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Jason Heaton


Minneapolis, MN, United States

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Past articles by Jason:

Watch Of The Week: The Omega Seamaster Diver 300M I Gifted To Myself

After I finished my first novel I rewarded myself with a new watch, but then I had to put it through its paces. → Read More

The Best German Watch Brands

And why German watchmaking is special. → Read More

The Grey NATO: Episode 143: Depth Charge

A brand new page-turning thriller from our own Jason Heaton dives into the shadowy and dangerous world of shipwreck hunting. → Read More

The Grey NATO: Episode 140: Under-Appreciated Watch Brands We Love

Credit where credit is due. → Read More

The Grey NATO: Episode 139 – Challenge: Sinn

A fistfull of cash for a wristful of Sinn. → Read More

Introducing: The Oris Carysfort Reef Limited Edition, Now In Stainless Steel (Live Pics & Pricing)

This limited edition GMT diver comes along to tempt armchair travelers. → Read More

A Complete Guide To Mechanical Watch Maintenance

Your mechanical timepiece could very well outlive you. These are the steps and precautions to take to ensure that does. → Read More

The Grey NATO: Episode 115: Challenge: Seiko

One brand, one budget, one question – how would you spend it? → Read More

Why the Watch Case Matters

Most discussions about watch value begin and end with the movement. Yet the case, oft overlooked, is artful, interesting and tricky to produce. → Read More

The Grey NATO: Episode 112: The Isolation Tapes // Perfect Product #3

Two great things we'd rather not do without. → Read More

Hands-On: The CWC Mellor-72

Rough duty charm. → Read More

The Grey NATO: Ep 104: The Isolation Tapes // TGN Bookclub

Travel the world without ever leaving your couch. → Read More

The Grey NATO: Episode 102: Desert Island Picks (And The Meetup Has Been Postponed)

Want to disconnect for a while? Don't forget to bring your 'nocs to the crossroads. → Read More

Just Because: On Not Picking A Birthday Watch

50 is the new 40. → Read More

The Grey NATO: Episode 100: Hang Out With Us In NYC!

It's the 100th episode – party to follow. → Read More

The Grey NATO: Episode 98: Collection Inspection Vol. 8

An old chronograph and a new diver that is meant to look like an old diver. Also, Lego! → Read More

Everything You Need to Know About James Bond’s Watches

A guide to all the watches of James Bond. From the Rolex on Sean Connery's wrist to the Omega on Daniel Craig's, these are wristwatches fit for 007. → Read More

Everything You Need to Know About James Bond’s Watches

From Connery’s Rolex to Craig’s Omega, the watch 007 wears is integral to his tough yet refined persona. → Read More

The Grey NATO: Episode 94: The 2019 TGN Holiday Gift Guide

Our annual guide to make sure your holidays are as TGN as possible. → Read More

'Nims' Purja Just Set An Unbelievable Record While Completing Bremont Project Possible

The ex-Gurkha and UK Special Forces operator has climbed all 14 of the world's 8,000-meter peaks in less than seven months, smashing the old record. → Read More