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    Default Re: Casio G-Shock Rocks! (By: Keith Lehman)

    We have the same watch! I'm also collecting G-shock!

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    Default Re: Casio G-Shock Rocks! (By: Felinetics)

    Everything Casio is absolute rubbish from the point of view of a repairer. I see at least 20 a week that need to be chucked in the bin.
    Not worth the time it takes to change a battery in.

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    Default Re: Casio G-Shock Rocks! (By: Keith Lehman)

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    Nope - I've never owned or ever wanted to own a Casio g-shock.

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    Default Re: Casio G-Shock Rocks! (By: Accutronica)

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    Nope - I've never owned or ever wanted to own a Casio g-shock.

    Robert
    They are 'orrible things. They wouldn't exist except for the fact that people actually buy rubbish.

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    Default Re: Casio G-Shock Rocks! (By: roughbarked)

    Sold listings for G shock

    I don't collect them, but they are in high demand.



    Rob

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    Default Re: Casio G-Shock Rocks! (By: musicguy)

    I like those negative displays..

    I've nothing against them.. everybody needs a watch that goes beep beep. Just not my style.



    Gogo Casio if you dig it!

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    Default Re: Casio G-Shock Rocks! (By: Bard)

    Where will your Casio be in a 100 years. No thanks i will stick with mechanical movements.
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    Default Re: Casio G-Shock Rocks! (By: roughbarked)

    Quote Originally Posted by roughbarked View Post
    They are 'orrible things. They wouldn't exist except for the fact that people actually buy rubbish.
    "There's a sucker born every minute."
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    Default Re: Casio G-Shock Rocks! (By: Kevin W.)

    Oh, for sure, I agree Kevin W.

    Though I appreciate them in the way that I wouldn't mind as much swinging it into something at work.. losing it.. from what I've read and from youtube reviews the general feeling is that g-shocks are great beaters, durable.

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    Default Re: Casio G-Shock Rocks! (By: Bard)

    I usually recommend them to some customers to wear because they are tough, water resistant and cheap, this so they stop wearing their expensive watches when in the garden, working on the car or boat etc, better they destroy that than a vintage gold Longines with a smashed in glass, luckily the dial was still ok.

    I have a Casio triple sensor Pro-Trek solar in titanium, must be ten years old now, still works, I only use it when I go fishing or ride a bush trail on the mountain bike, I don't wear it much because I prefer mechanical vintage watches.

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    Default Re: Casio G-Shock Rocks! (By: dAz57)

    I guess it begs the question what a good Watch really is. Swatch built their whole business around that people don't Always have a need, or want, for a nice Watch. If it keeps time, can take a beating and you like the looks of it, what's not to like? But as you say roughbarked, the repairers view is a different scenery.

    I'm not personally a fan of the disposable Culture at all and tend to carry my mechanical watches when conditions allow. I do however have a couple of Casios that are "adventure watches" that I can afford to lose, get stolen or in general subject to the World at large.

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    Default Re: Casio G-Shock Rocks! (By: karlmansson)

    I have a few quartz watches too, when doing rough work, most likely i would wear it. When puttering around in my work shop i usually wear on of my mechanical pocket watches.
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    Default Re: Casio G-Shock Rocks! (By: Kevin W.)

    Quite a lot of quartz watches are robustly constructed. I prefer to wear these. As I've pointed out, Casios have band and case problems far too often for my liking and they are unrepairable. Often as not changing the battery is an inconveniently long process making it an uneconomic proposition for any repairer. I do charge more and often as not tell them to set it themselves. I often cannot fix them because the seal needs replacing and seals are not available.

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    Default Re: Casio G-Shock Rocks! (By: roughbarked)

    These watches are cheap enough to be considered disposable, as most repairs would cost more than the original cost of the watch.
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