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Stone Leather Single Pen Case - Black
Stone Leather Single Pen Case - Black
Price: £16.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Stone Leather Pen Case - Very smart, 2 Jun. 2014
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The case has proved to be a good means of carrying the pen around with protection. It's very well made with neatly stitched, finely grained, leather. The flap conceals a thin disc of magnetic material which mates with a similar disc in the main body of the case to provide a remarkably secure fixing. Gusseted sides allow a maximum capacity of about 15mm square by 140mm.


Neutrogena Fragrance Free Transparent Facial Bar, Original Formula, 3.5 Ounce (Pack of 8)
Neutrogena Fragrance Free Transparent Facial Bar, Original Formula, 3.5 Ounce (Pack of 8)
Offered by santa's helpers
Price: £24.95

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Neutrogena Facial Bar - Excellent Stuff. Good US supplier . . ., 8 April 2014
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Neutrogena has been used in the household for years. Unlike many other soaps, this excellent product leaves the skin soft and hydrated.

It might be hard to find in the UK these days, but getting a pack of eight 3.5 oz bars from the States is a good deal and delivery takes only a few days - significantly less than predicted.


Chatham Marine Deck XV G2, Men's Boat Shoes, Brown (Chestnut), 7 UK
Chatham Marine Deck XV G2, Men's Boat Shoes, Brown (Chestnut), 7 UK
Price: £53.21

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Beware - size matters!, 17 Sept. 2013
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The star rating system can be misleading. In this case, although the quality of the product was satisfactory, the poor sizing rendered the shoes useless. The order for UK size 7 was duly delivered; the box indicated the same size, but the shoes, which were not marked with a size, were at least an inch longer than a normal size 7. In forty years of size 7 shoe buying I've never had a problem - until now!


Cross Ball Pen Refill Standard Medium Blue Ref 8511
Cross Ball Pen Refill Standard Medium Blue Ref 8511
Offered by Europens
Price: £2.99

1.0 out of 5 stars BEWARE - Old Stock?, 31 Aug. 2012
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Six individually packaged 8511 refills arrived from Singapore. The packages claim "Contents Made in USA". Reassuring, I thought: they certainly look familiar, although the bubble pack is tinted.

After writing about a hundred words the ink flow stopped. I opened the second package and found that the adhesive, which stuck the plastic to the card, had dried out. Not a good sign. That, coupled with the discoloured plastic suggests old stock.


Vileda Cordomatic Retractable Clothes Line 15m
Vileda Cordomatic Retractable Clothes Line 15m
Offered by MERCAT LTD
Price: £9.90

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Vileda Cordomatic - Failure, 15 Aug. 2012
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Like other reviewers we found the Vileda an attractive prospect: 40 five-star reviews must be good, or so we thought.

As has been said by others, it looks good out of the box - the casing is robust and the fittings are good. Yes, the line is thin, but 15 metres in a small volume is a reasonable compromise we reckoned.

But what only becomes apparent with use, it's first use in fact, is the weakness of the recoil spring.

We've made light use of the Cordomatic over the past six weeks and would have rated it as a three star product. But now now it fails to retract, so we're saddled with a good looking, robustly cased, partially retractable line! In a word, junk.


Techfocus TomTom ONE v2 / v3 / XL Europe/GB (Regional) Mains Travel Charger
Techfocus TomTom ONE v2 / v3 / XL Europe/GB (Regional) Mains Travel Charger
Offered by Invero
Price: £2.22

1.0 out of 5 stars TomTom Via Live purchasers BEWARE, 22 April 2012
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The "Frequently Sold Together" statement may well be true, but TomTom Via Live purchasers will have found that the plastic shroud encapsulating the mini USB connecter of the TechFocus Mains Travel Charger has not been moulded to fit the Via.

This is not the fault of the supplier - Via is not on his list of relevant products. The fault lies with Amazon: their statement is misleading.


Digital Restoration from Start to Finish: How to repair old and damaged photographs
Digital Restoration from Start to Finish: How to repair old and damaged photographs
by Ctein
Edition: Paperback
Price: £24.99

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Digital Restoration, 8 Feb. 2012
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This is a good book. The author's lucid style and use of exemplary illustrations makes it a pleasure to read.

Although the book has not been written specifically for Adobe devotees, those with CS or Elements experience will find the explanations and how-to sections easier going. Apart from his compendium on restoration techniques, Ctein has written a chapter about hardware for restorative work and one on corrective software, including plug-ins.

Those familiar with Katrin Eismann's Photoshop Restoration & Retouching may well find Ctein's book a useful, perhaps less prescriptive, sequel. Like Ms Eismann's classic, this more recent work is full of wisdom. You will be better off with both!


2 TREAD LITTLE GIANT SAFETY STEP LADDER c/w FOLDINGRAIL
2 TREAD LITTLE GIANT SAFETY STEP LADDER c/w FOLDINGRAIL
Offered by BiGDUG
Price: £99.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars 2 Tread Little Giant - excellent, 8 Jan. 2011
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When looking for a two tread ladder it's frustrating to find the accompanying illustration is of the three step version. It's misleading too. Unfortunately the manufacturer's site has no illustration either, but searching for "Little Giant 2 tread ladder" conjures-up pictures galore.

The two tread ladder proves to be well made and very robust. The folding hand rail is very good but can be left down. The treads are about 360x230 mm and make for sound footing. This is a stable and seriously robust working platform: at 7 kg it's no light weight.

Bigdugltd provided my steps - good communication, swift turnaround and good packaging.


Loctite 7503 Rust Remedy 90ml
Loctite 7503 Rust Remedy 90ml
Price: £5.99

33 of 33 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Class of its own . . ., 1 Jan. 2011
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Of the five rust treatments I've used over the years this is by far the best. Compared to gels it's easier and cleaner to use, and more economical in application. None of the others has proved as effective - it is outstanding.


The Chambers Dictionary, 11th edition
The Chambers Dictionary, 11th edition
by Chambers
Edition: Hardcover

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Excellent reference but getting too big to handle, 1 Jan. 2011
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We've used the Chambers dictionaries for many years - a favourite for helping to solve crosswords. The specification for the current edition makes clear that it is significantly larger than it's predecessor. It turns out that the book exceeds the height dimension by 4mm which makes use of our handy shelf impossible - a minor irritation, but the new dimensions could be a problem for some. Unfortunately the tome proves difficult to use on one's lap, so although as a reference work it deserves five stars, we find that it is not conveniently usable.


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