View Single Post
Old 01-21-2013, 07:26 PM   #5552
bmwktmbill
Traveler
 
Joined: Jul 2005
Location: Traveler
Oddometer: 4,741
Quote:
Originally Posted by redsport View Post
Alright, my birthday is on the horizon so a watch is a definite possibility. Which of the following would you recommend: Hamilton Khaki Field Automatic 42mm or Smiths Everest? They are roughly the same price, both autos, both look good on leather (even though the Smiths comes on a bracelet). As an outlier I am also considering something like a Casio Pathfinder PRW2500-1 for a hunting/outdoors watch. Any thoughts, opinions, personal experience with any of these would be greatly appreciated.
Red,
I just packed up my old Hamilton field watch. It's a self wind.

My point is the service center is in New Jersey. Where will the Smiths be serviced?

The watches look mostly identical to me.

Do you ride a Triumph or follow the royal family?

If you do better buy the Smiths, if not I'd recommend the Hamilton.

IMHO.
bill
__________________
'02 KTM 640 Adventure-lowered
"On the road there are no special cases."
Cormack McCarthy-The Crossing

The faster it goes the faster it breaks.
And high performance=high maintenance.
Bill Shockley
bmwktmbill is offline   Reply With Quote