I've been looking around for another G-Shock watch. The GW9000A-1 Atomic Solar 5 Band Mudman has caught my eye. I really like the style and the very large numbers on the LCD display. I'm trying to decide whether or not I should get it.
Do many of you guys in here own this particular model? Do you like it? What do you like about it? From doing some research on this model, I've found out that Casio has been manufacturing it for over 7 years since 2006. Does anybody know where the current GW9000A-1 is made at? Is it currently made in Thailand or in China? Back a few years ago it used to be made in Thailand, but I'm not sure whether or not it's still made there after all the flooding that occurred there. Also, does anybody know whether Casio is discontinuing this model anytime soon? Do you think that Casio will continue to make this model for the next 2+ years because it's been around for over 7 years?
If I decide to get this watch, I will be heavily using it in harsh environments around the world in military operations. Do you think that this particular model will be durable enough to withstand heavy usage during long periods of time in the hot desert, in the jungle and in the ocean? I would like to hear your detailed input about this watch.