Rank #1: Gettin' Dirty With Christian of Theo & Harris
Many moons ago we sat down with Christian of TheoandHarris.com for an earnest discussion about the good, the bad, and the ugly of horology and the industry itself (retail and aftermarket). We finally got around to giving the episode the attention and polish it deserved. Now we're happy to finally bring you our discussion with one of the coolest guys on the front lines of the vintage watch market, fighting the good fight for collectors everywhere.
Jul 12 2017
Rank #2: The Truth About Watch Winders
On this episode of ‘On Time’ we discuss “Watch Winders” with our guest and certified master watchmaker @ManuelWatchMaker. Are they needed, worthwhile, or completely useless? Let’s find out.
Jan 26 2017
Rank #3: Matt Farah of TheSmokingTire
When Matt Farah of TheSmokingTire.com drops by to hang out with the On Time crew, the agenda goes out the window because we know we’re in for a wild ride. Naturally, we talk watches, cars, and the joys of breaking the speed limit. Buckle up...
Aug 09 2017
Rank #4: Psychology of a WIS With Ray Santamaria
This week we welcome Ray Santamaria a licensed MFT with a masters in clinical psychology and a self diagnosed WIS. Ray, Mike, and Chase gaze into the abyss that is the psychology of a WIS and come out the other end in mostly one piece. We'll look at different types of compulsions, addictions, and the various enthusiasts they belong to in an attempt to better understand the kung-fu grip this hobby has on us.
Guest: Ray Santamaria, IG: @rayraythemack
Jul 25 2017
Rank #5: Bronze Watch Bemusement
'On Time' is back with another focus episode in which we discuss bronze watches. Also joining us again is certified master watchmaker Manuel Yazijian to offer his expert opinion and experience. What are the pros and cons to using bronze for a watch case? Why aren't there many (if any) vintage bronze watches? Shenanigans ensue when we discuss the good, the bad, the ugly, and the patina.
Follow Manuel on Instagram: @WatchInspector1 (AKA the artist previously known as @ManuelWatchMaker)
Feb 14 2017
Rank #6: Keeping Your Watch(es) Safe
On Time presents a quick and dirty guide to keeping your watches safe at home and on the go. Mike, Chase, and Manuel go over some simple life hacks and the story of Mike's first ill-fated IWC. So check your seals, bracelets, and straps, -let's go.
Mar 14 2017
Rank #7: Reviewing a Rolex Oddity
When On Time does a watch review you can count on two things: one, it's not going to follow the format of a normal run-of-the-mill watch review, and two, it's going to get nerdy up in here. We look at a Rolex 5506 with an identity crisis and break down all the quirks of this odd Air King / Explorer.
Jun 09 2017
Rank #8: Hidden Flaws of Iced-Out Watches
Put on your sunglasses and try not to stare directly at them. That's right, this week we're talking iced-out watches and the flaws they hide beneath the surface. Sometimes they may look great, but besides debates about taste and subtlety, we investigate how icing-out a watch may compromise its durability...
Sep 05 2017
Rank #9: Industry Veteran, Mike Margolis
From the first time #teamOTP met Michael Margolis, we knew we had to have him on the show. He's an industry veteran that started out, and to this day still is, a collector like us. Join us to hear his journey from discovering the watch world through a 56k modem to working with Jean Claude Biver.
Mar 28 2017
Rank #10: Amazing Watches and the Stories Behind Them
In this episode, we welcome a friend who also happens to be one of the most respected collectors we know. Mitch shares our passion for horology but his collection and stories are uniquely epic. His amazing stories include a meeting with George Daniels himself, to illustrating why having confidence in your eye, confidence in your mind, and confidence in your heart are key to being a true collector.
Apr 17 2016