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TTS Maglite LED Bulb Upgrade Conversion for 2d or 2c Cell Torch, 180 lumen Cree LED
TTS Maglite LED Bulb Upgrade Conversion for 2d or 2c Cell Torch, 180 lumen Cree LED

5.0 out of 5 stars First class conversion, simple to install and value for money. Good business to deal with., 20 Mar. 2015
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Very good product: converts ageing Maglite to latest bright torch/burglar remover.


Sony DSCWX220 Compact Digital Camera with Wi-Fi and NFC - Black (18.2MP, 10x Optical Zoom)
Sony DSCWX220 Compact Digital Camera with Wi-Fi and NFC - Black (18.2MP, 10x Optical Zoom)
Offered by Technomobiles
Price: £124.96

5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best small cameras, 20 Mar. 2015
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Very handy travel companion. Doesn't try to get too clever.


The Salzburg Recital
The Salzburg Recital
Price: £12.15

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5.0 out of 5 stars The best newly recorded set of etudes since Murray Perahia's some 30 years ago., 20 Mar. 2015
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This review is from: The Salzburg Recital (Audio CD)
Best recording of Chopin etudes in recent years. New light on music that is never stale.


The Real Odessa: How Peron Brought the Nazi War Criminals to Argentina
The Real Odessa: How Peron Brought the Nazi War Criminals to Argentina
by Uki Gońi
Edition: Paperback
Price: £12.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Argentina as one didn't want to know. No end in sight., 20 Mar. 2015
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As far as I can tell, the authorative account of Peronista Argentina for the uninitiated. Pity not more on the dirty war period.


Travel Adaptor Plug: Worldwide / European Visitor To Uk
Travel Adaptor Plug: Worldwide / European Visitor To Uk
Offered by Factory Market
Price: £1.12

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent product. But don't try uk to us for hair dryer without advice., 20 Mar. 2015
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Does what it claims on the tin.


Jumbl High-Resolution 14MP Scanner/Digitizer - Converts 35mm Negatives & Slides to 14- or 22-Megapixel Digital JPEGs Using Built-In Software Interpolation - No Computer/Software Required to Operate - Features 2.4" Color LCD & TV Out
Jumbl High-Resolution 14MP Scanner/Digitizer - Converts 35mm Negatives & Slides to 14- or 22-Megapixel Digital JPEGs Using Built-In Software Interpolation - No Computer/Software Required to Operate - Features 2.4" Color LCD & TV Out
Offered by Smart Shop UK
Price: £99.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Successful product in successful project, 20 Mar. 2015
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Excellent product. I first thought of getting a lower spec item but this has higher resolution and is as quick to use. In addition I bought accessories: us to uk conversion, air brush, etc to ensure maximum quality of digital output. All very successful and simple. I have now converted about 5,000 slides and negatives covering sixty years of family snaps that can be distributed all around. The greatest joy is from those unexpected images that somehow were thought lost but which have reappeared. And the process has cost a fraction in money and time of leaving things to professionals who nevertheless keep a role tidying up to the highest specifications those very special, but few, images that are 'gold' in every collection of photos.


High Speed Small Craft
High Speed Small Craft
by Peter Du Cane
Edition: Hardcover

4.0 out of 5 stars Last edition of the Bible on High Speed Small Craft, 3 Mar. 2015
This review is from: High Speed Small Craft (Hardcover)
Peter wrote and published in the 1960s, just around the time of his retirement from Vosper Limited, the authorative work on this subject, embracing the introduction of gas turbines, the early hopes for hovercraft, much else besides and an all-but comprehensive textbook on this subject. It is much superior to his last work with which he intended to update this. He was an Engineer of Sorts as he lacked formal degrees and associations with the institutes, one of which he regarded with some disdain.

I still refer to my copy of the earlier book. It is straightforward and what it lacks in academic matter is more than compensated by Peter's design, practical experience and courage to get oddball ideas through the government machine. He was a man of a type we hardly ever come across today, a sort of Barnes Wallis of the sea, whom I also had the pleasure to meet.

If one is lucky a second-hand bookshop may yield a copy. However dated, there are gold nuggets of advice and information to this day. Peter surrounded himself with a more high-powered and dilitante team than the businesses that followed him, so it is also a social comment on technology companies up to 1965.


Fenix E21 High Powered LED Flashlight
Fenix E21 High Powered LED Flashlight
Offered by GLOBAL SOURCING GROUP LTD
Price: £28.00

5.0 out of 5 stars As good as a domestic situation requires, 18 Feb. 2015
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Very nice torch, one of two we keep near during the winter months. One has suffered from a leaking battery (Duracell) and heaven knows how we are going to clean this up. Any ideas, anyone?


Taking Command
Taking Command
by David Richards
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £9.95

3.0 out of 5 stars There I was at War, 18 Feb. 2015
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This review is from: Taking Command (Hardcover)
This is a very good example of a book trying to convey one message and actually, probably truthfully, conveying another. Richards was not afraid to take initiatives and risks, but by the end of the book one gets the feeling that he spread his insubordination too widely, and needlessly upset some good allies. This judgment comes more from the frequency of his own assessments, which generally are of people being "outstanding", "excellent", etc. How are we to learn anything from this?

The book is, frankly, badly written and could have been edited to raise its worth. For instance Richards wants a unified MoD set-up but describes in a para or two how different service chiefs are cpp93 on. Matter for debate but relying on views of Mountbatten fifty years ago is a bit wet. Big subject.

But who sits where around the cabinet table is hardly interesting. And all these Committees and suchlike, which Richards dislikes and favours to taste.

So hastily knocked-out memoirs have done the author an injustice. Better to have stayed out of the memoir business; these books hardly ever strike where the author intends.

However, a general not afraid to put his career on the line for what he believes in is a refreshing man to come across, so high marks for that.


Gold Leaf Tough Touch Gloves - Ladies
Gold Leaf Tough Touch Gloves - Ladies
Price: £25.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Best known gardening gloves, 18 Feb. 2015
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Excellent product. It was a Christmas present for a keen gardener and may become an annual purchase!


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