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Cheap Casio Owners Club 855

No Life Club Posts: 3,259 Honey Badger Don't Care
Cheap Casio Owners Club
« on: August 24, 2018, 01:47:15 AM »
Because why not? For those of you who just want a good time-keeper, cheap Casios are the way to go.

This one was actually $30, but its cheaper than a lot of watches


~CsB
Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 20,883 What's the matter, kid? Don't ya like clowns?
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2018, 06:19:48 AM »
I have a few cheap Casios and they are reliable as could be. Forgot the model numbers but my favorite cheapie is the calculator version.

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No Life Club Posts: 3,259 Honey Badger Don't Care
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2018, 07:20:02 AM »
A friend of mine has one. I kind of like it :tu:

~CsB
Global Moderator Point Of No Return Posts: 37,925
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2018, 10:14:40 AM »
Badge awarded, congrats.   :cheers:
Global Moderator Point Of No Return Posts: 37,925
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2018, 10:15:43 AM »
I still wear this one.   :tu:   :like:

No Life Club Posts: 3,259 Honey Badger Don't Care
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2018, 08:20:05 PM »
Thanks, Dr. Z!

They make for a great EDC watch

:like: :like:

~CsB
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 18,159 Armed with camera and not afraid to use it.
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2018, 03:03:54 AM »
I thought I would gather two 80's Casio watches that I had when I was in high school and possibly elementary school. The one on the left is a Casio 815 TS-100 that I wore in High School. Back in the 80's, Casio watches were something exciting. I remember thinking that the thermometer was way cool.  The one on the right is older I think as this one I wore in my grade 8 year. This is a 588 AE-20W. The main attraction for me was the alarm mode which lights up the watch with a dancing LED display. The original bracelet broke long ago, and my Dad replaced it with a Timex Ironman bracelet. Unfortunately, this watch is very small and will not fit my wrists. Mind you, the reason why I am posting a photo of these two watches...I just found the older Casio hiding in the back of a display case. I had forgotten I still had the watch. It was a happy reunion. After the left watch, I upgraded to a Casio Calculator watch (more gadgets...something Casio was renown for). I still have that watch, but the  plastic touch pad fell off ages ago.

« Last Edit: September 10, 2018, 03:31:15 AM by Chako »

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No Life Club Posts: 3,259 Honey Badger Don't Care
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2018, 03:59:00 AM »
:like: :like:

Casio did come out with some neat features :tu:

~CsB
No Life Club Posts: 4,815 Smurf it!
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #8 on: September 10, 2018, 05:13:34 AM »
F-91W probably the least expensive watch they make. Although it does have a slightly murky history https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casio_F-91W?wprov=sfti1

Having said that it’s so inexpensive that you can break it and throw it away without a second thought.

Buyer beware though, there are a lot of fakes about.


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Zombie Apprentice Posts: 10,535 Man of Multiple MultiTool Manufacturers
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #9 on: September 17, 2018, 02:08:40 AM »
May I join the cheap Casio club, gentlemen? :D
Casio CA-53W.

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No Life Club Posts: 3,259 Honey Badger Don't Care
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #10 on: September 17, 2018, 03:23:34 AM »
 :like:  :cheers:

Do you use the calculator very often?

~CsB
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 10,535 Man of Multiple MultiTool Manufacturers
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #11 on: September 17, 2018, 03:27:48 AM »
:like:  :cheers:

Do you use the calculator very often?
Thank you, CsB!
I just got the watch today, but the calculator works well. Unfortunately my fingertips are too big to make it a commonly used function. :ahhh
In a pinch, it would definitely come in handy. I would just use my pen (retracted position of course) to punch the numbers. :)
I like how Casio used a reverse printed acrylic plate for the buttons(little things like that make stuff great). The functions won't wear off. :woohoo:

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No Life Club Posts: 3,259 Honey Badger Don't Care
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #12 on: September 17, 2018, 03:34:57 AM »
 :tu:

~CsB
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 10,535 Man of Multiple MultiTool Manufacturers
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #13 on: September 25, 2018, 05:01:43 AM »
Since the MT.o hats are OD, I could not pass this up today. :facepalm:

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Admin Team Zombie Apprentice Posts: 19,091 mmmmm SAKrelicious
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #14 on: September 25, 2018, 10:54:08 AM »
Nice watches everyone!

Here's mine - W-800H, and my daughters F91

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Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 5,504 motionless wheel, nothing is real
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #15 on: September 25, 2018, 01:24:08 PM »
Nice watches everyone!

Here's mine - W-800H, and my daughters F91

So is it 9:10 or 9:12?  :think:

 :D
Admin Team Zombie Apprentice Posts: 19,091 mmmmm SAKrelicious
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #16 on: September 25, 2018, 02:18:09 PM »
Nice watches everyone!

Here's mine - W-800H, and my daughters F91

So is it 9:10 or 9:12?  :think:

 :D
Lol! Guess which one of us sets our watch to the radio four pips and which one of us is two minutes late for everything?
« Last Edit: September 25, 2018, 02:20:17 PM by magentus »

'Use the force Harry' - Gandalf

'Derail a thread and we'll come at you like a block of cheese'. Captain Mags and Sergeant Fuzzbucket of the Anti Derai.... mmmmmmm cheese
Global Moderator Zombie Apprentice Posts: 19,542
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #17 on: September 25, 2018, 02:50:26 PM »
I bought a couple cheap Casios and just recently the one I kept strap broke.  Its been a flawless watch.  Every G Shock I now I own has also come cheap.  I get them from the fleamarket.  They usually need a battery and a good cleaning. 

Esse Quam Videri
No Life Club Posts: 3,259 Honey Badger Don't Care
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #18 on: September 25, 2018, 03:31:49 PM »
A lovely shade of green, gerleatherberman

 :like:

magentus, I am quite the stickler about my watch’s accuracy. Can’t be more than 20 seconds off for me  :D

Aloha, I love that you can get quality things for very cheap if you just buy used :tu:
Seems like a lot of people nowadays frown at getting stuff thats used  :think:

~CsB
Global Moderator Zombie Apprentice Posts: 19,542
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #19 on: September 25, 2018, 03:53:38 PM »
As long as its serviceable I have no problem  :salute:.  I've outfitted many friends and family with quality G Shocks costing me $10 or less.  The most I've spent on a G Shock was $20 it was the black IP GW700BDJ.  I'm lucky with a large fleamarket in my area.  The Wenger I got for $3  :-[.  It needed work, still does but it works and I can now see thru the mineral crystal.  Sorry for the bad pic. 

Esse Quam Videri
No Life Club Posts: 3,259 Honey Badger Don't Care
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #20 on: September 25, 2018, 04:00:41 PM »
Awesome :tu:

Here its mainly garage sales, but there are a few other places

~CsB
Admin Team Zombie Apprentice Posts: 19,091 mmmmm SAKrelicious
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #21 on: September 25, 2018, 04:17:17 PM »
A lovely shade of green, gerleatherberman

 :like:

magentus, I am quite the stickler about my watch’s accuracy. Can’t be more than 20 seconds off for me  :D

Aloha, I love that you can get quality things for very cheap if you just buy used :tu:
Seems like a lot of people nowadays frown at getting stuff thats used  :think:
Lol - MY watch IS accurate - my daughter's isn't - she has me and her mum to keep her on schedule  :D

'Use the force Harry' - Gandalf

'Derail a thread and we'll come at you like a block of cheese'. Captain Mags and Sergeant Fuzzbucket of the Anti Derai.... mmmmmmm cheese
Global Moderator Zombie Apprentice Posts: 19,542
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #22 on: September 25, 2018, 04:20:23 PM »
Two words

SOLAR ATOMIC  :pok:.  Everything else is just accurate-ish.   :whistle:

Esse Quam Videri
No Life Club Posts: 3,259 Honey Badger Don't Care
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #23 on: September 25, 2018, 04:25:56 PM »
Imagine the size of the watch  :rofl:

~CsB
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 10,535 Man of Multiple MultiTool Manufacturers
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #24 on: September 26, 2018, 02:55:46 AM »
A lovely shade of green, gerleatherberman

 :like:
Thanks, CsB! :cheers:

I enjoyed wearing the cheap olive colored Casio so much that.....

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No Life Club Posts: 3,259 Honey Badger Don't Care
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #25 on: September 26, 2018, 06:05:32 AM »
 :like: :2tu:

I must get one  :o

Looks great!  :cheers:

~CsB
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 10,535 Man of Multiple MultiTool Manufacturers
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #26 on: September 26, 2018, 02:27:39 PM »
 :like:   :assimilate:

My only gripe aboit the cheap Casios is acrylic crystal that can scratch easily. But, it can be buffed out, if it is obstructing the view of the screen. :)

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No Life Club Posts: 3,259 Honey Badger Don't Care
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #27 on: September 26, 2018, 03:23:13 PM »
Yeah, mine is pretty scratched up. Visibilty is still good, though :tu:

~CsB
Global Moderator Zombie Apprentice Posts: 19,542
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #28 on: September 26, 2018, 05:02:09 PM »
Hey, my cheap Casio is the same one.  I got red and the band just barely broke.  I wore it pretty regularly over the years.  Its still on the same battery too. 

Esse Quam Videri
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 10,535 Man of Multiple MultiTool Manufacturers
Re: Cheap Casio Owners Club
« Reply #29 on: September 26, 2018, 05:40:12 PM »
 :like:
Good to know. I had wondered about the battery longevity. Thanks, Aloha! :)


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