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What's a good watch that will be good for boy scouts. I am a cub scout leader and I need to get a good analog watch that is going to be good for scouting. I like the military styles.

What is a good watch under $100 for scouting? I don't have a lot to spend and in would be willing to trade a armitron watch for one of you have one.
 

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Do they have any in the dark green or cream color to match the scout shirts? I am looking in for something that's of the military grade but analog and stylish.
 

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For young boy's you need something that is uncomplicated, that rules out a mechanical in my book. Eco-Drive is the way to go.

You also need something that will fit their wrists.

Look at this Citizen Eco Drive military model BM8180-03E, 37mm case, 9mm height, day/date, 100m WR and on a canvas strap. $108 on Amazon. Jomashop has them on a Memorial Day sale for $73. http://www.jomashop.com/citizen-bm8180-03e.html


Here is a review on from some guy who calls himself "The Outdoor Nerd" http://www.theoutdoornerd.com/2013/06/review-citizen-bm8180-03e-mens-eco.html




 

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Space view I like the Wenger but the price not so much.
$108 is not a bad price. However, these frequently show up on the Deal of the Day sites for much less. You just need to keep your eye out for them.
 

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For young boy's you need something that is uncomplicated, that rules out a mechanical in my book. Eco-Drive is the way to go.

You also need something that will fit their wrists.

Look at this Citizen Eco Drive military model BM8180-03E, 37mm case, 9mm height, day/date, 100m WR and on a canvas strap. $108 on Amazon. Jomashop has them on a Memorial Day sale for $73. http://www.jomashop.com/citizen-bm8180-03e.html


Here is a review on from some guy who calls himself "The Outdoor Nerd" http://www.theoutdoornerd.com/2013/06/review-citizen-bm8180-03e-mens-eco.html





I was not looking for a watch for the boys. I was talking about myself. Something I can use for scouting.


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Spaceview I don't like a metal band like that for scouting. It looks to dressy.


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Spaceview I don't like a metal band like that for scouting. It looks to dressy.


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NATO nylon straps cost $10 and there are a million to choose from. This is a great watch at this price.
 

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Timex Expedition. If it was good enough for me to use throughout Infantry Basic Training, it is good enough for a Scout.

Under $40 on Amazon, and mine is still running great 15 years later (in fact, my son wears it for scouts).
http://www.amazon.com/Timex®-EXPEDI...sim_241_5?ie=UTF8&refRID=0Z81Z8S8WCGRFKYV8R3M

Does the watch feel cheep? Is the watch made of plastic or metal? I am looking for a watch to handle scouting but something that does not brake the bank. I like style with durability.


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Do they have any in the dark green or cream color to match the scout shirts? I am looking in for something that's of the military grade but analog and stylish.

Click on the color option and you will find this:
Momentum Watches are great and they have great customer service and all watches are assembled by hand in Vancouver, BC.
This is listed as a field watch which would really be perfect for what you are looking for.

http://www.amazon.com/Momentum-1M-S...=1432257154&sr=1-1&keywords=momentum+steelix#




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