Yeah, he lives in central Pennsylvania, so no problem with finding a good deal on eBay. Maybe he's a terrible shopper? Heck, if I'm going on a trip to Iceland I'd bring more than one watch. But I think he took this DW-5600E to prove a point, that even the cheapest G-Shock can handle most anything a civilian might throw at it. ;-)I read that article and the only thing that jumped out at me was the fact that the guy paid too much for it used. You can buy a new for that price. ;-)
What I found sort of funny was this:I am amused by people that treat Iceland like Mordor. Maybe I am just used to that sort of weather. I was tickled by the tourists wearing brand new Arc'teryx or Patagonia, head to toe, for their trendy coffee in downtown Reykjavik.
I brought my PRG-270 (only wore it once to get the temp in a natural hot spring, 37 C) and my Tuna was on my wrist the rest of the time. Beautiful country though.