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    G-Shock with a compass?

    Hi Folks,

    I am looking for a G-Shock which has a built in compass. From there it seems you are playing off other features. I havent been able to find a website which allows you to filter on features so there is a lot of home work to do.
    Ideally, I would like compass, tide times and solar.

    Are there any websites which help narrow it down?

    Thanks
    Andy

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    G-Shock with a compass?

    Don't know of such a website but compass and tide is a rare combination on a G-Shock if it even exists.

    If it doesn't have to be a G-Shock, a Promaster ProTrek e.g. PRW-2500R-1CR has all features you need.
    Last edited by Kingstepper; 11th January 2017 at 11:33.

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    Are there any websites which help narrow it down?
    The GShock One

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    There you go..., everything you need for 700. That was the exact g shock I saw last weekend that knocked me sideways with its 700 price tag. Got to say though that now I've read its spec I'm finding myself tempted. Funny business this watch game.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tz-uk73 View Post
    There you go..., everything you need for 700. That was the exact g shock I saw last weekend that knocked me sideways with its 700 price tag. Got to say though that now I've read its spec I'm finding myself tempted. Funny business this watch game.
    The ProTrek I mentioned is only 190. Why so mucjh cheaper than G-Shocks - are they just less 'tough'?

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    http://www.watchshop.com/mens-casio-...p99984383.html

    The Gulfmaster Gn1000 has a tide graph and compass, 250 above but you should be able to get it cheaper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kingstepper View Post
    The ProTrek I mentioned is only 190. Why so mucjh cheaper than G-Shocks - are they just less 'tough'?
    I don't think Protreks have the wr of the GShocks .

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    Quote Originally Posted by JasonM View Post
    I don't think Protreks have the wr of the GShocks .
    That one is 200m (same as Rangeman, for example).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kingstepper View Post
    That one is 200m (same as Rangeman, for example).
    That's good then, I had one and I'm sure it was 'only' 100m.

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    This half price Gulfmaster solar/atomic looks a cracking deal if you can live with the gold
    https://www.ernestjones.co.uk/websto...tch/?cmCat=OVM

    https://www.ernestjones.co.uk/websto...racelet+watch/
    Last edited by Craig; 11th January 2017 at 16:25.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Craig View Post
    This half price Gulfmaster solar/atomic looks a cracking deal if you can live with the gold
    https://www.ernestjones.co.uk/websto...tch/?cmCat=OVM

    https://www.ernestjones.co.uk/websto...racelet+watch/
    I dont think that particular one has a compass :(

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    Quote Originally Posted by andyb28 View Post
    I dont think that particular one has a compass :(
    According to Casio website they do

    https://www.casio.co.uk/products/tim...WN-1000GB-1AER

    http://www.casio-intl.com/asia/en/wa.../GWN-1000F-2A/

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    Rangeman (GW-9400) and Mudman (GW-9300& G-9300) G-Shocks both have a compass iirc.

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    The Gulfmaster Quad Sensor has compass, tides and it's solar.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Timelord View Post
    Rangeman (GW-9400) and Mudman (GW-9300& G-9300) G-Shocks both have a compass iirc.
    No tides though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by andyb28 View Post
    Hi Folks,

    I am looking for a G-Shock which has a built in compass. From there it seems you are playing off other features. I havent been able to find a website which allows you to filter on features so there is a lot of home work to do.
    Ideally, I would like compass, tide times and solar.

    Are there any websites which help narrow it down?

    Thanks
    Andy

    The G Shock Perfect Search Engine allows you to put your exact requirements in.



    http://g-shock.jp/products/advanced-...c=compass&tide




    Mitch

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kingstepper View Post
    Don't know of such a website but compass and tide is a rare combination on a G-Shock if it even exists.

    If it doesn't have to be a G-Shock, a Promaster ProTrek e.g. PRW-2500R-1CR has all features you need.
    The ProTrek just doesn't do anything more me. Which is a shame as it clearly ticks all the other boxes.

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    If thats the case, thats a great deal. I think I could possibly put up with the gold for that kind of discount.

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    I am also trying to decide if I can do without some of the features and get a GA1000-4A

    http://www.casio.com/products/watches/g-shock/ga1000-4a

    If it's good enough for Bear Grylls, it should be good enough for me. It's a better looking watch and I like the colour. Guessing the battery only means a year or two max, before it has to be replaced?

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    Tissot T-race Touch has Compass and tide times. Also has sapphire touch screen.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Craig View Post
    This half price Gulfmaster solar/atomic looks a cracking deal if you can live with the gold
    https://www.ernestjones.co.uk/websto...tch/?cmCat=OVM

    https://www.ernestjones.co.uk/websto...racelet+watch/
    Thanks Craig,

    I decided to go with this in the end, it seems the best deal for the functionality I wanted.

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    The watch was delivered very quickly, it arrived this morning. I am quite pleased, the gold doesn't look as bad as I thought.

    Never taken a picture of my wrist before, should I shave my arms before uploading any other watch pics in the future :O


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    Looks great, I'm tempted to get one myself.

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    Nice. Whats the lume like on this? Do you have a pic?

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    Look into the GA1000 series. I have one that I will be putting up for sale shortly.


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    Quote Originally Posted by sprite1275 View Post
    Nice. Whats the lume like on this? Do you have a pic?
    I am sorry, I'm quite new to this. What is Lume? Do you mean when the light button is pressed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by andyb28 View Post
    I am sorry, I'm quite new to this. What is Lume? Do you mean when the light button is pressed?
    'Lume' normally means the luminous hands and markers but you're right, G-Shocks usually have a light source themselves.

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    Ah thanks, I understand now.

    In partial light, the hands and 4 main hours glow up quite well.
    With the light activated, it lights up very well indeed.

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