My first post on the G-Shock forum here.........
I have become more and more fascinated with Automatic watches over the past two years and my quartz watches just don't do it for me anymore. Several weeks ago I sold all of my quartz watches with the exception of a cheap Casio atomic that I use to set my Auto's to, and an old Skagen that was a gift from my wife.
I've never been attracted to G-Shocks or digital's in general and never handled a G-Shock. Last week I bought my 12 year old son a cheap DW9052 off Amazon because he needs a decent watch this summer as he has swim lessons twice a day and will be at the pool all day. When the watch arrived, I was extremely impressed by it, loved the size, design, rubbery texture and the way the second marker scrolls across the screen. Much nicer than I expected. I now have a Mudman GW9000A incoming that I bought from the sales forum a few days ago, this will replace my Orange Monster as my beater weekend watch and keep it from getting future scratches. I can also use it to set my Auto's and get rid of the cheaper Casio.
Curious if others collect only Automatics, but make an exception for G-Shocks?