The G-Shock Full Metal 5000 is now available with a black resin strap for $400. For comparison, the standard model with a stainless steel bracelet, which we reviewed, is $500. Although the watch maintains the original case shape and dimensions (43.2 mm X 49.3 mm and 13 mm), the weight compared to the metal bracelet versions is 96.7 versus 170.6 grams, so there is a considerable weight saving, in addition to costing $100 less.

The G-Shock Full Metal 5000 Ref. GMWB5000-1 is now available for purchase at standard G-SHOCK retailers including Macy’s, the G-Shock SoHo Store, and

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Jason Pitsch is the Founder of Professional Watches. He appreciates good craftsmanship in everything from architecture to automobiles to cameras to clothing. Yet his focus for the past decade has remained consistent on covering just one type: watchmaking.