Likes Likes:  6
Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: My Casio GD-8 race car gaming watch lives again!

  1. #1

    My Casio GD-8 race car gaming watch lives again!

    Over the weekend, I revived my old old .. very old Casio GD-8 race car gaming watch. Its one of the first Casio I ever owned that my father gave me when I was little, roughly 32 yr ago. Unfortunately the LCD has slight bleeding on the top right hand corner, but at least it doesn't affect the rest of the screen. Now I have a source a strap to replace the well aged rubber strap.

    It uses CR2016 battery, like some other G-Shocks that I have, which is handy. The white plastic "holder" is intact, just that it doesn't show up in the over exposed photo.

    And here's a Hyperlapse video in the time keeping mode.

  2. Likes trandy, popoki nui, BlackNomad, OTGabe liked this post
  3. #2
    And here's my high score for the day ... LOL

  4. Likes trandy liked this post
  5. #3

    My Casio GD-8 race car gaming watch lives again!

    lol, that is awesome! The video is just great. Thanks for posting.

    You should post that in the main WRUW thread over in IWL Central.

  6. Likes BlackNomad liked this post
  7. #4
    Awesome! Glad you could revive your Casio...these were such cool watches. Thanks for sharing!

    Eterna | Tudor | Seiko | Casio | G-Shock | Orient | Swatch | Mondaine | Zodiac (pre-Fossil) | Rolex | Wenger | Pulsar Time Computer | Omega | Timex | Bucherer | Citizen | Bulova | Glycine

  8. #5
    Member Ace McLoud's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    Sydney, NSW

    Thanks for sharing.
    Orient Mako w. Sapphire Crystal Mod (Black) - 1947 Tudor Oyster - 1921 'Claridge' - Some Seiko 5's of various ages - Vostok Amphibia Blue Scuba Dude - Modded Soki & Bagelsports - Modded Orient Chicane 'Explorient' - HMT White Pilot LE - Shanghai - Vintage Citizen from 1971 - Quartz Casio dress watch - Casio G-Shock (Not sure of model, silver with analog hands) - Otron digital watch from the 70's.

  9. #6
    Missing manual. BlackNomad's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2014
    Ottawa, ON, Canada.
    This is really awesome!!!

    "Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of travelling." Margaret Lee Runbeck.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
About Us
We are an independent and wide-ranging forum for watch enthusiasts. From mainspring to microchip, from Europe to Asia, from micro-brand to boutique - we cover it all. Novice or expert, we want you to feel at home. Whether it's asking a simple question or contributing to the fund of horological knowledge, it's all the same hobby. Or, if you like, you can just show us a picture of your new watch. We'll provide the welcoming and courteous environment, the rest is up to you!
Join us