My impressions on the Jiusko Speedmaster....

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My impressions on the Jiusko Speedmaster....

Postby eddiea » October 6th 2014, 4:12pm

The Jiusko first caught my attention when they first starting to appear on some of the watch forums , a fairly new Chinese/Taiwanese brand based in Guangzhou mainland China , with appealing aesthetics and a departure from the cookie cut /me too brands.
On the wrist...
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I received the watch from the JIUSKO USA folks for the purpose of a hands on review thanks to the personal recomendation of Ron (AlbertaTime) , JIUSKO USA is an authorized dealer with full factory warranty benefits .
The watch comes packaged in a Pelican case that contained the warranty and instruction booklets (in Chinese :shock: ) all in a nice leather bound card holder , also included was a cleaning cloth and a handy shopping tote with the Jiusko logo, overall a nice presentation package.
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The Speedmaster uses a Seiko Epson/TMI YM92 quartz module , this movement uses a tuning fork quartz oscillator with a 32,768 Hz frequency rate, that is both very reliable and accurate, Seiko claims a conservative mean accuracy of 20 seconds+- per month... on the wrist however is much better, yielding 1 second a week fast consistently , it is fitted with hour/minutes /small seconds (at 9) hands, as well as a 1/20 seconds chronograph with 12 hours totalizer and date (capable of quick date set) battery life is 3 years.
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Case is stainless steel/43mm which is within the perfect size range for my 7' wrist and very well balanced , a nice cobalt blue outer bezel ring is a nice touch, like the chrono pushers design, crown and flat sapphire crystal (that can benefit from an antireflective coating application) ...the oil pressed dial work is nice with the small seconds sub-dial duplicating the cobalt blue outer bezel/crown and chrono hand color, lume is weak but surprisingly resilient lasting about 5 hours before fading away, rated at 100meters W/R .
Nicely detailed caseback..
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The watch comes with a comfortable, sporty 22mm rubber strap with a scissors style clasp and can easily be dress up with a leather strap (already on a Dimo blue strap I ordered).
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Is hard to beat the value/price ratio on the Jiusko, very well executed for the price point.....recommended!
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Re: My impressions on the Jiusko Speedmaster....

Postby biglove » October 6th 2014, 5:42pm

Nice review and pics. They continue to be on my radar!
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Re: My impressions on the Jiusko Speedmaster....

Postby JAS1125 » October 6th 2014, 6:11pm

Very detailed, and informative review!
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Re: My impressions on the Jiusko Speedmaster....

Postby ocean » October 6th 2014, 6:39pm

Very nice and a great review. Starting to warm on the brand.
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Re: My impressions on the Jiusko Speedmaster....

Postby TemerityB » October 6th 2014, 7:50pm

I think one of the best things about this particular brand is that it appears you don't have to go on a 'Net safari to find them; apparently, Jiusko USA is now an Amazon seller, and a few of the models there are fulfilled by Amazon to boot. It really does look like the price points are really impressive considering what these watches are.

Nice job as always, eddie; you are a source of solid information, as always.
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Re: My impressions on the Jiusko Speedmaster....

Postby Racer-X » October 6th 2014, 8:08pm

Nice review Eddie and good looking watch.
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Re: My impressions on the Jiusko Speedmaster....

Postby conjurer » October 6th 2014, 9:38pm

Excellent job, Eddie; a great look at an interesting brand. You done good.
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Re: My impressions on the Jiusko Speedmaster....

Postby Mortuus » October 7th 2014, 6:13pm

Great job, Eddie...love the pic of Ali MacGraw, as well. 8-)
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Re: My impressions on the Jiusko Speedmaster....

Postby bedlam » October 8th 2014, 2:50am

Great review eddie :-)

That is a great dial...pretty impressive for the price.
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Re: My impressions on the Jiusko Speedmaster....

Postby Wasp » October 8th 2014, 6:50am

The review good. The recommendation, good. Bettin' you will have good service from the watch.
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