Why No Watch Is 'Waterproof'
"You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means." – The Federal Trade Commission, 1960
Originally published by Jack Forster on HODINKEE, October 16th 2020
One of the (many) pet peeves of the self-described watch enthusiast
Technical Perspective: A Tale Of Two ISOs, Or What Water Resistance Ratings Really Mean
The International Organization for Standardization's got it all down in black and white.
Originally published by JACK FORSTER on HODINKEE, November 28th 2017
One of the most perennially popular subjects for discussion on watch
What Does Water Resistance Mean?
When you’re shopping for a watch and checking out the specs, you’ve likely seen information about watch water resistance ratings. However, you may still be wondering, what does water resistance mean when it comes to watches? Whether you’re an avid diver