Casio G-Shock Destruction Tests: Smashed by a Spanner

Despite having “tortured” the Casio G-Shock GA-700 using several methods, it remains fully operational. All it has suffered are a few superficial “scratches” and a “skin tear” even after undergoing: i. The Freeze Test; ii. The Boiled Water Test; i. The Boiling Water Test; ii. Collisions with High Performance Cars; and iii. Multiple Rollovers by a Tyre. The tests were … More

Casio G-Shock Torture Test: Rolled Over by a BMW

Source: YouTube, TimeWerke Videos What would happen if you accidentally dropped your Casio G-Shock onto the ground one day and a car drove over it? While that scenario seems highly unlikely, there is always that one possibility. As such, we tested the Casio G-Shock GA-700 by driving a BMW over it, as seen in the above YouTube video. As it … More

Casio’s G-Shock MRG-G1000HT is Hammered!

One key highlight from Casio in 2016 is the MRG-G1000HT, a commemorative piece for the 20th anniversary of its MR-G (1996 to 2016), the first G-Shock with a metal case and bezel. What is interesting is the method of decoration – the use of tsuiki, a traditional Japanese metal-hammering technique on the bezel and parts of the bracelet. What is … More

Casio G-Shock MRG-G1000HT Hammer Tone: Traditional Japanese art

The Casio G-Shock MRG-G1000HT Hammer Tone commemorates the 20th anniversary of the MR-G (1996 to 2016). The highlights are the decorations on the bezel and parts of the bracelet created with the tsuiki metalworking technique. Such traditional Japanese “hammer tone” finishing is possible with the assistance of Bihous Asano, a master craftsman in metalworking. In addition, the bezel and bracelet … More