Thoughts on GW5000

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Thoughts on GW5000

Post by Americandave » Sat Jul 21, 2018 3:27 am

I’m currently thinking of buying one from Seiya - any current or former owners want to weigh in? It’s expensive for a g shock quartz but has a ton of features. I’d appreciate some first hand views

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Re: Thoughts on GW5000

Post by tattoo chef » Sat Jul 21, 2018 12:19 pm

It’s the same as the All Metal, minus the Bluetooth. While the All Metal is very pricey, I do love it and have been wearing it a lot. I don’t know if I would pay $300 for the rubber version, but if you plan on beating it up or don’t want something that will get scratched that you have to brush from time to time, go for it.

Granted there are cheaper square versions out there.

Here’s my full review and video on the Metal one.

https://www.watchreport.com/casio-g-sh ... ch-review/


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Re: Thoughts on GW5000

Post by JohnnyR. » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:46 am

GW5000 band after 18 months.jpg
The band is more supple than the 5600, but my GW-5000-1JF bought new in FEB2017 already has cosmetic surface cracking on the band and the most frequently used adjustment hole is beginning to tear. I just this week ordered a new band for $25. Still, I very much abuse my watches and have worn this 5000 constantly for 18 months.

The display is very clear, and the more muted coloration of the face is in my opinion less garish than the 5600. While making the watch a bit heavy on the wrist compared to the 5600, the screw-down case back is reassuringly solid and promises to be more reliable in the long term.

Would I do it over again? Yes.
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Re: Thoughts on GW5000

Post by TIMUR » Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:02 pm

https://www.breachbangclear.com/casio-g-shock-5000/

Little write-up I did a while back

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Re: Thoughts on GW5000

Post by deepcdvr » Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:00 pm

Great writ up, Tim!
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Re: Thoughts on GW5000

Post by BBK357 » Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:31 pm

I kinda want the all metal version.
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