G-SHOCK Prices – Room for Squares

Last March 3rd, I took an Uber from Chinatown to G-SHOCK Soho. I handed over my GMW-B5000-TCM camo titanium square for service. Needless to say, I’m just getting it back now. In the four months between then and now, G-SHOCK prices have gone on something of a wild ride. For while it looked like the market for Casio’s little square watches was going to go the way of the fashion-watch business. In particular . . .

Continue reading “G-SHOCK Prices – Room for Squares”

G-SHOCK Anniversary Models: Review

G-SHOCK Aniiversary Models: DW-5735D-1BJR and DW5735E-7

Welcome back to Room For Squares. I’m your host, Jack Baruth. Last week we discussed the $1600 limited-edition titanium square. It has a laundry list of desirable qualities, but the beauty of G-SHOCK is that there’s usually more than one way to get the features you want. How about one of the G-SHOCK Anniversary Models? Or something very similar . . .

Continue reading “G-SHOCK Anniversary Models: Review”

G-SHOCK GMW-B5000TCM-1JR: Review

G-SHOCK GMW-B5000TCM-1JR and friend

Welcome back to Room For Squares. I’m your host, Jack Baruth. Today we’re going to discuss a watch – the G-SHOCK GMW-B5000TCM-1JR – that’s proven more than a little controversial in the profoundly uncool world of G-SHOCK collectors . . .

Continue reading “G-SHOCK GMW-B5000TCM-1JR: Review”

Timex x Pac-Man T80: Room For Squares

Timex x Pac-Man T80

Welcome back to Room For Squares. Today we’re leaving the placid waters of Casio G-SHOCK ownership to consider two questions. Why would Timex make a flimsy digital watch with a Pac-Man overlay in 2019? Why can’t I get a Timex x Pac-Man T80 at any price?

Continue reading “Timex x Pac-Man T80: Room For Squares”

Expensive G-SHOCKs?

Camo G-SHOCK in the wild

Hello there and welcome to the second installment of Room For Squares. In this column, I’ll be screeching in Asperger-esque fashion regarding the merits and demerits of various expensive G-SHOCKs, with particular attention being paid to those timepieces which claim direct descent from the 1983 “square” DW5000-C.

Continue reading “Expensive G-SHOCKs?”