BALL Watch Engineer III Pioneer – The third generation stainless steel exploration watch

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  • Dec 03, 2022
BALL Watch Engineer III Pioneer - The third generation stainless steel exploration watch

If you are a fan of wristwatches and also enjoy exploring mother nature and living on the edge, then you should not get any ordinary wristwatch. When choosing a watch for an outdoor lifestyle, you should be wearing a watch that is designed specifically for adventure and exploration, a watch that is sturdy, durable, water resistant, and also has a light suitable for night use. On that note, take a look at the BALL Watch Engineer III Pioneer, an exploration watch built to last a lifetime.

The BALL Watch Engineer III Pioneer is a third-generation exploration watch that features an ultra-durable stainless steel case that gives it a massive shock resistance of up to 5,000Gs along with superior anti-magnetic protection of up to 80,000 A/m, plus a water-resistant rating of up to 330 feet / 100 meters, all while powered by BALL’s COSC-Chronometer RR1103-C certified automatic hand-date movement, meaning it never needs a battery, and boasts brilliant self-powered light technology powered by 28 tubes of tritium gas Small H3 on all hands and dial for great night readability.

This durable, timeless and versatile timepiece is designed as a timepiece with high endurance even when worn in the most challenging environments, allowing you to always keep track of the right time anywhere you decide to go, whether it’s when you’re at work, or chilling at home , or even while adventuring and exploring the outdoors.

Now, let’s take a more detailed look at the BALL Watch Engineer III Pioneer and check out everything the newly released third generation exploration watch has to offer you.

Design and specifications

Starting with watch size, the BALL Watch Engineer III Pioneer comes in a fairly standard size for an exploration watch, at exactly 40mm in diameter and 12.45mm thick/height. The body of the watch is not too big in size, nor is it too heavy, so you can expect to be able to get a very comfortable fit on your wrist.

BALL Watch Engineer III Pioneer – Dimensions (40mm x 12.5mm)

At the top and bottom ends of the watch, we have two extremely durable sets of watch lugs (also known as “watch bezels”), which feature a precise 20mm horizontal distance from one lug to the other, and a precise vertical spacing of 46.6mm between the upper and lower sets of watch lugs.

When it comes to the construction of this watch, know that the Engineer III Pioneer has a very durable case, as its case is made entirely of high quality 904L stainless steel, which ultimately gives the watch a massive 5000G shock resistance, along with superior anti-magnetic protection up to to 80,000 A/m against any nearby magnetic fields.

Equipped with a high quality 904L stainless steel canister

On the back side of the watch case, there is a screw-down 904L stainless steel case back beautifully stamped with the official BALL Watch logo, which the case back is also just as durable as the front side of the watch.

904L stainless steel case back stamped with the official BALL Watch logo

In addition to its heavy-duty 904L stainless steel case, the BALL Watch Engineer III Pioneer also features a high-quality screw-down crown (also made from high-grade 904L stainless steel) that seamlessly “pops” out of its stainless steel case, While it also comes neatly integrated with the tiny little metal gears that make it easy to grab whenever you need to use it to regulate the hands of the clock (meaning the different time dials).

High quality screw-down crown made of high quality 904L stainless steel

Furthermore, this impressive and highly durable expedition watch comes with a sturdy stainless steel bracelet that has a fold over buckle closure, which allows the watch band to close smoothly and remain securely and properly closed at all times.

Stainless steel bracelet with fold-over clasp

In terms of its design, the BALL Watch Engineer III Pioneer has a unique, minimalist, very elegant and very modern design. For our review unit, we received a Black Dial color model (but a beautiful navy blue color model is also available).

Very modern and elegant design

While the watch’s 904L stainless steel case gives it a gorgeous brushed silver body with a luxurious shiny finish, the watch face/dial inside its stainless steel case comes in a subtle flat black (or navy blue if you choose another color model) that gives the watch its The finish looks very professional, especially with the contrast provided by its stainless steel body.

In addition to this, the watch bezel also includes a high-quality glass cover made of high-quality sapphire crystal that also comes covered with a layer of anti-reflective coating, making it easy for you to read the time from this unique exploration of the watch at any time of the day, regardless of whether you are In direct sunlight (as the anti-reflective coating reflects any sunlight) or even in low-light or dark conditions at night.

Sapphire crystal glass with anti-reflective coating, water resistant to 330 feet / 100 meters

What’s more, the watch’s heavy-duty stainless steel case is also rated water resistant up to 330 feet / 100 meters underwater.

In terms of time tracking capabilities, as mentioned earlier, the BALL Watch Engineer III Pioneer is powered by the BALL Automatic Caliber BALL RR1103-C Hand & Date Movement, which was Officially certified chronometer by COSC (Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute), the official Swiss institute for chronometer testing. With its sophisticated Caliber BALL RR1103-C automatic hand and date movement, this exploration watch never needs a battery.

Powered by BALL Automatic Caliber BALL RR1103-C movement with hand and date

It’s also worth noting that the dial also incorporates large, bold numeral markers at the 12, 6, and 9 o’clock positions (while the 3 o’clock position is discreetly occupied by the hour’s date window), which makes reading time from the watch dial fairly easy, even with a quick glance.

Last but not least, the Engineer III Pioneer also boasts of its amazing self-powered lighting technology that is powered solely by 28 individual tubes of H3 high quality micro tritium gas tubes, which are separately integrated into all clock hands (including the hours, minutes and seconds hands). ) as well as on its dial which glows dramatically in low-light conditions with bright green and orange light colors, ultimately providing users with a great illumination of the watch face that makes its entire dial completely legible during nighttime use.

Self-powered lighting technology powered by 28 individual high quality H3 micronized tritium gas tubes

Finally, to add up to this impressive third generation exploration watch, the BALL Watch Engineer III Pioneer also comes with its own padded carrying case included in its packaging, which can be used to safely store the watch as well as safely carry it with you anytime you are not wearing it.

Includes padded carrying bag

Final thoughts

The BALL Watch Engineer III Pioneer is a third-generation exploration watch that features an ultra-durable stainless steel case that gives it a massive shock resistance of up to 5,000Gs along with superior anti-magnetic protection of up to 80,000 A/m, plus a water-resistant rating of up to 330 ft / 100 m, all while powered by BALL’s COSC-Chronometer RR1103-C certified automatic hand-date movement, meaning it never needs a battery, and boasts brilliant self-powered light technology powered by 28 tubes of tritium gas Small H3 on all hands and dial for great night readability.

Engineer BALL Watch III Pioneer
Engineer BALL Watch III Pioneer

Overall, this exploration watch is an excellent watch for all kinds of environments. Not only is it designed to be extremely durable so it can withstand the harshest conditions, but its ultra-modern design can make you look totally stylish and professional at any moment, all while its self-powered lighting technology ensures you keep track of the time even late into the night.

Again, note that the BALL Watch Engineer III Pioneer is currently available in two (x2) different models (only for the watch face/dial): Black and Dark Blue.

Available in two different color styles – black and dark blue

If you are interested in purchasing it, then know that the price of this wonderful watch is $ 2249 per unit. You can order it online right now from Official shopping page for BALL Watch.