How-to Guide

MTG-930D G-Shock Recovery by Sjors


Sjors is back with a special 50Gs post on his that needed some help. These first generation rechargeable solar watches had issues with batteries going bad prematurely. He documented the entire battery change project thoroughly. The photos show the entire disassembly process. Take a look and see how it's done.

MTG-930D G-Shock […]

How To Change a Battery in a G-3110D G-Shock


Sjors has put totgether a special post showing how to change the battery in a G-3110D G-Shock. This procedure is a little more complicated than the usual battery change. There's a few extra parts to be removed, so it makes for a more interesting project. There's lots of pictures of the entire […]

G-Shock Test Modes


All digital G-Shocks basically contain a small computer. And the modules that power the watches are sometimes capable of some extra features that are not covered in the owners manual. There's a basic test mode that can be entered by hitting a certain button combination. You can check out the video below […]

How to Polish an Old G-Shock Watch Crystal


El Xispas has posted an excellent how-to guide showing the cleaning up the crystals of some old beat up G-Shocks. The original post is in Spanish since it's over in the Hablemos de Relojes forum. There's lots of photos of the entire process. It looks like some careful polishing with the right […]

A Look Inside the G-9000 Mudman G-Shock


Racka has a great post over on WUS showing the disassembly of the classic G-9000-1V Mudman. He completely took apart all the parts inside and labelled everything in photos for your perusal. There's a surprising number of parts inside. As part of this project he modded the G-9000MX-2DR to have a […]

DW-9005V G-Shock Battery Change Guided Tour


Here's another great guide by Sjors on the process of changing a G-Shock battery. This watch is a "Heavenly High" DW-9005V that's quite a few years old. There's lots of photos of the entire process, so you can see exactly what's involved.

Frogman Battery Change: DW-9900MD-2T Mad Dog Expeditions


The Horology Crazy blog has a new post showing how to change the battery in a DW-9900MD-2T Mad Dog Expeditions Frogman. This is a limited edition G-Shock from 1999. This diver watch was released in collaboration with the NYC diving company that was founded in 1994. Ivan does a good job of […]