HI all, I'm looking to buy a stainless steel watch this month. I understand the silver SS would be a good option as you can polish out scratches as they arise but I'm not really a fan of polished metal (would love a brushed metal version). I collect all black G-shocks so the SBSS would be an obvious choice for me (on a black sport band), but the fear factor of scratching through the DLC is real. If I could see silver coming through it would really spoil the watch for me . And I dont think you could just use a Sharpie to hide any damage? So, how are people's Space Black stainless steel's holding up now we're 6 months down the line from release? It's not an easy one to search on google as people often confuse the Space Black and Space Grey, which is easy/easier to scratch. Or just end up arguing about how tough DLC is/isnt. I work at a desk for most of the day so there will be some friction between watch and desk top and desk edge. From time to time I notice I clash with doors as I pass through them, but all my G-shocks are damage free. I know the watch is metal so not likely to take the same abuse as the G's, but a G-shock under £200 can take alot of abuse so I dont worry about them at all. A £500 watch with no protection (no bumpers, raised edges, shock protection) is a different matter. I guess I'm just looking for some reassurance the SBSS is tough from users who have owned for some months in real world use. Head says: SS = can polish Heart says: SBSS = my style Thanks in advance for any input.