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Hamilton Khaki Pilot Grey Dial Men’s Watch H64715885 Review

October 19th, 2011 Comments off
Hamilton Khaki Pilot Grey

Hamilton Men's H64715885 Khaki Pilot Grey Dial Watch

The Hamilton Khaki Pilot is a model in the Khaki line that will elevate aviation to a whole new level. The Khaki line of Hamilton is composed of watches tailored to any activity a man may think of. May it be in land, water, or air, the Hamilton Khaki has a watch for you. Its inherent military look equates a certain strength and ruggedness to any of its wearer plus the classical look which is very aesthetically pleasing.

The Hamilton Khaki Pilot is for those men who are inclined towards aviation. Its classical pilot look which is basically derived from pilot watches from the 1930’s to 1940’s is something to reckon with. It is run by Swiss automatic movements and is available in a huge 46mm frame.

The Hamilton Khaki Pilot is a superb looking classic. It brings Hamilton’s notable quality to price ratio to watch enthusiasts who are fond of the large Pilot look. Powered by automatic movement and durable scratch-resistant sapphire crystals as wells as the huge 46mm case, you’ll get a watch with extraordinary quality for a price that doesn’t exceed a thousand bucks.

The Hamilton Khaki Pilot 46 is a great looking classic. It brings the company’s remarkable quality to price ratio to watch enthusiasts who are fans of the Big Pilot look. Its automatic movement, sapphire crystals, and strong 46mm case are all nice quality features to get for under $1,000. The dial and straps are well designed enough to make this take on the appearance of conventional military aviator which is classically unique.

Hamilton Khaki Pilot – Specs:

The Hamilton Khaki Pilot Grey Dial Men’s Watch H64715885 presents these specs.

Watch Style:                Casual

Movement:                 Automatic

Engine:                        ETA 2836-2

Functions:                    Hours/ Minutes/ Seconds/ Date /Day of the Week

Case Material:                        Stainless Steel

Case Diameter:           46 mm

Case Thickness:           12 mm

Case Back:                   Solid

Crown:                         Screw Down

Dial Color:                   Grey

Dial Type:                    Analog

Dial Markers:              Arabic

Hands:                         Luminous

Luminescent:               Hands

Bracelet:                     Calfskin, Brown with White Stitching

Band Length:               Men’s Standard

Clasp:                          Buckle

Bezel Material:           Polished Stainless Steel

Calendar:                    Day and Date at 3 o’clock

Water Resistant:         660 Feet / 200 meters

Crystal Scratch:           Resistant Sapphire Crystal

Power Reserve:           42 hours

Made In:                      Switzerland


Hamilton Khaki Pilot – Movement:

The movement is one of the most respected measures of quality for watches. The Khaki Pilot runs on a Swiss, 25 jewel, 2836-2 caliber made by ETA. The 2836 offers a hack function, which stops the seconds hand while the crown is pulled to the time-setting position. While this is quite common in today’s automatic movements, it was once an important technological advancement for pilots, as it made the important task of synchronizing watches possible.

The Swiss manufactured automatic 2836-2 movement is visible via an apparent case back created from scratch resistant sapphire crystal. Coated in super-luminova, the hands enhance the readability even in total darkness.

Hamilton Khaki Pilot – Water Resistance:

The Hamilton Khaki Pilot is water resistant at depths reaching 200 meters which basically incredible. It can take any kind of water splashes and even major dives. 200 meters is a lot deep to maneuver and even though many people would say that the water resistant feature on any watch is an exaggeration of its true capacity, 200 meters is still a lot of depth no matter what you say. May you be a diver or just a person looking for that classic pilot look, then the Hamilton Khaki Pilot will never disappoint.

Hamilton Khaki Pilot – Style and Design:

A big stainless steel case, wide and easy-to-read dial, military inspired triangular marker at twelve, thick leather strap with rivets. The Hamilton Khaki Pilot takes on the classic big Pilot style of the early 1900’s. Its classical aviation look is what many men is looking for. The watch features bold, easy to read indexes with hours demonstrated via its minutes. The harsh look depicts a sense of adventure whether in the air, on the ground or at sea.

The Hamilton Khaki Pilot performs an aerobatic maneuver that brings the watches back to basics. Two separate main scales, both in Arabic numerals, a central sweeping second’s hand, and a pair of strategically skeletonized minutes and hours hands constitute the fundamental elements. With this watch, simplicity and quality is supremely highlighted.

Although undeniably sporty, the Khaki Pilot can also be dressed up. The dial has a lot to do with this. The applied, five-minute markers are made of steel, which lends some shine to the dial. The brown and black alligator-style straps that are available are also pretty classy even though they retain the thickness of the basic leather strap.

Pros and Cons of This Hamilton Khaki Pilot:

Pros: The Hamilton Khaki Pilot has all the advantage of beauty, quality and cost-effectiveness all in one watch. Its clarity and design that resembles a big Pilot look is just what everyone is looking for. As a Swiss powered watch under an established and trusted company like Hamilton, you are assured of quality and groundbreaking functions without the steep price tag that usually accompanies these types of luxury watches. With the Hamilton Khaki Pilot, you are blessed with a watch which is one of only a few that you cannot find any major faults or omissions with regards to any aspect of its make. You get to have superb value for your hard-earned money considering what you can get from this Hamilton Khaki Pilot.

Cons: No major faults can be seen from the Hamilton Khaki Pilot, although due to its large 46mm case, those with small wrists seem to complain that it’s a bit too large for them. Rightfully so, this watch was design to closely resemble that huge look on aviator watches which is fairly common in the early 1900’s. Additionally, the Hamilton Khaki Pilot is available in 42mm quartz and those that seem to find the 46mm rather too large can settle for this one. If you however want to experience the simplicity and look if a big Pilot watch, then Hamilton Khaki Pilot is unanimous choice.

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