CASIO G-SHOCK GMW-B 5000 D-1 ‘FULL METAL

CASIO G-SHOCK GMW-B 5000 D-1 ‘FULL METAL

Postby koimaster » April 14th 2018, 10:20am

In truth, it feels a bit weird, writing a hands-on with the Casio G-Shock GMW-B 5000 D-1 'Full Metal.' Our news piece on it has been one of the highest trafficked articles recently; that's statistics testifying to the buzz that an all-metal 5000-Series G-Shock we expected to receive. I was excited to see both the all-steel and the IP Gold variants in the metal (oh yeah!), but I came away wanting more time with them to determine how well they'd fair in real life. I mean, priced at $500 and $600 for steel and gold coated respectively, we are no longer in the super affordable segment usually associated with G-Shocks but are taking on some capable indie and big brand dive and field watches... and so fair well, these two must.

https://www.ablogtowatch.com/casio-g-sh ... ull-metal/
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Re: CASIO G-SHOCK GMW-B 5000 D-1 ‘FULL METAL

Postby Rusty » October 9th 2018, 12:37pm

I have succumbed to the charms of this 35th anniversary G-Shock and find interest in the brand returning after a 6 or 7 year absence. No question that this is the nicest, well made G I have ever placed on my wrist.

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Re: CASIO G-SHOCK GMW-B 5000 D-1 ‘FULL METAL

Postby foghorn » October 9th 2018, 12:45pm

That's a manly watch. Is it as heavy as it looks?
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Re: CASIO G-SHOCK GMW-B 5000 D-1 ‘FULL METAL

Postby Rusty » October 9th 2018, 6:31pm

Heavier than a composite G but no heavier than a regular watch on a bracelet.

I have another metal G and Casio uses little spring bars to connect the links. It took me about two minutes to size the bracelet. Seiko could learn a thing or two from Casio.
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