Best sports & outdoors clothing according to redditors

We found 1,212 Reddit comments discussing the best sports & outdoors clothing. We ranked the 606 resulting products by number of redditors who mentioned them. Here are the top 20.

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u/satanicwaffles · 78 pointsr/malefashionadvice

Finally my time to shine.

If you are looking for a good-for-everything watch, you have a few options. If you are looking for an automaitc watch (no battery, purely mechanical) you really can't beat the SKX007. It has excellent durability, classic looks, and the lume (glow stuff on the dial) is excellent. There is no battery to die, although you may need to get it services in a decade (or get a new one). Leave it on the bracelet for a sporty everyday look that can go with a suit, to a wedding, or a funeral. Throw it on a NATO strap (how I wear my watch every day) for comfortable everyday wearing. Get different coloured straps for different things, and change it up. A new strap can make it look like a totally different watch.

If you want something that will do almost any occasion without a mechanical movement, basically any Citizen Eco-drive will do the job. I myself like the Citizen Nighthawk, although it might be because I'm a pilot. The slide rule on the outside is great for addition/division (how much to tip, how much tax, etc.) and it will tell a second time zone.

If you are looking to make a statement, there is nothing that tops the Seiko "Orange Monster". This thing is built like a tank, the utomatic movement is proven, and the lume is out of this world. It also comes as the "Black Monster" if you want to be a bit more subtle.

If you are looking for a dress watch, I would recommend the Orient "Union" as it has a durable, in-house movement and great looks.

If you are looking for something badass that will be great for nighttime, there is the Traser Code Blue. It is a very durable quartz watch designed for military operations. It has vials of tritium (hydrogen with two neutrons) and will glow without any exposure to light for at least a decade.

If you are looking for a digital watch, I would recommend either the Casio Mudman if you are looking for a large, indestructable watch (That is also allowed for space travel by NASA) or the Casio F91W which is much slimmer, but less durable.

Possibly one of the best deals in "stylish" watches is the Timex Weekender. The come in a million different colours, have an electric illumination, and are very stylish and durable.

My advice would be to get the SKX007 on the bracelet, and then grab a few NATO straps. I have had great customer service interactions with Clockwork Synergy. Their straps are of decent quality, and their service is second-to-none. If you have a little cash left over, grab the F91W for chores are hiking, or anywhere you may need a stopwatch and illuminated face (i.e. Flying).

u/Alakazam · 47 pointsr/Watches

Casio Gshock DW5600E

Price: 45 dollars new

Movement: Quartz

Style: digital sports watch

Size: 45mm case diamater

Link: Amazon

Description: probably the best cheap tool watch you can find. Water resistant to 200m, shock proof, and generally all around tough. As one of the smaller gshocks, it's probably the one I recommend the most (along with its solar atomic variant). A gshock will easily last you a decade or so with a battery change every couple of years. Plus, if you're a horological snob or something, this watch is one of the few watches approved by NASA for space travel. And if rumours are to be believed, it's one of the more common watches in space. I honestly think this watch belongs in every collection. It really is the perfect beater watch.

u/roy-orbison- · 33 pointsr/gshock

DW-5600E is the basic (but still great!) no frills square.
Tells the time, has alarms and stop watches, counts up and down, an auto backlight, and calendar to 2039. It's dive rated to 200 meters, and has an electronic luminescent backlight, much like indiglo if you have a Timex.

GWM-5610 is all of the above, along with world time, and has the two biggest features for some: solar charging and atomic radio syncing.
For many, this is the THE "square." It's robust, self sufficient, and has a classic look without looking too dated or too ultra modern. The display is slightly different than the 5600E.

GLX-5600 is most similar to the budget 5600E above but has an additional bit of display for tide and moon information. Still as tough, still as cool looking.

GLS-5600 is a more recent, stylish variant of the 5600E. It come in 4 neat colors (black, white, green, and sand) and features a moving seconds complication on the face. Also, it features a "Low Temp LCD," this LCD is rated to go to -20 C. Honestly as you're wearing it on your person, a normal 5600E can go pretty cold as it also has your body heat. Possibly most importantly for some people, this model comes standard with strap adapters and a really comfy clothes NATO strap standard.

GWM-5610-1BJF is the Japanese only, blacked out model of the radio/solar 5610. These can be imported pretty easily through Amazon, so of cost isn't an issue, don't let the import bother you. The Japanese models also usually feature slightly more supple, softer resin straps and a screwback case, like on a mechanical time piece.

While not exclusively a 5600, if you need a big honkin' watch, the GX-56 is basically a thick 5600. Huge buttons and case, has all of the features of a 5610 with a cool moving seconds graphic like the GLS.

Many of these can be found in various colors and feature variants, so as a recap/guide:

5600 - standard square G Shock

5610 - radio/solar square model

GLX - surfing/tide model

GLS - stylish colors, comes with NATO strap

GX-56 - huge "King" G Shock

BB after model number - blacked out model

JF after model number - Japan import

Hopefully this helped. I had a lot of fun making this.

u/MangyCanine · 19 pointsr/Watches

Casio G-Shock DW5600E-1V

Price: $40-$45 ($69.95 MSRP)

Movement: quartz, digital

Style: sports

Size: 48.9 x 42.8 x 13.4mm (specs from Casio's website)

Link: Casio's page, Amazon page


Basic quartz model (battery will probably last 2-3 years), 200m WR. One of the cheaper G-Shocks, which are the gold standard for watches that can take abuse and beatings.

u/Badgerbarbarian · 17 pointsr/aviationmaintenance

Casio g-shock. Lasted through five years of Marine Corps and F-18 maintenance.

u/OccasionalSuperHero · 16 pointsr/CanadianForces

I have a Casio DW5600-E. They're bullet proof.

u/cubeballer · 15 pointsr/nba

I think it might be one of these they sell them at Hibbett’s Sports if you have one near you, or prob a Nike outlet or other sport stores. They’re just long pieces of dri-fit material that are cut an angle on the ends, you wrap them around your head then tie it. I have one and wear it when I hoop, would recommend!

u/Watches-n-warriors · 13 pointsr/Watches

This is the classic G-Shock, made by Casio. Waterproof, shock resistant, and a polymer case so it would be less likely to damage something compared to steel. It is a good go anywhere, do anything kind of watch, and can stand up to some amazing abuse.*Version*=1&*entries*=0

u/LogicWavelength · 13 pointsr/airsoft

I am a moderator at /r/Watches. I wrote about six paragraphs and Alien Blue crashed. I will edit this post tomorrow Morning EST will dump more info than you will ever need.

Short answer: G-shock.

Long answer: Luminox Recon.

EDIT: OK, jeez! Sorry that I have a job to do besides moderate a sub and edit posts from the night before...

Basically, G-Shocks are the go-to choice for military and law enforcement. They are super rugged and are actually difficult to break on purpose. I wear a GR7900KG-3 (pictured elsewhere in the comments), that is a limited edition colorway of OD green and orange with an inverted screen. The non-limited edition of my watch, the GW7900B-1 has a laundry list of great features: it's solar-powered, has a perpetual calendar (automatically adjusts for different length months like February), tide graph, dual time, time-zome adjustment, 200m depth water resistence, uses one of G-Shocks better anti-shock systems, (edit: there are about 15 other features that I'm not listing) and the best feature of all... it uses radio synchonization to set the time for you, based off of the nearest atomic clocks located around the world.

There is also the much more affordable, original G-Shock. They make a "reissue" of it called the DW5600E-1V. It's not going to give you any of the fancy features, but it is tough as hell and will probably survive getting run over by a tank. It's also 1/3rd the cost of the 7900.

Obviously there are a million G-Shocks to choose from. These are just my personal suggestion and the most common, inexpensive suggestion. However, you said "nice watch." I wouldn't field a "nice watch" airsofting (I use my G-Shock), but if you wanted to, and wanted to have it be presentable the rest of the time it spends on your wrist, I suggest a Luminox Recon Point Man.

The most important difference here over other Luminox watches is the sapphire glass crystal. Unless they are shooting BBs made of jagged diamonds, it isn't going to harm your watch. A regular mineral crystal can shatter from the force of taking a round. Unless they shoot your watch directly from about 15 feet away, nothing is going to break a sapphire crystal. The Recon Point man just so happens to have a sapphire glass crystal.

It comes in the colors:

  • Red with a polyurathane strap
  • Green with a green NATO/hybrid strap
  • Blue with a gray NATO/hybrid strap
  • There are also version of each color with the walking tachymeter in kilometers instead of miles.

    I have a Luminox (pictured elsewhere in the comments) with their proprietary NATO/hybrid strap. It is not a normal NATO strap, and it is not a normal Zulu strap. It takes the best features of both of these designs and merges them into their own proprietary thing. It is hands down the best nylon watch strap I've ever seen.

    The most important feature of a Luminox watch is the tritium gas tube lume. There are tiny tubes marking the hands and hour positions that constantly glow because the tritium isotope contained inside the tubes is radioactive. Tritium is commonly used in firearms sights, and provides the best nighttime and low-light visibilty. It's awesome. Now, the Recon is a polycarbonate case, whereas my Black Ops (discontinued, now called the ANU) is 316L steel PVD coated black. Poly watches aren't bad, they are just different. It will feel light and... just not as strong. Then again, G-Shocks are the same way, so really you aren't losing out on anything. So I assure you that the PC-cased Recon is in fact tough as hell.

    It will also serve as a conversation piece. A common thing for a watch is to make a statement. The kid flipping burgers wears a G-Shock. Not to say this should matter, but it does when discussing an accent piece such as a watch. It's like saying there isn't a difference between real gear and airsoft brand gear - there is undeniably a caché that goes with the more expensive stuff.

    So, all in all, I recommend the Luminox Recon.
u/iacobus42 · 10 pointsr/cycling

You are required to wear cycling shorts under the uniforms? They aren't the most comfortable things to walk in.

Are you just required to wear "tight" shorts like bicycle shorts? Compression shorts (like what Under Armour makes) are probably a more reasonable choice. I wear them backpacking to prevent chaffing. I wouldn't buy Under Armour shorts for this but you can probably find similar compression shorts at Kohls/Target for 5-10 dollars. These are on Amazon for about 10 bucks (assuming you are male but the same thing exists for females). They are going to be a lot more comfortable and less expensive than biking shorts for marching band.

And you don't wear underwear under these either. :)

u/IlIIlIIllI · 10 pointsr/gifs
u/xmorphicx · 10 pointsr/EDC

No information included about your desired price range so I'll just throw out a few suggestions. G-Shock is a solid choice - my favorite is the GW6900 as it is 5 buttons (dedicated light button), solar powered, and sets itself every night to the atomic clock. A slimmer option is the GWM-5610 with the same features except for the dedicated light button. These also have non-atomic non-solar versions for about half the price DW6900 and DW5600 which both come in around $45. These are classic models and won't draw unwanted attention.

If you're looking for something analog, while I hate to recommend another Casio, the MDV-106 dive watch is really hard to beat for 40-50 bucks. Water resistant to 200 meters, real functioning diver's timing bezel, applied indices, rubber strap... it's highly regarded at this price point. Good luck!

u/HamLuke · 9 pointsr/EDC
u/Weenie · 8 pointsr/Watches

Has he hinted at any particular style? I think the Weekender would be an excellent choice. Off the top of my head, here are some additional classic and well respected budget watches.

Timex Expedition Scout

Casio F91W or F108WH

Casio MDV106

G-Shock DW5600

Timex T49904

u/tappman321 · 8 pointsr/Watches

If you want a chrono, a Seiko SSB031, mecha-quartz is a good value for $125. You get a smooth sweeping chrono hand, which is nice to have on a quartz watch. If that doesn't fit your style, you can look up different SSB models to find one you like.

If you want a field watch, Citizen Men's BM8180-03E is a nice quartz watch for $90. You can get a Timex Expedition for cheaper, but I think the Citizen is a better value for the price point. The Timex Waterbury is a nice watch for $100-$150, and I really like the look of the watch (might be overpriced for what you get but I just really like the look).

And also check out some G-Shocks. They don't get much love here, but I honestly think if you just care for a watch you can use, and don't care about looks, a DW-5600E is the best watch you can get in your price range.

u/jokes_on_you · 7 pointsr/EDC

I like that watch. Here's an amazon link if anyone is interested.

u/TheDutchWonder · 7 pointsr/TeenFA

I would suggest a black watch of some sort, as casios are my favorite, I can use those as an example.


Retro - my favorite

Different retro



Not all 100% black, but they at least got a little bit of black in them. I think part of wearing a watch is being able to balance how busy it looks on your wrist with how busy the rest of your outfit is. If you're going for streetwear, wearing a flashy watch is a lot easier than for someone going for a business casual look (of course there are exceptions). I'd say look at these and see if any would mesh with your wardrobe. Even if not, get the calculator one or the analog minimal one just to experiment with watches. They're cheap and it's fun as hell.

u/WarEagleDG · 7 pointsr/crossfit

I have the same problem, particularly when I'm running.

I've had the best luck with UA HeatGear Compression Tights, I swear that they are cooler than anything else. A close 2nd is the UA 9" Boxer Jocks, the longer length really helps them from riding up.

u/nBob20 · 7 pointsr/Watches

Didn't even spend the extra $12 to upgrade from plastic to silver plastic

u/narwhalpiguy · 7 pointsr/Watches

There's no "best G-shock" per say, but the ones people on /r/gshock are into the most would be both the

GW 9400 because it's the only triple sensor G-shock, and also looks pretty cool.

And the GWM5610 for it's ability to pack in many features into a small simple design.

u/lucasgelfond · 6 pointsr/Watches

G-Shock 9400-1 (Rangeman)

Price: ~$190

Movement: Tough Solar

Style: Tough

Size: 55mm

Link: Casio, Amazon, and Image

Description: A fully featured G-Shock. More featured than the one further up (or further down) in the thread that I posted)

u/firematt422 · 6 pointsr/gshock

Best all around G-shocks, in my opinion, from least to most expensive, all under $200.






u/Scattered_Castles · 6 pointsr/Watches

In general, you can't go wrong with with a Casio G-Shock and the line comes with as many or as little features you desire. I have one with all the bells and whistles, the Rangeman but would have been happy a much simpler G-Shock (I went with the fancy one because I got a great deal on it). Ultimately it's up to you and it sounds like you thought it through on a model that fits your needs.

As for a first watch, sure I think so. It's great for students, or nature lovers, or whatever else. People usually shy away from wearing a G-Shock at a white-collared office job, but I see it happen on occasion. G-Shocks last a long time so you can easily get many years out of one.

u/Ducman69 · 6 pointsr/Vive

> I am sweating buckets.

Be careful, a few people have destroyed their Vive's with moisture. I recommend using a strong floor fan or ceiling fan to aid evaporation so sweat doesn't build up, and a sweat band is a good idea.

u/[deleted] · 6 pointsr/Watches

There are dozens of Citizen watches within your price range, and yes, they are respectable, innovative, and definitely worth having! One such Citizen is the AT0200-05E Eco Drive Chronograph. It's solar powered like all Eco-Drives and has a chronograph function which is amazingly useful and fun. No one will look down on you for wearing that sucker, and you'll find that many people here on /r/watches own some type of Citizen, myself included.

u/MedicUp · 6 pointsr/ems

Shout out for the G-Shock series of watches

u/RagnarLodbrok · 6 pointsr/Watches
u/lamanana · 6 pointsr/ems

G-shock. Survived countless bleach baths. Lots of models available too

One I currently use:DW5600E-1V G-Shock Classic Digital Watch

u/Phauly1 · 6 pointsr/Watches

Hot water and chemicals are tricky, but I think you can't go wrong with a classic G-Shock.

u/ATF628 · 5 pointsr/MilitaryPorn

No. It's most likely a Timex. Screen shape and button are similar to this model:

u/SkepTiKalKloWn · 5 pointsr/Watches

Casio and Timex both have decent digital watches in that range. For an analog, Vostoks are great looking if you don't mind that they can gain/lose alot of time in a day otherwise Timex and Seiko has some good basic stuff that you could put a metal or rubber band on if it doesn't come with it already. Outside of that if all you can spend is $100 most of what you'll find either gonna find are cool looking but flimsy pieces or decently made but basic watches. If you can up your budget even to $150 your options from Orient, Bulova, and Citizen open up a little bit.

u/caspersauer · 5 pointsr/Watches

That's a good choice. I actually prefer the [DW5600] ( (non-solar) version myself. (I own both.)

Either way, a way to accessorize (and potentially make a tough watch even tougher is to put on [Bullbars from Jays & Kays] ( Congrats to your brother!

u/alwaysgneiss · 5 pointsr/EDC

Personally I have 6.25" wrists and this watch is just a tad big. G-Shock DW5600E-1V

You can find them cheaper in the US if you're from there. They're available usually all over the world. Just be careful when using Deet products (ex. mosquito repellent) since it eats away at the resin.

If you're looking for an analog watch that you can beat around I'd say this Seiko 5 SNK809. It will also fit smaller wrists not to mention its probably one of the cheapest reliable automatic watches available from a reputable company.

Again there are many straps for both watches and a few different colours.


u/A-A-RON_BALAKAY · 5 pointsr/Watches

If This is too thick, try this one

u/FuSoYa69 · 5 pointsr/EDC

Have a look at the (Casio G-Shock]( line.

I have a DW5600E-1V and would strongly recommend it (if you're flexible about the second hand). I'm not a fan of a lot of the styling of the analog G-Shocks, but there might be something that catches your eye.

u/Kylo-renaldi · 5 pointsr/Watches

Found this sqaure g-shock for 46$,

and this white square g-shock for 70$ but it looks a lot better imo.
Sorry they're both square, but i really like the lower profile and reduced bulkiness.

u/southern_bhenchode · 5 pointsr/Watches

I would suggest some of these: analog/digital solar-atomic AWGM100, digital solar-atomic GW-6900, solar with compass/thermo G-9300 Mudman, or a digital solar with neg. display GR-8900A. All of them have solar charging. Some of the first options sync with the atomic time signal and do not have to be set (if in range of the signal). They are all classic black and are fairly large. Should be able to take any kind of abuse they can throw at it. I hope this helps. If not, you may check out he WUS forum for g-shocks.

u/JKC307 · 5 pointsr/gshock

Looks awesome! Is that the Rangeman 9400-1 ? I’ve been eyeing that for a bit. Now I think i have to get it...

u/nmezib · 5 pointsr/ValveIndex

Cool down your place more, play with fewer clothes on. I also find that these sweatbands really help.

u/notjoeygreco · 5 pointsr/pelotoncycle

I had the same problem and bought these, they work great:
poshei Mens Headband (4 Pack),...

u/TedJ70 · 4 pointsr/gshock

The obvious option would be the GW-9300 Mudman, although I'd be tempted to spend a little more for the GW-9400 Rangeman.

u/roofusxavier · 4 pointsr/Watches

Out of the ones listed, I like the looks of the Mudmaster the best. Also the Rangeman is another great ABC watch.

u/ToSeeOrNotToBe · 4 pointsr/running

I like compression socks for recovery but I don't like how they make my feet feel during the run, so I got these calf compression sleeves and it's so nice. Now I can wear whatever socks I want to during the run and still get the benefit of compression on my lower legs. Then I wear super tight compression socks after my shower.

I know there's some debate over whether compression helps during the run, but I can tell a difference for myself. I'm less sore after long runs when I wear the sleeves.

u/Cybyss · 4 pointsr/oculus

Oculus does sell replacement facial interfaces for the Rift-S for $30. Not an ideal solution, admittedly, but you can clean the first one while someone else is using the second one on the HMD I guess.

Getting a good sweat band might help too. Another comment recommended this: . It's the same kind I have and it definitely works well.

u/WhyMussAyeCuss · 4 pointsr/USMC

From a grunt's perspective a field watch should be:
Tactical IE not shiney.
Have a back light feature IE Indiglo/Illuminator.
Having a date function is nice.
Not too expensive right off the bat, because it's gonna get murdered in the field anyway.
Being digital helps even the dumbest rocks understand the military 24 hour time format.
Long battery life.
Alarm function is pretty nice, so you can wake yourself up (for light sleepers).

My recommendation is your basic digital Timex Expedition or Casio Illuminator. Go simple, go basic. Can't tell you how many of these "cheap" but ultimately reliable watches I've destroyed.

If you want to go +$100 with a Suunto Core or the Casio Pathfinder, you better buy them a few extra batteries, because it'll drink a battery dead in about 6 months. So never deploy with just the battery inside it.

u/BridgeTooFar · 4 pointsr/EDC

Tons of GShocks (as has been stated).

My personal favorites:

Digital only readout - Mudman -

Analog readout (internals are digital) - GA-800 -

u/Erik618 · 4 pointsr/Watches

Casio G-Shock DW5600E-1V

Price: $40-$50

Movement: Quartz

Style: Classic Digital Tough

Size: 45mm

Link: Amazon Picture

Description: The classic designed G-Shock. Durable for almost any, a true tool watch. There are different countries of make including Japan, Taiwan, and China. Typically Japan is "best" and China is "worst," however the price varies significantly depending on the country of make. The one made in China can be had for a reasonable $40 and has no noticeable quality deficiencies. Arguable the most attractive G-Shock.

Main functions are: Time.Day.Date/Alarm/CountdownTimer/Stopwatch. Illuminates checking time in darkness.

u/KamikazeRain · 4 pointsr/Watches

Your cheapest bet is probably either the Casio F91W or F105W-1A. The F91W is a classic retro, but the backlight is just a single small LED which isn't great illumination. The F105W-A1 has a full on backlight for better night time legibility. Depending on how much functionality you need there's also what people refer to as the "Casio Royale", and if you need something super rugged but affordable there's of course the DW5600 G-Shock. All of those have an hourly beep/alarm that you can toggle on/off.

u/Transmaniacon89 · 4 pointsr/Watches

Something like this would be good: Casio DW5600E-1V Mens G-Shock Watch

u/MontiBurns · 4 pointsr/Watches

I think it depends on the feature set and materials. A basic $50 g shock has a quartz movement and very basic timekeeping features (stopwatch, timer, calendar etc.) This $200 range man has atomic time keeping and is solar powered. This $400 variant is made of carbon fiber and had features like a barometer, altimeter, etc.

This $1000 model is made in Japan and features Bluetooth and gps, as well as other features.

u/Corix · 4 pointsr/Watches

g-shock 5600 is what i use for my yard / play time watch

u/hydraulx · 4 pointsr/EDC

/r/Watches has a buying guide for watches from $0-$250 here that you might find useful.

Some recommendations:

Seiko 5 Automatic SNK809 - $65

Seiko SKX009K1 Dive Watch - $180

Citizen Eco-Drive BM8180 - $124

Timex Expedition Field Chronograph - $48

Timex Weekender - $32

Casio G-Shock DW5600E - $41

Casio F91W - $11

Do you have any preference towards digital, quartz (battery powered), or automatic (mechanical)?

u/hahahaswag · 4 pointsr/Outlier

(Maybe the obvious answer but) I use a G-Shock 5600 . Cheap, durable, and pretty minimal. There are some cool color ways and collaborations out there but I like the original.

u/eremos · 4 pointsr/Watches

Honestly for that price you should go digital. The Casio 5600 does what you need it to, plus it's a classic with a lot of history behind it (one of the few watches certified by NASA for space missions).

Or, you know, a JLC Memovox Deep Sea :D

u/MattRoy · 4 pointsr/malefashionadvice

Chippewa GQ boots

Salt and pepper wool socks

And a pair of Japan Blue 206

And some obenaufs for the boots.

u/kcrunner · 3 pointsr/frugalmalefashion

If you like the look there is a Chronograph version with a 41mm (vs the 37mm here) case.

Edit: just realized you actually want the smaller version. Oh well, maybe someone else was wondering about a bigger face version.

u/curation · 3 pointsr/Watches

Wow, some of those Vostoks were great looking, but not the style I am looking for currently. Thanks for the suggestion though!

After browsing for a bit more, I actually came across this watch. Aside from cosmetic differences, are there any significant differences between this Citizen and the BM8180 I had posted previously?

The only reason I am leaning towards Citizen is that the low maintenance Eco-Drive seems less intimidating for a newcomer like me.

u/Cortez_thekiller · 3 pointsr/Watches

There are a lot of different models from Shinola, perhaps you know of a specific model, or features that he is interested in?

There are bound to be other brands that sell something similar, and possibly for a lot less. Like this Citizen


I know that no one would ever buy me a watch as a gift and get it right. Even if you did decide to get a Shinola, you run a very likely risk that you will pick a model that he doesn't like.

Buying a watch as a gift almost always fails.

u/commongiga · 3 pointsr/malefashionadvice
u/ashirian · 3 pointsr/Watches

I think you could find good citizen Eco Drive that has similar function as PRC200 :

Or a Seiko Kinetic

Another option for quartz since you were looking at PRC200, is Orient TT0Z001B Limited Edition STI Ion Plated chronograph.

The Orient used to give out 50% off coupon but they don't do that anymore just 30%.. so $440 retail, 50% would have been $220.

For what you get, I think it's good deal at $170. 5 left until sold out. 4 left.
If you want an automatic mechanical watch, I would suggest Orient Mako, Seiko 5 series, or Sea-Gull watch.

I have that Seiko SNZG13 and it's great on my wrist. I think for smaller wrist, you should look at 38mm~42mm. I have a 43mm watch and the lugs hover over my wrist. I have two 41mm watches that I wear most frequently and those are Orient and Seiko SNZG13.

I'm getting this Sea-Gull next. For the price this is a beautiful piece with classic roman numeral dial with blue hands. I have a cheap Parnis with ST-25 but the movement is just dead accurate. More so accurate than my Orient and Seiko 7s26. I'd say accuracy is Sea-Gull>Orient>7s26 in this order with Seiko being most elusive sometimes. Plus with Sea-Gull automatic, you get the movement that you can hand wind as well as hack. So all in all the Sea-Gull may be your best bet at EXACTLY $120. You'll get a penny back.

Hope it helped.

u/Billbeachwood · 3 pointsr/Watches

Enjoying breakfast and a cup of coffee with my buddy today in Downtown LA and spotted his daily beater. Asked him if I could take a pic and post it here, so I dressed the shot up a bit. :)

Details on the watch:

  • Military-inspired stainless steel watch with round dial, red contrasting second hand, and rugged green canvas band

  • Japanese quartz movement with analog display

  • Charges in natural sunlight or indoor light

  • Features include protective mineral crystal dial window, date window, three subdials, luminous hands, and buckle closure and

  • Water resistant to 330 feet (100 M): suitable for snorkeling, as well as swimming, but not diving

    Info on Eco-Drive:

    > One pivotal technological breakthrough was the development of a light-driven watch. CITIZEN pioneered this engineering innovation well ahead of other watch manufacturers as early as 1976, which led to the launch of the highly acclaimed Eco-Drive in 1995. Utilizing electrical power converted from virtually any light source, this extraordinary innovation changed forever the way watches could be powered. Eco-Drive eliminated the need to ever replace batteries, which made it especially beneficial to areas where such specialist batteries were not obtainable. This leveled the field for citizens of virtually every country to be able to experience unrestricted joy of wearing and using a CITIZEN watch.

    He got it for around $200. Found it on Amazon for about $170.
u/imisstheyoop · 3 pointsr/Watches

I've worn the following for 8 years and it hasn't given me any problems:

39mm, and fairly legible. Was my daily driver for 7 of those 8 years.

u/BandaidBitch · 3 pointsr/ems
u/BimmyLee27 · 3 pointsr/Watches

I picked this up for $27 or so a few months ago when Target had a sale.
G-shock DW5600E-1V Men's Black Resin Sport Watch

u/redside_up · 3 pointsr/marriedredpill

I’m going to throw in a really short watch guide.

I love watches. Mainly because I like knowing what time it is at all times, but also because the engineering behind how an automatic watch works is cool (skip to 5 minutes in).

This is a really subjective topic since everyone has different tastes, but here are a few rules of thumb I follow.

First, really big watches look fucking stupid. Unless your wrists are more than 8”, the max diameter on a watch face should be 40mm. More specifically, the watch face should not be wider than your wrist. Part of the reason they look stupid is because they make your wrists look tiny and like a little kid wearing daddy’s watch [see the first post in this thread] (

Second, really complicated watches (that are not chronographs) look fucking stupid. For example, see anything from Diesel. This is my preference, but I value…you know…actually being able to read it.

Third, and most importantly, if you’re willing to risk the manufacturer warranty for a third-party seller warranty (usually 1-2 yrs), you will save a shitload of money (30%-75%) buying watches on the grey market. For example, an Omega Speedmaster which is basically the posterchild watch for r/watches is $3,500 marked down from $5,250. I picked up my dress watch for about 65% off from a grey market dealer and it’s running fine. If you aren’t into spending a few grand on a watch, you’ll still get commensurate savings (e.g., $300 watches marked down to $150).

Fourth, do not under any circumstances buy a fucking gold or rose gold-plated watch. If it’s not gold or a real precious metal, buy stainless steel. Over enough time that shit will flake off and look terrible. Also, don’t buy gold unless you’re in the mafia.

Fifth, the watch you’re wearing should match its purpose/function.
When I’m working out in the yard or in my workshop, I wear a GShock . They are indestructible, and if you become the first person to break one, you’re out maybe $50. The strap, however, probably will wear out. I wear this watch 90% of the time when I’m not at work.
If you work in an office, consider picking up a nice automatic watch like the bambino. They have a bunch of different options. You can get one on the grey market for about $150. In terms of price-to-value ratio, you will not find a better automatic dress watch.

EDIT: Shit, I forgot two other points.

  1. I would argue a diver-style watch is the most versatile. If you don't have any decent watches and want to add a new one, I would get a diver. You can pull it off for an afternoon grocery trip, a night out at a bar, and at work the next morning. It's not technically a dress watch which makes it less desirable for professional settings, but unless you work around watch snobs or on Wall Street, no one will give a shit. I rock a $250 Seiko SKX007, I like it a lot, and it's cheaper than a $7k Submariner. Tip: divers never go on leather straps, only stainless steel bracelets or NATO straps.

  2. Don't buy "homage" watches. These are basically from brands that rip off popular styles, but with a shitty Chinese movement (i.e., watch guts) and sell them for $100-$200. Parnis is a good example brand to avoid. It looks like a good deal, but it's not a good deal.
u/stylefish · 3 pointsr/Watches

DW6900. Or, if you're more into the square look, DW5600. Both less than $50 and conservative in style. You can then use the other $450 in your budget for something nice on the weekends or as a reward to yourself for getting that commission in four years. Good luck with your studies and future career.

u/greatkio · 3 pointsr/Watches

This G-Shock is "the classic" most well known G-Shock and fits smaller wrists very well. Most G-shocks are big, but any one where the band comes up closer to the body than in yours (where the strap / case kind of flow together in this long way) will fit your wrist better.

Depending on what your price range is, the G-Shock is the best "tough" watch out there for the most part. Pro-Treks too but they're usually bigger. Suunto is good too but a little spendier and also usually bigger.

PS - your thread will probably get locked because we have a sticky for recommendations.

u/lx4 · 3 pointsr/gshock

Unless your boyfriend is a watch geek he likely just means that he wants a g shock square, and not the specific model. There are lots of different models and colors. Just google g shock squares.

This is the standard model. If your boyfriend is interested technology you have one that is solar powered and syncs with an atomic clock via radio signals, my personal favorite.

u/shyguythrowaway · 3 pointsr/Watches

This doesn't really help, but i'm guessing it is a JDM model. So if you are located anywhere outside of Japan, it will be much more rare and expensive than the regular 5600s.

u/-brolex- · 3 pointsr/Watches

G-Shock DW5600 is $8 over budget but I have seen it as low as $41. Everyone needs a G-Shock.

u/-jawn- · 3 pointsr/Watches

If you just need something functional, I'd get a Casio G-Shock. This model is pretty popular on this sub. It's one of their less big models.

u/StillFlyingHigh · 3 pointsr/Watches

G-shock GWM5610 (as well as many other g-shocks) has a countdown feature by the minute and multiple alarms that you can set to a specific time. With that being said, it's got a bunch of other features such as atomic syncing and timezones that may be unnecessary to your needs so if you want something cheaper, the DW5600 is also available with the features that you requested.

($104.50 USD)

($38.75 USD)

There are countdown timers for some Timex digital watches too!
Look into the Expedition and Ironman lines!

u/mac23 · 3 pointsr/BuyItForLife

Casio DW-5600E. It is very well made and durable, and it has the exact features (time/date, stopwatch, countdown timer, alarm, and illumination) I want in a watch, without any extras I won't use that are just annoying. Half the military uses this watch, it's literally perfect.

u/David_Boom · 3 pointsr/CanadianForces

Hey! not in the CAF but a huge watch nerd.

The Casio GD350-1B is a pretty good choice. It's a G-shock and has pretty much every feature you need (Countdown, timezone, calendar, stopwatch). The unique thing about this model is that it has a silent vibration alarm and a negative display.

The Casio F-91W It does lake some features but its probably one of the most well-known, cheap, and reliable Casio watch out there. It's really light, pretty much not noticeable, and is almost impossible to break.

The Casio G-Shock DW5600E-1V is a really cheap but it still packs bunch of features and it is durable. I guess this is the middle between the GD 350 and the F-91.

There are bunch of really good and durable watches out there, these are just some of my personal favourites. They are not only reliable, durable, and good watches, they look really nice too.

u/Quantic · 3 pointsr/Watches

Have you looked at the G-Shock series at all? I understand you're into a minimal approach but as someone who has used multiple G-Shocks in combat that they're pretty much the most reliable watches I've used thus far.

My personal favorite G-Shock G5600KG-3CR. I also I have a DW5600E-1V thats lasted for a long time.

While the W lines are not bad at all, they're a bit more flimsy than the G-Shock series. I owned a F91W (in the super fashionable silver) and the band clasp became unusable after multiple pulls on it by accident (again all while deployed overseas and out in the field). I switch to a G-Shock with a more reliable rubber band and would prefer it any day.

All in all you're basically going to get what you pay for. Unless you live a very safe and easy life, some sort of desk job I'd imagine, where risk is minimal, the W series watches and lower-lower-end references wont last very long in other circumstances.

u/GREAT_SALAD · 3 pointsr/Watches

Most really rugged watches will be durable, like a Casio G-Shock. The Casio DW-5600 is excellent for that. I'll make a list of some other options!


Orient Bambino ~$130-$200

Seiko SARB035 ~$400

Citizen Eco-Drive AW1236-03A ~$100


Cadio G-Shock DW-5600 ~$50

Casio G-Shock GA100A-7A ~$70

Victorinox 241675 ~$150


Casio F91W ~$10

Casio "World Time" ~$25

Timex Marathon ~$15-$20

Entry Level Mechanical-

Seiko SNK809 ~$60-$75

Orient Mako II ~$150

Invicta Pro-Diver (Submariner Homage) ~$80

Fantastic Quartz-

Timex Weekender ~$20-$30

Timex Expedition ~$50

Casio "Duro" MDV-106 ~$45

u/vaperreddit · 3 pointsr/Watches

I know you said you hate G-shocks but it sounds like a G-Shock would be perfect for you.

Just curious, many people think of the big chunky g-shocks and don't like those. Do you also dislike the thinner ones? Here's one in black and white. I know someone who actually owns this white one and it looks thin, can take a beating, and goes with a lot of casual wear nicely.

u/stillclickin · 3 pointsr/Watches

Are there specific features you're looking for in the watch? I just bought a basic G-Shock for $40 on amazon, the DW5600E-1V.

u/shadowbanningsucks · 3 pointsr/Watches

Casio is the way to go, here. Casio Royale Cheap, but good quality with enough bells and whistles to keep a 9 year old satisfied. Plus it's 100m water resistant, which means it's safe for pool or shower.

But just about any Casio would be good.

u/flat_pointer · 3 pointsr/EDC

SAK Recruit 14.95

Casio World Time 14.95

Fenix e01 10.00

Recycled Firefighter Wallet 39.00 (49 + 30 = 79 total)

Rhodai Dot Pad 5.26

Pilot Metropolitan 11.00

Should come out to about $95.

u/thinklewis · 3 pointsr/Fitness

While UA are good... if you want a cheaper compression underwear option... I have these and like them a lot.

u/yungun · 3 pointsr/streetwear

i spent at least an hour on amazon cause there's one that's too tight, one that's too loose, and these.

adidas Performance Men's Tiro Training Pant, Medium, Black/White/Black

i got medium im like a size 31 x 33 and i cuffed the waist band for this shoot

u/insanewords · 3 pointsr/WindowsMR

Would love to know the answer to this as well. I've had the same issue from day one and have had to resort to wearing headbands like these whenever I game. Not the most comfortable or elegant solution.

u/h82blat · 3 pointsr/PSVR

I used a bandanna at first, but then got these sweat wicking ones on Amazon:

u/CAPTURMOTHER · 3 pointsr/oculus

A lot of people are waiting for VRCovers to come out with their faux leather VR mask for the Rift S. Both because it's better at wicking sweat and it will probably increase the device's FOV/remove the "binocular effect."

In the interim, your best bet is to buy a sweatband or sweat-focused skullcap--I've seen these suggested a few times--and swapping them out as needed during play.

Grips I have no idea on, sorry

u/dogloverofdoggies · 3 pointsr/beatsaber

poshei Mens Headband (4 Pack), Mens Sweatband & Sports Headband for Running, Crossfit, Cycling, Yoga, Basketball - Stretchy Moisture Wicking Unisex Hairband

This worked great for me. It's super thin but it helps a lot.

u/rjml29 · 3 pointsr/OculusQuest

I think you have it strapped too tight to your face. I don't get red marks on my face as I have it so it is lightly touching my face. It can move a touch with medium to fast side head movement but that's a tradeoff worth making to not be in pain and it generally bounces back to the sweetspot. If it doesn't, it's a very slightly adjustment.

For the record, when I first got it back during launch week, I did have it fairly tight (like how I would wear my Rift CV1) to make sure it didn't move and after 10-15 minutes I was in pretty big discomfort. Only then did I loosen the straps and saw how much better it was to wear that way.

I think part of it is both the added weight in the front and the face insert material and design. It's not a nice feeling foam.

Another thing to try is to use a headband around the Quest. Something like this:

And what you'd do is you put it around the Quest's headband near where the solid arms are and then put it on your head. Your head will push up on one side of this headband which will raise up the arms a bit and transfer some of the front weight to where this strap is. It's a cheaper though no doubt less effective alternative to the Studioform strap. I use one of these types of headbands and it nice.

u/BL24L · 3 pointsr/OculusQuest

Sweatbands. You'll want to stick to the thin kind such as,

I picked up a set of those and they work ok.

I've also cut the sleeves off of some shirts. The sleeves work great as sweatbands and also gives you a sleeveless shirt to wear when playing for comfort.

You'll kind of look like an a-hole with both options but it's what I'd suggest. If you're playing heavy then you might need to switch bands during sessions. Also, keep a fan on yourself.

u/demandarin · 3 pointsr/OculusQuest

Try this also as it absorbs sweat very well.
poshei Mens Headband (4 Pack), Mens Sweatband & Sports Headband for Running, Crossfit, Cycling, Yoga, Basketball - Stretchy Moisture Wicking Unisex Hairband

u/Major_Obvious_ · 2 pointsr/Watches

I just bought the Casio Royale for this same purpose. I figured I would hold off on the G-shock GA2100 because I wanted something cheaper and small on the wrist.

May not be indestructible but for less than $20 why not right?

u/wellkevi01 · 2 pointsr/bigdickproblems

Walmart, well the one near me anyways, sells compression shorts like these in the Men's clothing section. I have several pairs and they're quite comfortable. You could also check out these on Amazon. They look like they'd do the job just fine.

u/Tuberomix · 2 pointsr/Watches

First of all you should know that the Pathfinder brand has been discontinued, all the new ones are ProTreks.

Now G-Shocks definitely are more durable, they are designed to be the toughest watches around after all. All G-Shocks have 200M water resistance (while many ProTreks have "only" 100M WR), shock resistance and more. Nevertheless, they still aren't completely indestructible, some people told me the resin band on theirs broke after a few years.
ProTreks are durable too of course. I've yet to use one myself, but I read about them online and there are many reports that prove they are too really quite durable timepieces. I would say you could probably feel safe wearing that for whatever, though if you plan on doing some really extreme or shocking stuff, a G-Shock could be a better choice.

Now for some recommendations for models you should check out of both lines. You should know that newer triple-sensor (ABC) Casio watches made after 2013 have a new and improved Triple Sensor Version 3 engine. I'll be recommending several Casios here I think you should check out, basing prices on Amazon (and it doesn't seem like ProTreks/Pathfinders are actually all that cheaper than G-Shocks); note that I don't actually have any personal experience with these ones, just what I read. Also note that of course you are able to find the watches elsewhere other than Amazon for different prices. Another important note on price is that this watches are usually available in different colors which also cost differently (here I chose the cheapest colors).

  1. Casio ProTrek PRG-270 (current price: $116): this is the cheapest ProTrek or Pathfinder I could find on Amazon. But it's actually a really good one. It has the version 3 triple sensors, solar power and more. It's gotten really good reviews. I actually asked this same durability question myself on this one.
  2. Casio G-Shock Mudman G9300 (current price: $126): a quality G-Shock, with dual sensors (compass and thermometer, no barometer or altimeter; personally I don't really need those other two). It is also solar. One feature it doesn't have (and which 1 and 3 do have) that I personally find useful is sunrise/sunset times.
  3. Casio G-Shock Rangeman GW-9400 "Master of G" (current price: $188): One of the most advanced G-Shocks. It is pretty much just an improved Mudman with more features. This one does have the version 3 triple sensors. It is also the only atomic time watch on this list (personally my country is out of the radios range).
  4. Casio SGW100 (current price: 39$): The cheapest watch on this list, but a good value. From what I read it is a really durable watch, and has 200M WR (most ProTreks only have 100M; all G-Shocks have 200M). The dual sensors (compass and thermometer) are less accurate, and it's missing many other features, but than it's significantly cheaper so the sacrifices could be worth it.
  5. Other Casio SGWs: there are other Casio SGW watches, SGW300, 400 and 500 – each have two sensors (it varies which two by SGW model), and the last two are analog-digital. All are less durable than the SGW100. There is also SGW1000 which is a new watch that also has version 3 triple sensors and is cheaper than the ProTrek, but the few Amazon reviews so far aren't too bright so I'm not sure about that one.
  6. There is also the G-Shock GA1000 which is an analog-digital G-Shock with dual sensors, and various more expensive ProTreks (though the only feature I noticed the cheap PRG-270 is really missing is atomic time).

    Anyway this was pretty thorough, hope I helped!
    As for me I ended up going with a nice basic G-Shock G2900 plus a watch-strap compass. I just wanted a reliable watch (this one also has 10 years battery) and decided I don't really need those sensors.
u/ryinzana · 2 pointsr/Watches

I'd go with this and have some money left over for a Rangeman as a beater...

u/pwnrzero · 2 pointsr/EDC

From left to right:
Samsung S9+ with a transparent case,
Unknown Card Holder from years ago,
Seiko Excelsior,
Casio G-Shock Riseman/Rangeman,
Geoffrey Beene Wallet,
Thorfire Flashlight,
and Benchmade Mini Vallation.

Not pictured: Iphone X used to take this picture.

u/kmartburrito · 2 pointsr/GiftIdeas

Does he wear watches? This one is a nerd's dream. I have one and absolutely love it. Solar, atomic , almost indestructible, compass, barometer, altimeter, and more. Gshock Rangeman Casio Men's GW-9400-1CR Master of G Stainless Steel Solar Watch

u/DiscoWookie2 · 2 pointsr/gshock

This is a tough question without knowing a few additional bits about what you want/need.

What features on the watch do you want or need?

Why is the frogman so attractive to you?

You can get a ton of watch for half the cost of a frogman. But it's hard to narrow down if you don't have any specific direction to go in.

I'd suggest a rangeman personally

Casio Men's GW-9400-1CR Master of G Stainless Steel Solar Watch

u/CTSVERROR · 2 pointsr/C25K

I hear compression leg sleeves work great for shin splints. I purchased these for me calves but readying the reviews a lot of people use them for shin splints.

u/beekerc · 2 pointsr/pokemongo

there are lots of gloves which have special tips on the thumb and fore-finger (or all of them) which are designed to be readable by touch screens.

something like this;

u/griff3125 · 2 pointsr/oculus

Get a nice headband, not too thick, and one that stretches well.
It really helps with the forehead temperature and keeps the sweat off the Rift's
absorbent band, thus not pushing it right back at you.
It's a trivial thing, but it really does make it more comfortable.
Just for reference this is the one I got.....

u/shadow1347 · 2 pointsr/Vive

I got this and it's helped me. I also got a fan for the vive room and have that on while playing, combine that with either no shirt or no pants and I'm good

u/Sinistar83 · 2 pointsr/PSVR

I bought these back in June because they were cheap for a 2 pack
But they kinda slide around under the forehead part of the headset, so instead lately I've been using a sleeve I have torn off from an old t-shirt and it covers the forehead and backhead pretty well underneath the PSVR headset padding.

u/Malidorn · 2 pointsr/PSVR
u/markjamesmurphy · 2 pointsr/oculus

These are perfect:

Self Pro Mens Headband 3PCS Guys Sweatband Performance Stretch, Moisture Wicking

u/Lollygreen · 2 pointsr/PSVR

I recently bought PSVR after trying Beat Saber on a friend's Oculus Quest. No regrets whatsoever. This game and others are so much fun.

Beat Saber can be such a workout that I ended up buying these sweatbands so I didn't get the headset all sweaty:

u/jeffreywilfong · 2 pointsr/hockeyplayers

These. I liked them so much I bought a second pack. If you wear a visor, you may want to wring it out at intermission, but they hold an insane amount of sweat.

u/mattjb · 2 pointsr/oculus

Ahh, well then try using a cotton bandage inside near the lenses and see if that helps to absorb the moisture from your breathing. You could put it on your forehead if you don't want to attach it to the Quest itself. Or better yet, try using a thin moisture-wicking headband that you see athletes wear, like these:

u/mphresh93 · 2 pointsr/PSVR

Invest in these headbands. Bought a few packs & been using them since I bought my vr for fitness games.

u/TheEJM3 · 2 pointsr/iRacing

Using it. Works great. As for comfort, get a set of these:

I raced 4 or 5 hours today without a problem.

u/Xeekatar · 2 pointsr/EDC

Watch 25.49
Knife 24.00
Wallet 10.92
Flashlight 23.95
S Biner 1.78
Free Key 7.49
Total: 93.63

u/-CharlesHardinHolley · 2 pointsr/Watches

> I'm not sure i've seen that Citizen before.


While this watch is easily worth the $113 that they're asking, I cannot stop myself from gloating for a moment: I got it on amazon Prime Day for $74.

u/fragilestories · 2 pointsr/Watches

Fulfilled by amazon isn't the same as sold by Amazon - a citizen sold by Amazon will have a 5 year citizen warranty. Sold by a third party and fulfilled by amazon means you're stuck with a seller warranty if they aren't an authorized dealer.

This may not be a big deal -- jomashop for example has a well respected warranty. But the old rule still applies - buy the seller first, then buy the watch.

For the watch you linked, you can buy from amazon for an extra six bucks - I think it's worth the expense :)

u/SaneBRZ · 2 pointsr/Watches

You can check out Seiko or Citizen chronographs. They have some decent ones which are similar to the Fossil, are within your budget and have a case diameter of 40 mm. Here are just two you could take a look on:

u/luckynumberpi · 2 pointsr/Seiko

It's a Citizen Eco-Drive chrono, purchased on the 3rd St promenade in Santa Monica for $190. Mine still runs after 10+ years, and looks great on a black leather strap with white stitching. Eco-Drive is amazing.

u/_CorkTree_ · 2 pointsr/EDC

No problem. For the record, this is the watch I EDC. I replaced the canvas band with a steel one and it's great.

u/NickCrockett · 2 pointsr/knifeclub
u/Schindog · 2 pointsr/Watchexchange

For sure, no worries. Any of these pique your interest? (It'd be awesome if I had a nice camera... That Symphony is much more beautiful in-person)

Seiko SKX007K

Citizen Eco-Drive AT0200-05E

Orient Symphony

The ones on the left have a couple dings from working as a barista and/or camping, but the Symphony is damn near mint, as it tends to get worn with less heavy use.

u/Nixtrix · 2 pointsr/Watches

The Nautica brand is fine. They are known for their clothing, but their watches are made by the Timex group, whose name might be a little more prolific in the world of horology.

Some other alternatives I think may pique your interest and give bit of variety based off the Nautica would be:

  • Citizen
  • Seiko
  • Timex

    Hopefully that helps and let me know what you think, I'll be happy to help you look for more!
u/Orfez · 2 pointsr/Watches

I don't think so, but there's similar chronograph version in 41mm size.

u/S2S2S2S2S2 · 2 pointsr/Watches

To build on what Coffeeshopman said, if you're going to invest a hundred dollars, it may as well be a hundred well spent. The brands they listed are all Japanese and offer a good value of reasonably well made watches at lower price points. Citizen may interest you in particular as their Eco-Drive watches run off of batteries which are recharged from sunlight and artificial light, requiring very little maintenance.

Furthermore, you may need to investigate what kind of watch you want ( e.g., quartz vs. automatic, which is to say, battery-operated vs. self-winding mechanical gear operated) and what features you would like (some watches you linked have a chronograph / stopwatch for measuring elapsed time). There are pros and cons to these things, but most people on this subreddit heavily favor automatic watches.

Based on these ideas and your aesthetic guidelines, I've pasted a number of links below. I hope they are of some use to you. You will note that Casio is absent. This is merely because they are better known for watches that are more sporty in design and which are typically digital.

u/Nameless2nd · 2 pointsr/Watches

As far as I can tell (I'm German myself) your English is perfectly fine. :)

Since I don't really care for quartz watches I don't know citizen's range of models all too well but this one could fit the bill. But I'd still go with the Seiko (replacing a battery costs next to nothing) - the face has a quite neat looking 3D design with the outer ring being higher than the rest of the face, I prefer the cleaner look from the two sub dials compared to the three on the citizen, and I think the orange hands and indices look great.

u/OneLegAtATime · 2 pointsr/Watches

What features of this watch do you like? Color? Size (45mm is HUGE)? case profile? subdials?

I started by poking around Citizen Eco-Drives. They aren't mechanical, but are solar quartz (and generally well-regarded here). It's hard finding mechanical chronographs due to the movements requiring significantlymore moving parts.

If you're just looking for a chrono, this is probably the cleanest one they make. If you're needing to validate your masculinity more, try something bulkier. If you like the color palette, they make some silver/off-white ones as well.

u/TheodoreRoethke · 2 pointsr/BuyItForLife

I have one that looks great and is a model that gets recommended on reddit a lot:

I bought it a few years ago, thinking it would last forever. About a month after the warranty expired, the hands on the chronograph got tangled and the movement stopped. I have had this repaired several times and it just keeps happening, even if I'm not wearing the watch. I know something is crooked in there, but that kind of pisses me off. I don't do anything active with it on.

u/lAltroUomo · 2 pointsr/CFBOffTopic

I went through a watch nerd phase and have 8 of the damn things. 90% of the time I actually wear only two of them: this citizen quartz that I'm wearing right now is my casual knockabout. Its here but I have it on a NATO strap. The other I wear for more business / business casual dress.

  • What are you looking to spend?
  • Automatic (mechanical movement) or quartz crystal?
  • Dressy, sporty, diver?

    /r/watches has a pretty cool price guide thing in their wiki
u/mfr220 · 2 pointsr/Watches

They have a similarly styled chronograph with a 40mm case that might interest you.

u/gbakermatson · 2 pointsr/EngineeringPorn

I've got a Citizen that does that, and it's fuckin' great.

u/thebandgap · 2 pointsr/chemistry

G-shocks are great. I've had the one I'm wearing now for six years of lab work. The plastic doesn't get brittle with repeated exposure to solvents. They are a bit pricey but they use solar charging and last forever. Make sure you buy a real one. The market is saturated with knockoffs. Here is the link to the one I wear

Although I have never heard anyone say wearing a watch in lab is a bad idea, what people have said here does make sense. Personally, I think that its much less dangerous to be wearing a watch then either turning your head to look at a clock (looking away from your work) or checking your phone (contaminating your phone, something you put on your face, with whatever is on your hands/gloves). That being said I am constantly checking the time. I find it easy to get lost in lab work.

u/DarthRadius · 2 pointsr/Fitness
u/JohnIdaZebra · 2 pointsr/EDC

I had a black background on a previous watch (Armitron, this is my first G-Shock). I didn't mind it so much because I could personally see it most of the time. However, I have [the clear background with black numbers] ( on this one and love it. It is just 10x easier to read for me.

I also like how it's matte coloring all over.

u/Thor2DThor · 2 pointsr/Watches

The G-Shock DW5600 is pretty similar and water resistant to 200m

u/skyleth · 2 pointsr/Watches

Can't beat the value of the MDV-106 and SNK80X (probably one of the few automatics you'll find at this price range worth getting), if you want some variety i'd also add the: DW5600, Weekender, Weekender Chrono

u/canoe_yawl · 2 pointsr/Watches

They're generally seen as being really tough, and well-suited to abuse and rough environments of various sorts. You might get some discussion over "most durable". There are absolutely some watches that offer better water resistance. There might be other watches that are somehow tougher in other ways (resistance to strong magnetic fields, etc.). But every model of G-Shock gives 200m water resistance, and pretty incredible impact resistance, too, and they also do this starting at really low prices. I'm not aware of a better bang-for-the buck tough, durable watch than the G-Shock. (If someone is, I'd be happy to hear from them.)

To give an example of value for money: I know you said you don't like the GWM5610 and similar, but the DW-5600, which is essentially the entry-level G-Shock, is now on for under $40 USD.

Depending on the model you choose, there are all sorts of functions available (temperature, barometer, compass, etc.), and you can get analog, or analog and digital, or pure digital. They also come in different sizes. Some of them are really big, so keep that in mind when you're deciding. There's also some modding that goes on, including adapters for different styles of watch straps, and "bull bars" to help protect the watch even more.

u/comeclosertome · 2 pointsr/malefashionadvice

This may not be of much help, but if I were in a position where I had to wear scrubs I'd probably opt for something tough and technical that I need not worry about. A G-Shock DW5600 is 45 bucks and tough as nails and will probably do everything you need it to. If you chafe at the idea of something technical, perhaps a Citizen Eco Drive such as this one. They're extraordinarily accurate quartz watches and highly regarded in just about every aspect I can think of, you'd probably get great mileage out of something like this one. It's even got a nice blue dial.

edit: And if either of those feel too expensive to you, a Casio F-91W is ten bucks and notoriously (at least in the hands of terrorists) reliable.

u/Ichigo576 · 2 pointsr/Watches

Well if you're mainly looking for a watch for ur work you could get the Mudmaster, but you could also get a cheap beater watch and the dress watch. They have G-Shocks that go for like $40 on Amazon like the Casio DW5600E-1V. With a cheap beater you wont have to worry about damaging it at all at work as you wont be out much if u somehow manage to break it and you get the basic functions needed. Then you can still afford a nice dress watch for the weekends. And I'm sure you wont be needing a compass for ur job welding. But if you like all the features of the mudmaster then get it but that's what I'd do is get the DW5600 for work and the citizen or a similar one for the weekends or ur down time

Casio Wristwatches (Model: DW5600E-1V)

u/kristopher_m7 · 2 pointsr/Watches

As has already been said, the G-Shock is pretty ubiquitous. Hell, a couple of them (such as this one) are NASA-approved for use in space. Plus, pretty inexpensive. I've had mine for about a year, and it's taken plenty of abuse and still looks/functions like new.

u/hgong415 · 2 pointsr/EDCexchange
u/bisco_ · 2 pointsr/Watchexchange

if you want a super tough beater, you can get an original/ early version of the g-shock for about $38!

u/ledit0ut · 2 pointsr/Watches

Any $40-$50 g-shock is pretty durable. I had this when I was in the marines. Even though it's not exactly pretty I like this one because you can take it off and lay it flat on the floor for workouts when doing timed planks and such. Looks wise I would go with the classic squares.

u/ZombieLoveChild · 2 pointsr/Watches

I needed a true beater watch, so I bought the Casio G-Shock DW5600E on Sunday. It's supposed to be in any minute and I'm so ready to break it in.

u/FriscoFlo · 2 pointsr/Watches

Beater/Gym: G-Shock [DW5600](G-shock DW5600E-1V Men's Black Resin Sport Watch
Sport: Christopher Ward C60 Trident Pro 600 (Old Logo)
Dress: Nomos Tangente 38mm
Casual: Junghans Max Bill Chronoscope

u/JahRo225 · 2 pointsr/CampingGear

The Classic G-Shock. I am surprised at how it's still functional after all the beating I've put it through. I take it swimming in rivers and lakes, I've hit it all over rocks, dropped it, sat and stepped on it, and aside from some scuffs, it's still an amazing watch. I have a Garmin Forerunner 935 for most of my activity tracking, but if I'm going somewhere I know I'm gonna need a tough watch, I always bring the G-Shock.

u/PotatoSkies · 2 pointsr/Watches

Do you prefer analog?

I'd choose between the Seikos (I like the skx👍)

If you like the whole Navy Seal thing and don't mind digital.

I suggest a g-shock like the dw6900 or a dw5600.

Or their multiband solar variant.

u/Divergent_ · 2 pointsr/Welding

I would get a g-shock or something similar. I wouldn't spend anything over $50 if it were me. All it takes is one hot spark or something hot falling down your glove to ruin the face/screen of your watch.

I'd get this

u/1nky0ct0pus · 2 pointsr/gshock

I like the normal classic black DW-5600-E1V the best out of the 5600s. It's cheap ($40), a neutral color to match any outfit, tough, no frills. It was my first Gshock and the one that got me started collecting.

Be aware that you can also buy different color bezels and straps if you want to customize your watch. Out if all the models the 5600 has the most customizability options.

This site has a list and pics of all the 5600s. Click on one you like and you can buy the bezel and or strap. It is also good for browsing for a style you like and getting the model name to search for a site that carrys it.

This site also has spare bezels and bands. It's also UK based I believe so might be a better option for you.

u/Do_Not_Go_In_There · 2 pointsr/Watches

I would go with a Timex Expedition. Cheap, durable, and accurate, plus it has indiglo which really comes in handy if you get caught out in the dark. If you're worried about the watch coming loose, you can always put it on a NATO strap.

Alternatively, if you don't care about if it's analog/digital, Casio G-Shocks are a favourite here. There are a ton of options, so Iwould say go for the Classic Digital Watch option.

There are other watches with stuff like altimeters or barometers, not sure if you want something like that but they're available from Timex or Casio if you do.

u/TheWringer · 2 pointsr/EDC

I'm pretty sure it's a classic G-shock. I just got one for Christmas and love it so far. Casio Men's DW5600E-1V "G-Shock" Classic Digital Watch

u/Preston205 · 2 pointsr/Watches

G-Shock DW-5600

u/I_Like_Knives · 2 pointsr/EDC

It is this one reallly great for the price

u/frankw438 · 2 pointsr/EDC

Casio G-Shock. DW5600 is less than $50. If you step up to the GWM5610, you'll get the same watch with solar power and atomic timekeeping for around $90-ish.

u/three_rivers · 2 pointsr/scuba

That's my go-to dive watch. They're $15 and nearly indestructible. Mine's been going on the same battery for 11 years. Legit hardware.

Casio Men's W800H-1AV Classic Sport Watch with Black Band

The g-shock version is 200m rated. $45

G-shock DW5600E-1V Men's Black Resin Sport Watch

u/pvdnh · 2 pointsr/Watches

Fwiw I work out in my 6900 and it's small and light and doesn't get in the way.

The 5600 is even smaller.

Both come in solar/atomic which is awesome:
GW6900 which is what I have


u/Frith_Inle · 2 pointsr/Watches

Hey, fellow snowboarder here. I used to ride a ton, but not as much anymore (work, school, friends, life). I've worn 2 G-shocks through 10 years of park riding. They never broke or succumbed to the elements in my experience.

I highly recommend the DW5600E-1V for its low profile and smaller build, as well as low cost. I wear a GWM5610-1 now (pretty much the same thing), which I wear on the inside of my wrist so if I fall on my hands (you're really not supposed to, but it happens, sue me) it doesn't dig into the back of my hand. It fits nicely under a big glove or jacket too.

You could get a Vostok for around the same price and it would probably be fine, but IMO G-shocks were designed for this sort of high impact activity. Definitely recommend.

u/goldfish67 · 2 pointsr/Watches

If the Seiko 5 people recommended is over your budget and you are not willing to wait a couple of weeks to save up then you should be looking at a digital watch in my opinion. A casio DW5600E-1V is a classic G shock watch that is as simple and classic as you can get. DW5600E

u/pelicularities · 2 pointsr/BuyItForLife

Huge variability here. What's most important to you? Budget, accuracy, durability, functionality, versatility, etc.?

My daily watch these days is a Seiko SNK809 on a NATO strap (the stock strap is crap). If I'm travelling and need something absolutely indestructible, Casio G-shock DW5600. Two simple, no-nonsense watches that will probably last me a lifetime, for around $100 total.

I'm starting to get more into watches, and my next watches will probably be in the four-figure range (eyeing a Sinn U2 and Nomos Tangente). Equally BIFL if you take care of them, but a completely different league altogether.

u/topaz_riles_bird · 2 pointsr/Watches

Chrono: Strela CYM3133 $500

Chrono: Zeppelin 7608 $755

Auto: Boschett Cave Dweller $500

That leaves $245 to grab a vintage Omega, Bulova, Medana, or whatever trips your trigger off Ebay.

Or if you like lots of watches you get do this with your leftover:

Quartz/Workout: Casio G-Shock Classic $45

Manual: HMT Pilot or Jinata $40

Auto: Vostok Amphibia $65

u/Teaotic · 2 pointsr/Watches

I just ordered the same, for exercise/labor tasks. Much smaller than other G shocks.

I had been using a retro metal A178WA-1A, but it's kind of weird to go jogging with, and doesn't have a countdown timer.

u/ModernRegimen · 2 pointsr/EDC

Do G-Shocks interest you at all for work? Something like a DW5600 maybe? They're pretty much built for war.

u/boarlizard · 2 pointsr/EDC

Olight S2

HP zbook g4

G-Shock Classic

Sabre Red with Clip Holster for backpack pocket

Travelambo RFID wallet

Some basic first aid stuff I carry is pictured too, foldable mini splint, first aid kit, pocket resuscitator, and a RATS tourniquet. I HATE the RATS, pretty garbage but my old tourniquet has somehow disappeared… plan on replacing it when I have the money. Also, I fucking love local beer!

u/rubins3 · 2 pointsr/Welding

I got a $40 Casio G-Shock for this exact purpose. Works great for the job it has to do. It's cheap enough that if it does get trashed, it's not a big loss, and its plastic so it won't arc and electrocute you.

u/raccoozie · 2 pointsr/malefashionadvice

I just ordered these. Sounds like they have some heel issues but I'm going to give them a shot.

u/pimpmafuwa · 2 pointsr/Watches

Industrial painter here, I used a cheap Gshock for 4 years and it is still working, but i've replaced it with a more expensive version, and ive dipped both and washed both in some pretty hardcore thinners and solvents.

GW2310fb is the watch that served me exceptionally well, I could take some pics of it of how it held up over all those years of use if you really wanted, but aside from scratched glass and paint all over it, its 100% functional.

Currently using the GW9400 for about a year now but i've been taking especially good care of it to not get paint on it but the bumps and smacks have been aplenty, and it still looks like it just came out of the box.

edit: Added current watch

u/Zickefoose · 2 pointsr/EDC

G-Shock GW2310FB-1CR.
Blacked out stealthy look and the negative display is not hard to read. I've worn it everyday the past year and love it.

u/ItsDeke · 2 pointsr/Watches

I have no clue if it's a popular model or not, but I was in the market for a gshock as a weekend beater, and I really took a liking to this one:

Solar, atomic, rugged, but not too flashy. I've had it for 6 months or so now, and it's been solid.

edit: words

u/maplespread · 2 pointsr/EDC

I would also recommend a solar atomic watch. Currently I have two. One G-Shock GW7900B1 for rugged use and one Citizen AT4007-54E for work/suit.

One slight problem with the GW7900B1 though. It was my first choice overall in the G-Shock series because it combines Shock resistance, Multi-Band 6 and Tough Solar features but after a couple of months only, rivets on the bezel started to fall. Big disapointment. I realised I'm not the only one and found this thread and this thread about the problem and how to order/replace the lost rivets.

My suggestion to you would be the GW2310 or the GW2310FB-1CR if you like reverse display.

It all depends on your budget too.

u/phat1forever · 2 pointsr/weightlifting

I have Hanes, Fruit of the Loom, and Kirkland Signature (Costco), and UA boxer briefs. The UA ones feel strange, so I dont wear them often. They are my "oops, forgot about that laundry thing" pair. I like Fruit of the loom most of the time and really like the Kirkland ones. They are the most....snug fit, which I find to be most comfortable. I should also admit that most of mine are probably a bit too large as I lost weight and the Kirkland ones are the only ones I bought after losing most of the weight.

As for compression gear, I normally wear Nike compression shorts.

I have a pair of Under Armour compression shorts that I do not like as much as the Nikes. They are a bit thicker, but I still wear them on occasion.

I have a few pairs of Athleta tights, but also have these and these and find both comfortable. The first link ones I find to be a bit thicker, which is really useful as it is colder now, but I didnt find them too thick and warm in the summer.

My brother and a few others I know have bought the cheap gear from Target (Champion I think), and that stuff seems decent, they find it comfortable. So that could be something else to try out.

u/two7s_clash · 2 pointsr/yoga

I really like this one:

I also like the wider Nike tennis ones. I think they look a little dumb, but they absorb a crazy amount of sweat.

u/vanillamode · 2 pointsr/Watches

for digital, you can look at the Casio Royale (AE1200WH-1A resin strap, AE1200WHD-1A steel bracelet), which has world time and 100m water resistance. Or see which G-shock models have dual time, though the G-shocks might be going over your budget.

if you want to go analog, any dive watch can do a second time zone by using the rotating bezel. For example, if my local time is pacific daylight time, and I want to keep track of UTC, then line up the 12 on the rotating bezel with the 5 o'clock on the dial, and voila, the bezel reads UTC time. The Casio Duro is $46 on amazon, and has 200m water resistance

u/hineybush · 2 pointsr/EDC

can you not have a digital watch? casio makes a great one that can be set to any timezone, and can search them all too.

u/SaucySisyphus · 2 pointsr/EDC

In the midst of my final year at university and thought I'd share my essentials. A lot of these pieces are essentials from this sub - which I give many thanks to!

From left to right:

• Macbook Pro

Staedtler Highlighter

AmazonBasics Gold iPhone Cable

A Little History of Economics by Niall Kishtainy

• Warby Parker Glasses

Casio World Time AE1200WH-1A

• Saddleback Leather Co. Card Holder

• Alcohol Swab - Essential

Victorinox Pioneer X

• Mac Charger

iPhone 6 w/ Mophie Charging Case

u/forceofrabbit · 2 pointsr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

This watch is a fun (for eight year olds), practical, and very affordable Christmas present. This costs more but looks pretty slick and is automatically set to atomic clocks via radio, which is pretty damn cool when you're eight.

This Leatherman is a little pricey for what it is but little boys love multi-tools, Leathermans are great multi-tools, and it comes with a pointless knife (as in, there's no sharp tip) that you install yourself, in case you don't trust your child with knives (I may or may not have a scar from using my Leatherman Micra in a really stupid way when I was 10) or your kid will definitely take it everywhere, including their school which has a zero-tolerance/thought policy on pointy objects. (If you have no problems with knives, the Squirt would be my first choice for a mini-multitool.)

This book is pricey for a single book but I had the old version as a kid and it's still one of my all time favorite books. Highly recommend, for a kid interested in technology.

u/tigerbravo · 2 pointsr/Watches

You've got a ton of options to choose from. To make the most of your budget, Seiko, Orient, Citizen, and Tissot are some brands to look at. Since you don't like sport watches, if you're just looking for one watch I would recommend the Tissot Visodate which is most of your current budget. You could pair it with a cheap Casio digital for weekend/outdoors wear. But hopefully you'd be able to expand your collection in time.

If you wanted to split your collection a little more evenly financially, there are tons of fantastic options in the $200 range. For automatic dress watches, look at the Orient Bambino range, I would recommend one of their 2nd generation models. Pair that with a Citizen Nighthawk or a G-shock for example and you'd have a highly respectable and seriously versatile two watch collection for your budget.

That isn't to say this is a better option than the Tissot and Casio. There are just a ton of options in your range. Some great value in automatics, and some great tech in quartz if you're looking at the right stuff. Hope you find something that suits you!

u/MusicPi · 1 pointr/AskMen

I've had this for almost eight years, and it's fantastic, pretty cheap too.

u/Atlantian · 1 pointr/Watches

Timex Men's T48042 Expedition Digital

Price: $31.92

Movement: Digital Quartz

Style: Digital utility watch

Size: 39 mm

Crystal: Acrylic

Link: Amazon Listing


The main display is a 12/24 hour time display with seconds, day of the week, month, and date. Has a chronograph with split times for lap timing, countdown timer that can be set to repeat, and three alarms.

When I was shopping for a wristwatch without knowing much about watches, I figured I would rather get a mechanical analog later that would "beat" several times a second, rather than a quartz analog with a loud stepper motor "ticking" away.

I picked the Timex Expedition for its:

  • High visibility display (A big, simple screen compared to the case size, with reflective backing in the display called "All-Day Indiglo" on top of the push-button "Indiglo" backlight. Easy to use in any light condition)

  • Stiff buttons (to avoid accidental button depression in water, which would compromise water resistance)

  • Smaller size (I was considering a G-Shock but the massive size would make the watch look ridiculous on my 6" wrist)

    Personal note: It is comfortable to wear 24/7-365-days-a-year with a leather NATO strap. And the leather strap does not look out of place with the watch.

    Picture of the legibility with the help of the reflective backing.
u/Zyxt · 1 pointr/malefashionadvice

Maybe something like this would fit your budget better?

Also, I know I'd get this watch in a heartbeat if I had the money for it. Love it to death. Maybe change the strap though.

u/dsac · 1 pointr/Watches

i just put the seiko on my christmas list, along with this Citizen

the fact that you say you have small wrists means that both watches - at 37mm - should fit nicely.

bands are easily swapped.

u/tman916x · 1 pointr/streetwear

I don't own one... I've got a Timex Weekender, Citizen Eco-Drive, and G-Shock. I'm not baller enough for an expensive time piece, I just knew it was a Shinola (mainly because I zoomed in on the imgur link).

If you want something somewhat similar, here's a black faced chronograph by Citizen. All you gotta do is swap out the band (ridiculously easy) and you're golden.

u/Schrockwell · 1 pointr/Watches

Within that price range, you can consider an Eco-Drive with a little more style or features. For example, a chronograph or a second time zone and a bezel that's a slide rule, or something that just looks like a pilot watch.

u/Sanklo · 1 pointr/EDC

It’s this watch with a NATO strap.
Citizen Men's Eco-Drive Chronograph Watch with Date, AT0200-05E

u/turk11042 · 1 pointr/Watches

It's not an automatic but it otherwise fits all your criteria I think:

u/Nothingcreativeatm · 1 pointr/Watches

A citizen eco drive isn't an automatic, but well regarded around here, and they have a bunch of options for your desired level of formality.

edit: or this one that actually has the black dial.
edit 2: I like this one best.

u/Witzner · 1 pointr/Watches

Here's a Citizen eco-drive chronograph for $106. Link

u/mr_mother · 1 pointr/malefashionadvice

Have you looked at any of the Citizen watches? You can usualy find these cheaper on places like Jomashop. The Chrono one is fantastic



u/duck729 · 1 pointr/USMC

I wear a Citizen AT0200-05E. Durable, waterproof, solar powered, looks good, and I got mine on Amazon for like 90 bucks.

Looks like its 118 on Amazon right now

u/son2tweets · 1 pointr/Watchexchange

Hi guys,
Today I’d like to offer up a few well-priced pieces I no longer wear. Prices included Con. US shipping. I take PayPal (F&F preferred) and have good feedback here.

Without further ado, here’s the photo albums w/ timestamp:

Orient Mako Orange -$110 SOLD
The Orient Mako line is well-known for punching above its weight class, and the Orange dial version is probably my favorite (I prefer it to my Gen 1 Orange Monster). This iteration also happens to fairly sought after, as eBay vendors are asking $197 and up (there’s an Orient Mako XL for $148 for bigger-wristed folks).

This watch keeps good time and is good cosmetic condition. Crystal is flawless. Bezel (a common problem with Orient divers) clicks smoothly. Case and bezel inserts has minor use marks. Watch will come on the pictured Nato strap as well as the OEM bracelet that’s sized to 7” wrist. 41mm case x 22mm lug width.

Pics: Wrist shot 1, Wrist shot 2, Closeup, Lume shot

Citizen Eco-Drive AT0200 Field Chrono - $65 SOLD
This is a popular and well-reviewed field watch, and for good reasons: almost fool-proof Eco-Drive tech, one of the more legible chrono dials I’ve seen, robust lume, and nice touches such as the red second hand and matching red WR100 text. 39mm x 20mm.

My sample is well-kept and in good cosmetic condition. Crystal has a tiny hairline scratch near the 2 o’clock marker. Cases has normal wear marks. Caseback is spotless. Watch comes on an unworn NATO band.

Pics: Wrist shot, Closeup 1, Closeup 2, Lume shot

Seiko Solar SNE039 - $58 SOLD
I love mechanical watches as much as the next guy, but it’s nice to have a grab-and-go quartz when you’re in a rush; if said quartz watch requires minimal long-term maintenance due to being solar-powered AND also bears a tasteful design, all the better! This was almost my exact rationale for getting this watch, only to receive something similar from the Mrs soon after that I end up wearing instead.

Watch is in near mint condition and bracelet comes with all links. Please refer to this Amazon product page for more information. 37mm x 19mm

Pics: Wrist shot, Lume , Closeup

Let me know if you have any questions. Thank you for your time.

u/Aevum1 · 1 pointr/Watches

Im wondering about the nato strap on that watch.

Think about it, if you´re going to be sitting in lectures great, but once you start your intership... you´re going to get blood, bile, spit, urine and heck knows what on you, in other words avoid leather and cloth straps (basicly anything that can absorb liquids)

You might be better with a rubber or metal bracelet and since you hate metal bracelets...

Also take in to account you´re going to be tired alot and you need something easy to read when going over tests or mesuring someones pulse.

Personaly i would go with a nice ecodrive chrono, i dont think an automtic if for you becuase a 200 buck automatic cant be accurate enough for what you´re going to be using it for and you´re going to need the dead seconds for mesurments.

u/likethemapples · 1 pointr/Watchexchange

I bought this watch on Nov 10th 2015 from Amazon. It is in mint condition no scratches or dings. So for practical purposes it is brand new. I am letting this one go because it does not get any wrist time. It was an impulsive purchase and I’ve only worn it a handful of times.

It comes with everything you see in the pictures. I’ve also included a free nato strap and the original strap, which I have never worn.

I am looking to get $105 + shipping. US only.


Japanese movement

Case size: 41mm

Material: Stainless steel

Water Resistance: 100m

Functions: Chronograph, hours, minutes, seconds, and date

u/jmorlin · 1 pointr/Watches




u/calmbomb · 1 pointr/malefashionadvice

that bulova is great but its quartz, if you don't mind a quartz watch it opens up a WHOLE slew of different options under 200$. If I was buying a simliar styled watch under 200$ and didn't mind quartz I would probably look at Citizen Eco-Drive watches, the quality is usually outstanding and the solar feature is fun and very useful.

u/johnwclark · 1 pointr/Watches

There are lot of good Eco-Drive models. Some of my favorites

u/Gopokes34 · 1 pointr/malefashionadvice

Someone else said the Orient Mako, and I love mine. Great option and the lug width is 22mm so if you are ever wanting to change up the straps or bracelet, it's very easy.
Have you looked at Citizen too? They have quite a few watches that seem to match the loo you are somewhat going for.


u/hcsteve · 1 pointr/frugalmalefashion

Look for a pilot chronograph or flieger chronograph. These are the closest cheap ones I could find:

u/returner00b · 1 pointr/malefashionadvice

If I might make a recommendation, check out the Citizen Eco Drive - either this model or this slightly larger model with more dials.

Pair it up with a nice NATO strap (buy several different colors, still under $200) and swap them out based on how you're feeling.

u/sfall · 1 pointr/Watchexchange this the one i am leaning towards but i like the one you linked too but ill have to look at other colors have enough black on black watches

u/idrumgood · 1 pointr/Watches

This guy. The stock strap is groooooosssssss, so I put it on a black shell single piece from Guarded Goods.

u/daboose · 1 pointr/technology

> eco-drive Nighthawk

I have a Chronograph, and its also amazing.

u/Devvils · 1 pointr/Watches

Others have suggested G5600 but there is a Glide model with tide times & mode phase, useful for surfers.

Other options are the red G7900 or more subtle. The G9000 mudman is for those into muddy outdoor activities; I really like the round buttons.

u/da7619 · 1 pointr/BuyItForLife

Gshock gwm5610 (low profile and solar/atomic). Casio Men's G-Shock Quartz Watch with Resin Strap, Black, 20 (Model: GWM5610-1)

G9000 mudman Casio Wristwatches (Model: G9000-1V)

GD350 - Casio Wristwatches (Model: GD350-8)

u/Lyscii · 1 pointr/minimalism

Lots of things out there that can work. On the really cheap end, Casio and Timex tend to be more reliable than most other things, though I have had a watch from each die on me. For something that will hold up really well no matter what you do with it, I'd look at a Casio G-Shock. They do have versions that look a little more fancy or dressy too, though they cost more.

For something considered a little more high end, I've had decent luck finding things at thrift stores, the Swiss Army I've been wearing the last few years was $6, and I found a really pretty Tissot for $8 for when I want something a little more dressy. Each one new would have likely set me back over $100. Going used, it's probably safer to stick with quartz movements (Battery powered) over mechanical.

u/Oreos_and · 1 pointr/Watchexchange

Haha yes, $80 was on the very high end of the spectrum for some of the more limited versions of the 5600. Is yours the classic black one I am thinking of? (

u/mating_toe_nail · 1 pointr/JapaneseWatches

You can get old-style g-shocks for like $40 if you want something a bit tougher than OP's:

u/adio1010 · 1 pointr/EDC
u/selway- · 1 pointr/malefashionadvice

This watch is technically water resistant to 30 meters. Personally I would suggest just taking it off when you need to put your hands in salt water, or not wearing it to work. If you want a do-all watch you could get a diver like the Seiko SNK007:

That one will have no problem with submersion in fish tanks, but it's also twice your budget and sized a little larger at 42mm.

Alternatively you could get something digital like this as a beater - classic in its own way:

u/scribener · 1 pointr/Watches
u/boxofwyn · 1 pointr/Watches

How about this for the same price. I have had one of these as a cheap vacation watch and it has lasted quite a few vacations. It is very light, very slim, and has made it through the ocean, swimming pools, showers, etc.

If you want something a little sturdier and better looking, there is the G-Shock version also.

u/BatteryLicker · 1 pointr/Watches

Could you get two watches?

I'd get a diver/casual forever watch (Seiko, saphire crystal, automatic) and a beater watch.

I have this gshock and it's survived several years of abuse hiking/backpacking/mountain biking/etc.

u/jcastro502 · 1 pointr/backpacking

Thanks everyone who gave me feedback. Yea I'm currently sporting this Casio as my travel watch ( and it's near perfect. I would just like one to look a bit cooler - although the casio watches are cool in their own classic way.

u/space-butler · 1 pointr/Watches

Mate the DW-5600 is consistently under $50 USD and definitely the best bang for buck.

u/Fun-Zilla · 1 pointr/Watches

You're right about it being strange to dislike the countdown timer. When I posted this it was late and I wasn't thinking about all the uses for it. I use a stop watch for running and training. However, after I read some of the responses to this question I realize how useful the countdown timer would be for me (e.g cooking). You're are also right that I do not need to use it. I did not know that most G-Shocks also have a stopwatch. It didn't say that in the description of the ones I was looking at (see link below). I like this simple, digital model. Any suggestions one ones that are similar? Thank you for taking the time to respond to my question and I apologize for my ignorance.

u/eudaimonean · 1 pointr/Watches

You're probably thinking of Casio G-Shocks. Versions with altimeters and compasses tend to be more expensive ($200-300) but there are plenty that come in around $50 with chronograph, time, second time zone, etc. functions.

The G-Shock is not expensive but is considered an iconic brand in horological history, for this reason it has its own cult following (deservedly so.) Quality-wise it's also going to just straight up last a long time compared to the cheapo G-Shock knock-offs that try to imitate its looks.

The Timex Marathon and Ironman are alternatives that are also solid and well-made, albeit without the G-Shock's enthusiast following:

u/Pankaj135 · 1 pointr/casio

Tough solar is costly, I guess normal one should suffice

u/jaegerrecce · 1 pointr/army

Get a slim Casio g shock. I would avoid the big clunky ones until you are going to spend some money on a nice one.

Casio Digital Watch that I used in basic (or something very similar). Tough, cheap, has an alarm functionality, and isn’t half an inch thick. That’s all you need. The compass won’t be useful to you. You’ll need one once and you’ll have an actual compass for land nav that will work way better.

u/jellymen · 1 pointr/running

Great watch: tough, dependable, and simple to use. I've had mine for a couple years now, and it's been great.

u/mattjack23 · 1 pointr/surfing

I rock the simple Casio G Shock, a few bucks more than the sport watch, but worth the added protection when whacking it against all kinds of shit.

u/Gfran · 1 pointr/Watchexchange

Like this? G-shock DW5600E-1V Men's Black Resin Sport Watch

u/brianwc · 1 pointr/Watches

Recommendations for a 10-year-old boy?

I'd like to get a watch for my son. He's responsible, but given his age, I probably shouldn't spend over $100 because there's the off-chance he'll lose it. He's very much into sports and so will play hard with it on at school. He once expressed interest in a dual analog/digital display and I don't think he'd like roman numerals or index hour markers. Probably arabic numerals are a requirement.

I looked at the buying guide for <$250 recs, but also need to think about it being relatively smaller in size as he has the wrist of a 10-year old. So, I'm considering:

u/hakugene · 1 pointr/Watches

If you are fine with branching out to digital, there are some really cool options for less than 50 bucks. Cheap casio digitals are quite popular, and can cost as little as 10 dollars.

You can also get an entry G-Shock for about that much. It doesn't have solar or radio-controlled time but it is definitely a great watch. Perfect if you want something for swimming, work out, etc., and also just pretty cool in their own right.

G Shock DW5600

u/HenryJonesJunior · 1 pointr/bicycling

If I'm wearing my Heart Rate Monitor, that goes on my wrist. If I'm commuting, whatever I'm going to wear for the rest of the day (usually this) goes on my wrist. Otherwise, it varies, but I usually throw on my good old indestructible G-Shock for stopwatch functionality and because my wrist feels naked without a watch.

u/shizzlemonkey · 1 pointr/Watches

I have this G-Shock DW5600E. It is small and light compared those other big, bulky, round G-shocks that most people associate with the name. The 5600 is small enough that I forget I'm wearing it sometimes. It just fits that comfortably.

u/Bails_au · 1 pointr/BuyItForLife

Another vote for g-shock. I got one of these a couple of years ago as a cheap beater watch. It may also suit you as it has a low profile that is less likely to catch on things when working with your hands, many G-shocks are fairly chunky.

I also recently got a Casio protrek for my birthday, much chunkier watch but definitely rock solid.

u/Slash3040 · 1 pointr/Watches

I think the most popular in that price range would probably be a G Shock.

u/MD_Lurker · 1 pointr/Watches

I love G-Shocks but dislike many of their bulky and loud designs. Have you looked at the DW-5600? Classic, low profile, digital, backlight, stop watch, SOLID. Approved by NASA as well.

u/zeroair · 1 pointr/gshock

Just to be sure, we're talking about the

dw-5600e ($41)
vs the
dw-5600ms-1 ($98)

Is that correct?

I personally would not buy a negative display G as my main watch without having seen a negative display G before. I would also lean toward the less expensive one first because there's less sunk cost, and when you do like it, you can decide to pick up the more expensive one later.

Also if it's JUST the negative display you like about the other one (because the cases are fairly similar) then you could mod the $41 model to negative (I think), pretty easily. And you can black out the white lettering with sharpie. Easy. And then you have a reasonable approximation of that more expensive watch, for much less.

u/hantms · 1 pointr/Watches

Yes, or anything else by Casio:

Casio watches on Amazon sorted by price

The most basic G-Shocks start around $40 (US). I'd go for that, as they do add something in ruggedness.

That'd be this one: G-Shock DW5600

But there are MANY other models and colors that cost roughly the same.

u/Monsieur-ledouche · 1 pointr/Military

Have a Suunto, much prefer the Casio G-Shock 5000 series. They're simple, cheap, they work, they're damn near indestructible and you can bring them anywhere. I've had mine (5600E) for 5 years, abusing the shit out of it and sometimes going weeks without taking it off, including swimming and shower. It looks like it's covered in smegma. I haven't even had to change the battery.



u/JohnRedcornXL · 1 pointr/Android

I still rock a little bit of the classic 80s tech look

G-shock DW5600E-1V Men's Black Resin Sport Watch

u/tesmundo89 · 1 pointr/Watches

I would recommend these two:

Seiko SNK809

Casio DW5600E-1V

u/t0rk · 1 pointr/Watches

If you like the square G shocks, the Casio DW5600E is a good choice.

u/Sparkdog · 1 pointr/malefashionadvice

Also the classic G-shock (DW5600) can be found for ~$30 if you shop around.

u/kingdavecako · 1 pointr/Watches

Sorry. Not entirely familiar with the line. Isn't this the same model, feature-wise?

u/penguinpoopy · 1 pointr/Watches
u/Abrum · 1 pointr/AskReddit

I wear this Casio G-Shock.

u/wickeddimension · 1 pointr/motorcycles

Just get a watch. One of the cheap Casio G shock 's can be had between 10 and 50 bucks. They run about 3 years on a battery. Are pretty much indestructible.

You can attach it to your bike in some way. But I'd recommend just wearing it. Since that's easier.

I'll edit with some links.

Edit:Something like this for example. You can wear it. But you could also take off the strap and 3M tape (Same tape as gopro mounts) somewhere on your bike.

u/notcalpernia · 1 pointr/Watches

The original G-shocks all looked like this one. Not sure if this is the original or just based on the original.

u/mrstonedturtle · 1 pointr/electricians

Here’s my personal one. About $45.

Casio G-Shock

u/itwontdie · 1 pointr/bicycling

Thanks for all the responses! I went with these. I will let everyone know how well they work for me. Just got our first snow today in Chicago!

u/Always_BSI · 1 pointr/Goruck

Casio Men's GR8900A-1 G-Shock Tough Solar Digital Black Resin Sport Watch

I bought it in 2013. It's solar powered. The battery holds a charge for maybe 2 days and then the watch dies so I have to leave it out to charge in light just FYI. The battery needs to be replaced but I haven't bothered with it yet.

u/BorecoleMyriad · 1 pointr/EDCexchange

I have one available GW2310FB-1CR with bullbars for 75. I would rate it in a B condition just being on the safe side. Worn a hand full of times.


u/MusicalXena · 1 pointr/C25K

My husband uses Under Armor shorts to prevent chaffing on his inner thighs. His thighs aren't even that big (mostly muscle) but he says they make a world of difference.

u/Krevbot · 1 pointr/bikramyoga
  1. I wear under armour shorts
  2. There are lots of Yoga Mats out there. In my experience the towel matters way more than the mat. I like these towels.
  3. Probably. Studios can very in terms of facilities and just how they're run in general. Class can also be quite different based on the teacher, even though they are all giving the same dialogue. I prefer teachers that give very specific feedback.
  4. Diet can be very important - I've had Yoga classes where I basically felt like I was going to die, and the day before I had a lot of fried or trash food.
  5. Try not to drink too much right before class. Most of the time I try to stop drinking about 30 minutes before class, and then after class I usually try and get at least 32 oz within the first hour or so.
  6. Electrolytes also matter imo - I have been doing emergen-c's electrolytes mix, and like it just find. If I had more money I'd probably use nuun, Hi Lyte, or something like that.
u/ShazbotSimulator2012 · 1 pointr/hockeyplayers

I wear one of these because I have long hair and it keeps it out of the way, but it does a good job keeping sweat out of your eyes and fits under a helmet better than most headbands.

u/madwizard94 · 1 pointr/streetwear

So what is the general consensus on headbands like these:

started wearing one since my hair's getting long and i like them.

any reason we don't see them more often?

u/New_at_PC_Building · 1 pointr/Watches

I can't decide which watch to get, would you guys mind helping me out?

So far I'm looking at Casio F91W, [Casio W800H-1AV] (, Casio F108WH, Casio W800HG-9AV, and this one (Amazon just called it "Casio Men's Digital Watch"). Any help and/or other watch suggestions around the same price point with similar features would be greatly appreciated


u/Combustible_Lemon1 · 1 pointr/metalgearsolid

The Casio ae 1200 is quite similar if you don't want to pay that much:

u/Stagehand_Paul · 1 pointr/Watches

Not quite a G, but its my everyday. I wear it more than my 56xx. If i destroy it, which hasn’t happened yet (almost a year now), it’s only the cost of a couple beers at the bar..

u/octopornopus · 1 pointr/C25K

If you're referring to chaffing between your thighs from friction burns, I would recommend wearing compression shorts. I used to walk like John Wayne after walking/jogging for any length of time, but now I glide around, hearing the distinctive "bzzz bzzz" sound of polyester and spandex...

Also, talcum powder.

u/Life-is-Apples · 1 pointr/gshock

The black negative is definitely real nice :) But I didn't have the extra $165 to put down on it. Maybe later down the line I will pick that up to have.

Here's mine:

The G-Shock GW-9400-1CR "Rangeman" and I picked it up on Amazon here:

u/Raichu93 · 1 pointr/Watches

Hm, seems like you're a fan of the slightly bigger, bulkier G-Shocks. In that case, I think you're crazy if you go for anything else but the 9400 Rangeman.

Thermometer, barometer, altimeter, compass, solar powered, atomic syncing, for $200?, Hands down it blows nearly every other G-Shock out of the water. Feature-wise and bang for buck it literally cannabalizes half of the G-Shock lineup.

No kidding, the only reason I bought a Frogman instead is because I didn't like the red highlights on this one.

u/socaldirect · 1 pointr/flying


Has a solar charge that lasts forever, compass, altimeter, temp sensor, plots barometric changes on a graph, but most importantly, has various timezones including UTC and I can flip between that and local. Also it syncs nightly to an atomic clock.

u/technicalityNDBO · 1 pointr/MTB

G-shock Rangeman (GW-9400-1CR)

Has altimeter, barometer, a worthless thermometer, and compass. I say the thermometer is worthless, because it's essentially going to show you the temperature that the watch is - which is heavily influenced by it being wrapped around a warm wrist. You need to have it off your body for around 15 min to gauge the ambient temp. The rest is awesome though!

u/souravtantubay · 1 pointr/Watches

Hello everyone! I would like to get the community's recommendation for a classic steel case, white dial, brown leather strap dress watch and a diver's watch. My current collection of watches include - Seiko SNN241, Seiko SNA695, Seiko Kinetic SKA553, Casio G-Shock Rangeman GW-9400-1CR and a Timex Weekender Fairfield.
I am looking for a classic brown leather strap white dial dress watch. I looked around and finally deicded on this Orient Bambino Version 2, but it is not available anywhere! Out of stock at all retailers. What would you recommend in this style which can be an alternative to the Bambino V2 which is in the price range $200-$250? I am also looking for a Diver's watch in the $150 to $250 range. The choices in this category are quite a lot - Seiko SKX Collection, Seiko Monster SRP Collection, the Orient Ray, Ray II, Mako, Mako USA II. It's overwhelming. With the Diver's watch I would like your recommendation specific to quality and technology of the watch. This way I will be able to prioritize my choice based on quality first and then the aesthetics. Thank you!

u/jackarse32 · 1 pointr/running

well, obviously can't STOP the sweat, hehe. but i sweat like no one's business. and the worst part is when wearing glasses and i sweat on them, even just standing outside not doing anything.

when running or cycling i generally use the Sweat GUTR to keep sweat out of my eyes. it is plastic, but it's profile is minimal so still allows air/wind to cool you off.

running wise tho, that's about it, i can't run with things in my hands, but having grown up in phoenix, i'm pretty much used to the heat.

when cycling tho, i'll wear a camelbak with cold water, and ice packs between the bladder and my back. before the gutr tho, i would take like 3-4 headbands with me and switch them out every 30 min or so.

also, when exercising i always wear drifit

u/Tancho_Ko · 1 pointr/Vive

I just thought about this problem today and started to look at accessories for runners. I found this weird non absorbent head band. Very simple design, basically a channel to collect sweat and rinse down the sides of your head.

Please tell me about it, if you want to give it a try.
Amazon link

u/tesfox · 1 pointr/loseit

Pants, specifically these.

u/10min_no_rush · 1 pointr/Fitness
u/MrMacMan23 · 1 pointr/frugalmalefashion

sale is legit just use direct link:

Their link included a 'tag' which is a referral link, so everyone who buys from their link gets them a few cents.

u/drivin12 · 1 pointr/Fitness

Adidas tiro 15 training pants are the standard ones for anybody wondering, although there are plenty to choose from

u/bluemo0n · 1 pointr/running

I have these and I like them a lot so far! Great customer service too-I ordered the wrong size and inquired about returning them and they immediately refunded me. I also have a pair of compression socks from Physix that I like as well.

u/cpxh · 1 pointr/boston

I buy a pair of these every other year. They tend to only last two years, but for under $10 that's ok.

I just leave them in my coat pocket so I always have them.

If it is really cold out I will wear these and put my hands in my coat pocket.

u/togu12 · 1 pointr/hockeyplayers

I haven't modified any of my gear (except for waxed laces or a TackiMac grip) but the one thing I'll say about sweaty forehead/dripping is to consider a skullcap or headband instead of the pads. I fought with sweat dripping into my eyes and ended up buying a sport headband/sweatband for [$10 from Amazon] ( and haven't had any issues since. It does get gross and full of sweat after a game but throw it in the wash and you'll be good to go for next game. Plus, if you have longer hair, it keeps it out of your face for a normal workout or walk/jog/run.

u/HulkTogan · 1 pointr/Vive

This is the headband I bought. I place is right underneath my hairline for best absorption.

I also saw someone recommend this one.

u/habbosh · 1 pointr/orangetheory

Wow wow wow...THIS ONE, ignore that it says for men. It never moves and I have never worn anything that's so absorbent, soft and comfy... Never go to OTF without it!!

u/yibble_ · 1 pointr/oculus

I've found these to be pretty helpful in soaking up some of the sweat:

u/Shabbypenguin · 1 pointr/oculus

something like this and stock faceplace. sweat isnt a problem anymore during a vr session for me.

u/archaegeo · 1 pointr/OculusQuest

I am playing BoxVR and it makes me DRENCHED after a workout. (I am out of shape and some extra pounds too)


I just got these in today to help with sweat, and they do help some, but i still overpowered them:


I think i will be buying the pleather face replacements to help with it cause right now i need to let it dry out after a BoxVR session. Most likely:

u/Puunal · 0 pointsr/crossfit

I like these soffe mma shorts that I got off Amazon. As others mention, I typically wear the compression shorts underneath.

u/highandtightgshock · 0 pointsr/Watches

I would suggest either of these G-Shocks: GW-A1100 Aviator or the Rangeman.

u/Marrz · 0 pointsr/apple

This is what changed my mind about getting the pebble.
I asked a watchmaker what they thought about the pebble. I think the metal version looks sharp, like a 70's digital seiko. Anyways her only comment was "watches are supposed to be timeless, electronics become obsolete"
I was convinced

I got a Citizen eco-drive for $160, put a $40 Italian black leather band on it.
Never needs batteries and is more then accurate enough. I Couldn't be happier



u/Arcturus3141 · 0 pointsr/BuyItForLife

Thanks again for all of the replies and suggestions. I think I have settled on a model:

Again thanks for all the help.

u/Captain_Midnight · 0 pointsr/Watches

It's hard to dress down a classy watch like that one. I'd just wear a different watch altogether. A basic digital Casio will keep a pretty low profile, and you can get them for the cost of a watch band.

The W800H-1AV, for example has a large time readout and high water resistance.

Or you can up the ante and get the basic G-shock that's built like a tank but will stay under the radar.

u/J_F_Sebastian · -1 pointsr/Watches

It's disappointing to hear that the $150 restriction will need to go, especially because I am pretty convinced that it is possible to make the watch I want for a lot less than that. Digital watch modules are dirt cheap, so 90% of the cost will be the steel and sapphire, and there are <$150 analogue watches that have those.

My $150 budget wasn't arbitrary. I actually did the maths, based on my age, countrie's life expectancy, how long my plastic Casios usually last me, planning for 3 instances of loss/theft over the rest of my life, etc. At about $150 for a watch that can last roughly 17 years, I am basically paying the same as a never ending string of $15 Casios. I'm willing to pay a bit more than that for the convenience of not having to go watch shopping every few years, but not twice as much, that's just not sensible. The watch market just seems really messed up / distorted by people with impractical utility functions.

I have checked out the Citizen Ecodrives, and really do like the technology. The fact that they go into a "sleep mode" when they don't get enough light where they stop moving the hands but keep the quartz oscillator running is super sexy. I did find a chronograph for under $150, so it's an option (all it misses is the calendar and the sapphire). What turned me off was being unable to convince myself that analogue chronographs are a good idea. Looking at that photo, I can envisage times when the chronograph hands are occluded by the minute or hour time, meaning I might be stuck with +/- 2 minutes of uncertainty on the chronograph time unless I wait a long time for the hands to move, and that just feels like such a stupid limitation to have to live with.

Regarding the perpetual calendar thing: it's not that I literally don't have a spare 50 seconds per year. Part of it is that, as explained above, my baseline watch experience is cheap digitals, which just do this for me and I don't have to think about it - paying a bit more to get a nicer watch is not an appealing prospect to me if doing so gives me more work to do. It's not hard work, or a lot of work, it just feels kind of perverse to me, in a philosophical sense. I buy machines to make my life more convenient, not less. Having to reset the calendar most months is an obligation, and a machine should not give me an obligation unless it is removing an equivalent obligation(s) from me. Another part of it is that I just know full well there will be months I'll forget to do it, and it's the kind of error which could conceivably go unnoticed for a week. I just feel like things which are important enough that they need to be right, easy enough to forget that I'm likely to do it once or twice a year, and simple enough to automate using a very small, very cheap, very reliable bit of technology (like a 4 bit digital counter) should be automated.

I fully understand that people in group (iii) (people who appreciate the intricate mechanical engineering and/or fine traditional craftsmanship of mechanical watches) might actually appreciate the necessary interaction with their watch that resetting the date requires. Kind of like feeding a beloved pet, almost.

u/eggo · -3 pointsr/BuyItForLife

>you want an item that can work for [life]. This almost always means a good quality, expensive mechanical watch that is worth enough to warrant getting repaired in the future,

You can't be serious with that can you? I would bet you any amount of money on a longevity test between this watch and any mechanical watch money can buy.

Your very expensive mechanical watches might be well engineered masterworks of craftsmen and artisans, etc. But don't try to pretend they are good at keeping time. Nor are they anywhere as reliable as a solid state device.