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Watch: Casio Men's DW5600E-1V G-Shock Classic Digital Watch, sport watch

Watch Reviews: Casio Men's DW5600E-1V G-Shock Classic Digital Watch, sport watch

categories: Watch, G-Shock, Casio, Classic, Tough, Wrist Watch, Digital, Old School, Casio G-shock

Creator: Casio

 So Tough and Durable it's Annoying

If you buy the Casio G-Shock DW5600, plan on having it a long time. I bought mine back in 96 when they were redesigned. It is still on my wrist everyday. I literally never take it off. I really can't believe how tough this watch is. It has been beaten on for 15 years and the only thing I have to show for the abuse this thing has sustained is some fading due to spilling paint thinner on it about ten years ago. I use the alarm almost everyday, and the luminous back-light several times a day. It handles Minnesota winters with subzero temps like it's the middle of summer. There is literally nothing this thing can't handle.

The manual says expect to get 2 years out of the battery. No lie, I've had it for almost 16 years on the original battery. I'm pretty frugal so I won't buy another watch until this one takes a dump. I want a new watch but this thing won't die. I don't think there is a reasonably priced watch out there that compares to the toughness this one has. The only downside is, the adjust button is difficult to push.

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 The DW5600E is the Best Watch Ever Made!

I have a G-shock watch since I was 18 years old. The model is DW5600E. I have to admit that this was a very good watch indeed before it gave up recently. This was my only watch and I've been wearing it in any activities I do (swimming, snorkeling in salt water, mountain biking, 4x4, workout etc). Trust me, this little size watch is able to handle all the punishing environments and activities. I am glad to have a G-shock and now I'm wearing a newly bought DW5600E and G-9000 Mudman. Thanks Casio for developing the most durable watch on the planet! Even my dad has replaced his Rolex with a G-shock (DW6900) for everyday use.

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