The case of the MTGB2000YBD1 (I’m going with MTGD1 for brief) makes use of the same model of their G-Shock Twin Core Guard Construction that’s discovered all through the complete MT-G collection. For these not acquainted, it’s an exceptionally protecting shell that has their Carbon Monocoque Case tucked in between the highest metallic body of the case, which then securely screws into the bottom metallic cargo body. What makes the MTGD1 particular is that G-Shock has made the watch 77% lighter in comparison with its metal body counterparts, by changing the metallic cargo body with a laminated carbon body, made up of 235 layered sheets of machined carbon and glass fiber. The carbon body extends from the sting of the bezel to the edges of the watch offering an impenetrable armor and a racing stripe flare to the octagonal aspects of the MTGD1.
The MTGD1 undoubtedly gives some wrist presence with its case proportions, measuring 55.1 mm extensive, 49.8 mm lug to lug and 15.9 mm thick. The uncovered screws discovered all through the case, distinguished pushers and polygonal crown add to the already tough and rugged aesthetic of the MTGD1. The dial format additionally stays constant, with the native time sub-register displayed as 24 hour time at nine-thirty, second timezone show sub-register with a small AM/PM indicator at seven-thirty, date window at four-thirty and the massive day show / operate sub-register at three.
The thick hour and minute fingers, white tipped utilized hour markers and pink hash marks present a stark distinction to the matte charcoal dial, offering straightforward legibility within the daytime hours. Darkness isn’t an issue both, because the MTGD1 is provided with a double LED Tremendous Illuminator. As marketed, the MTGD1 weighs considerably much less, coming in at roughly 131 grams.