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Re: Let's talk G-Shocks, ProTreks, and other Casio's

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Post by AndyS » Fri Apr 22, 2022 8:20 am

Got my Ali Express orders in from the recent sale. An OD Green/Black GA 2100 set that I tested on my originally Skeleton model:
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Then a titanium set for my GWB5600. Doesn't necessarily show in pic, but the bezel part that is polished looks much nicer that I anticipated.
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Casio MDV 106 Duro Problem

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Post by rich_in_the_lou » Tue May 03, 2022 4:42 pm

I had a fine old Casio Duro - all Black. GREAT WATCH but too monochrome for my taste so I bought a Pepsi bezel insert for it, Since I can be a fumble fingered jerk I lost the spring - so the bezel is no longer unidirectional. You say "SO WHAT" but it aggravates my OCD and I am already quite crazy enough without this helping! Any suggestions where I can get a new spring (bear in mind, I can get a whole new Duro from the 'zon for $45)

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Re: Casio MDV 106 Duro Problem

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Post by MoT » Tue May 03, 2022 4:52 pm

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I had a fine old Casio Duro - all Black. GREAT WATCH but too monochrome for my taste so I bought a Pepsi bezel insert for it, Since I can be a fumble fingered jerk I lost the spring - so the bezel is no longer unidirectional. You say "SO WHAT" but it aggravates my OCD and I am already quite crazy enough without this helping! Any suggestions where I can get a new spring (bear in mind, I can get a whole new Duro from the 'zon for $45)

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If you're willing to Zelle or PayPal me $10 to cover postage, I'll send you my Duro I never wear. You can harvest it for whatever parts you need.
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Re: Casio MDV 106 Duro Problem

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Post by rich_in_the_lou » Tue May 03, 2022 6:11 pm

Interesting - I am interested in a Duro for a ten spot. No promises about weither I will use it for parts or whatever. Would you send me a pic? I assume that is a running watch and you don't wear it for reasons unknown Thanks
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Re: Casio MDV 106 Duro Problem

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Post by MoT » Tue May 03, 2022 6:27 pm

rich_in_the_lou wrote:
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Interesting - I am interested in a Duro for a ten spot. No promises about weither I will use it for parts or whatever. Would you send me a pic? I assume that is a running watch and you don't wear it for reasons unknown Thanks
Yes, it runs and along the way it's had an acrylic crystal put in.

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I'd send just the head, no strap.
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Re: Let's talk G-Shocks, ProTreks, and other Casio's

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Post by TimePeace » Tue May 17, 2022 9:54 am

New paisley blue G-Shocks:
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I would jump on the square one if it wasn’t for the poorly visible negative display on it.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=m7QDGi9JAwA
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Re: Let's talk G-Shocks, ProTreks, and other Casio's

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Post by BATMAN » Wed May 18, 2022 10:34 am

TimePeace wrote:New paisley blue G-Shocks:
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I would jump on the square one if it wasn’t for the poorly visible negative display on it.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=m7QDGi9JAwA
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Re: Let's talk G-Shocks, ProTreks, and other Casio's

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Post by AndyS » Mon Jun 13, 2022 9:06 pm

So if you look at this GA-2110-8a listing on ebay, somebody actually bought one of these mod'd with a tiffany blue indices swap for $300?

I've got a spare. AE sells the indices for $18. Should I try it? :)

Looks easy. Especially if you don't mess with the dial like this guy.



EDIT: Even cheaper from the maker of that vid. Didn't realize they had a store.
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Re: Let's talk G-Shocks, ProTreks, and other Casio's

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Post by AndyS » Sat Jul 09, 2022 5:06 pm

Installed my lumed index as mentioned in last post. I got the dark gray that is about the same as the original on my GA-2110 (gray). It has some lume, but it's not tremendous. If you really want lume, I'd suggest getting the white.

Install took all of maybe 5 minutes. Maybe twice as long as a battery change. Spent most of the extra time trying to do everything to keep the inside clean and smudge free.

Will definitely consider whenever I get a GAB2100.
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Re: Let's talk G-Shocks, ProTreks, and other Casio's

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Post by AndyS » Wed Jul 13, 2022 7:36 am

New NASA G, but this time the more desirable GW-M5610U model. And not in white.

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Want. I got the 2021 version, but really just as a collection thing. This one I might wear.
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Re: Let's talk G-Shocks, ProTreks, and other Casio's

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Re: Let's talk G-Shocks, ProTreks, and other Casio's

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Post by TimePeace » Fri Jul 15, 2022 2:00 pm

Thoughts on these? Are these limited editions? I like the positive display square:

https://www.g-central.com/g-shock-sl-s ... -and-soil/
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Re: Let's talk G-Shocks, ProTreks, and other Casio's

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Post by AndyS » Fri Jul 15, 2022 2:13 pm

TimePeace wrote:
Fri Jul 15, 2022 2:00 pm
Thoughts on these? Are these limited editions? I like the positive display square:

https://www.g-central.com/g-shock-sl-s ... -and-soil/
These batch releases of multiple models in a similar scheme are generally around for a few months then go away. I kind of like this one. The last positive GWB5600 was the one I used to put in the titanium bracelet from AliExpress and posted above (after I had all kinds of trouble getting it fixed in the first place, also chronicled here).

So not sure if it is "limited" if it's by a number, or just limited by they'll only be around for a few months.

Another one I bought like this was the "Adrenaline Red" GWB5600. Looked on ebay the other day, and they seem to have held some value.


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Still trying to decide if I want to order that NASA watch. Grrr.
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Re: Let's talk G-Shocks, ProTreks, and other Casio's

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Post by TimePeace » Fri Jul 15, 2022 2:25 pm

AndyS wrote:
Fri Jul 15, 2022 2:13 pm
[quote=TimePeace post_id=115632 time=<a href="tel:1657911643">1657911643</a> user_id=548]
Thoughts on these? Are these limited editions? I like the positive display square:

<a class="vglnk" href="https://www.g-c ... ></a> Red" GWB5600. Looked on ebay the other day, and they seem to have [url=<a class="vglnk" href="https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R ... -B5600AR-1]held" rel="nofollow"><span>https</span><span>://</span><span>www</span><span>.</span><span>ebay</span><span>.</span><span>com</span><span>/</span><span>sch</span><span>/</span><span>i</span><span>.</span><span>html</span><span>?_</span><span>from</span><span>=</span><span>R40</span><span>&_</span><span>trksid</span><span>=</span><span>p2380057</span><span>.</span><span>m570</span><span>.</span><span>l1313</span><span>&_</span><span>nkw</span><span>=</span><span>GW</span><span>-</span><span>B5600AR</span><span>-</span><span>1</span><span>]</span><span>held</span></a> some value[/url].


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Still trying to decide if I want to order that NASA watch. Grrr.
Thanks. Yes, I like the slightly green tint to the positive display square model.

Nice job on the titanium mod 👍
I also have the adrenaline red square, and like it a lot.

Will have to think about the NASA one!
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Re: Let's talk G-Shocks, ProTreks, and other Casio's

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Post by AndyS » Fri Jul 15, 2022 2:32 pm

TimePeace wrote:
Fri Jul 15, 2022 2:25 pm
Will have to think about the NASA one!
I wish instead of the 5610 they'd have made the NASA watch a GWB5600. Still solar. Still MB6, but also has bluetooth for setting all the other settings and allowing for auto timezone adjustment based off the connected phone when traveling.
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