Kinetic

Chrono Wars: Citizen Cal 2100 vs Seiko 7L22

      Being an owner of both the Citizen Promaster Eco Drive E2100 and Seiko Sportura 7L22 Kinetic chronograph, I thought a comparison between these two distinct yet similarly featured movements would make an interesting subject. 🙂 Why am I comparing these two movements? Well, for starters they are both quartz-controlled watches with unique, […]

The SKJ Kinetic divers: gone but not forgotten

  Not too long ago, Seiko made a series of classic Kinetic divers with strong design influences from the world famous Rolex Submariner diver’s watch. These were fondly remembered as the “SKJ" Kinetic Sports divers and they remain the only homage copies of the Submariner with the Kinetic movement. There were also only three generations […]

The Seiko Kinetic: Boon or Bane?

The Seiko Kinetic. Now that’s a watch technology that had initially discouraged and mystified me for some time. When I first inquired about Seiko Kinetics at a small watch dealer, I was advised to stay away from Kinetics as far as possible. He mentioned about frequent customer complaints and warranty claims from his fellow watch […]

Seiko Kinetic SKA013P diver review

  Watch History   Date acquired: December 20th 2004 Production Date: July 2002 Source: Emotus Time Culture, Suria KLCC Price paid: MYR700 (USD212) Status: Discontinued in some markets Background This watch happens to be my first Seiko Kinetic and it took me over a year to decide whether I wanted to try one for curiosity’s […]

The curious case of a Seiko Sportura SNG021P

  Some months back, one of my blog readers from the Netherlands wrote to me asking me about the authenticity of a Seiko Sportura which he had purchased via the Internet. Mark (not his real name), submitted me some photos of the watch and I took a good look at them. According to Mark, he […]