RVLVR AD5 Review

Posted by Guo Min Lam on


RVLVR is a Micro watch brand founded by Mr Dan Uchida in Hawaii. RVLVR was formed out of inspiration from the classic handgun, the revolver.Their mission was to make a watch that was simple, precise, and built to last.

(Do note this is the earlier prototype photo with the window at 3 on the dial.) 


RVLVR  AD5 watch project is partnered with leading firearms manufacturer- Magnum Research and drew inspiration from their most powerful production single action 5 chamber revolver called the Biggest Finest Revolver, otherwise known as the BFR.  

This aspect leads to the 5 bullet chambers of the BFR as shown on the watch dial. 



The bezel is inspired by the 6 rounds chamber which is 120 clicks to rotation. 


Multiple coats of Swiss C3 Super Luminova is applied for this diver in a cross hair illumination pattern and its really cool!

RVLVR AD5 Specifications

Diameter: 44mm

Lug Width (Straps):22mm

Thickness: 13.8mm

Lug to Lug Distance: 45mm

Sapphire Crystal

316L Stainless Steel

Helium Escape Valve

300M Water Resistance

NH35A Automatic Movement 

C3 Super Luminova 

Rubber Strap

RVLVR AD5 (Silver) 

RVLVR AD5 (Black)

Caseback of the AD5 black will have the BFR logo on it, while the AD5 Silver have no logo.

Conclusion (RVLVR AD5)

A watch with a 44mm dimension might seem large for the wrist, however this one wears comfortably on the wrist and the design is something very unique. It is a tool watch that exhibits rugged masculinity.

A revolver inspired diver watch is probably one of the first in the watch industry. We can look forward to more cool designs coming from RVLVR.

Thank you for your time to read our short review.

You can find RVLVR watches in our Stitches and Buckles store here. RVLVR


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