G-SHOCK DW5600 NASA21 Review

Space nerds rejoice! Casio’s G-SHOCK division has issued a 40th anniversary special edition DW5600 NASA21 commemorating the first Space Shuttle launch. It first went on sale on the G-SHOCK website at precisely T-minus zero, 40 years after the launch of STS-1 (April 12, 1981 at 7:00am) . . .

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G-SHOCK KITH GM-6900 Rainbow

As the proud owner of 22 G-SHOCKs, I don’t know squat about G-SHOCK “collab” companies or personalities. Case in point: the G-SHOCK KITH GM-6900 Rainbow. I’ve never heard of KITH. And when I did, Mike Tyson’s voice popped into my head. “I liked it when dat gurl kith me.” Hang on . . .

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G-SHOCK Titanium GMW-B5000TR

The G-SHOCK Titanium GMW-B5000TR costs almost two grand. I’m not a G-SHOCK maven, but that’s a lot of money for a modified digital watch. Then again, people spend Porsche money modifying front-wheel-drive Japanese sub-compacts. Obviously, the new G’s feature set doesn’t justify the price. It’s the gold plating and titanium case and bracelet. It’s not just any titanium . . .

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G-SHOCK G-011D “Cube” Review

The internet is a drug. It lures watch aficionados with an addictive mix of horological danger and opportunity. Brand websites, gray market dealers, eBay, Chrono24, forums, Instagram, email come-ons – we’re exposed to an endless parade of tempting timepieces. With enough exposure (what’s that?), we eventually turn our attention to vintage and/or discontinued pieces. Watches like the G-SHOCK G-011D “Cube” . . . 

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