The Grey Nato

The Grey Nato

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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 thegreynato@gmail.com.

Episodes

The Grey Nato - Ep 32 - Great Watches Under $250  

This week we’re talking watches under $250. “Cheap” doesn’t have to mean junky or disposable, especially when it comes to watches. From Seiko and Citizen to Swatch, there is a lot to be excited about under 250 bucks, sometimes WAY under. To close this episode, James got some new pants, Jason is monitoring the shipping forecast for the UK and we found “Blue Water, White Death” in HD. Just press play and thanks for listening! Send your questions to thegreynato@gmail.com. St Barths http://bit.ly/2oPiFmp RM32 Flyback Chronograph Diver http://bit.ly/2pJA4d4 Clipperton Expedition with Oris http://bit.ly/2pJ6KDy Sony a6500 http://bit.ly/2oG0lLW Vostock Amphibia http://amzn.to/2pqjJhi Seiko SKX007 http://bit.ly/2oPnHyZ Seiko SRP775 http://bit.ly/2pJB40O Seiko 5 SNZG15j http://bit.ly/2pJBdBo Seiko Baby Monster http://bit.ly/2omNk6z Seiko Prospex Solar SNE435 http://bit.ly/2pJhQbI GShock 5600 http://amzn.to/2omWCiK Protrek 270 http://amzn.to/2pu0NeK Protrek 3000 http://amzn.to/2pqE59O Citizen Nighthawk http://amzn.to/2pJC70K Citizen BL-5250 http://amzn.to/2nV5h0C Citizen BNO151-09L Diver http://amzn.to/2omNGKk Citizen Aqualand II http://bit.ly/2on22ub Orient Mako II http://bit.ly/2omzhho Marathon Navigator Quartz http://bit.ly/2pa30il Sistem 51 http://bit.ly/2pJh1Qb Cheapest Watch Challenge Timex Expedition Scout ($37.49) http://bit.ly/2pak5sm Casio A500WA-1ACF ($24.55) http://amzn.to/2oEgDDv The BBC Shipping Forecast http://bbc.in/2padjTM “The Men Who Chased Shipwrecks” http://theatln.tc/2ptRBXA Eddie Bauer Guide Pro Pants http://bit.ly/2pa8LMY "Blue Water, White Death" (HD, iTunes) http://apple.co/2oEecR9 Patagonia and North Face 1 Puffer Jacket at a Time http://bit.ly/2oE20jo

The Grey Nato - Ep 31 - The Baselworld 2017 Megasode  

We're back from Switzerland and, after a bit of time to collect our thoughts, we're ready to talk watches! From inside impressions of the show to the latest and greatest from the likes of Rolex, Omega, Tag, Nomos, Seiko, Blancpain and even Rado (and more). Also, James has a “new” watch, and it’s all Jason’s fault. Finally, listen carefully as we have a new giveaway, so if you want a crack at a free (and sold out) watch, just press play. Thanks for listening! Breitling Aerospace E56062 http://bit.ly/2nRhAaQ Muyshondt Flieger http://bit.ly/2nDnjAr Unimatic Modello Duo GIVEAWAY!!!! http://bit.ly/2ovDcwX Tudor Black Bay Chrono http://bit.ly/2ovGdxf Tudor Black Bay 41 http://bit.ly/2ovGdxf Tudor Black Bay Steel http://bit.ly/2n5RJyR Tudor Black Bay S+G http://bit.ly/2ny7dqR Rolex Seadweller http://bit.ly/2nRic0c Rolex Sky-Dweller http://bit.ly/2nRrkC9 Tag Heuer Heritage Calibre 02 Autavia http://tag.hr/2o3OszC Sinn 104 (white dial) http://bit.ly/2n5I4bK Sinn 103 SA ST E http://bit.ly/2n5UVdY Sinn EMZ 12 http://bit.ly/2ow3w9J Jason's Piece for Hodinkee http://bit.ly/2nRtqSr Sinn 240 GZ http://bit.ly/2nVrwBZ Sinn 356 SA FLIEGER 3 (silver dial) http://bit.ly/2oDdhjp Nomos Club Campus http://bit.ly/2nybY3x Nomos Ahoi Neomatik http://bit.ly/2o3TxYo Omega 60th Trilogy http://bit.ly/2oDmEjj Omega Speedmaster Racing http://bit.ly/2oDbpXY Omega Aqua Terra Railmaster http://bit.ly/2oDiSX2 Seiko SLA017 62MAS re-issue http://bit.ly/2ovy23T Modern Reinterpretation Prospex SPB05x http://bit.ly/2ovy23T Grand Seiko SBGH255/257 Diver http://bit.ly/2nRjKay Grand Seiko First Edition http://bit.ly/2oDhV0R Grand Seiko SBGR305 http://bit.ly/2nVwb77 Blancpain Tribute to Fifty Fathoms MIL-SPEC http://bit.ly/2nVpbHa Rado Hyperchrome Captain Cook http://bit.ly/2nVfEzM Oris Chonoris http://bit.ly/2nVazb0 Oris Big Crown 1917 LE http://bit.ly/2n5IJde Oris Aquis Staghorn LE http://bit.ly/2nDodwK Oris Aquis Hammerhead LE http://bit.ly/2nDsn7C ABTW Vlogs http://bit.ly/2nRjmsE

The Grey Nato - Ep 30 - Pre Basel + Q&A  

Your just-barely-ahead-of-Baselworld Pre-Basel episode with a little Q&A thrown in for some added fun. Jason and James chat about what they think might come out at the show, the various anniversaries that must be represented in some way, and which meetings they are most looking forward too. Next up, James put a (breif) end to his camera hunt and the guys have a solid set of final notes spanning balloon travel and experimental funk (click the links!). Finally, we close the show with a trio of listener questions - if you have a question, send it your way to thegreynato@gmail.com - just press play, thanks for listening! Baselworld http://bit.ly/1QPOa6M 50th Anniversary Watches: Current Rolex Sea-Dweller http://bit.ly/2n2Eldn Current Omega Seamaster line http://bit.ly/2nRbd6m Current Omega Speedmaster line http://bit.ly/2mWqvrk Current Omega Railmaster http://bit.ly/2nRbkyO Eterna KonTiki 70th http://bit.ly/2mI1G1f Seiko SBDX019 (62MAS) http://bit.ly/2mIa6pk Citizen EcoZilla Citizen F100 http://bit.ly/2nExcOH Tenba Bag http://bit.ly/2dNmqU9 Toppo Briefcase http://bit.ly/2b6SqRE Uniqlo Jacket http://bit.ly/2ewh5j0 X100T http://bit.ly/2mI1Upd Canon 5D MK IV http://bit.ly/2nn0XGu Nikon DF http://bit.ly/2cWrtn0 Richard Branson's "Don't Look Down” http://apple.co/2nR7rdp Vulfpeck http://bit.ly/2mWsdZC Holy Trinties http://bit.ly/2nn3PTA “1612” http://bit.ly/2mEGcS4 "Wait For The Moment” http://bit.ly/2mEOaLb "It Gets Funkier” http://bit.ly/2nzsRzA Q&A AlpinaD Diver Heritage http://bit.ly/2nn4nJj Halios Laguna II http://bit.ly/2nmKx0x Watchgecko Tropic http://bit.ly/2nRbNB8 Squinky Tropic Straps http://bit.ly/2dNjcA1 Oris 65 http://bit.ly/2nR7JB1 Halios Seaforth http://bit.ly/2foGXiK Unimatic Watches http://bit.ly/2gE8hvi Archimede Flieger http://bit.ly/2fGATU3 Autodromo Group B http://bit.ly/2ebEYyr Halios Seaforth http://bit.ly/2foGXiK

The Grey Nato - Ep 29 - The Bremont Field Report  

Our new website is live: thegreynato.com (a special thank you to Trevor Boyson for all of your help and guidance getting the website off the ground!) Episode 29 is a field report that was recorded face-to-face in London at the Bremont Townhouse. As Bremont is not attending Basel, they invited press and retailers to come visit them on their home turf so Jason and James were visiting the popular UK-based brand to see their latest 2017 lineup. The guys chat about the trip, Bremont, and most importantly, the new watches! After that, we’ve got a mix of vintage space, trans globe adventuring, and the guys wax poetic about TGN demigod Dick Proenneke. Just press play and thanks so much for listening! Bremont Watcheshttp://bit.ly/2m8WHHi Summary of the new models http://bit.ly/2mbX4Tk Our new website! - thegreynato.com Trevor Boyson - trevorboyson.com (thanks for the help!) Turbine coffee table: http://bit.ly/2mt92Zw Kenton Cool http://bit.ly/2mIIwvI George Bullard http://bit.ly/2mIsBh8 Alex Gregory http://bit.ly/2mtlQzn Supermarine S500 http://bit.ly/2n3e2B4 SOLO white http://bit.ly/2n3tFZ3 Bremont S300 http://bit.ly/2mtpGs1 S300 Blue http://bit.ly/2mbZbXi Bremont S301 http://bit.ly/2n3z7uO AIRCO Mach 1 http://bit.ly/2mbVEID AIRCO Mach 2 http://bit.ly/2mbVEID ALT1-P2 http://bit.ly/2n3j3cP Jaguar MK II White http://bit.ly/2mUfKFo Norton V4/RR http://bit.ly/2mtpUPT America’s Cup AC35 http://bit.ly/2mqHbcl America’s Cup AC-R-II http://bit.ly/2m8L7Mz Solo 32 RG http://bit.ly/1RLBHn2 @Redbarcrew http://bit.ly/2ltKVuo @the_watchnerd http://bit.ly/2mc3IJd Seiko Quartz Chrono from Harrier Pilot http://bit.ly/2mbXkSo Rolex Sea-Dweller Great White http://bit.ly/2mtglk0 Ben Saunders http://bit.ly/2lM5pJX Jake Meyers http://bit.ly/2lPkBH6 Vintage Space http://bit.ly/2m8RwHp Reddit Ultralight Community http://bit.ly/2mbMsnA “To The Ends of The Earth” (book, Ranulph Fiennes) http://amzn.to/2ltHraV “Alone In The Wilderness: The Dick Proenneke Story” (link was pulled down, will look for more)

The Grey Nato - EP 28 - Rolex  

This week we're going deep on Rolex, just as we did in Episode 20 for Seiko. From our shared love of their sport watches to the various phases of Rolex appreciation that the average watch guy will experience, we try and get a handle on what makes this massive brand so appealing. After that, we've got ice diving, camera chat, new straps and John Wick Chapter II. Stay buckled in for Final Notes to hear about one of our favorite car reviewers and a listener who snagged a lovely vintage T-Graph. Just press play and thanks for listening! Visit http://thegreynato.com for full show notes and more Thanks for listening!

The Grey Nato - Ep 27 - Future Classic Watches  

This week we’re tackling the idea of Future Classics. Watches that we will look back on in 30+ years with fondness and perhaps the urge to acquire. Also, flashlights, as James has gone off the deep end with a selection of hugely impressive torches from Muyshondt. Finally, we’ve got a new news platform, some TGN-approved Sci-Fi, and a time-lapse tour of some long dead military hardware. Just press play and thanks so much for listening! Muyshondt http://bit.ly/2kEVUPL Muyshondt Maus MK I http://bit.ly/2l9vK5t Muyshondt Aeon MK III http://bit.ly/2kEQqEO Sierra Trading Post http://bit.ly/2l9NRaL Rab Sentinal softshell http://bit.ly/2kEFarS ALPS Caldera 5500 Backpack http://bit.ly/2kAxU0N Future Classics: Bremont MBII http://bit.ly/2jPghFV Tudor Pelagos http://bit.ly/1LlCTdY Sinn U1 http://bit.ly/2l9lvhJ IWC 3548 http://bit.ly/2l9Hzbd IWC 3536 http://bit.ly/2kAjFJ6 IWC 3548-06 Cousteau LE http://bit.ly/2kEQ1SW IWC 3717 http://bit.ly/2k8hyJc JLC Master Compressor Diver http://bit.ly/2jMsSyF A Lange and Sohne http://bit.ly/2jPfq82 Ressence http://bit.ly/2kEVrgL MB&F http://bit.ly/2l5gc6g North of Parallel http://bit.ly/2k8sxlN Arrival http://imdb.to/2kAnzSw Xiaomi Mi Band 2 http://bit.ly/2kEQCUG Military Boneyard Timelapse http://bit.ly/2l9ajBD

The Grey Nato - Ep 26 - Field Report SIHH 2017  

"LIVE" from James' hotel room at SIHH 2017, we're talking all about Geneva's biggest watch show. From gear revelations to fav watches and a fresh (and non-watch related) set of final notes, it was a treat to record this face to face. Please forgive the lesser-than-normal audio quality and thanks so much for listening! James’ Raven Trekker 40 Review http://bit.ly/2j6j3pM James’ 6117-6400 http://bit.ly/2j6ifBy Jason’s Speedy on a kangaroo leather nato http://bit.ly/2jUKMyf Topo Briefcase http://bit.ly/2b6SqRE Uniqlo Jacket http://bit.ly/2ewh5j0 Tenba pouch http://bit.ly/2jK56Qw Tenba DNA 15 http://bit.ly/2dNmqU9 James’ Vlog series for SIHH 2017 http://bit.ly/2j6iT1W MB&F Aquapod http://bit.ly/2kkKptm Richard Mille RM-03 McLaren F1 http://bit.ly/2jUyA0t Cartier Drive Extra Flat http://bit.ly/2kkpRVS JLC Master Control 2017 http://bit.ly/2jKfAzd Triton Subphotique http://bit.ly/2kkIXXX GP Laureato http://bit.ly/2jK0fia GP 1966 WW.TC http://bit.ly/2jpRnx6 Panerai 42mm Submersible http://bit.ly/2jRjpF2 AP ROO Diver http://bit.ly/2jiDG5P UN LeLoce Diver http://bit.ly/2k9ChwJ UN Innovision II http://bit.ly/2kkww2z Jason's 12 Best Watches of SIHH 2017 with GP http://bit.ly/2kkwzLN #SpeedyTuesday Special Edition http://bit.ly/2jpQTXL Tanatalus Ski Video http://bit.ly/2jiHWSz Patagoinia Youtube Channel http://bit.ly/2j6yRZH How I Built This Podcast (w/ Yvon Chouinard) http://n.pr/2j6rqBK A Gathering of Giants http://bit.ly/2jpK3BT

The Grey Nato Ep 25  - Dream Watches 2017  

WE’RE BACK! Happy New year! On this episode we mix up the format a little with new business at the top, then our main topics and final notes for dessert (WE ALSO ANNOUNCE THE WINNER OF THE #WATCHMAXTGN GIVEAWAY). This week we are focusing on our Dream Watches of 2017, from more GMT to just more sport watches in general, these are the watches we are hoping fro from SIHH and Baselworld. Thanks so much for listening, send your comments and questions to thegreynato@gmail.com! GoPro Hero 5 http://bit.ly/2i8pCep Kjus Sightline Ski Jacket http://bit.ly/2i8r2Wg Fenix UC02SS Flashlight http://bit.ly/2jsAk17 Bestek Charger http://amzn.to/2i6BBWs #WatchmaxTGN Seiko SRPA21 giveaway winner @igotthefunk (CONGRATS!) Blancpain Fifty Fathoms http://bit.ly/2j7ES9M Pelagos http://bit.ly/1LlCTdY Pelagos GMT Render from Monochrome http://bit.ly/1MfcGcc JLC Mark XI http://bit.ly/2jj1vaM Lange Sports Watch? (no link, maybe someday) Seiko Worldtimer 6117-6400 http://bit.ly/2ithPph The Minimalists http://bit.ly/2i8A5q5 Minimalism documentary http://bit.ly/2i8qxLT Hunt for the Wilderpeople http://imdb.to/2i4qW3q The Horn (redbull documentary series) http://win.gs/2iY13C5 Rad Roller http://bit.ly/2iTbzYU Erika’s Originals Black Ops strap http://bit.ly/2i6Hy5N

The Grey Nato - Ep 24 - Favs Of 2016  

EPISODE 24! For our last show of the year we thought we’d look back at some of our fav topics and items from the past year. From some great dive watches, to new bags, great trips and our favorite final notes. Thanks for listening, just press play! Please note: we will be back on January 10th with Episode 25! Seiko SRP777 http://bit.ly/2hT1QEa Doxa 50th Anniversary Sub 300 http://bit.ly/2hcwJ2n Silvana Skindiver http://bit.ly/2hGeC8H Seiko 6117-6400 http://bit.ly/2gWEe01 Toxic Natos http://bit.ly/2dB5lyG ZULUDiver 328 Rubber Nato http://bit.ly/2aoyMxt Cheap steel bracelet http://bit.ly/2cpWARN Erikas Marine Nationale strap http://bit.ly/2dAaox1 Tenba DNA 15 http://bit.ly/2dNmqU9 Patagonia Black Hole http://bit.ly/2dAbIzH Meru http://bit.ly/2hvkYHl Outside Podcast http://bit.ly/2hTb3wg Blue Water, White Death http://bit.ly/2c6I19w Aquatimer Sharks "Sharks" book http://bit.ly/1NqFWT6 Clickspring Channel http://bit.ly/2hcIPZp @onehourwatch http://bit.ly/2gMIiwr Six Daily Exercises to Boost Mobility and Balance http://bit.ly/2i0ojeu "Shepard” http://bit.ly/2gWIVGX

The Grey Nato - Ep 23 - Collection Inspection Vol 3  

OUR FIRST GIVEAWAY! - Our pal @watchmax on instagram ended up with two Prospex SRPA21 PADI divers and wanted us to give one away - who are we to argue? Listen for all the details! For episode 23 the guys are bringing the Collection Inspection back! Now at Volume 3, James is talking about his much loved Bremont SOLO and Jason continues the aviation theme with his very cool Oris ProPilot Altimeter. For new business, Jason is back from Bonaire with a new dive computer and some underwater time with the Unimatic Modello Uno U1-B and James has gone off the deep end with flashlights (he can’t help himself). Finally, we’ve got a classic collection of car, diving and flying-themed final notes to get you through to the next episode. Speaking of which, please note that we will not have a new episode on January 3rd, 2017 but rather will push EP 25 to January 10th to better synchronize with SIHH. Just press play, thanks for listening! Bremont Solo http://bit.ly/2gQs0Uk James' review of the Solo http://bit.ly/2gQwIBt Oris Big Crown ProPilot Altimeter http://bit.ly/2g85SGT Jason's review of the Oris Altimeter http://bit.ly/2agBmG5 Zanlare F1 http://bit.ly/2g8bYGY Light and Motion Gobe http://bit.ly/2gpjNpu DeepBlu Cosmiq+ http://bit.ly/2h2D1RE Unimatic Modello Uno U-1B http://bit.ly/2gE8hvi Force Fins http://bit.ly/2h7P9VA Scuba Pro Twin Jet Max Fins http://bit.ly/2gDePsa "I Set the L.A to N.Y. Record in a Morgan 3 Wheeler" http://bit.ly/2fWF1Py "Unfathomable" http://bit.ly/2g8cbKh "Rolex presents: The Trieste's Deepest Dive (Extended)" http://bit.ly/2gVyAfk "The Human Factor" http://bit.ly/2gVwtrN

The Grey Nato - Ep 22 - New Watch Alert!!!  

This week is all about a few watches the guys got in the mail. James is reviewing the luxurious Monta Oceanking and a super cool Raven Trekker 40, while Jason has the beautiful and functional Unimatic Modello Uno U1-B. All dive watches and each very different from the next. After that we’ve got an update from James on the Autodromo Group B (now on wrist!) and Jason has a new dive-adventure novel that should help you weather a winter storm or an unplanned holiday layover. Happy US Thanksgiving, thanks for listening, just press play! Monta Oceanking http://bit.ly/2gb4yAf Unimatic Modello Uno U1-B http://bit.ly/2gE8hvi Raven Trekker 40 http://bit.ly/2fqACRE Autodromo Group B http://bit.ly/2ebEYyr "The Freelancers" dive novel by Pierre Gobinet http://amzn.to/2gEcFKK "Tales by Light" (look on Netflix) http://bit.ly/2gb4ctd

The Grey Nato - EP 21 - Watches Under $1000  

Episode 21 is all about great watches under $1000. You don’t have to spend a fortune to get a great watch and Jason and James have the low down on a handful of great examples of excellent watches under $1000 USD. After that, we’ve got new BMW films, US customs forms, Cliffhangers, and a crazy VW commercial. Just press play and thanks so much for listening! Victorinox Infantry GMT http://bit.ly/2f58oNR I.N.O.X Titanium http://bit.ly/2foGflA Casio Rangeman http://bit.ly/2fOOg3N Citizen Aqualand JP2000 http://bit.ly/2fOR2WH Seiko SRP777 http://bit.ly/29aUEiT Scurfa Bell Diver 1 http://bit.ly/2f5a5uT Helson SharkDiver 40 http://bit.ly/2ebEisY Magrette Moana Pacific Waterman http://bit.ly/2fngrnf Halios Watches http://bit.ly/2foGXiK Archimede Pilot http://bit.ly/2fGATU3 Autodromo GroupB http://bit.ly/2ebEYyr Junghans Max Bill http://bit.ly/2foC09w Hamilton Intra-Matic 38 http://bit.ly/2fqE7I2 MKII Hawkinge http://bit.ly/2fOOJD5 Benarus Trekker 40 http://bit.ly/2fqACRE Zodiac Super Seawolf 53 http://bit.ly/2f50Hax Vintage Skindivers http://bit.ly/2fOSp7O Squale 50 Atmos http://bit.ly/2fnk3WB Customs Form for US http://bit.ly/2ebI4lV Museum of Science and Industry http://bit.ly/2foIaq7 DESCO http://bit.ly/2fOSHLX "Cliffhanger" EP07 - Outside Online http://bit.ly/2ebFc8P “the Pleasure and Pain of the Climbing Life” NYT Essay http://nyti.ms/2foDMay BMW Films “The Escape” (new): http://bit.ly/2eKhGff Orignal Series Playlist: http://bit.ly/2foIfKv VW Amarok Commercial: http://bit.ly/2fOSIiV

The Grey Nato - Question & Answer #1  

Question and answer #1 - more to come! Send your questions to thegreynato@gmail.com

The Grey Nato - EP 20 - "Seiko"  

This week we decided to go deep on one of our favorite brands, Seiko! From our roots in watch collecting to recent finds and what we’d love to see in the future of this prolific brand. Have a great Seiko story, a fav model or a Seiko grail? Let us know at thegreynato@gmail.com After Seiko, Jason and James talk about everything from cheap blankets to sport coats, tax forms and, what else is new, Porsches. Just press play, thanks so much for listening! Jason’s first Seiko 7002 Diver http://bit.ly/2ew4Hjp James’ first Seiko SNA411 http://bit.ly/2ec2KrK Seiko SKX007 http://bit.ly/2evByD1 Seiko SKX779 “Black Monster” http://bit.ly/2eu3iMM Marine Master 300 http://bit.ly/2f4o0BV Prospex SRP777 http://bit.ly/2ejOr8b SBDC005 Orange Sumo http://bit.ly/2dL8CZr SRP313 New Monster http://bit.ly/2ethHHt SNZF45 Seiko 5 "Baby Monster” http://bit.ly/2eyKZTh Seiko SUN023 Prospex Kinetic GMT http://bit.ly/2eti7xx Padi version http://bit.ly/2eGgB8Y Seiko Spirit “Rising Sun” SCVE003 http://bit.ly/2ew4cWy Grand Seiko SBGM021 GMT http://bit.ly/2dL97Ti Follow @pfhubbard http://bit.ly/2eiUhEj Paul’s Grand Seiko Spring Drive GMT SBGE001 http://bit.ly/2eGegLp Jason’s Emperor Tuna SBDX011 http://bit.ly/2dL8adS James’ 6117-6400 World Timer http://bit.ly/2eyGGai Seiko Astron http://bit.ly/2eGhbnk Seiko Prospex SRP779 http://bit.ly/2f4oLeB 12 hour Steel Yobokies Bezel http://bit.ly/2eUF5PC New Business Jason’s "new" citizen Aqualand http://bit.ly/2ewaqpj Double Black Diamond Packable Down Blanket http://bit.ly/2dzl1wd Uniqlo Comfort Lightweight Sport Coat http://bit.ly/2ewh5j0 BSF407 information http://bit.ly/2eFSciz Final Notes "The Lost City of Z" (by David Grann) http://amzn.to/2eUI5vh Outside online’s Essential Survival Tools http://bit.ly/2etg5h0 “This Porsche 964 Is the Evolution of a Driver” (via Petrolicious) http://bit.ly/2eUCENa Danny MacAskill’s “Wee Day Out” http://bit.ly/2dznjLH

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 http://bit.ly/2dB5lyG Pheonix G10 http://bit.ly/2dVhHBD Crown and Buckle Premium http://bit.ly/2dSq0JI Maratac straps http://bit.ly/2dSqAY6 Zuludiver 328 rubber http://bit.ly/2aoyMxt Rubber: Tropic rubber strap http://bit.ly/2cZcZBx (new) or http://bit.ly/2dNjcA1 (NOS) Isofrane http://bit.ly/2dJ3yDN Hirsch Pure http://bit.ly/2dUFVGL Everest Straps http://bit.ly/2d2ChK7 Leather Halios leather strap http://bit.ly/2edV5v0 autodromo ralley strap http://bit.ly/2dSsjN4 grey suede strap http://bit.ly/2dB7WIT Brietling style leather strap http://bit.ly/2dNlX4b Bracelet $15 ebay bracelet http://bit.ly/2cpWARN Other GasGasBones http://bit.ly/2dEh1h1 Erika’s Originals http://bit.ly/2dAaox1 Tools Bergeon spring bar tool http://bit.ly/2dVkrip Nomos Spring bar tool http://bit.ly/2dJ54FQ Worn adn wound tool http://bit.ly/2e2pexT Bergeon Spring Bar Pliers (horofix no longer carried) http://bit.ly/2d2DJfq link pusher tool http://ebay.to/2edWdia Digital calipers http://ebay.to/2edXm9y Watch demagnetizer http://ebay.to/2dNlSNX How to demag https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ni_N9d06JD4 jaxa caseback tool http://ebay.to/2d2FXLU rubber ball caseback tool http://bit.ly/2dStdt3 TZ Watch School http://bit.ly/2dVlnDr Watchmakers table top bench http://bit.ly/2d2FN78 Jason's Breitling Emergency http://bit.ly/2dEiBze Patagonia Black Hole http://bit.ly/2dAbIzH Tenba DNA 15 http://bit.ly/2dNmqU9 Hyde Park Watch Fair http://bit.ly/2dNmtz7 Gringo: The Dangerous Life of JOhn McAfee http://s.sho.com/2d2Fnhg Justin's Peanut butter cups http://bit.ly/2dNmIdT FireBiner Kickstarter http://kck.st/2dEj0BH Chris Harris at Goodwood Revival http://bit.ly/2db4f9R

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 thegreynato@gmail.com Jason's Kit Nikon D800 http://bit.ly/2ctCTs2 Nikon D4S http://bit.ly/2dj5yBo Sony A7 II http://bit.ly/2dfXVjl Nauticam Housing http://bit.ly/2dj3Lwd Nikon DF (it's for sale!) http://bit.ly/2cWrtn0 James' Kit Canon 5D MKIII http://bit.ly/2dj3eKP Canon 100 f2.8 Macro http://bit.ly/2djmlsw Canon 50 mm f2.5 Macro http://bit.ly/2ctBYHW Canon 17-40 F4L http://bit.ly/2d8rRuM Sony RX100 http://bit.ly/2d0lU4b Meikon Underwater Housing http://bit.ly/2dsYzt5 Samsung Note 5 http://bit.ly/2djlF6O CPL Filter http://amzn.to/2cS98E5 Straps Peak Designs Sling http://bit.ly/2dsYCFg Topo Design Strap http://bit.ly/2dj3pWn Tanner Goods Camera Strap http://bit.ly/2d0rguD BlackRapid http://bit.ly/2d8LW2j Cotton Carrier Hand Strap http://bit.ly/2dqy5pk Underwater Gear GoPro https://gopro.com/ Ikelite http://www.ikelite.com/ Padi photographer http://bit.ly/2djlpod Tips Canon KIt Lens http://bit.ly/2cCjtEt Creative Cloud Subscription http://adobe.ly/2dqy4BA Chase Jarvis http://www.chasejarvis.com/ The Best Camera Is The One You Have With You - Chase Jarvis : http://amzn.to/2cS95bj Glacier Park http://bit.ly/2cvGYAO Jason's Review of the 50th Sub http://bit.ly/2cCivrS James' 6117-6400 http://bit.ly/2ctCQfO Lessons in Wristory: The Transglobe Expedition Rolex http://bit.ly/2dsYGoJ Paul Nicklen's eBook “Photographing Wild” http://bit.ly/2cvFNBf The All Night Listening Post (blog by Arran Cross) http://bit.ly/2cS8AOC

The Grey Nato - 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 https://www.instagram.com/gregorybehrens/ Send us your questions! thegreynato@gmail.com Doxa's website http://bit.ly/1TX6Swf Doxa's Facebook http://bit.ly/2ca3SvJ Porsche Panamera http://bit.ly/2cyDo86 20mm Steel bracelet (for James' Sinn 144) http://bit.ly/2cpWARN Peak Design Everyday Kickstarter http://kck.st/2bgYU23 Watchsteez 22mm mesh bracelet http://bit.ly/2cmjQCq Watchsteez instagram http://bit.ly/2cRiW03 and http://bit.ly/2cmhrbf DeepBlu Cosmiq http://bit.ly/2cfoo0P "Why You Should Introduce Your Child to Dangerous Sports" http://bit.ly/2cqiMLu Kammok Wallaby Hammock http://bit.ly/2cajq2w "From Montreal to Minnesota, By Inland Sea" http://nyti.ms/2cU83xk "180 South" http://bit.ly/2cjhGSe

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? thegreynato@gmail.com - thanks for listening! Halios Tropik http://bit.ly/1KSLipi Halios Watches http://bit.ly/2akJ7PV James's Tropik Blue with Steel bezel http://bit.ly/2brP2TI Bremont S2000 http://bit.ly/1LlDuwe Bremont S2000 product page http://bit.ly/2bAQOOB Jason's S2000 http://bit.ly/2bYkaqv Breitling Jet Team Ride http://bit.ly/2bJLHyR Doxa 50th Anniversary Sub 300 http://bit.ly/2bRSOUG James’ Vintage Silvana Diver http://bit.ly/2bARinI Oak and Oscar Sandford http://bit.ly/2bv1elz “Why Self Help Guru James Altucher Only Owns 15 Things” http://nyti.ms/2cjYtVh The Ted Radio Hour “Brand Over Brain” http://n.pr/2c6I6u3 "Blue Water, White Death” http://bit.ly/2c6I19w Nite Ize Cam Jams http://bit.ly/2bKjof1

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: thegreynato@gmail.com Main Topic - Bags "Basel" bag Kata 465 http://bit.ly/2aMfJ54 Lowepro Viewpoint Cases http://bit.ly/2bjqesp Topo Mountain Briefcase http://bit.ly/2b6SqRE Peak Design Everyday Kickstarter http://kck.st/2bgYU23 Camera Bags Crumpler Haven http://bit.ly/2bgZ5uf Ape Case QB35 http://bit.ly/2aGZsc9 Filson Mccurie bag http://bit.ly/2aWB8DA Mindshift rotation 180 http://bit.ly/2b4uNqh F-Stop Kenti and Satori EXP http://bit.ly/2bgY2dO Daypacks Deuter Lightweight daypack http://bit.ly/2aH03KP Miggo Agua http://bit.ly/2bfRCbR Topo Designs Klettersack http://bit.ly/2bjqSWW Go Ruck GR1 http://bit.ly/2bjrrjP 5.11 Rush 24 http://bit.ly/2bfSv3Y Travel Adventure Bags Osprey Aether 70 http://bit.ly/2bgZPzu F-Stop Satori EXP http://bit.ly/2bgY2dO Gregory Palisade 80 http://bit.ly/2aMVXCq New Business Mt Baker Trip http://bit.ly/2aZKdh0 Photos from Baker http://bit.ly/2aMfo2F Diving the Maderia http://bit.ly/2aWBLwW Superior Hiking Trail http://bit.ly/2aKLvJR Breitling Jet Team http://bit.ly/2bgQkPW Oak & Oscar Sandford http://bit.ly/2aWBFp3 Final Notes The Diving Bell and the Exoskeleton http://theatln.tc/2aT3Xni Jacques Couteau's Search for the Britannic http://bit.ly/2aH0wg0 Pastiche Patches http://bit.ly/2aH0Z1S

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