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G-Shock Men's G100-1BV
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- Shock-resistant sports watch featuring magnetic resistant, EL backlight with afterglow, dual time, daily alarm, 1/100 second stopwatch, auto calendar, and 12/24-hour formats
- 47.8 millimeters resin case with mineral dial window
- Quartz movement with analog-digital display
- Resin band with buckle closure
- Water resistant to 200 m (660 ft): In general, suitable for professional marine activity and serious surface water sports, but not scuba diving.
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This G-Shock has all the hallmarks of a classic. With Shock resistance, 200M WR, Anti-Magnetic resistance and more it's a perfectly balanced timepiece. Black resin band analog and digital watch with black face.
- Product Dimensions: 4.3 x 3.9 x 2.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Origin: China
- ASIN: B000AR7S3A
- Item model number: G100-1BV
- Date first available at Amazon.com: September 2, 2003
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|Brand, Seller, or Collection Name||Casio|
|Dial window material type||Mineral|
|Case diameter||47 millimeters|
|Case Thickness||16 millimeters|
|Band length||Mens Standard|
|Band width||20 millimeters|
|Calendar||Day Date And Month|
|Special features||alarm, Dual time display|
|Item weight||2.08 Ounces|
|Water resistant depth||660 Feet|
Top Customer Reviews
Cons: The light only lights the small digital display at the bottom of the watch. If, like me, you keep the digital display on the date mode, the night light won't help you much. I don't believe this watch has ever leaked, but if the temperature is cool, this watch fogs up. And finally, if the time is between 25 past the hour and 35 past the hour, don't even think about being able to read the digital display at the bottom; the minute hand WILL obscure your view.
Overall this is a great, rugged watch for the price.
The styling of the watch is not for everyone, however. This watch has a very tough, prepared-for-anything kind of look that I love, without being over the top. It is slightly thicker than other digital watches, owing to its armor-like exterior, but this is very subtle. Also, this watch does not have an overly large dial, as has become popular in watch styling lately. But I take issue with the many reviews that have described this watch as "small." These are clearly customers who were looking for the aforementioned large dial styling. I am 6'3'' with large wrists and hands, and I don't think the watch is undersized for me at all (nor does anyone else). At the end of the day, it's a very standard watch size.
I have noticed that many reviewers are unhappy with the way in which you adjust the analog hands, which surprises me given how little time it takes. I had to adjust mine 11 hours right out of the box, and it took about a minute. I suppose if devoting a minute to setting your watch time is a major issue for you then you should look elsewhere, but if you're like me you won't even think twice about it.
Finally, some reviewers have complained that the watch is useless at night unless you set the digital screen to report the time rather than the date. But this ignores the fact that there is a button on the side that cycles through the watch's various modes. One can easily use the digital screen to report the date and, when it grows dark, simply press this button. Then just hit the light button and you're in business. Easy as that.
i own one of these watches. its not small but it doesnt look too bad on my little wrist. the light doesnt light up the dial-only the digital read out.that doesnt matter too much to me because the lume on the hands stays lit pretty well. the buttons are hard to push for a very good reason-you dont want them to get pushed unless you mean it. in an active environment , this is the way to be (for me at least). the hands stay where they are supposed to...there are some sport watches out there that are cheaply built and the hands will "slip" if the watch is knocked around (im looking at you pulsar)
let me explain the title of this review here. some people my think that because this watch is made out of plastic that it is low quality. not true in this case. this is a tank of a watch. you could probably run it over with a bread truck and it would be ok (dont try that).
i am a pipefitter and have had one of these for 2 years and it looks brand new and has never failed me. great price too! casio did not fool around when they built this. we asked for it-they built it.
if you want a watch that will impress your friends at dinner this might not be it. if you want a well engineered,simple watch that will impress you....this is it. fresh battery every few years or so and youll be pleased as me.
edit: i now have 2 of these. one is all black and factory and one is navy blue with a black bezel. i bought the blue one on x-bay and tore it down and refurbished it inside and out. i put a horrible picture of it here. its the one in the bush.
Over the course of 14 years I had collected many other watches, which I had kept in a watch box. As I grew older and began to work, these watches became much more expensive and fancier. I had watches for specific purposes; ones that I used for working in clinic, watches I wore to social gatherings, during sports, during running -- and a watch that my friend Chris had bought me the day I was a best man at his wedding. I even splurged the day I got into medical school by buying myself a Citizen Eco-Drive watch, solar powered with an alligator skin strap, which soon became my most favorite and coveted timepiece.
I kept all of these timepieces neatly stored away in my room, until they disappeared this past Tuesday. A indecent excuse for a human being broke into my apartment and stole a large number of things that I own, but most upsetting to me, he took my entire watch collection.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This is the best watch I've ever had. I've worn this for over 2 years now and it still works. I don't ever take this war I off unless I have to. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Amazon Customer
Like the fit. Like the feel and functions of this watch. It is a bit smaller than I would have liked. It almost feels as if it shoild be a womans watchPublished 4 days ago by tim stanclift
I like it ,I might go with a survival band or something a bit sturdier for the bandPublished 5 days ago by keggers06
I actually like the watch, but when it arrived I could not read the digital time. It was too dim to read especially in dim lighting. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Leslie McLean
This is my very first G-Shock watch. I must say that this one looks way more handsome and cooler in person! Thank's for it's reviews!Published 6 days ago by Roberto Angel
Perfect size for my wrist. It's the usual oversized G-shock which suits me just fine. Loving every minute wearing it.Published 6 days ago by pacmanfan