Luminox Bear Grylls Survival Chronograph MASTER Series 3745 Compass Wa

I love the LED backlighting with the Auto Illumination that makes viewing in low light a breeze. Sure, it tells the time, and it has great GPS, but it’s the additional functions that make this watch so great. It has a built-in altimeter, barometer, digital compass and weather indicator. On top of those handy functions, it also has preset sunrise/sunset times for over 400 locations and will warn you of an imminent storm.

There’s a reason these things are everywhere, and NATO straps are one of the easiest ways to add a splash of color to a watch without sacrificing usability. One of the most important features of any survival watch is that it doesn’t require recharging. If your watch dies and you can’t replace the battery, then you’re stuck without a way to tell time. That’s not an option in a survival situation, because every second counts when it comes to your safety.

We have put a lot of focus on making sure the items get delivered to our customers as quickly as possible. It usually takes about 7-15 business days for standard shipping and 3-5 business days for express shipping , when the logistics tracking number comes out. The Casio SGW1000 and G-Shock Rangeman GW-9400 both use mineral crystal. Mineral crystal is a popular choice for inexpensive or mid-range watches, and is relatively tough, but it’s definitely an area where many companies try to save a little money during production. The best crystal for a prepper watch is sapphire, hands-down. It’s the most scratch resistant, and the most likely to stand up to the roughest abuse without cracking.

If you can’t track your package by the tracking number, don’t worry, please contact us as soon as possible, we will get back to you within 24 hours. Consider things like battery life, need to calibrate, and general upkeep when deciding if a particular watch is a good fit for your needs. LuminoxThat’s why the Luminox x Bear Grylls Survival Chronograph MASTER Series model no. 3745 watch should be strapped on the wrist of any adventurer preparing to spend time in the wild. Intrepid adventurers embarking on outdoor excursions have lots of technology on their side these days, wielding everything from rugged GPS devices to sophisticated satellite phones. ButBear Grylls knows better than anyone that even the most high-tech equipment can be rendered useless if the elements turn against you. A watch is probably the last thing you’ll think through when planning to deal with a crisis.

When I was 14 years old, I went hunting with a friend and his dad. I tracked a buck for about two hours when I realized the clouds had dropped down to ground level. I got so caught up in tracking that buck I lost track of where I was. The all-black look is also something that will appeal to many, with the composite case and elastomer strap. The water-resistance of this model is only 30m though, so don’t go doing any river crossings with it. From a handy moon phase calendar and sunrise alert, to a useful weather trend, it also comes with a red backlight which is great for keeping a low profile at night.

Everything is blacked or a non-reflective color, so it won’t give away your position easily. This watch is also quite light for its size, so it won’t weigh down your arm on long hikes. Since 2010, the mission of is to provide the most in-depth discussions about survival prepping. Prepping is about being ready for anything that comes your way; whether that’s a natural disaster or manmade. A tourniquet is used to drastically slow or completely stop bleeding from a serious wound.

All these power-hungry features would be a problem if it weren’t for the solar cell that keeps the battery topped off. If you want a 14-day battery life then you can save some money by buying the non-solar Garmin Instinct Tactical. In addition to how much more rugged watches are compared with smartphones, along with their much better battery life, watches also often offer features your phone lacks. I’m restricting these to watches with a GPS system built-in. If you’re into hiking, skiing, biking, or other sports that take you out into the wild, then having the ability to preset your course is a great asset.

The imaginary line bisecting the hour hand and 12 o’clock is your north south line. (Not accurate in lower Latitudes below 20°.) In the Southern Hemisphere, point 12 o’clock at the sun and then bisect that and the hour hand. It isn’t an easy task to pick the best on the market.