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Tough watch with a reliable compass.,
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This review is from: G-Shock GA-1000-1ACR Aviation Series Men's Quality Watch - Black / One Size (Watch)This is my first GSHOCK watch and bought this without seeing the actual watch in person.
The watch itself is solid and tough.
Owned this watch for about a month. I work in production and I've been bangin this thing on the table, by the door, through rows of chairs, road cases, and motor chains. (unintentionally of course)
No scratches so far, the resin has been keeping dust and oil away.
Great quality and sharp trim. Have Date/Day, Compass, stopwatch, and water resist. Exactly what i need.
Things i like about this watch:
The hands are very legible even inside a shady/dark room (like inside a cockpit or planetarium or theater)
Date and Day - displayed in digital, great when signing papers it tells you what Date it is.
Compass - for orienting myself on the venue/location with the blueprint design.
Stopwatch - gym, measuring songs, timing, time code, etc.
water resistant - when washing my dirty hands.
When the dials are fully charged with UV light (eg: sunlight) you can see it glow in broad daylight.
But lets face it, in real life you wont have the luxury to charge it with UV inside a dark room just to see it glow.
otherwise just look at your cellphone for time/date etc.
Its not solar power and the LED light last for about 0.9 sec. There are other Gshock model with better LED light fade effect.
I hate the straps, it doesn't swivel. I have a small wrist.
Although i bought this watch for the reason of having the date on it, sometimes its blocked by the hand movement.
With all that said, its a tough watch but for 200 its kinda hard for me to keep thrashing it all over the place.. (even though i cant help it) i surely would recommend it. Fits any outfit, formal or street wear.