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Backpacker Magazine – Gear Guide 2013

Gear Review: MTM Special Ops Silencer Never-Fail Watch

Never lose track of time with the burly and feature-heavy MTM Special Ops Silencer watch.

by: Andrew Matranga

MTM Special Ops Silencer (Courtesy)
MTM Special Ops Silencer (Courtesy)

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Tired of sending drugstore watches to the landfill? The case of this tank-like, limited edition timepiece is made from a solid block of stainless steel, with scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, that handled plenty of backcountry bashing in Arizona canyon country.

It’s heavy and pricey, but you get essential functions that will last a lifetime. Key features: LED emergency lights, digital chronograph, four daily alarms, and a cable-free “electromagnetic induction” charger that juices the lithium-ion battery for up to four months at a time. $750-$895 (depending on style); 4.5 oz.; specialopswatch.com



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