The Grey Nato

The Grey Nato


Discussing the finer points of travel, diving, cars, watches and gear. Hosts Jason Heaton and James Stacey break down their love for adventure and the many forms it can take. Have a question? Let us know at


The Grey Nato - EP 19 - Watch Accessories  

This week the guys are chatting about things we buy for our watches: straps, tools, and more. From NATOs to leather, rubber and bracelets, James and Jason offer their favs after many years of trial and error. After that we have a packed line up for new business and final notes, covering Jason’s Breitling Emergency to James’ new show bag, the new John McAfee documentary, Jason’s love of dark chocolate peanut butter cups, a new carabiner on Kickstarter and Chris Harris at the Goodwood Revival. Just press play and thanks for listening! Natos: Toxic Natos Pheonix G10 Crown and Buckle Premium Maratac straps Zuludiver 328 rubber Rubber: Tropic rubber strap (new) or (NOS) Isofrane Hirsch Pure Everest Straps Leather Halios leather strap autodromo ralley strap grey suede strap Brietling style leather strap Bracelet $15 ebay bracelet Other GasGasBones Erika’s Originals Tools Bergeon spring bar tool Nomos Spring bar tool Worn adn wound tool Bergeon Spring Bar Pliers (horofix no longer carried) link pusher tool Digital calipers Watch demagnetizer How to demag jaxa caseback tool rubber ball caseback tool TZ Watch School Watchmakers table top bench Jason's Breitling Emergency Patagonia Black Hole Tenba DNA 15 Hyde Park Watch Fair Gringo: The Dangerous Life of JOhn McAfee Justin's Peanut butter cups FireBiner Kickstarter Chris Harris at Goodwood Revival

The Grey Nato - EP 18 - In Focus: Take Better Photos  

This week the guys are talking photography: cameras, gear, techniques, tips, tricks and more. From watches, to cars, landscape and underwater, if you like to shoot, give it a listen. Jason is back from a trip to Glacier National Park in Montana and James just too delivery of a very travel-ready vintage Seiko. Finally, the guys have recommendations for excellent photo ebooks, a post about a unique Rolex for the Transglobe expedition, and one of Jason’s fav new blogs. All this and more, just press play. Thanks so much for listening, please send your questions to Jason's Kit Nikon D800 Nikon D4S Sony A7 II Nauticam Housing Nikon DF (it's for sale!) James' Kit Canon 5D MKIII Canon 100 f2.8 Macro Canon 50 mm f2.5 Macro Canon 17-40 F4L Sony RX100 Meikon Underwater Housing Samsung Note 5 CPL Filter Straps Peak Designs Sling Topo Design Strap Tanner Goods Camera Strap BlackRapid Cotton Carrier Hand Strap Underwater Gear GoPro Ikelite Padi photographer Tips Canon KIt Lens Creative Cloud Subscription Chase Jarvis The Best Camera Is The One You Have With You - Chase Jarvis : Glacier Park Jason's Review of the 50th Sub James' 6117-6400 Lessons in Wristory: The Transglobe Expedition Rolex Paul Nicklen's eBook “Photographing Wild” The All Night Listening Post (blog by Arran Cross)

TGN - EP 17 - On Paper/On Wrist: The Doxa 50th Sub 300  

We have a new logo! Congrats to our selected designer Greg Behrens (@gregorybehrens) for his excellent design! This week we're reviewing a watch, sort of. In a new format we're calling On Paper/On Wrist, we're taking a look at the Doxa 50th Anniversary Sub 300, a watch Jason has dive with and James hasn't seen at all. We'll look at the Doxa from both the online perspective and the on wrist experience. Later we discuss James' recent blast though Bavaria with Porsche, Jason's connected dive computer, and everything from hammocks to aftermarket bracelets and adventure films. Just press play, and thanks for listening! Greg Behrens Send us your questions! Doxa's website Doxa's Facebook Porsche Panamera 20mm Steel bracelet (for James' Sinn 144) Peak Design Everyday Kickstarter Watchsteez 22mm mesh bracelet Watchsteez instagram and DeepBlu Cosmiq "Why You Should Introduce Your Child to Dangerous Sports" Kammok Wallaby Hammock "From Montreal to Minnesota, By Inland Sea" "180 South"

TGN Chats - Merlin Schwertner (Nomos Watches) And Jason Gallop (Roldorf & Co)  

Surprise! Another TGN Chats. This one features a quick chat with Merlin Schwertner, US VP of Nomos Watches, and Jason Gallop, a watch maker and the owner of Roldorf and Co in Vancouver, BC. Jason recently became the only Canadian authorized dealer for Nomos and we thought it’d be great to get these two guys chatting about Nomos, watches in Vancouver, and the realities of watch retail. Enjoy and please follow Nomos @nomos_glashuette and Roldorf @roldorf. Chat to you soon!

The Grey Nato - EP 16 - "Collection Inspection Volume 2"  

Collection Inspection Volume 2! In this episode Jason and James chat about a couple great watches from their collections, the Bremont S2000 and the Halios Tropik. Later in the show, the guys chat about everything from rides in jet planes, to new vintage Doxas, old school dive watches, self help gurus, finding Great White sharks and your brain on marketing. Questions? - thanks for listening! Halios Tropik Halios Watches James's Tropik Blue with Steel bezel Bremont S2000 Bremont S2000 product page Jason's S2000 Breitling Jet Team Ride Doxa 50th Anniversary Sub 300 James’ Vintage Silvana Diver Oak and Oscar Sandford “Why Self Help Guru James Altucher Only Owns 15 Things” The Ted Radio Hour “Brand Over Brain” "Blue Water, White Death” Nite Ize Cam Jams

The Grey Nato - Ep 15 - "Peak Bag"  

This week we're talking bags, bags and a few more bags. From camera bags to daypacks, giant backpacks and the perfect bag for Basel, James and Jason may have a problem. Also on the show: James' successful summiting of Mt. Baker, jet rides with Breitling, wreck diving, Cousteau and a history of atmospheric diving suits - try to keep up ;) Press play and please review on itunes if you're liking the show. Questions? Send us an email: Main Topic - Bags "Basel" bag Kata 465 Lowepro Viewpoint Cases Topo Mountain Briefcase Peak Design Everyday Kickstarter Camera Bags Crumpler Haven Ape Case QB35 Filson Mccurie bag Mindshift rotation 180 F-Stop Kenti and Satori EXP Daypacks Deuter Lightweight daypack Miggo Agua Topo Designs Klettersack Go Ruck GR1 5.11 Rush 24 Travel Adventure Bags Osprey Aether 70 F-Stop Satori EXP Gregory Palisade 80 New Business Mt Baker Trip Photos from Baker Diving the Maderia Superior Hiking Trail Breitling Jet Team Oak & Oscar Sandford Final Notes The Diving Bell and the Exoskeleton Jacques Couteau's Search for the Britannic Pastiche Patches

TGN Chats - Chase Fancher :: Oak & Oscar  

Wait, what Tuesday is it? Just kidding, we’re trying something new. Introducing TGN Chats, a special surprise series for interviews and special guests. For our first chat, @jasonheaton sat down with Chase Fancher of @OakandOscar to chat about their new watch, the Sandford. From the struggles of starting your own watch brand to the pressure of following up the highly successful Burnham, this chat is a personal look at a small brand on the rise - if you’re subscribed to @thegreynato, it’s in your feed now. We hope you enjoy it - thanks @oakandoscar!

The Grey Nato - EP 14 - "TGN Summit"  

TGNSUMMIT! Jason came to Vancouver and we adventured! From great food to hiking in the north shore mountains and diving in the chilly waters of Howe Sound, we went fully Grey Nato on Vancouver and our main topic is a recap of the weekend. Watches, new hiking shoes, jelly fish and rubber natos, we’ve got it all covered. In Q&A we chat about GMT watches under $2500 and make a few recommendations for great watches to commemorate a graduation. As per usual, final notes is a mix of cars, daring adventurers and watch thieves - don’t miss out - press play! Granville Island St Marks Summit Halios Watches Oris Pro Pilot Big Crown Altimeter Arcteryx Bora GTX Mid Boots Helly Hansen Rapide HT Boots James’ Flickr Howe Sound Kelvin Grove Dive Site Sola 800 flashlight Lion’s Mane Jelly Fish Porteau Cove Dive Site Seiko SRP777 Doxa Mission 31 Halios Delfin Halios Tropik Zulu Diver 328 Rubber Nato Laguna 2 Q&A #1 - Thanks Justin! Alpina Alpiner GMT 4 Omega Seamaster Pro GMT 2534.50 or 2538 “Great White” Omega jumping local hand video Grand Seiko SBGM021 GS High Beat GMT #2 - Thanks Garret! Sinn 556 Sinn 104 Archimede Pilot Watches Sinn 856 B-Uhr Tudor Ranger Final Notes Watch Theives That Picked LA Clean Outside Online Podcast - EP 01 Robert Young Pelton Subaru’s 600hp Isle of Mann STi Mark Higgins big save

The Grey Nato - Ep 13 - "Cars And Watches"  

WATCHES AND CARS! This week Jason and James are chatting about automotive inspired watches, from the Speedmaster to the Daytona, Carrera, Monaco and so so many more. We also chat about traveling with watches and smaller sport watches in Q&A and follow it up with an adventurous, even murderous, Final Notes. Just click play. Full notes and links available at - thanks for listening! Omega Speedmaster in 1957 Rolex Daytona Heuer Carrera Heuer Monaco Heuer Viceroy Ads Jackie Stewart’s Sunglasses Autodromo Group B Rally Racing Autodromo Group B Watches Ferrari 288 GTO IWC Ingenieur Tag Heuer Monza Tudor Heritage Chrono Tudor Fastrider Chrono Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona Rolex Daytona Giuliano Mazzuoli Watches Porsche Design Bremont Jaguar Ball for BMW Hublot Ferrari Panerai Ferrari Girard Perregaux Ferrari “Ferrari” watch Aston Martin JLC Richard Mille Aston Martin Aston Martin AM RB 001 Richard Mille Capture from Top Gear Chopard Mille Miglia Chopard G.P.M.H Chopard WEC Porsche 919 Raidillon Watches Frederique Constant Vintage Rally Baume et Mercier Shelby LE Omega Chronostop Seiko 6139 Ralph Lauren Automotive Collection Chopard Mille Miglia GMT Chrono Tudor Heritage Chrono Wristshot Tag Heuer Monaco McQueen - New Business - James’ Mt Baker - EXP II James’ Mt Baker Rope Team Jason Tenerife Free Diving #2 Jason’s 76’ Tudor Snoflake Oris Big Crown ProPilot Altimieter Q&A #1 Small Sports Watches - Thanks Harjot! Sinn 556 38.5 Bremont Solo 37 Sinn 6033 (34mm, 12 hr bezel) Breitling TransOcean 38 Alpina Mid-size Diver (quartz, 38mm) Marathon Diver Medium (36mm, auto or quartz)) Zodiac Super Sea Wolf 53 Skin #2 Travelling with watches - Thanks Frank! Oakley Vault Hodinkee Watch Roll Socks Maurice De Mauriac Travel Watch Case Stevral Watch Roll Discommon Watch Wallet Final Notes Outside Podcast EP 06 “In Too Deep” “A Beautiful Look at the Life of an Adventure Photographer” (video, Outside Online) “Charles Manson’s Hollywood” (series, You Must Remember This Podcast) “The Value of Just Going” Want TGN patches? Let us know:

The Grey Nato - Episode 12 - "One Watch???"  

Episode 12 is all about the “One Watch” question - listener Scott wrote in to ask if we could only have one watch, what would it be? We made this question our main topic for the show, so join us as we walk through our watch-picking process and answer this troublesome question. This week we also have a special interview as Jason sat down with Hamilton Powell, the man behind (@crownandcaliber) to chat about the vintage and pre-owned watch markets, the consignment game and literally deconstructing the Apple Watch. It’s a great interview. All that and more, just press play (thanks for listening!). Main Topic - The One Watch Question James’ List Patek Philippe Aquanaut 5164A-001 Sinn 103 Ti UTC Testaf Rolex GMT Master II 16710 Jason’s List Doxa 750T GMT Bremont Terra Nova Seiko SRP777 Rolex Submariner 16040M New Business: Jason’s new Doxa Sub 200 Searambler T-Graph Jason hiking in Colorado Raven Defender Toxic Royal Strap Q and A: Graham Chronofighter Navy Seal Foundation Victorinox Swiss Army Infantry PVD Ball Fireman Stormchaser Seiko Chrono SNN021P1 Hanhart Pioneer Stealth 1882 Limited Edition Interview: Hamilton Powell of - Final Notes: James: Black Diamond Spot “Gadd’s Truth: Five Fitness Commandments to Live By” “To Hell and Back” (Post by Jeffrey M O’Brien) Jason: "Cave Diving El Toh - Yucatan" (video) “Raising the Dead” (Post by Tim Zimmermann) “Blind Descent” (Book, James Tabor) “Im Going To The Moon. Who’s With Me?” (Ted Talk, Bill Stone)

The Grey Nato - Episode 11 - "What's Old Is New (again)"  

It's episode 11 and Jason's chasing lizards in Florida while James is back from the canyons of LA. The main topic this week is the trend of "New Vintage" design in watches. Likely the biggest overall trend in watches these days, the guys get to the bottom of why we want new old watches. Keeping with the theme, Q&A covers diving with old watches and why Panerai watches aren't always considered divers. Listen to the end for a stacked edition of Final Notes and be sure to send your questions to - thanks for listening! Longines Legend Diver Ocean7 Precista Watches: Tag Heuer Monza: Tag Heuer Autavia Cup: Aquaracer: Heuer Jarama: Omega Speedmaster MK II Glycine Airmain No 1 MK II Kingston Eterna Super Kontiki 1973 LE Tudor Black Bay JLC Reverso Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Tribute to Aqualung Zodiac Super Seawolf Patek Calatrava Travel Time Zenith Type 20 Panerai 1940 Acciaio 42 mm Bremont ALT1-ZT/51 IWC Pilot's Heritage Watch 48 Bell and Ross Aviation Flight Instruments 6 pcs set New Business: JLC Geophysic Eterna Super Kontiki Chrongraph Infinity Q70 5.6 Q&A Panerai Submerisble PAM305 Jason's vintage Tudor that is dive ready Final Notes L'Odyssee (movie trailer) "Glory under the Seas: The Doxa Sub 300T" Avaunt Magazine "Jimmy Chin Summits New York City" Nikonos Project Instagram

The Grey Nato - Episode 10 - "Collection Inspection: Volume 1"  

This week we’re starting a new series, the Collection Inspection, in which we each pick a watch from our personal collection and explain what it is and why we like it. James chose his Omega 2254 Seamaster and Jason his Rolex Submariner 14060M. In Q&A we’re talking dress watches and chatting about some of our favorite hikes, from BC to New Zealand, Alaska and the North East, the list is long so get out there. Finally, we’ve got some certified fresh final notes covering everything from Briggs Cunningham to the latest issue of Gear Patrol magazine. Collection Inspection Volume 1: Omega Seamaster Pro 2254.50 James’ 2254 on mesh (lume shot) Omega Seamaster GMT “Great White” Omega Seamaster 2265.80 "Electric Blue” Omega 2294.50 Seamaster Chronograph Omega Seamaster 300M “Bond” 2531.80 Rolex Submariner 14060M New Business: Eterna Super Kontiki Chronograph Jason in Bonaire Infiniti Q70 James in LA Hiking in Santa Monica Q&A Omega Constellation Tudor Date + Day JLC Memovox Grand Seiko JLC Reverso Nomos Ahoi Any Nomos Junghans Max Bill Rolex Datejust Joffre Lakes Hike Brunswick Mountain Hike Coleman Glacier Hike The Milford Track Enchanted Valley (Olympic National Park) White Mountains Homer Alaska Final Notes Gear Patrol Magazine Issue 2 Evo Porsche 959 (video) Evo Porsche 365 GT4 BB “In Depth: The Incredible Watches (and Cars) of Briggs Cunningham” (via Ben Clymer/Hodinkee)

The Grey Nato - Episode 09 - "Open Water Certifiable"  

This week Jason and James are talking about scuba diving - how they got their start, gear recommendations and favorite dive sites. Next, the guys have another round of watch-packed Q&A and finally a full serving of final notes to keep you busy until the next episode. Have a question or a comment? Let us know at and thanks for listening! Padi Open Water Certification: Padi Rescue Diver: James’ Gear Zeagle Stiletto BCD: Scubapro MK25/S600 Regs Suunto Zoop: Oceanic V12 Split Fins: Jason’s Gear Mares Abyss Navy Regs: Diverite Transpac XT BCD: Aqua Lung Balance BCD: Force Fins: Suunto D9TX: Isle Royal: Diving in Bonaire: Kelvin Grove (Vancouver Dive): LCU (Oahu Hawaii dive): Tagging Tiger Sharks: New Business: Diving in Curacao, the Superior Producer: AP Royal Oak Diver Chronogaph: Bremont OTUSA Regatta Chrono: Alpine Camping at Girabaldi Lake: Erika’s Original/Rolex EXPII 16570: Q&A: Oris Diver’s Sixty Five: Hamilton Intra-Matic 38: 60’s Seamaster information: Retro Watch Guy: Final Notes: Watches and the stories behind them: Futility Podcast, Denali story: Submerged (book, Daniel Lenihan): Go Like Hell (book, AJ Baime) Sealab (book, Ben Hellwarth) Brent Rose

The Grey Nato - Episode 08 - "The Ones That Got Away"  

This week the Jason and James are reminiscing about the ones that got away - that is, watches we've owned and later regretted selling. From Doxa to Tudor, Longines and Marathon, so many regrets. Jason is back from France with the sounds of vintage Ford race cars still ringing in his ears and James drops into a thin dive watch fugue state while trying to offer some answers in the latest round of Q&A. Finally, we’ve got a piping hot batch of final notes to see you through to the next episode. Send your questions to Omega Ploprof Lamborghini LM002 New Ploprof version from BW2016 Bathys 100 Fathom John Patterson’s Petrolicious Video Doxa SUB750T Divingstar Doxa SUB750T Caribbean Yema Seaspider Jason’s Tudor Pelagos Review James' Tudor Pelagos Review Benarus Worldiver Auto Longines Legend Diver Marathon TSAR Rolex GMT-Master 1675 Doxa SUB 300T Sharkhunter Jason’s Trip with Baume et Mercier Shelby Daytona History of the Ford GT Jason’s Sportsways Mariner Diver Erica’s Originals Nageur de Combat straps via Jason @the_watchnerd Nageur de Combat straps: Source for the strap James mentioned: JLC Boutique opening Enemy (movie) Archimede SportTaucher Citizen AirDiver PMX56 2811/2812 Glycine Combat Sub: Zenith Rainbow Elite Diver Eterna 1856 Diver Teg Heuer Aquaracer 300m WAN2110 Concord Mariner Diver Omega Seamaster Professional 2254.50 Omega Speedmaster Professional 3570.50 Pocket Atlas of Remote Islands (book) What’s On Her Wrist: “Haywire” (video) “Car Maniacs: Live with Lemans” (video) Write Us -

The Grey Nato - Episode 07 - "Partners In Time"  

Episode 07 is all about watch partnerships - from celebrities, to events, brands and charities, Jason and James are digging deep to try and understand what these partnerships mean the end buyer. To better understand the brand/charity relationship, James has an interview with the Australian Marine Conservation Society who recently refreshed their partnership with Oris and the Aquis Great Barrier Reef II. Later, Jason's enjoying life with a smarter-than-average Breitling and James breaks down Everest Bands rubber Rolex straps. Finally, don't miss another round of Q&A and a fresh batch of final notes to keep you busy for the next two weeks. Thanks for listening! Send your questions to Terra Nova Expedition: Bremont Terra Nova: JLC Reverso: NBA/TIssot: Ed Viestur’s book “No Shortcuts To The Top” : Rolex: Deepsea Challenge: Richard Mille/Nadal: Omega Speedmaster: JLC/UNESCO: Carlos Coste: Oris Carlos Coste LE: Oris Aquis Great Barrier Reef II: Australian Marine Conservation Society: consider donating!) Oris Great Barrier Reef LE (first model): Great Barrier Reef Bleaching: AMCS Recommended Dive Spots: 1: The Code Hole: 2: Steve’s Bommie: New Business: Breitling Exospace B55 Connected: Everest Rubber Strap for Rolex Explorer 16570: RubberB Strap: Omega OEM Rubber for Seamaster 2254: Bremont Temple Island Strap: Q&A- thanks Matt! Heuer Bund Chronograph: Sinn 156: Girard Perregaux Olimpico Chronograph: Seiko 6117-6400: Blanpain Fifty Fathoms: Breitling CP765 Co-Pilot: @watchfred instagram: Final Notes: Rolex DeepSea Sea-Dweller In Depth: Seiko Marinemaster Tuna Depth Test: Worn & Wound Halios Delfin PVD review: The Vines “In Miracle Land” Michael Muller: “Sharks” by Michael Muller: “An Insurance Salesman and A Doctor Walk Into A Bar, and End Up At The North Pole”

The Grey Nato - Episode 06 - "Summer Mountain Time"  

Jason and James break down their plans for the coming summer adventure season, talk ideal gear for a day in the mountains and do a little Q&A. Finally, don't miss the inaugural TGN interview with Giles English of Bremont Watches - recorded from the Bremont booth at Baselworld 2016. Show Notes: Mount Baker Expedition: Superior Hiking Trail: Rocky Mountain National Park: F-Stop Kenti: Nalgene Water Bottle: Jason’s Suunto Vector: The Chief (Squamish): Marmot Precip: Example of simple daypack: 3L water bladder: “The Lions”: Lifestraw: Simple First Aid Kit: Benchmade Mini Grip: Garmin Fenix 3: Suunto Core: Casio Protrek: Casio Rangeman: Shemagh: Headsox: Summit Rocket 20 Vest Pack: Marathon “SAR” Diver: Crown and Buckle: Ride to Conquer Cancer (Matt Smith Johnson’s Team, please donate!): Maurice De Mauriac Watch Case: James’ Flickr: Nomos Ahoi: Jason’s Glycine Airman No.1 Review: Whites Drysuit: IWC Ocean 2000: James’ modded Seiko SKX Marathon Navigator: Citizen Navihawk: Night Ize S Biner: "Ferrari F40 v Ferrari F50 Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before” (video): Zurner Oceanic: “A Voyage for Madmen” (book): Mission Vintage:

The Grey Nato - Episode 05 - "The Baselworld Jet Lag Megasode"  

We made it home from Basel and warmed up the microphones with an extra long timepiece-packed extravaganza. From Tudor, to Rolex, Sinn, Tag Heuer, Bulova, Omega, Bremont, Doxa and Oris - we’re breaking down the best stuff that we saw at the biggest watch show in the world. Powered by insomnia, coffee and pure enthusiasm, this is the Baselworld Jet Lag Megasode, follow the links below for more details and thanks so much for listening - @thegreynato. Tudor Black Bay Bronze: Tudor Black Bay Dark: Tudor Black Bay 36: Tudor Black Bay 2016 Updates: Review of an ETA-based Black Bay Blue: Rolex Air-King: Rolex Explorer: Rolex Daytona (ceramic): Tag Heuer Monza Reissue: Bulova Moon Watch: Oris Carl Brashear LE: Oris Divers Sixty Five 42mm: Sixty Five 42mm on Jason’s wrist: Oris Williams Chronograph Carbon Fibre Extreme: Bremont Regatta Line: Bremont SOLO32 Ladies: Bremont MB-II White on grey nato: Sinn 910 Anniversary Chronograph: Glashutte Original Senator Excellence: MB&F Black Badger: Squale Squalematic: Squale Tiger: Updated Omega Planet Ocean Line: Omega Speedmaster CK 2998: CK 2998 on wrist: Omega Speedmaster Moonphase: Rado Hyperchrome Ultra Light: Hyperchrome Ultra Light on wrist: Doxa Sub 50th Anniversary LE: Zodiac 2016 Models: Zodiac Seadragon Chono LE on wrist: Omega Museum: Old School Ploprof shown at Omega museum: French “Nageur de Combat” Elastic watch strap: Source for the strap that Jason mentioned: French website that seems to sell the strap: Miggo Agua: “Apex: The History of The Hypercar” (documentary): UV Flashlight: “The Secrets of the Wave Pilots” (article): “The Man and Le Mans” (documentary):

The Grey Nato - Episode 04 - "No Sleep Till Basel"  

This week Jason and James are looking ahead with predictions for Baselworld 2016. Listen as the guys break down what it's like to attend the show and what they are expecting (hoping) to see released this year. Later, the guys talk straps, SR-71 engines, podcasts, flight jackets and more as they answer another round of listen Q&A. Full details in show notes below: - Main Topic - Baselworld info: Example of a few photos from within Baselworld: Patek Phillipe Nautilus: Omega Planet Ocean: Blancpain Instagram: Tudor: Oris: Speake-Marin: Doxa: Thomas Mercer: Blancpain Bathyscaphe three hander: Tudor Fastrider: Monochrome’s prediction for Tudor Pelagos GMT: Platinum Daytona: Sinn T2: - New Business - Longines COSD: James’ Explorer II on grey strap: Everest Rubber Straps: Blank straps instagram: Drew straps from instagram: Zodiac Super Seawolf 68: Glycine Airman No.1: Glycine Airman No.1 on instagram: Alpha Industries L2-B Jacket: - Q&A - Serial Podcast: On Time Podcast: Tomorrow Podcast: Tim Ferriss Show: Doug Loves Movies: The Smoking Tire Podcast: Analogshift: Final Notes: 2016 Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest: The Mighty J58 - SR-71’s Secret Powerhouse: Everyday Driver’s 50 Years of the 911: Kubik Winder: “The Last Man On The Moon” (Documentary) "Abandoned in Place” (book)

The Grey Nato - Episode 03 - In Too Deep  

In this episode the guys are talking DIVE WATCHES - the good, the bad and the ugly. Later, James breaks down three new pre-Baselworld models from Bremont and Jason's got the low down on a modern marine chronometer. Finally, James and Jason answer some reader mail and suggest a new stack of books, videos and a forum dedicated to military watches. See all the details in the show notes below: - Dive Watches - Tudor Pelagos: Rolex Sea-Dweller: Omega Seamaster 2254.50: Omega Planet Ocean: Halios Tropik: Squale 50 Atmos: Squale 101 Atmos: Jason's Squale Write Up: Jason's Seiko MM300: Seiko Tuna: Omega Seamaster 300 Master Co-Axial: Jason' 14060 Rolex Submariner: Bremont S2000: Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Tribute to Aqualung: Doxa Sub Pro Mission 31: Citizen Aqualand JP-2000: James' Citizen Aqualand: Suunto Zoop: Seiko Prospex SRP777: Helium Release Valve Info: HeVs are dumb: - New Business - Bremont MB-II White: Bremont ALT1-ZT/51: Bremont ALT1-C/PB: Bremont P-51: Mike Pearson's Instagram: Toxic Natos: Longines COSD: Bulova Accutron Astronaut: Zodiac Super SeaWolf 68: Thomas Mercer Marine Chronometer: - Q&A - #1 - Sinn or Rolex? Sinn 104 St: Rolex Datejust Pre-Owned: #2 - Ultimate Holiday Watch Seiko Marine Master 300 SBDX001: Seiko SKX007: Jason's Backup/Travel Seiko 7002: Sinn U2: Sinn 856 UTC: Bremont Oracle II: Rolex Explorer II 16570: Grand Seiko Hi-Beat GMT SBGJ003: Grand Seiko Spring Drive SBGE001: Patek Philippe Nautilus 5990: - Final Notes - "No Shortcuts To The Top" (book, Ed Viesturs): Petrolicious: "You'll Hear The Growler From A Mile Away" (video, Petrolicious) "Cold: Adventures in the World's Frozen Places" (book, Bill Streever) "Solo Faces" (book, James Salter) Military Watch Resource:

The Grey Nato - Episode 02 - Origin Stories  

In episode 2, Jason and James discuss their watch and adventure origin stories. From Seiko divers to Timex Indiglos, the guys share how they got started in the watch game. Later we learn of a killer "new" acquisition for Jason, and James has the lowdown on an ideal tool for the strap-hungry Tudor or Rolex owner. Finally, the guys recommend a stack of books, ted talks, online videos and some Toxic Nato straps. Picks, Recommendations, Links and Topics: Seiko Prospex "Turtle" SRP777: Bremont ATL1-ZT James has in for review: Tudor Pelagos Review: Horofix Spring Bar Pliers: Hirsch Pure Rubber Strap: Seiko Rubber Dive Straps: "55 Hours in Mexico" - Jason's "All The Right Stuff" 1967 Omega Speedmaster: Jaxa case back tool: Toxic Nato straps: Avaunt Magazine: Alpine Modern: X-Ray Magazine: "Shadow Divers" (book): "The Devil's Thumb" by Jon Krakauer (from the book Eiger Dreams) - "The Right Stuff" by Tom Wolfe - Ben Saunders' Ted Talk - Chris Burkard's Ted Talk: Paul Nicklen's Ted Talk (Leopard Seals): "Touching The Void" (book/documentary):

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