Just to give you some background...I love Casio G-shocks. I don't own as many as some on this site, but still quite few, 8 at last count. Out of those 8, 3 are solar. 2 of my solar G's have gone dead. The battery/capacitor went from high on a full charge to medium to low to dead. The third solar G is in the same process of dying. Am I just unlucky. Has anyone hear had the same experience? I original bought solar G's because I didn't want to go through the trouble of replacing batteries every few years. Given the solar G's track record, I WILL have to replace the batteries every few years after all. What has been everyone's experience? Thanks for your feedback and for listening to my rant!