Hey guys... the re-branding will be done soon. This will include different style of case, packaging, etc. Soon this projHey guys... the re-branding will be done soon. This will include... Read more
Check out this great new project and please support it!
Snappin' Necks & Cashin' Checks...
lol naw... I'm here in the trenches blockin' and tacklin'. Getting watches made and shipped. Starting on the assembly of the resonance carousels for the Calendar pieces as well. Hope... Read more
I've gotten some emails from backers who would appreciate fewer updates, and I think that's the right move. Don't mean to spam people, just wanted to prove that I am... Read more
Greg Boone's Montrex Regulator RECEIVED
1st email from Greg: "Great. I hoped so. I'll send some pics. Feel free to say that I love the watch and it's everything I'd hoped for and more. Glad... Read more
Vitali Mazyrko's 2 Montrex Regulators pics from him
Hope you enjoy your watches Vitali.
Take a look at the link above. In it, you'll see complaints about most of the major well-known high end watch brands from customers. This was apparently copied from... Read more
Robert Grasing's pics of his watches he received...
Just got an email from Rob: "Awesome - love the watches! Best, -Rob"
Attached are the pics he took and sent to me. I definitely appreciate you sending the pics... Read more
Montrex Calendar Teaser
Hey guys... Working my butt off over here to get these Rewards fulfilled. Here is a quick teaser for those who are waiting for their Calendars. For those who don't... Read more
Resonance Carousel second hand...
Let me know if you'd like a second hand put onto your Resonance Carousel. Email me at email@example.com - Thanks everybody. You can choose, white, black, silver, or squiggly blue...... Read more
Andrew Hansen's black on black Regulator customized...
Added a nice chrome tone second hand above the resonance carousel for you Andrew. Hope you like it.
Joel's Extra Squiggly Independent Watch
Here you go Joel. Hope you'll like the customization of your watch. It has the squiggly second hand as well as a squiggly second hand over the resonance carousel.
Sincerely,... Read more
Steven's Independent Watch customized...
Added a white second hand for you Steven above the resonance carousel. Hope you like it.
Nat Pine's Independent Watch Customized...
Hey Nat... I put a nice straight black second hand on top of the resonance carousel for you. Beautiful choices for the colors. I really love this watch. Talk to... Read more
Customization - Here you go Malcolm...
I gave you your favorite little blue squiggly hand as a 2nd second hand above the resonance carousel. As you can see, the regular second hand is now gold. Hope... Read more
My facebook page photos...
If you wanna learn more about me and see some really cool pics of watches I've made and components being machined and hand crafted, take a look. Don't be... Read more
2RB Tourbillon Update...
With regards to the 2RB Tourbillon project, it is still in limbo ("Pending" status). It has been resubmitted for more than a week. It usually only takes a few days... Read more
Here is a pic I took just now... My buddy Blake over at OfficeMax hooked me up with a sign to post for help wanted - here's a pic of... Read more
No new assistant...
This is the kind of stuff with which I have to deal due to the cyberbullying attacks on me. The girl, Allison, who was supposed to start working here, today,... Read more
Robert Grasing's Independent Watch
Hope you enjoy it Robert. I have had a busy day doing assembly work, so sorry about the delay in posting these pics.
Good News - Non-Finite Warranties
Every Montrex Watch with a KS serial number (indicating kickstarter backer) will now receive a non-finite or "infinite" warranty. Your cards will not change, but we will handle warranty issues... Read more
Disappointment - My Bad...
Guys... I totally forgot to print the instructions and certificates of authenticity for the watches that have gone out and those about to go out. They are all done in... Read more
Brian Dawson's grey Regulator Montrex
Hope you and your wife will enjoy your Montrex watches. Talk to you soon.
Josh's Independent Calendar Watch Update 2
Josh chose to go with an Independent Calendar watch rather than waiting for the re-machining of the bottom of the resonance carousel on the Montrex model. I know you're... Read more
The Highly Coveted...
Here's a pic of my new fresh supply of powder free latex gloves I get from the medical supply place. Standard pharmacies only seem to carry powdered latex, vinyl, and... Read more
Michael G.'s black Regulator
Michael messaged me when he saw these assembly updates and asked for the number 0007. Since it was already taken, I offered to make 0077 for him and he accepted.... Read more
Some time this week when I have an hour or two between assembling watches, I'm going to make a video of me designing a watch in 3D CAD and will... Read more
2RB Tourbillon Project has been resubmitted (link)
Took a quick break and resubmitted the 2RB to kickstarter.
Here is a preview link. Feel free to post your comments on the preview - this is for insiders... Read more
Thank you for your support
The support that I've received via email messages and kickstarter messages has been amazing and very uplifting. Years ago, when I went through an extremely massive defamation and smear campaign... Read more
another component shot plus 2rb tourbillon components
People said the 2RB was a scam and got it kicked off of kickstarter... Here are some of the tourbillon components for the 2RB plus some of the Montrex components.
A backer stated publicly that he believes that we don't have components for Montrex Watches, so here are the photos he demanded along with a nice Omega FlightMaster that came... Read more
Montrex Project Destroyed
After the events of the last couple of days, we are very disappointed. The kickstarter Montrex project was to help build the Montrex brand. Ultimately, backers destroyed the... Read more
We suggest copying and pasting the email message below and sending it to kickstarter for the protection of backers:
Hello. I am a watch expert and have noticed that you... Read more
Hi everybody... We have 8 Regulators packaged and ready to ship today. They will go out with the shipping today. Thanks for your support.
Ernie Romers watchuseek ripoff reports...
Pics of boxes, warranty cards, watches, and even 2RB tourbillon
I put a 2RB disassembled tourbillon into the pics to show that it really does exist and is not a scam.
More Defamation Via Kickstarter
You will see here that the backer John Lee is supposedly an alias and that Jonathan Witherell is supposedly an alias.
John Lee is a fan of my friend... Read more
We will start shipping tomorrow
Today has been extremely emotional. You really have no idea what it's like to be cyberbullied like this.
We will begin shipping watches tomorrow.
Montrex Project Indefinitely Delayed
Due to the cancellation of the 2RB Tourbillon Project by kickstarter, we are choosing to indefinitely delay the Montrex Project until we are satisfied that we will not be further... Read more
Warranty cards are ready!
Warranty cards are ready to be picked up and will be picked up tomorrow, so shipping will start on Monday for the Regulators! :-)
2 Important Updates...
1. ALL Montrex watches will have sapphire crystals on front and back.
2. The Calendars are causing the delay due to a redesign of the resonance carousel. It now has... Read more
project update - delayed a little
Hey guys... we just moved into a new location into a storefront and things have gotten a little bit delayed due to this. Sorry for the delays. We have been... Read more
New Resonance Carousel and Other Nice Watches
We have provided some new rewards to the HavWood project for Havi that we have assembled. These Rewards will be shipped immediately upon completion of the HavWood project.... Read more
Hi friends... Here is a link to our friend Havi's kickstarter project. You should check it out if you can. :-) http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/279677147/havwood-watches-first-watch-designed-by-a-woman-in
Bridges for Calendar model...
Got the bridges done... Waiting on dials, cases, etc still... Just wanted to give an update
Opportunity to purchase via paypal now...
For anybody who wasn't able to get in on this project or for any backer who would like an additional Reward, you may purchase a Montrex Regulator or Calendar for... Read more
Everything is going as planned...
Hi everybody... everything is going as planned. No delays in the production, but we are looking at receiving necessary components to begin assembly in May, so hang in there and... Read more
Cases and Boxes and Straps Have Been Ordered!!!!
We are on our way! The cases have been ordered. You may have seen that we had already ordered 100 boxes and approximately 150 straps and have them in our... Read more
Thank you so much to everybody for backing this project. We promise to post frequent updates and will post photos frequently.
We will also be posting photos of the Calendars... Read more
Get a 2nd strap (brown OR black) for $20 additional
Thanks to everybody for all your support! A backer made us realize that we should be offering those who want an additional strap the opportunity to get one.
So...... Read more
Pics of Montrex watches with brown straps...
Here is a pic of some of the Regulators with brown straps so you can get an idea of whether you'd prefer a black strap or a brown strap on... Read more
NEW Stretch Goal Sapphire Crystals $80,000
New Stretch Goal $80,000 and ALL watches will include sapphire crystal (glass) on the front and back of the watch rather than using sapphire coated mineral crystals!
I received a... Read more
Swiss Sapphire Crystals
Hello everybody. GREAT NEWS! :-) If you increase your pledge amount by $65 per watch on which you have pledged, we will install Swiss sapphire crystals on BOTH the front... Read more
Montrex Assembly Video...
Here is a video of the assembly of one of the Montrex prototypes. I used a caseback from the Independent Watches to show what the caseback will look like. I... Read more
Here is a quick photo of a Montrex Regulator on my shaven watchmaking wrist. I shave my forearms to ensure hairs won't be dropping off into the watches. :-)
Trending toward our Stretch Goal
Hello everybody, we are almost to 9 full days into our project on kickstarter, and according to our project page on kicktraq, we are trending toward $120,000 still. We have... Read more
Watch Assembly Video...
Hi everybody... I think I have enough video footage now to piece together a short video clip this weekend showing the assembly process of the Independent Watch which is the... Read more
Hi everybody... Just wanted to post some photos of the new straps we just got in for the Montrex Watches in preparation for the June delivery date. Here are a... Read more
Assembly Video Idea...
Would anybody like to see a video of me assembling one or more of the Montrex timepieces? That might be pretty interesting for people. Let me know! If there's any... Read more
Stretch Goal Sapphire Crystals
If this project hits the $100,000 pledge mark, we will use sapphire crystals as the 'glass' on the front and back of these watches. Many people have suggested that they... Read more
New Facebook Page...
Thanks to a backer for telling us to make a facebook page for people to Like. You can see the brand new page at http://www.facebook.com/montrextimepieces
New Combination Reward...
Hi... We just added the Combination pledge. It is $485 and includes BOTH the Calendar AND the Regulator. Hope this helps. Thanks. :-)
Manufacturing, machining, watch design, etc.
Here are a few photos of our machining processes from our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.3310780734786.2119723.1426155917&type=3 - There are also comments under it from some of our friends.
straps and buckles and boxes...
As was mentioned in the project, we also have the brand Independent Watch Co. Here are some pictures of the straps and buckles and the new Montrex boxes. I mention... Read more