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dodocool Stove Connector Outdoor Camping Burner Conversion Head Long Tank to Flat Tank Gas Bottle Adaptor[Automatic Closing Function]
dodocool Stove Connector Outdoor Camping Burner Conversion Head Long Tank to Flat Tank Gas Bottle Adaptor[Automatic Closing Function]
Offered by douself
Price: £2.59

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars It will do the job...as long as you've got some duct tape at hand., 11 Nov 2014
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OK, i wasn't expecting miracles at this price. It's terrible, due to the design one part of it will raise a bit when locked on the cartridge and the gas will leak so maybe the best thing to do is just wrapping it with insulation tape and it should be fine, other than that can't complain, used it to connect the slim cartridges to fire maple stove I use in the winter.


OSRAM NIGHT BREAKER UNLIMITED H7  halogen headlamp bulb  64210NBU-HCB +110% more light and +20% whiter light in double box
OSRAM NIGHT BREAKER UNLIMITED H7 halogen headlamp bulb 64210NBU-HCB +110% more light and +20% whiter light in double box
Price: £15.40

3.0 out of 5 stars Brighter but longevity suffers., 24 Oct 2014
Had these for about 8 months and lost one of the bulbs just couple of days ago. Yes, they're brighter than stndard, but longevity is not that great hence three stars.


Tatonka Summiter Exp 1487 Backpack 22 Litres Black
Tatonka Summiter Exp 1487 Backpack 22 Litres Black
Price: £57.13

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars amazing, ultralight day-pack, 26 Sep 2014
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I'm not really into the "ultralight" hiking, but was just looking for a less "tacticool" pack and since I've got lots of other Tatonka gear(from tarp to mugs...) decided to get myself this simple pack. Very happy with the purchase, this thing is soo light that I barely notice it on my back, you can even shave-off couple of grams by reducing the back plate that stiffens the pack. Great day pack.


Celestron 00149875 Nature 8x42 Roof Binocular
Celestron 00149875 Nature 8x42 Roof Binocular
Price: £77.97

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Well made, nice specs, great price, lens covers are a joke, 24 Aug 2014
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Was looking for some good, waterproof and rugged binos and I've found these. Well made, coated glass and won't cost you arm'n'leg - got other binos from the same company which I use to watch stars, etc. and they're not bad either.

Lens covers are a joke(but still better then no covers) - have to agree with others / hence 4 stars.

Simon


Cocoon Green Tatonka 2TC Tarp - 3m x 2.85m
Cocoon Green Tatonka 2TC Tarp - 3m x 2.85m
Offered by Survival School
Price: £79.99

5.0 out of 5 stars It's not the silnylon so make sure your backpack can accommodate extra bulk & weight but nothing beats good sleep when the sound, 24 Aug 2014
Bit pricey & heavy, but well made and will last for years(hopefully), It's not the silnylon so make sure your backpack can accommodate extra bulk & weight but nothing beats good sleep when the sound of a rain hitting the cloth-type tarp is non-existent, slept under DD-tarps in the past and although I don't mind heavy wind and the tarp making a noise like a flag during hurricane, the sound of a rain is hard to get used to for me.

I own couple of Tatonka products from mugs, through backpacks and now the tarp and I must admit that I love this company.

Good sides:
- Well made (double stitching / taped seams)

-Bad sides
Bit heavy and bulky

Looking for a nylon version? you can get it on amazon with no problemo.

Regards,
Simon


Victorinox Excelsior (with key ring) smooth Alox, silver
Victorinox Excelsior (with key ring) smooth Alox, silver
Offered by Knives Master
Price: £19.45

5.0 out of 5 stars Great EDC blade, extra tiny package(84mm x 4mm x 15mm), 28 Jun 2014
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It's good, but OMG it's really tiny and because of that I don't think it's worth almost 20 quid, C'mon this should cost around £10-£12 not more and the plastic version ~8 quids. Even tho I'm a huge fan of Vicky and I've got large collection of SAK's, I just cannot justify the cost. Shame on me as I should have done the research prior to buying....Five stars as the Victorinox finish is great as always. Anyone else notice how Victorinox prices are going up since 2011?

Having said that it's still good EDC blade(UK legal) that you could probably keep in your wallet without even noticing it...

Specs:

Length(folded: 84mm)
Thickness: 4mm
Main blade length(cutting edge) : 51mm


Grow Your Own Drugs: Fantastically Easy Recipes for Natural Remedies and Beauty Treats
Grow Your Own Drugs: Fantastically Easy Recipes for Natural Remedies and Beauty Treats
by James Wong
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars Some great recipes to improve your health, 9 Jun 2014
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i especially love the rosemary wine recipe that improves your memory if I'm not mistaken, not sure now as I can't remember correctly,. Great book.


Gelert Solo One Man Tent
Gelert Solo One Man Tent

5.0 out of 5 stars You get what you pay for., 9 Jun 2014
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This review is from: Gelert Solo One Man Tent (Sports)
Even tho I gave this tent five stars bear in mind that the old adage of "you get what you're paying for" applies here too.

Don't get me wrong it's a great tent for the money, but there are quite a few tents in this league that can cost anything from 60quid to 500 quids.

Tested it few times on the hills and it does the job(ben lawers camp on 900m, wind around 50mph and ~1C at night) I highly recommend to use Nikwax tent-proof or similar product on the tarp just to improve the water repellency.

Ease of use - 4/5, craftsmanship 4/5, size 3/5 - i'm 186cm tall and the tent is rather "tight fit". You can put your backpack under the tarp with no problem.

All in all, I'm quite pleased with the purchase, i'm sure it will serve me well in the months to come it's definitely a great tent for the money. If you're looking for something on budget, maybe you don't want to damage you Rab tent than using Gelert is a great alternative for 'casual' trips.
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Taylor of Old Bond Street 150g Sandalwood Shaving Cream Bowl
Taylor of Old Bond Street 150g Sandalwood Shaving Cream Bowl
Offered by The Executive Shaving Company
Price: £9.70

5.0 out of 5 stars Helps you stop looking like a woman with a beard and smells like the santa you remember from the nursery...., 9 Jun 2014
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Smells good(if you're a fan of old spice) creates nice and rich lather, nice and generous size container. Love it!


Muhle Straight Razor
Muhle Straight Razor

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great product, great price, 9 Jun 2014
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OK, so you're probably here cause you wanna shave like some bad-a**es from category 'D' movies...or you remember your grandpa and hought that there must been a reason behind him spending 20minutes on a shave.

Anyway, if you can afford to spend some time on shaving, mainting your razor blade(stropping is sooo much fun) than this product is for you.

Remember, don't rush or you'll end up looking like atacked by a cheetah, work slowly until you'll get a total control, gain speed and accuracy. It took me around five shaves until I've found the proper angle and gained some speed.

As I said, great product, easy to sharpen and holds the edge quite weel) the only thing I don't like is the quality of the handle, not that is misaligned or something but there are lquite a few polishing marks on it and it looks like it wasn't sanded accurately, but that's a minor thing not worth to remove one star.

Really happy with the purchase.

Comes in a really nice presentational box too.


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