A Complete Guide to Casio Mudmaster Watches

The G-Shock, in itself, chiefly proves itself as the flagship collection from Casio. The brand created a whole image through a line of durable timepieces. However, they’re not just any other durable watch. The G-Shock watches prove themselves the most durable watch in the world. But the G-Shock collection spans hundreds of models that it’s separated into various sub-families such as the Rangeman and today’s focus, the Mudmaster. The Casio Mudmaster collection boasts a line of watches that puts other collections to shame. From its powerful features to the rugged design, there’s nothing to hate about its watches.

So, we put together a short guide on the four main models of the Mudmaster family. What do we generally expect from each watch? Which watch works best overall?

Introducing: Casio Mudmaster

There are a lot of affordable watch brands out there that claim to offer the same ruggedness and durability of Casio G-Shock. While they prove to be great competitors of the brand, few can compare to the features that G-Shock offers. Firstly, the multi-layer design, patented by Casio works perfectly in any situation. Just like its wide collection, the Casio Mudmaster goes beyond what’s expected with its offerings. As we explore the family of watches even further, let’s find out what to expect from each watch.

Generally speaking, all Casio G-Shock watches expectedly deliver great shock resistance. It’s not surprising to find a G-Shock watch with a heavy set of design that helps support the movement inside. However, the Casio Mudmaster particularly works wonders when it comes to more challenging ropes. As its name suggests, this subfamily of watches specializes not only in water and shock resistance but also in dust and mud resistance. If that doesn’t impress you yet, wait until we get to the nitty-gritty details of its watches.

Mud and Dust Resistance

The Mudmaster isn’t built like your usual Casio G-Shock watch. While it possesses the foundations of a shock-resistant watch, it also has special features that level that up. Its pushers are designed not only to be ergonomic in times of need during an outdoor trip but also to keep mud and dust off of the movement. Pushers and crowns don’t usually work best with mud and dust. If you’re working outdoors, you’re most likely oftentimes exposed to these kinds of elements that could hurt your watch. If you need a watch that can keep up with your adventures as well as lifestyle, the Casio Mudmaster could be the perfect watch for you.

4 Basic Features of the Casio Mudmaster

It’s hard not to like the Casio Mudmaster especially with the features it offer. Just like other G-Shock watches, you’ll find these terms anchored with the Mudmaster: Twin Sensor, Triple Sensor, Quad Sensor, and Tough Solar. As each category suggests, each Mudmaster watch can have two to four sensors with others being solar-powered. These timepieces possess not only great mud resistance but a whole line of other features that make it extra special.

Twin Sensor perhaps is the most basic feature of a G-Shock watch. Not only does it have your typical G-Shock features of shock and mud resistance but also a compass and thermometer. Triple Sensor does just that as well, plus a barometric pressure indicator that can help with blind hikes and treks. For steep climbs, a Quad Sensor watch would work perfectly for you with an additional altimeter included. For people who won’t have enough supply of electricity, you’ll love the Tough Solar watches from the Mudmaster collection. With the power of the sun supplying the watch, it’s your foolproof bet on long adventures without any electricity around!

Guide to Mudmaster Watches

Now that we know all the basics we need about Mudmaster watches, let’s take a deeper look into the watches from each collection. There are four basic models from each collection with various iterations perfect for any colour and style preference.

1. Casio Mudmaster GG-1000

Mudmaster
GG-1000-1A
Casio Mudmaster GG-1000-1A

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  • Black Resin/Stainless Steel Case and Bezel
  • Black Resin Band
  • Mud Resistant
  • Shock Resistant
  • Mineral Glass
  • 200m water resistance
  • Digital compass, Thermometer
  • World Time, 1/100-second stopwatch, etc.
Mudmaster
GG-1000-1A3
Mudmaster GG-1000-1A3

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  • Black Resin/Stainless Steel Case and Bezel
  • Green Resin Band
  • Mud Resistant
  • Shock Resistant
  • Mineral Glass
  • 200m water resistance
  • Digital compass, Thermometer
  • World Time, 1/100-second stopwatch, etc.
Mudmaster
GG-1000-1A5
Mudmaster GG-1000-1A5

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  • Black Resin/Stainless Steel Case and Bezel
  • Nude Resin Band
  • Mud Resistant
  • Shock Resistant
  • Mineral Glass
  • 200m water resistance
  • Digital compass, Thermometer
  • World Time, 1/100-second stopwatch, etc.

The Mudmaster GG-1000 was the latest addition to the Master of G, Mudmaster Series. As expected, we can find the iconic Mud Resist construction on this timepiece. This technology makes sure that nothing at all gets into the watch when you’re down on the dirt or exposed on clouds of dust. This timepiece can surely take you deep into the dirt and sludge without any worry! How does it work, you ask? It all lies on the multiple gaskets used on the pipes that guide the buttons and shafts of this timepiece. This, in turn, keeps all the mud and dust out. The pipes protect not only the buttons form impact but also enhance the operation for ergonomic use.

In addition, the watch also features Twin Sensor capabilities that not only give the wearer instant access to direction but also to temperature information. Outdoor adventures expose you to tough conditions and this watch works perfectly despite this! Furthermore, this watch features five daily alarms, a countdown timer, a stopwatch, and a full calendar that works for up to 2099.

Design

The watch’s design functions especially with the adventurer in mind. To keep an adventurer from hurdles, it’s always best for his timepiece to be extra legible. Casio chooses large Arabic numerals for the watch at 12, 3, 6, and 9 o’clock for easier reading. You also shouldn’t worry about the dark with the Super Illuminator, high-brightness, auto LED light that gives it high visibility anywhere at all. The hands and also resemble warning markers. The buttons, for better operation, include a checkered surface to keep you from mistaking them.

The band of the watch, despite being made of resin, comes with a texture processed to resemble a cloth band. This makes it very comfortable when worn despite being on your wrist for days on end. Surely, you’ll also love its water-resistance that can go up to 200 meters! Overall, it’s a wonderful Mudmaster you’ll have with all the best features you can get!

2. Casio Mudmaster GWG-1000

Mudmaster
GWG-1000-1A
Casio Mudmaster GWG-1000-1A

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  • Black Resin/Stainless Steel Case and Bezel
  • Black Resin Band
  • Mud Resistant
  • Radio-Controlled
  • Screw Lock Crown
  • Vibration, Shock Resistant
  • Sapphire Glass with non-reflective coating
  • 200m water resistance
  • Digital compass, Thermometer, Barometer
  • World Time, 1/100-second stopwatch, etc.
Mudmaster
GWG-1000-1A1
Mudmaster GWG-1000-1A1

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  • Black Resin/Stainless Steel Case and Bezel
  • Black Resin Band
  • Mud Resistant
  • Radio-Controlled
  • Screw Lock Crown
  • Vibration, Shock Resistant
  • Sapphire Glass with non-reflective coating
  • 200m water resistance
  • Digital compass, Thermometer, Barometer
  • World Time, 1/100-second stopwatch, etc.
Mudmaster
GWG-1000-1A3
Mudmaster GWG-1000-1A3

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  • Black Resin/Stainless Steel Case and Bezel
  • Green Resin Band
  • Mud Resistant
  • Radio-Controlled
  • Screw Lock Crown
  • Vibration, Shock Resistant
  • Sapphire Glass with non-reflective coating
  • 200m water resistance
  • Digital compass, Thermometer, Barometer
  • World Time, 1/100-second stopwatch, etc.

Rubble, dirt, and debris are no match for the Mudmaster GWG-1000. With Triple Sensor technology, it only gets better than you’d expect!

The GWG-1000 was launched as Casio’s first-ever analog watch with a Mud Resist construction that doesn’t let anything get into the watch. Even with the buttons operating, no mud or dust can get in the way of you using this radio-controlled watch. As aforementioned, we can thank the multiple gaskets for that. Moreover, the screw-in force of the screw lock bezel on an internal gasket further increases mud resistance. The watch’s bezel also lets the wearer visually check whether or not the bezel is intact or screwed inadequately. This makes maintenance of the watch easier than other watches. To further impress you, the Triple Sensor Version 3 functions provide quick access to direction, barometric pressure, and temperature information when necessary, especially under tough conditions.

Design

Generally speaking, this watch comes with the typical G-Shock construction with a special vibration-resistant build. This makes sure that the watch not only functions perfectly in any harsh environment but also during operations of cutters, crushers, drills and other heavy machinery. Typical to many of Casio G-Shock clients, such heavy machinery can be detrimental to a watch. However, this Mudmaster lets you work freely without worrying about that. The barometric pressure data greatly helps to see what’s ahead especially on an adventure in the wild.

As expected with the design arena, the Arabic numerals at 12, 3, 6, and 9 o’clock makes for an easy reading no matter where you are. Matched with the double LED light plus the protection of the sapphire crystal, you’ll surely adore the high visibility it offers. It doesn’t matter how dimly lit a place it, this watch has your back. As with the GG-1000, it also has a rugged look with a cloth-like finish to its resin band for extra comfort.

3. Casio Mudmaster GG-B100

Mudmaster
GG-B100BTN-1A
Casio Mudmaster GG-B100BTN-1A

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  • Black Resin/Carbon Case and Bezel
  • Black Resin Band
  • Mud Resistant
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Shock Resistant
  • Mineral Glass
  • 200m water resistance
  • Digital compass, Thermometer, Barometer, Altimeter
  • Step counter, World Time, 1/100-second stopwatch, etc.
Mudmaster
GG-B100-1A3
Mudmaster GG-B100-1A3

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  • Black Resin/Carbon Case and Bezel
  • Green Resin Band
  • Mud Resistant
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Shock Resistant
  • Mineral Glass
  • 200m water resistance
  • Digital compass, Thermometer, Barometer, Altimeter
  • Step counter, World Time, 1/100-second stopwatch, etc.
Mudmaster
GG-B100-1A9
Mudmaster GG-B100-1A9

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  • Black Resin/Carbon Case and Bezel
  • Orange Resin Band
  • Mud Resistant
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Shock Resistant
  • Mineral Glass
  • 200m water resistance
  • Digital compass, Thermometer, Barometer, Altimeter
  • Step counter, World Time, 1/100-second stopwatch, etc.

Perhaps, the Mudmaster GG-B100 is the toughest among these incredibly tough watches. While all Mudmaster watches come with a design and engineering that can withstand tough land environments, Casio decided to improve more on that. They did just that by incorporating carbon on its resin model for a new type of structure.

This watch alone is a lot to unpack. It features Quad Sensor capabilities that make use of compact sensors for a combination of a compass, altimeter, barometer, and temperature measurements. With this, it also comes with an accelerometer to keep track of step count. This makes the watch an all-in-one smart and tool watch.

To further its features, a¬†special G-Shock app simplifies the configuration of watch settings, which also includes a new Mission Function. The app records not only altitude data measured by the watch but also route information acquired by a smartphone’s GPS. You can also plot altitude points manually on your route. There’s a lot more you can do with this app. You can also connect your watch to your phone or any other device through Bluetooth!

Design

The case now comes with high-rigidity carbon material that protects the watch from damage and deformation due to impact and other rough treatment. On the other hand, metal button pipes give the watch an even tighter seal against rough external environments.

Furthermore, a filter also protects against the invasion of mud or dust. Additionally, it comes with a dual back cover that includes a stainless steel panel as well as an outer cover with shock-resistant fine resin infused with glass fibres. This can also be found on the bezel plus a transparent top later to show the embedded carbon material.

4. Casio Mudmaster GSG-100

Mudmaster
GSG-100-1A
Casio Mudmaster GSG-100-1A

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  • Black Resin/Stainless Steel Case and Bezel
  • Black Resin Band
  • Mud Resistant
  • Solar-Powered
  • Shock Resistant
  • Mineral Glass
  • 200m water resistance
  • World Time, 1/100-second stopwatch, etc.
Mudmaster
GSG-100-1A3
Mudmaster GSG-100-1A3

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  • Black Resin/Stainless Steel Case and Bezel
  • Green Resin Band
  • Mud Resistant
  • Solar-Powered
  • Shock Resistant
  • Mineral Glass
  • 200m water resistance
  • World Time, 1/100-second stopwatch, etc.c.
Mudmaster
GSG-100-1A8
Mudmaster GSG-100-1A8

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  • Black Resin/Stainless Steel Case and Bezel
  • Dark Grey Resin Band
  • Mud Resistant
  • Solar-Powered
  • Shock Resistant
  • Mineral Glass
  • 200m water resistance
  • World Time, 1/100-second stopwatch, etc.

A lot of features can only mean one thing: wear and tear on the battery. The battery can be the biggest issue when it comes to battery-operated watches, especially if they’re made for the outdoors. GPS and other features really do a number on the battery’s lifespan. Casio long solved this by incorporating sustainable means of getting energy. The smartest way? Through the sun, of course!

The Mudmaster GSG-100 comes with the typical Casio Mudmaster specials like dust and dirt resistance as well as shock resistance. However, this one comes with solar-powered operation, perfect for long travels away from civilization. This is, perhaps, the most basic Mudmaster given that it doesn’t have any of the sensors we discussed above. However, we have it powered by the sun, so if you need a basic watch for your outdoor adventures, this could be the one for you!

Win Against the Rubble

There’s a lot to love about the Casio Mudmaster series aside from its rugged identity. It’s an all-arounder watch that features mud and dust protection. As Casio continues to revolutionize this watch, we can only wait and be excited about what the future has in store for us!


Looking for more affordable mud-resistant watches? Check out guide on the Casio Mudman!

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