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Old 13 June 2014, 01:07 PM   #1
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Knock- Around Watch

We all know a Rolex is made to wear for any and all occasions but once in awhile I just want to sport a solid, cheap fun watch. You know, like at the beach, on a bike, playing certain sports etc

What non Rolex watches do you wear for those activities. I'm thinking of picking up a Cascio G-Shock but am open to suggestions.
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Old 13 June 2014, 01:08 PM   #2
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We all know a Rolex is made to wear for any and all occasions but once in awhile I just want to sport a solid, cheap fun watch. You know, like at the beach, on a bike, playing certain sports etc…

What non Rolex watches do you wear for those activities. I'm thinking of picking up a Cascio G-Shock but am open to suggestions.
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Old 13 June 2014, 01:09 PM   #3
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I think that's what an Explorer is for...but Seiko makes a nice diver lineup that would fit the bill.
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Old 13 June 2014, 01:15 PM   #4
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I wear my Sub to the beach, etc...if I know things are going to get messy, I grab one of my G-Shocks.
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Old 13 June 2014, 01:17 PM   #5
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Old 13 June 2014, 01:18 PM   #6
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If you want a true "knock around" watch, go G-Shock. Bang mine into stuff all the time and it turns out no worse for wear. You can do that with Rolex too if you don't mind dings/scratches though.
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Old 13 June 2014, 01:18 PM   #7
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I'm not sure talking about what non-Rolex watches we like fits into Rolex discussion. Maybe continue this over in the open section?
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Old 13 June 2014, 01:19 PM   #8
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Two great beach watches!
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Old 13 June 2014, 01:19 PM   #9
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Old 13 June 2014, 01:19 PM   #10
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Old 13 June 2014, 01:21 PM   #11
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For me its a TW Steel Perez Racing Edition... Around 500 USD. Ill try to get a good shot of mine tomorrow.
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Old 13 June 2014, 01:23 PM   #12
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At one time I had a gshock addiction. Believe it or not they have some models that fetch $1k....

In many peoples opinion the best gshock made is the current gwf-1000 frogman.
Or the non atomic gf-1000 frogman. (Def the better deal, u pay a lot for the atomic, japan only model)
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Old 13 June 2014, 01:24 PM   #13
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If you weren't going to go that route I suggest the sinn u1, tegmented version.
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Old 13 June 2014, 01:25 PM   #14
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You really don't want to see mine. It's been knocked around, lets put it that way.
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Old 13 June 2014, 01:28 PM   #15
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Old 13 June 2014, 01:29 PM   #16
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Everyone should have a G-Shock in their collection IMO.
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Old 13 June 2014, 01:35 PM   #17
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Orient is where it all started for me.
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Old 13 June 2014, 01:45 PM   #18
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Old 13 June 2014, 01:55 PM   #19
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Old 13 June 2014, 01:57 PM   #20
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Old 13 June 2014, 01:58 PM   #21
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Old 13 June 2014, 02:15 PM   #22
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Simple, lightweight, large, easily read numbers.
60 click bezel, and I can read it at night without pushing a button.
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Old 13 June 2014, 04:40 PM   #23
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Old 13 June 2014, 05:49 PM   #24
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Funny I wear this.....has never had a problem.
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Old 13 June 2014, 06:55 PM   #25
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Old 13 June 2014, 07:59 PM   #26
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my problem is I end up liking all my watches too much to put them in much danger of dings and scratches, doesn't matter if it's $100,$1000, or $10,000. If it's really something you don't want to care about, definitely the plasticiness of the Gshock is the way to go.

i have this one
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Old 13 June 2014, 11:27 PM   #27
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Just bought this one and i am pretty happy with it. Cheap, mechanical, swiss and fun.

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Old 14 June 2014, 12:19 AM   #28
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Just bought this one and i am pretty happy with it. Cheap, mechanical, swiss and fun.

I know this is a inexpensive piece and all. But being how kool, rare and inventive this is, I wouldn't beat on it, just yet at least. Awesome watch, can't wait to get one
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Old 14 June 2014, 09:29 AM   #29
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This is my knock-around watch: titanium quartz VSA Dive Master. Highly recommend it (along with Seikos, of course!).

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Old 14 June 2014, 10:52 AM   #30
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