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Homcom Deluxe Bird Stand Feeder Table Feeding Station Wooden Garden Wood Coop Parrot Stand 113cm High NEW
Homcom Deluxe Bird Stand Feeder Table Feeding Station Wooden Garden Wood Coop Parrot Stand 113cm High NEW
Offered by MHSTAR
Price: £24.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Average, 4 Oct. 2014
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I can only imagine the reviewers who call this quality 'excellent' are unfamiliar with the days before everything was mass produced in China for 27p each. To be fair, it's not awful, but it's not great either; pretty roughly finished from cheap materials to not very exacting tolerances. In summary, it goes together roughly as pictured and stands up as intended, if a little wobbly. It's quite small as bird tables go, being a good 8 or 10 inches shorter than our older ones, but it's fine to accommodate small birds for their breakfast. I can't imagine it will last more than a few years, but at the end of the day it serves a purpose for not too much money, so as the 3 stars implies, it's 'OK'.


siku Farmer Grimme Häufelgerät
siku Farmer Grimme Häufelgerät
Offered by AVIDES u.k.
Price: £10.96

5.0 out of 5 stars Nice ridge hiller, 4 Oct. 2014
We've tried this predominantly metal potato ridge hiller successfully with a couple of Britain's tractors plus a Siku Fent 930. It's well detailed and looks like it should last, so a good addition to the junior farmyard.


Siku - Farmer - 1:32 Scale Fendt 930 Vario Tractor
Siku - Farmer - 1:32 Scale Fendt 930 Vario Tractor
Price: £17.10

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Top kit for the young farmer, 4 Oct. 2014
With ever more of Fendt's excellent tractors on our roads and fields it's a shame good old Britain's don't seem to offer any models, but this 930 from Siku is premium quality, with slightly more metal than Britain's tractors, and has a very similar hitch so it's worked with all the Britains implements I've tried thus far. Overall, pricey, but a top toy.


Sony Xperia Z3 UK SIM-Free Smartphone - Copper
Sony Xperia Z3 UK SIM-Free Smartphone - Copper
Offered by total digital stores
Price: £528.96

4 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best of the current bunch, 1 Oct. 2014
Early days, but great so far. I bought this to replace my original Xperia Z (which I loved) and thus far am very impressed. As others have said Sony have done nothing radical while moving from Z, Z1, Z2 to Z3, they've followed a very logical route of working most on the weakest points while continualy tweaking the strong points. This doesn't make for as many headlines as Apple or Samsung who always try to introduce an 'amazing' new feature every time, but those new features are often shots in the dark who's novelty wears off or change for the sake of change which proves a backward step in practice. Sony meanwhile continue to evolve and refine their flagship model, resulting now in the Z3, clearly descended from my 18 month old Z, but better in almost every way; the viewing angles are better, colours richer but still not over-saturated, screen a little sharper, response notably faster, speakers improved and battery longer lasting. The whole experience is one of dependable proven quality in your hand.


Wiha 25475 Proturn 3K Philips Screwdriver 451N 3K PH VDE 3 x 150 mm
Wiha 25475 Proturn 3K Philips Screwdriver 451N 3K PH VDE 3 x 150 mm
Price: £13.11

5.0 out of 5 stars Feels like it will last, 25 Sept. 2014
Excellent quality screwdriver so far, up there with my old Weras. Not much more to say really, good tactile grip, strong, straight shaft and tip that's properly hard unlike those in get in 14 piece sets made in China for £2.99. Just makes jobs that bit easier and more enjoyable at the end of the day.


Ansmann Agent 5 Torch
Ansmann Agent 5 Torch
Price: £44.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Class winner, 15 Sept. 2014
I decided to try this torch after seeing the feedback on Amazon.de, where it averages a full 5 stars from over 60 reviews. Having owned it for a couple of weeks now I can see why; it at least matches and possibly edges my favourite Lenser, while clearly outperforming anything else I've tried.


Mini Storage Boxes - Medium - Set of 5 (Prym) 65mm x 58mm x 24mm
Mini Storage Boxes - Medium - Set of 5 (Prym) 65mm x 58mm x 24mm
Offered by Petes Treasure Trove
Price: £7.75

5.0 out of 5 stars Very handy, 11 Sept. 2014
I have several of these in different sizes and they come in very handy. The plastic is sturdy/good quality, and the lids fit tightly. Bare in mind the dimensions are external, so they're a bit smaller inside.


The German Genius: Europe's Third Renaissance, the Second Scientific Revolution and the Twentieth Century
The German Genius: Europe's Third Renaissance, the Second Scientific Revolution and the Twentieth Century
by Peter Watson
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Challenging read, but worth it, 5 Sept. 2014
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Make no mistake, this is a challenging read, at some 850 pages and assuming a pretty decent level of general/background knowledge. However, it is very much worth the effort, slowly creating a vast and in depth picture of German development over the last 400 years, the author has clearly done a monumental amount of research. For those of us who grew up being directly, or indirectly, led to believe that Britain had invented ¾ of things worth inventing, and led almost every field from science to cultural freedoms, it is certainly an eye opening read; within the first few pages, for example, it is noted that prior to 1939 Germany had earned more Nobel prizes that Britain & America combined, which had me briefly doing a guppy fish impression, something which was repeated as numerous times throughout the book!


Unipet Wild Bird Peanut and Cherry Value Suet, 300 g, Pack of 10
Unipet Wild Bird Peanut and Cherry Value Suet, 300 g, Pack of 10
Price: £7.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Great value, 5 Sept. 2014
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Excellent value on Amazon subscription, costing around £6.50 for a box of 10. Placed in a standard green wire cage they prove extremely popular in our garden, attracting Blue Tits, Great Tits, House Sparrows, Greater Spotted Woodpeckers, plus some Robins and Blackbirds that attempt to balance on the cage as they can't hang on.


Klarus XT11 Tactical LED Torch (2 x CR123)
Klarus XT11 Tactical LED Torch (2 x CR123)
Offered by UNOUWANTONE
Price: £64.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good, but not quite what I'd hoped, 5 Sept. 2014
I was perhaps expecting a bit too much having read the glowing reviews here, but overall am a little disappointed. The light is excellent, but no better that my similar sized, five year old (and cheaper) Lenser. When you enter the market and straight out set your prices higher than current benchmark companies you need to be offering something very special, and whilst this torch is certainly very good I can't say I would buy it again at this price point, especially given the new Chinese company's low manufacturing costs.


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