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10 x Hoover H20 Purepower Vacuum Vac Bag Dust Bag U3120 U3130 U3440
10 x Hoover H20 Purepower Vacuum Vac Bag Dust Bag U3120 U3130 U3440
Offered by VacMagic
Price: 4.97

5.0 out of 5 stars At Good As The Original Product, 15 April 2014
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I have used several types of bags by this company for several years (four types - from small to large) and they seem to work just as well as the makers' bags. They aren't exactly the same but they fit and work perfectly.

One advantage of cheaper bags is that can afford to change them more regularly.

Also, with some non-reusable paper bags you can always open the bottom of the bag, empty it and either staple or clip the bottom back together for a second or even third use (provided the pores aren't so blocked that it prevents the air passing through easily).

I far prefer paper bags (even re-used once or twice) to the permanent cloth bags you can sometimes buy to replace them. In my experience cloth bags do not filter as well as paper bags.

As with all vacuum cleaners, always check the airways and permanent filters from time to time. I have often seen vacuum cleaners so blocked that it is obvious that they have been redistributing rather than cleaning for some time (especially when in communal use).


WD40 44034 Smart Straw 400 ml
WD40 44034 Smart Straw 400 ml
Price: 5.99

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good Idea BUT..., 15 April 2014
I don't know if its just my can but I get the impression that the lubricant is not under the same pressure as the ordinary can. In addition the spray (ie with the straw folded down) is more of a jet than the atomised spray. I like the product but if what I have is anything to go by you still need the old cans for generally spraying things or a strong jet from the (old-style detachable) straw, while the new can is more for less forceful directed application.

A possible reason for lower pressure (if this is the case generally) could be that the rotating valve that switches from "spray" to straw can’t handle the normal pressure without leaking lubricant over the user's hand.

A possible reason for the “spray” being more like a jet is that the stray has to pass through rotating valve before it emerges – so its more like using a half-inch straw than a normal aerosol spray.

The weakness seems to be that the old-fashioned aerosol valve (as found in every aerosol can) has been refined to the point where it can handle high pressure. The new rotating valve, that switches from “spray” to jet can’t handle that sort of pressure and so the can has had to had to have its pressure lowered to allow for this.

But still, a good product so long as you regard is a useful alternative to, and not a replacement for, the old (and more feisty) can and straw. It is much more convenient for general use.


4 Arm Rotary Airer Dryer Clothes Washing Line Horse 50m
4 Arm Rotary Airer Dryer Clothes Washing Line Horse 50m
Offered by Topnotchsales
Price: 20.51

5.0 out of 5 stars Comes with its own ground spike, 15 April 2014
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Not much to add to previous 5-star reviews. It is a bit hard to get up first time - but then it has to be or the lines (that have to be a folded up in storage) would slacken off over the first few days. Easiest way to get it up first time is to open and secure the arms BEFORE putting it into the ground (which is relatively easy).

Just though I'd mention, in case you didn't realise, this comes with its own ground spike - so no need to buy the 32mm spike you may see advertised with it. You can't see it until its unwrapped but its there.

Postscript - After using it for a while I can say that the initial tightness eases off and it is quite easy to put up and down now.


Bosmere 10 x Cane Caps - Garden Cane Protectors H705
Bosmere 10 x Cane Caps - Garden Cane Protectors H705
Offered by L.M Electrical
Price: 4.69

4.0 out of 5 stars A Little Too Soft, 15 April 2014
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These do work but I doubt it they would protect you from hitting the cane hard. They are a bit too soft. The cane could come through. This is noticeable if you use the cap to push the cane into the ground - you can feel the end of the cane. I would use these if I had no other but I got some harder ones that offered a little more protection. Probably work OK as eye protectors where you might just walk into a cane, but not hard enough to protect you if you hit one with force (eg fell on it).


The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn [DVD]
The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn [DVD]
Dvd ~ Daniel Craig
Price: 3.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Stunning Animation But Weak Storytelling, 15 April 2014
The animation is extraordinarily good but the film sufferers from a very erratic telling of the story. The story itself is a perfectly god Tintin story with some very amusing comic digressions and even a few decent characters. It also has a lot of detail humour in the main plot. But there seem to be quite long periods when the story stalls and you want them to get on with it, and the chase sequences are too prolonged and too unlikely. The explorations of areas and chase sequences seem to be setting us up to buy the game rather progress a film.

Glad I watched the film – if only to see what can be done with animation. But I doubt if I will buy the sequel. If I do it will be to see the animation and not find out what happened.


Lightweight aluminium folding transit wheelchair in metallic blue with attendant brakes
Lightweight aluminium folding transit wheelchair in metallic blue with attendant brakes
Offered by Fenetic Wellbeing
Price: 99.99

5.0 out of 5 stars As Good As Most of the Other Reviewers Say, 11 April 2014
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No need to repeat what most others have written An excellent light wheelchair that EASILY fits into the back of my compact car (a Yaris) and is easy to lift in and out. I like handling and pushing it. My mother likes riding in it. Cycle type brakes (with a handbrake when the lever is pushed down) are an enormous improvement over the low-mounted lever type that just sits on the top of the back wheels. The handles fold down and the adjustable foot platforms are secure but easily removable.


Pro Hands X-Heavy Tension Hand & Finger Exerciser - Dark Grey 11lb
Pro Hands X-Heavy Tension Hand & Finger Exerciser - Dark Grey 11lb
Price: 18.06

5.0 out of 5 stars Seriously Heavy Duty, 4 April 2014
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I don't know how heavy muscle men expect such things to be but, for an office hand exerciser they are very strong - which exactly what I wanted. I have the lighter medium tension versions - which which are about right for a man's normal office hand exerciser - but when you really have a fantasy neck to wring this X-Heavy version is the just right. Feel the burn baby.


Lavender Plants, Papillon Lavender Mini Plants 6 Plug Plants
Lavender Plants, Papillon Lavender Mini Plants 6 Plug Plants
Offered by Home and Hearths (Lincolnshire) Ltd
Price: 9.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Healthy Plants, Well Packed, Came Quickly, 4 April 2014
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Not much more to say. The plants looked very happy when they arrived and stayed happy while they waited in their pack for few days waiting to be planted.


Inflatable Rubber Ring Cushion 16" Piles / Hemorrhoids / Post & Pre Natel Relief
Inflatable Rubber Ring Cushion 16" Piles / Hemorrhoids / Post & Pre Natel Relief
Offered by Mobility 2000
Price: 16.50

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Well Made, 3 April 2014
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Not much to report other than this is a well made item. The stuff it is made of either is, or is very similar, to real rubber (as the description says). Its solid and the extra valve is a nice touch. Both the texture of the rubber and the fine pattern on it stops it slipping.


Muggi Multi-Cup Holder, Blue
Muggi Multi-Cup Holder, Blue
Price: 9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars A Well Made Item, 3 April 2014
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This has all the hallmarks of a properly made item. The plastic is solid, its nicely finished and the four properly made rubber feet not just stick-on rubbish but well made pieces of rubber that are recessed into the corners. I suspect this has been made for people who demand quality (like hospitals, professional cares etc). Nice job.


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