PRW-1300Y versus GW-9200

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    PRW-1300Y versus GW-9200

    Looking at the prices of these two (virtually equal), the Pro-Trek seems a much better value proposition than the Riseman, being as it is a true ABC watch.

    As they say on exam papers, "Discuss..."

    (I am suddenly drawn to the PRW-1300Y-1VER, which looks to be the watch the Suunto Core could have been.)


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    Re: PRW-1300Y versus GW-9200

    Quote Originally Posted by Seamaster73 View Post
    As they say on exam papers, "Discuss..."
    Well, let me throw a wrench in there and add the PAW1500 to the mix, discussion, I mean.

    I, myself, have been trying to pick one of these three for a hopefully imaginary or an actual future purchase.

    From what I've gathered, they all seem to be lacking in one thing or another, Casio's naming the PAW1500 "The Ultimate Pathfinder" notwithstanding.

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    Re: PRW-1300Y versus GW-9200

    I have bought the Riseman instead of this. I looked on ebay for the Silva watch strap compass that is around £6.00.

    Catch22

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    Re: PRW-1300Y versus GW-9200

    Quote Originally Posted by Seamaster73 View Post
    (I am suddenly drawn to the PRW-1300Y-1VER, which looks to be the watch the Suunto Core could have been.)
    how do you mean that?


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    Re: PRW-1300Y versus GW-9200

    Given that both are standard type models, I think you get the features you pay for, so it comes down to which one you like the look of the best and whether it's feature set works for you.

    I think I would personally choose the PAW1500 over the 1300, but it does have that sexy reverse display.

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    Re: PRW-1300Y versus GW-9200

    Well, I found the PRW-1300Y cheap (well, £149 GBP, but that's a lot of watch for not much dosh) and couldn't resist. I'm currently slimming down my G-SHOCK collection to pay for it.

    I had a Suunto Core with reverse display which offered similar functionality, but parted company with it pretty quickly, as it never inspired the kind of confidence I take for granted with Casio with regard to reliablity, robustness, longevity etc. Which was a pity, as I did find a use for the functionality. I hope this one fares better in the collection...

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    Re: PRW-1300Y versus GW-9200

    Post some pics when you get it Seamaster73.

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    Re: PRW-1300Y versus GW-9200

    some nice pics of the 1300 here:
    https://forums.watchuseek.com/showthread.php?t=200674

    I do love that reverse display model but I also want a riseman. Maybe I should go for the riseman and then get a SGW-100 :P

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    Re: PRW-1300Y versus GW-9200

    I haven't been paying close enough attention to the Pro-trek line.

    I only just figured out the whole PAW/PRW thing.

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    Re: PRW-1300Y versus GW-9200

    Quote Originally Posted by Seamaster73 View Post
    I haven't been paying close enough attention to the Pro-trek line.

    I only just figured out the whole PAW/PRW thing.
    The PAW1300's a great watch, a true ABC and trumps the Riseman in that regard. It's also a bit thinner than the average G-Shock - I believe the 1300's about 11mm in thickness.

    That's also where the 1300 has an advantage over the 1500, too. Well, if you don't like your watch too over-sized, that is. However, the 1500 is currently the ultimate Pathfinder as it has the most comprehensive features, including the moon/tide graph and the rotating bezel (which the 1300 does not have).

    For people who want something a little more rugged, though, and not necessarily need the full features of the ABC, the Riseman's a great choice. I have both the 1300 and the Riseman (and actually shopping for the 1500, too), and I can say that (for me, at least) each has its own place in any collection.

    Good luck, and do let us know what you ultimately decide on!

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