Are you like me and always on the hunt for that one amazing watch that does it all? I sure am and have been for a few years. Many have come close, but I haven’t found one to crown the champ yet. I am going to give you a little backstory on my watch addiction…
Any time somebody on the internet makes a “best of list” you have to wonder who made them an expert. Well, today I am making a list of Seiko watches. While I may not be a horological expert, I am a Seiko fanboy and I do own every watch on this list. So, I am the perfect person to give you some solid advice about which Seiko to buy if you want to spend $500 or less.
Let’s look at some better alternatives to the Hamilton Khaki Automatic. In order to be included on this list, the watches below had to have an authentic field watch look, be rugged and able to handle more than a day at the beach, and offer some solid benefits over the Hamilton Khaki Automatic.
If you’re reading this, then most likely you’re on the hunt for a durable watch and, more specifically, the most durable and reliable Timex watches on the market. I’ve been an avid fan of Timex for a number of years and have owned at least 50 different models, so I am greatly experienced with the brand.
When it comes to watches, nothing is more synonymous with adventure and the outdoors than a good field watch. It’s the one watch that should be in everyone’s collection and is probably one of the most useful of all the watches you will own. The traditional field watch exudes stability and ruggedness and is always up for a challenge.
The resurgence of field watches recently is proof that people still want a good looking and rugged watch. To me, that right there, is the definition of what a field watch is: something that can handle some adventure, looks great but isn’t flashy, and is made from quality materials.