THE GREAT OUTDOORS...
"NOT ALL THOSE WHO WANDER ARE LOST"
Watches. I love watches, and Bertucci is keeping my love affair strong too! I have been beating this watch up for weeks now, and before I give my take on it, let me tell you what exactly I was looking for in a field watch.
Obviously first and foremost is it has to keep accurate time. From there however...it was all about adventure! I wanted a watch I can hit the trail with. It had to hold up to the desert terrain and that means dirt...and a lot of it! I wanted something that I could lose and comfortable on my wrist, like it wasn't even there. I wanted something with some outdoor style. Something not to small, but it can't be to big either. I really wanted a nylon strap, they seem to be the most durable and comfortable, and I wanted it to be water resistant. Didn't necessarily need to be certified for 200 meters, but at least 100 is a must. Oh...and I have a tendency of destroying things so, it has to be tough. That's not to much to ask in a field watch, right??
Welcome to Bertucci Watches!
My Bertucci has quickly become my go to watch, and not just for my adventures, I reach for it everyday. Here's why...it is easily the most comfortable watch I've owned, and I'm a watch guy! (I currently have about 50 watches. Some high end, and some not, I'm not a watch snob. If I like it, I'll wear it it). So, what makes a watch so comfortable? The perfect combination of DESIGN. Things like weight, size, and strap material all go a long way with making a watch effortless comfortable.
Personally, I love nylon straps, and Bertucci has a huge selection to choose from, WITH matching buckles! (That's a huge plus).
There are a few models at Bertucci that are made from different materials, but my watch of choice is definitely...titanium. It's lightweight, strong, and hypoallergenic.
Now, Bertucci has invested a lot I researching the perfect size for a watch, and they nailed it! Ranging from 42mm - 45mm the case fits perfectly on any wrist. For men it's a good manly size, but not overbearing. For women...well I happen to like the look of an "oversized" watch on a girl's wrist. Although, even at 45mm it doesn't come off as a beast in size, which is a good thing.
Last but certainly not least...my Bertucci has honestly kept time as good as any watch I've owned. I haven't noticed a speed up or slow down and it's almost always on my wrist.
I've met the owner of Bertucci not to far back, and was equally impressed with his views and philosophies of watch making and life. The guy believes in things like hard work, over delivering, and customer service for a business model as well as passing on those character traits to his employees. His standards are high, and that can only benefit the customer.
Seriously guys...for just over $100 bucks, this one is a no brainer. Don't forget...the holiday season is upon us, so check out Bertucci's full catalog here:
"Every person should own a great field watch… essential gear to outfit themselves for life’s work and adventures."