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Have a look at the 5610 as well datiLED, a little more (like $20 or so) and you get multi band 6 and solar. Basically chances are, you wont be replacing the rechargeable battery before 2040!

Bands and bezels wise, yes so many options, check ali express to. Lots of different ones, from ss and ti flavours, camo etc etc. The combi bracelet is a good option if you can find one with that, very comfortable. Not sure on your wrist size, but the 5600/5610 is on smaller side of the Gs(some prefer that to). The king (56) is a chunky square and also worth a look. This would be more suited to 7.5"+ wrist.
 

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Have a look at the 5610 as well datiLED, a little more (like $20 or so) and you get multi band 6 and solar. Basically chances are, you wont be replacing the rechargeable battery before 2040!

Bands and bezels wise, yes so many options, check ali express to. Lots of different ones, from ss and ti flavours, camo etc etc. The combi bracelet is a good option if you can find one with that, very comfortable. Not sure on your wrist size, but the 5600/5610 is on smaller side of the Gs(some prefer that to). The king (56) is a chunky square and also worth a look. This would be more suited to 7.5"+ wrist.

Ven, Thanks for the tip on the 5610! That sounds like a pretty good value if I can find one under $50. My wrist is on the smaller size at 6.6", but I prefer larger watches. My sweet spot is 42 - 45mm, with 44mm being perfect.

This TW-408 is my most comfortable watch. It is 45mm in diameter and 13mm thick, with a 4mm thick leather strap. It is my largest watch, but wears much smaller than it's dimensions. For a cheap quartz, it sees a fair amount of wrist time.
(For the record, my wrist is wider than the watch. The picture makes the watch look extra large.)

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Hello CPF, i hope everyone is good, safe and healthy .
Well to tell truth i get fed up of posting the same old, so i bought 4 new Gs. Here they are.....

Could not resist the camo casiok (2100) or camoak as i call it, with sale a cheap £80
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The 6900bc JDM with combi
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Todays wear the mudman mb6/solar, smaller than one would expect, so if you dont want a HUGE G, this has the retro feel in abundance
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Then this HUGE G , its actually the largest G shock bar none at 66mm diameter. Its 2mm thinner at 18.2mm thick than the beast(gpr1000) and 20g lighter around 140g. But for wrist presence , this is the real king.
gwp2000, not only has mb6, also bluetooth (phone app that you can set alarms etc and show your position as well as track yourself on map, and update time to)and GPS for global positioning. 3 ways of updating the time to the second! Carbon fibre insert strap. An LED back light that actually can light up close by. The lume is very impressive to(see pics)
Next to king 56 and 9400 rangeman
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lume
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Reflect of lume on wall
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Obv pics always make look larger due to fact of close up, so a more in perspective of the 66mm G
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Oh last but not least, i sourced a classic retro G for someone in UK
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Ven, Thanks for the tip on the 5610! That sounds like a pretty good value if I can find one under $50. My wrist is on the smaller size at 6.6", but I prefer larger watches. My sweet spot is 42 - 45mm, with 44mm being perfect.

This TW-408 is my most comfortable watch. It is 45mm in diameter and 13mm thick, with a 4mm thick leather strap. It is my largest watch, but wears much smaller than it's dimensions. For a cheap quartz, it sees a fair amount of wrist time.
(For the record, my wrist is wider than the watch. The picture makes the watch look extra large.)

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Your welcome, you will love the 5610 and should be able to find a mint used one for that. New can be found for $70+ ish, so not too hard. Here is a comparison of the 5610 next to the king 56(mine is 5610bc which is the JDM flavour mb6/solar the same as all 5610, but with combi bracelet and neg display( defo go for positive display)
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King 56 left, 5610 right
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Just bought the royal navy frogman yesterday so await its arrival! Till the , a little update on whats been worn
Put a casio combi on the casiok, £65 from tiktox, much better as the strap was cheap

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Frog friday in more than one way
Starter off
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Then i got G mail
Size of that box!
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Plastic off
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old and new
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No time setting, so last year! connect to the g shock app via bluetooth. Hold C in for 2.5s(4 o'clock button), accept new G. Hands move back/forth to set exact along with date. Easy as can be!
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Have a good weekend CPF, stay safe and healthy out there:cool:
 

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I met a watch repairman at a car forum and asked him about a couple of old watches I have that stop running after a bit. They are the manual wind type of no particular value or prestige so I put them in a drawer thinking "yeah someday" but to have them properly cleaned and lubed costs way more than they are worth.

Anyway he asked me to send him some photos so he could determine whatever a watch repairman determines by looking at a photograph.

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The Elgin Sportsman has been running spot on for a few hours so far.

Aaaaaand just like that I hit "reply" and it stopped working. A gentle tap or two gets it restarted……but not for long.
 
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Bit if bluetooth, mb6 and GPS, no excuses for being late with the gpw2000
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Then afternoon swap to the mud
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Happy Frog Friday CPF, have a great weekend, hope everyone is good.

Bit of a mad one today, thats what happens when covered nights this week and only had 3hrs sleep!
RN frog
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then 8200
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Suns out so 9400 desert camo
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Off out for a shop
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Thats just the morning........i need help! :whistle:
 

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Repaired a friends G
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g man mail
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Some vessel drivers for my Gs
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Started off king
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then 9400
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now gpw2000
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Quite a few will recognise shaggy in flashlight pics, well its kicked off big time!
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Have a good weekend CPF
 

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WOW types a load out and disappeared, short version
Todays wear
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New frog livery
Naked frog
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Job on car, coolant leak, clip on coolant sensor 1/2 way down back of engine , pita to get to but sorted., Pressure test showed up hair line crack in coolant bottle

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new fitted
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Had the 9400 dc on, washed car to
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Cheers
 

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Loving the pics and info, ven!

I’ve been wearing my 5600 most workdays, sharing work-duty with my blue Duro. Outside of work it could be any watch any day, while most Sundays it’s my Citizen Promaster diver Eco-Drive.

Some day I’ll learn picture sharing... :)
 

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Loving the pics and info, ven!

I’ve been wearing my 5600 most workdays, sharing work-duty with my blue Duro. Outside of work it could be any watch any day, while most Sundays it’s my Citizen Promaster diver Eco-Drive.

Some day I’ll learn picture sharing... :)


Good stuff Grijon, i just use imgur, its free and easy. If its computer, just upload the pic and copy the BBCode and paste here

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Have a good week CPF
 

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Ven- Have you used the G-Shock app to interface with the Frogman yet? How do you like it?

Sorry for delay:thumbsup:

Yes its awesome and super easy, hold the specific button in(the frog is bottom left, the gpw2000 bottom right) for 2.5s ish and it connects. It will adj time if required via bluetooth, however i get mb6 so its already to the second. You can use to set up alarms etc.

To make easy, i just connected the frog and took screen shots
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Press hold bottom left
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At bottom where shows guide is a sliding bar with various modes, swipe and world time, dive time, alarms etc how up(on the gpw200 that has global positioning, that shows a map of where you are and been)
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Super easy to set up, then it just updates watch, Its impressive watching hands move with the servos at various speeds! Super clever and cool.

Hope explains OK
Todays Gs
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then the gpw2000 mentioned
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Cheers
 

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Thanks for the app info!! It looks like it's easy to use. I'm glad you CAN use it, not HAVE to use it... Far cry from the F91w... :p
 

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Haha a little !

Yes you don’t need the app to use watch ,which is a very good thing, as many might not even have a smart phone! But it does make it a lot easier. I say that, I’ve not even tried to do the old fashioned way. It would involve a lot of time, reading up! So I guess until I need to , I will just use the app for ease. But I only use it for the time anyway lol.

All my watches are bought because I like the design basically, not because it tells temp of can use as a compass. There are some real neat stuff in some Gs. Cool and no doubt useful . Where as I’m a little old school with flashlights (won’t use phone), I am with watches (won’t use phone when wearing).
 
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