DW-5200 for GW-M5600-1VR

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    DW-5200 for GW-M5600-1VR

    Hi guys,
    During last working shift I had a long conversation wit my chieff on watches.
    He said he had had what seems to be a DW-5200 from new back in 1984-85. I haven't seen the watch myself although I've shown him many pics of various DW-5xxx models. The watch has lost its bezel and original strap is missing too.
    I offered him swapping his vintage 5200 for a brand new GW-M5600-1VR.
    What do you think? Would you trade it?
    Cheers

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    Re: DW-5200 for GW-M5600-1VR

    do it cause those 1984 won't be back and you can still have an 1984 dw-5200 cause only dw-5000, ww-5100, dw-5200, ww-5300, dw-5400 and dw-5500 have an half hour beep and no other watch does that and only 240 modules was dw-5000, dw-5200, dw-5400 and dw-5500 and 491 was ww-5100 and ww-5300 and those are same as 240 but no light and i would if i did'nt never had dw-5200 cause i really like old g-shocks and those have 10 minutes beep as either on countdown and stopwatch and below is my dw-5200.
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    Current watch collection is dw-001, dw-002(2), dw-003(2), dw-004(2), dw-5000(13)(dw-5000c-1a(3), dw-5000-1jf, dw-5000sl(3), dw-5000bl2, dw-5025d-8(2), dw-5025b-7(2), dw-50301jr, dw-5030c-1jr, ww-5100c-1, dw-5200(9), dw-5200c-1(8), dw-5200c-9, ww-5300c-1(2), dw-5300(5), dw-5300-1av, dw-5300-1bv(3), dw-5300g-9v, dw-5400(6), dw-5400c-1(4), dw-5400c-9(2), dw-5500, dw5600c(3), dw-5600c-1v(691), dw-5600c-1v(901), dw-5600c-9bv(691), dw-5600e, dw-5700(5), dw-5700c-1v(3), dw-5700c-9v, dw-5700c-9gv(2), dw-5800(2), dw-6100, dw-6600(3), dw-6800, dw-8400, dw-8600(2), dw-8800, dw-9052, dw-9100, dw-9400(2), dw-9500(3), mtg-900, g-100, g-9100, glx-5600, gw-5600j-1, gw-610, gw-300, gw-701d, gw-m5600-1(2) of casio g-shocks and pre g-shock dw-1000(2) and pre g-shock dw-1500 and dw-210(6) and dw-240(2) and dw-260(5) and dw-270(2) and dw-290(2) and few timex ironman and thermometer of timex.

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    Re: DW-5200 for GW-M5600-1VR

    Go for it and restore it!

    The GWM5600 will be easily available for a long time.

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    Re: DW-5200 for GW-M5600-1VR

    i think its a no brainer personally, but be careful cuz it would be a pitty to lose a friend over the swap. if your chief ever finds out how much the older watches are worth that is. but if he just wants a functional watch and dosent care about all that stuff then...well like i said "no brainer"
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