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Hey friends, I wanted to show you guys a vintage Casio I just picked up. I've wanted one of these (earlier models actually) since I was a kid, and my interest was recently rekindled by our fellow member kosio in this thread : http://forums.watchuseek.com/f17/my-casio-story-collection-2491146.html

It took a bit of searching, but I finally found one in almost like new condition.

I plan on wearing it around the house and using it to control the volume on our TVs, as well as for when I go through the house at night to turn everything off. All of our 8 TVs are Sony, and luckily all of them use the same remote code (from the 65" LED down to the old 36" tube TV in the game room we use for classic Nintendo gaming).

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with a couple of Sony credit card style remotes I have picked up over the years






 

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Very cool pickup KnL.

When walking through the house turning off the t.v.'s, you will have to make the "Pew, Pew, Pew" sound effect. Or you can say out loud. "I've got Frickin' laser beams shooting out of my hand".


Hey friends, I wanted to show you guys a vintage Casio I just picked up. I've wanted one of these (earlier models actually) since I was a kid, and my interest was recently rekindled by our fellow member kosio in this thread : http://forums.watchuseek.com/f17/my-casio-story-collection-2491146.html

It took a bit of searching, but I finally found one in almost like new condition.

I plan on wearing it around the house and using it to control the volume on our TVs, as well as for when I go through the house at night to turn everything off. All of our 8 TVs are Sony, and luckily all of them use the same remote code (from the 65" LED down to the old 36" tube TV in the game room we use for classic Nintendo gaming).

Here it is:

with a couple of Sony credit card style remotes I have picked up over the years






 

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Pretty cool grab man. My younger brother had a similar Casio, all black back when they came out and it was quite amusing at family gathering or just playing tricks with tv's anywhere he went. 🏼️


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Congratulations! It looks brand new! Brings back memories for sure.

Always wanted one of those too. Wanted to use it when younger to mess with movies shown in school and have the teacher confused. Would have been funny to fellow students but not the teacher though. It's a good thing it was such an expensive watch at the time so I wasn't able to play pranks with one.
 

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Very cool pickup KnL.

When walking through the house turning off the t.v.'s, you will have to make the "Pew, Pew, Pew" sound effect. Or you can say out loud. "I've got Frickin' laser beams shooting out of my hand".
LMAO...That just made my day...well, that and the mailman

Pretty cool grab man. My younger brother had a similar Casio, all black back when they came out and it was quite amusing at family gathering or just playing tricks with tv's anywhere he went. ️
Congratulations! It looks brand new! Brings back memories for sure.

Always wanted one of those too. Wanted to use it when younger to mess with movies shown in school and have the teacher confused. Would have been funny to fellow students but not the teacher though. It's a good thing it was such an expensive watch at the time so I wasn't able to play pranks with one.

Thanks guys! Yea, I remember wanting one so badly at the local (long out of business) Service Merchandise store, but I never got the money up to get one. I had visions of changing the channel to my favorite shows at restaurants and screwing with the TV's in the electronics section of stores. Definitely brings back memories of how fun Casio's seemed to me as a child.
 

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Wow haven't heard Service Merchandise mentioned in forever. Had one in my neck of the woods as well as other long lost stores like Caldors and Bradlees here in the Northeast.


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Nice score there, K&L. I remember those -- and a friend of mine had one; annoyed some bar patrons one night as he kept turning the TV off, then would turn it back on just before the bartender pressed the button. Everyone was perplexed... and the culprit was never revealed. ;-)
Wow haven't heard Service Merchandise mentioned in forever. Had one in my neck of the woods as well as other long lost stores like Caldors and Bradlees here in the Northeast.
Yep, I remember those Service Merchandise stores. Bought a few CASIO watches through them, and some assorted electronics. They had really decent prices and great catalogs. I'd collected a bunch of their catalogs back in the 80's and was digging around at my folk's house to find them... only to learn that the box I put them in ended up tossed. "That box had nothing but really old catalogs and flyers. Why would you want to keep that?" said my mother. o|
The Service Merchandise catalogs had some great images of old CASIO watches... sure would've been nice to have those.
 

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Wow haven't heard Service Merchandise mentioned in forever. Had one in my neck of the woods as well as other long lost stores like Caldors and Bradlees here in the Northeast.
Yep, I remember those Service Merchandise stores. Bought a few CASIO watches through them, and some assorted electronics. They had really decent prices and great catalogs. I'd collected a bunch of their catalogs back in the 80's and was digging around at my folk's house to find them... only to learn that the box I put them in ended up tossed. "That box had nothing but really old catalogs and flyers. Why would you want to keep that?" said my mother. o|
The Service Merchandise catalogs had some great images of old CASIO watches... sure would've been nice to have those.

Yea, loved that store. The catalogs were great and they had a really cool electronics section. Every time I went to that store I would leave the adults behind and that's where I would disappear to. I bought some Casios there, a few Sharp Wizard organizers (wow, I'm old), and plenty of various other electronics.
 

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Service Merchandise, loved it. I bought my first "nice" dressy watch there. It was their Store brand, "Regency", in the mid nineties. The ladies I worked with thought it was a Rolex. LOL

KnL, glad the Frickin' Laser beams comment made your day. My wife and I will still use all the "Shh" lines from the movie. I told my 10 year old the other day to Shh. Then I threw in a "This is a preemptive Shh for later". He didn't know what I was doing.
 
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