Changing Straps Can Make Your Watch New Again
Many of us have a watch, two or three in our collection that don’t excite us like they once did. You might see them every day, looking back at you from your BlumSafe, and you pass over them to grab another watch to start your day. Or maybe their straps don’t fit your curr..
Is a watch safe mandatory when collecting watches?
Originally posted on toolwatch.io
Do I really need a watch safe?
We all know how it starts. You begin searching for a nice watch thinking it will be the one and only. That single piece that you will be wearing for the rest of your life. Sure, there are some other watches ..
The BlumSafe Evolves with Its New Display Door
Article originally posted on WatchUSeek
BlumSafe introduces an intriguing new add-on for its wall safe for watches: a door with tough, polycarbonate windows, providing protection for your watches without sacrificing visibility.
When Rob Blum introduced his BlumSafe watch w..
Gun Storage in the BlumSafe
A number of our clients have told me how great the BlumSafe is for storage of their handguns, in addition to their watches and other valuables. The BlumSafe’s concealability as a wall safe, combined with its extra depth, are apparently a winning ticket for handguns and ammuniti..
Big Wrists, Small Wrists
The watch cushions that come with the BlumSafe’s winders fit a wide range of wrist sizes. To put your watch in the winder, you typically just close your watch around the narrower part of the watch cushion, as shown in the photo to the upper left below (compressing the foam cush..
Protecting Your Watch Safe: My Experience With Security Cameras
In this post, I’d like to talk about a security camera for your watch collection.
I got into designing the BlumSafe because I like to tinker and perfect. As a scan of some other of my blog posts will show, once the safe was designed I didn’t stop thinking about w..
Protecting your BlumSafe: A Cellular Backup to Your SmartThings Connection
We have previously discussed using a Samsung SmartThings multisensor to keep you updated of various conditions that could imperil your watches. By using this method, you can be alerted on your smartphone to someone trying to open your safe door, shock detection, temperature ris..
How SHOULD Automatic Watch Lovers Feel about Quartz Movements Today?
Automatic watches have an intricately-driven mechanical heart, while quartz movements are cheap, soulless silicon brains that should be viewed with derision by “real” watch lovers.
This is how most automatic and manual winding mechanical watch aficionados view quartz watch..
Atomic Clocks and Keeping your Watches Super-Precise
So I just read a Business Week article about a gorgeous $263,800 Buben & Zorweg watch safe that includes an in-house built worldtimer clock with a flying tourbillon, ostensibly either for show or to help you set your watches.
For the rest of us, here is an infinitely less ex..
BlumSafe Mounting Ideas – Not Just For Walls
When I developed the BlumSafe, I must admit that I just built it for myself, my own needs and installation considerations. I was thinking about a wall-mounted situation -- didn’t have any wall units or custom cabinetry in my house.
The BlumSafe had to be deeper than a typica..