It depends on usage too, I think. And how much it's charged sufficiently. So I have to disagree with you. There is no specific 12-year battery longevity duration, from official Casio sources or other GW-5000 owners. That case is exclusive to you.Yes really. Mine also used to be like yours two years ago.
Treated it well. Kept it charged.what did you do to it?
Different battery and different circuitry.my 20yo frogs might also disagree with a 12 year life too
Be careful not to assume that.That case is exclusive to you.
That sucks. Mine is the same age as yours. Keep me updated on the process; I may swap the battery in myself. Are you going to replace the gasket too?Weird. My GW-5000 just died after about 8 years of ownership. Pretty sure it's the battery.
Put it in bright sunlight for multiple days, did not help.
Ordered a CTL1616 today. Will report back with results when they come in.
I’m not an expert on g-shock maintenance, but if you can find a new seal it may be better to replace if you’re going to open it up and change the battery. I’ve only ever changed the battery on a 5600e and replaced its case back gasket, so hopefully more seasoned folks can chime in. Opening up a Gw-5000 screw back makes me a little more anxiousI wasn't planning on it. I'll probably just lube the old one. Do you think I should replace it?
oh, so your grievance is with the watch specifically?Different battery and different circuitry.
He didn't post a grievance.... he posted his experience with his watch.oh, so your grievance is with the watch specifically?
i also have a prg131 from 2009 and a pag240 from 2010 both same battery but of course "different circuitry" lol theyve never skipped a beat either and i havent looked after them much at all
i'll have to bookmark this post and post back here in a couple years as well