episode 110 - Christmas Lists!

12/2/2020
In this 106th Episode of 40 and 20, the Watch Clicker Podcast we talk about Christmas lists. We aimed to keep them on the stocking stuffer size but went bigger with a few of them. 1. A NEW LEATHER STRAP. We can recommend a few brands. Cascadia Strap Co: https://www.cascadiastrapco.com/ Delugs: https://delugs.com/ 2. Morakniv - the whole collection https://morakniv.se/en/?v=7516fd43adaa 3. Marathon Wall Clock https://windupwatchshop.com/collections/accessories/marathon 4. Bergeon 6767-F...

Duration:00:57:42

Episode 109 - Lauren and Lorenzo Ortega of Lorier (Part 2)

11/26/2020
In this 109th Episode of 40 and 20, the Watch Clicker Podcast we sit down with our good, good friends, Lauren and Lorenzo Ortega, husband and wife owners of Lorier Watches. Lorier has spent the last year dunking on the micro-brand world, releasing hit after hit, and, quite literally, not being able to keep up with demand for their vintage inspired GADA sports watches. We take an opportunity to discuss the maturation of Lorier as a brand, and the Ortegas as brand owners. We also talk Lorier's...

Duration:01:26:52

Episode 108 - Interview with Vishal Tolani of Dartmouth Brands (Avi-8, Spinnaker, etc).

11/18/2020
In this 105th Episode of 40 and 20, the Watch Clicker Podcast we sit down Vishal Tolani, CEO of Dartmouth Brands, owner of Avi-8, Spinnaker, Dufa and others. Being uniquely plugged into the watch world, Vishal is able to shed light on everything from supply chain and manufacturing, to retail distribution, and the different watch markets. Some other things: Everett:...

Duration:01:09:16

Episode 107 - 2020 (Slightly Early) Year in Review

11/12/2020
In this 107th Episode of 40 and 20, the Watch Clicker Podcast we highlight some of our favorite releases of the year. We also attempt to tackle the age old concern about pineapple on pizza and brussel sprouts. Our Top 6 (in no particular order): Traska Summiteer: https://www.traskawatch.com/summiteer Lorier Falcon 2: https://www.lorierwatches.com/products/falcon-sii-black-gilt Brew Retromatic: https://www.brew-watches.com/watches/retromatic-brew-burgundy Orion Hellcat:...

Duration:02:56:54

Episode 106 - Talking Retromatic with Jonathan Ferrer of Brew Watch Co.

11/4/2020
In this 105th Episode of 40 and 20, the Watch Clicker Podcast we have our good friend Jonathan Ferrer, of the Brew Watch Co., back on the show to talk about Brew's newest watch, the Retromatic. We talk about the design inspirations (spoiler alert: it's coffee), and about some of the more specific decisions regarding color, and movement choice, John made with his first automatic watch. If you want to buy a Retromatic (and you do), check them out here: https://www.brew-watches.com/watches...

Duration:01:16:31

Episode 105 - Revisiting the Starter Watch

10/29/2020
In this 104th Episode of 40 and 20, the Watch Clicker Podcast, we dive back into what got us here. We're talking starter watches. We break down the three folks who usually ask us for watch advice and talk through the conversation and offer a few suggestions along the way. Just to name a few (we talked about a lot) https://www.noduswatches.com/ https://montawatch.com/ https://baltic-watches.com/en https://emgwatches.com/ https://www.goodspeedwatches.com/ https://www.tissotwatches.com/en-us/...

Duration:01:11:28

Episode 104 - Interview With Michael Seals of Seals Watch Co

10/21/2020
In this, the 104th (WHAAAAT?!?!?!) Episode of 40 and 20 we chat with Michael Seals, of Seals Watch Company. We pick his brain and learn the surprising inspiration for his line of innovative watches and get some insights into where they're going next. We were lucky enough to enjoy some time with the Model A.5 and thoroughly enjoyed it. https://seals-watches.com/ Some other things: Everett: Pokemon - gotta catch them all and Everett just rediscovered the joy with his kids. Andrew: X Files -...

Duration:01:12:09

Episode 103 - Brett Williams of Albany Watches

10/15/2020
In this, the 103rd ,Episode of 40 and 20 we dive deep with Brett Williams of Albany Watches, which just, this week, had an incredible inaugural Kickstarter debut with the fantastic Ama Diver, making goal in 55 minutes. Brett is our first guest with an IMDB page, so we do some talking about his career and what brought him to join the watch world. We talk about the Ama diver, available on kickstarter now, and how it came to be. Beware, there's a mild Raised By Wolves spoiler....

Duration:01:20:59

Episode 102 - Solas Watches, with Diyu Wu

10/8/2020
In this 102nd Episode of 40 and 20, we bring on a true watch enthusiast, Diyu Wu, who has an innovative approach to the micro-brand in the way of Solas Watches. Of note, we talk about Solas' exciting debut piece, the Starlight: an aventurine dialed, micro rotor, auto dress watch for under $500 available on Kickstarter on October 15, 2020. We also talk Solas' back-story, the innovation, and the long term goals. Check out Solas here: https://solaswatches.com And the Kickstarter, here:...

Duration:01:15:44

Episode 101 -Cameron Lazanich (of Nodus)

9/30/2020
In this 101st Episode of 40 and 20, we have Cameron Lazanich, long-time watch head, and the newest team member of one our favorite brands, Nodus. We swear, at some point there was going to be some direction to this episode, but, alas, you'll have to settle for 90 or so minutes of dranks and meandering style, occupational, and functional philosophy (and some watches thrown in for good measure). Along the way we get into hunting trips, (back into) hunting boots, new putters, and then we go...

Duration:01:31:45

Episode 100 - Pre-Orders: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

9/23/2020
In this 100th Episode (woohoo!) Andrew is hunting, so Everett sits down with EiC Will, and Senior Contributor Mike Razak to talk about pre-orders: the good, the bad, and the ugly. The topic is a complicated one, and we approach it as consumers, while reminding ourselves that there are always competing interests in the hobby. Enjoy! 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:01:08:11

Episode 99 - ISO Watch Standards:What are They?

9/17/2020
In this, the 99th Episode we lament our smokey weather conditions and then dive (see what I did there) right into our topic. We hit hard on water resistance, dive watches, and the ISO standards that apply. We also try and decide how much, if at all, it really matters. Some worthwhile reading on the matter: https://www.palisadejewelers.com/resources/iso-6425-standards-dive-watches/ https://www.iso.org/obp/ui/#iso:std:iso:22810:ed-1:v1:en https://www.watchtime.com/featured/dive-watch-defined/...

Duration:01:04:40

Episode 98 - Interview with Marc of Long Island Watch

9/10/2020
In this 98th episode of 40 and 20, we got the awesome opportunity to talk with Marc Frankel, owner of Long Island Watch, about his business, and, perhaps most importantly, his incredible line of Islander watches. Along the way, we talk about YouTube butchery, early 2000s Vampire movies, and scientology. Enjoy! Long Island Watch on the internet: https://www.longislandwatch.com/?gclid=CjwKCAjwnef6BRAgEiwAgv8mQapr79HFH7jsDqRpdPhyolPE2owytQnYUbsUcj5XKLxHHiaZyfiz7hoCwOIQAvD_BwE And on the...

Duration:01:17:36