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Kryptonite Kryptoflex 7 ft Cable Lock (10 mm x 213 cm)
Kryptonite Kryptoflex 7 ft Cable Lock (10 mm x 213 cm)
Price: £10.26

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars good extension if you have spent enough on the lock., 10 Dec 2012
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Used in conjuction with a new york m18 lock on a £500 bike in a moderate to high area.

has already proved its worth with a front quick release wheel that was off the bike but still safe. appears the thief attempted to undo the wheel and then realised it was kryptonited locked.
no evidence of damage to the cable so either opourtunist or the cable was too tough relative to the meagre reward of a standard spec 26" wheel.

kinches well with the loops being fixed in shape. 7 foot sounds long however i would stuggle with less.

N.B. pacaging seemed excessive. came in a 2ft x 2ft x1ft box in uncoiled state. could have easily fittied with the D lock and I tikced for that option.


Kryptonite New York M18 Lock
Kryptonite New York M18 Lock
Price: £61.98

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars 18mm heavy weight lock, 10 Dec 2012
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A bike enthusiast told me if you buy [sold secure] gold you know your bike is going to stay still. I have no doubts that the bike is safe.

I store mine in the bike shed on the rafters as it is indeed very heavy although not impossible in panniers to transport.

Used at an angle to go through my rear wheel, downtube and bike stand vertical post it is an immense deterent. a kryptonite 10mm cable is used to secure the front wheel to the system.

the key requires caution. direct pressure to ensure the teeth (of the key) remain in the lock and avoid the snapping described in other reviews especially other lock models is essential.

From a design point of view it will not allow rotation so a thief would need to cut both sides. I understand that this takes over five minutues of angle grinding from a brief internet search on the lock.


Master Lock Portable Mini Key Safe Combi Lock
Master Lock Portable Mini Key Safe Combi Lock
Price: £9.51

4.0 out of 5 stars useful as a more secure version of 'under the flowerpot', 13 Oct 2012
as previously noted: 3 digit lock - factory set.

Looped around an immovable object it is nice to have it as a back up for locking yourself out.


Megaman BR0907i Ingenium R50 Spot Bulb 7W SES Warm White
Megaman BR0907i Ingenium R50 Spot Bulb 7W SES Warm White
Price: £12.74

5.0 out of 5 stars brought from B&Q for less, 24 Feb 2012
do take a while (10 - 15 seconds) to become bright although how often do you need to rush into a room in your own home?

not sure about quality reviews seem very polar i.e. rubish or great no inbetween,
I have 3 x r80 11w and 3 x r50 small edison screw 7w megaman bulbs all brought from B&Q none of which have failed (6 months use in kitchen and bedroom)

would definately use CFL again and reduced my kitchen spots from 180w to 21w.

effectively can have them on for nearly 50 hours before they use a unit (kw/h) rather than 8h making them worthwhile money wise.

calculators online are available to help you cost up based on daily use and bulb cost simply search 'energy saving bulb calculators'


2 x 5 SMD LED 360° Ultra White Bulbs / T10 Side Repeater Bulbs / Replacement for 501 W5W 168 194 Bulbs (1 pair 2 units)
2 x 5 SMD LED 360° Ultra White Bulbs / T10 Side Repeater Bulbs / Replacement for 501 W5W 168 194 Bulbs (1 pair 2 units)
Offered by Tongup
Price: £0.97

5.0 out of 5 stars bright and easy to fit, 20 Feb 2012
as noted must get polarity correct. if they don't light turn them round.

nice and bright with all round visibility. not so bright however that you can't look towards them.

just nice as position disclosing sidelights.


Rolson Red LED Clip On Light
Rolson Red LED Clip On Light
Offered by A2Zquality
Price: £1.94

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Nice rucksack light, 20 Feb 2012
patterns: fast alternate flash (2 leds) single flash or constant.

Lightweigh product although I wasn't convinced by the plastic clip so used a spare keyring loop to fix it.

visible (when lit) from all angles even edge on with inherent reflection on both sides of the 'coin'

notably not as effective as some of the 6" led sticks that are retailing for £20-30 but at its price they are definately having a few for running or cycling could also be used as a colar tag on a dog provided it stays reasonably dry.


SLX Gold digiTop Amplified High Performance Indoor Aerial for TV (UHF/Freeview), FM Radio, DAB Radio, Wideband
SLX Gold digiTop Amplified High Performance Indoor Aerial for TV (UHF/Freeview), FM Radio, DAB Radio, Wideband
Price: £12.99

5.0 out of 5 stars good, boosts an appaling signal, 11 Jun 2011
The ariel is used through a double glazed window to provide signal to a HD LCD TV. provided ariel is short but then you can get an extension to get the signal to the TV.

only interruptions are the aircraft flying low on approach to an international airport, but thats inevitable if you live on a flight path, other than that excellent design with roll of the fin so you can catch the signal and get peak reception.

conclusion: excellent for signal & boost if you cannot afford or do not wish to invest in an installed ariel.


Joby Gorillapod Original - Black
Joby Gorillapod Original - Black
Offered by Roth Sales
Price: £17.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Very nice tripod especially good for outdoors, 29 Nov 2010
The gorillapod is very easy to use and fits directly to the camera in the screw style socket at the bottom of most digital cameras.

It has the ability to balance as per a normal tripod or wrap around anything so it can dangle which makes it unique.

A brilliant stocking filler for an amateur photographer and well worth the money.

It's pushed my partners photography forward especially night exposures without making the (big & expensive) step of going to SLR.


Ergo-Tilt« Portable Laptop Stand - BLACK
Ergo-Tilt« Portable Laptop Stand - BLACK

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars does what I expected it to do., 29 Nov 2010
Its a black plastic structure that folds flat and compact which i have found useful in elevating my ageing dell d530 laptop off the desk because it is having cooling difficulties (not affecting performance but certainly getting very hot and I was worried about damaging the laptop.)

The plastic struts at the front are ample for holding the Laptop on the stand, I haven't had any of the problems described in other reviews.

I brought it for cooling but have also found it more comfortable to type with.

The only thing worth noting it that it has only one possible height / angle arrangement but the angle selected is perfect ergonomically so not really a flaw.

The height at the rear of the laptop is now aproximately 4-5 cm higher than the front of the laptop making it aproximately a 10 - 20* angle.


Giant Pump Action Airpot 5 litre capacity.
Giant Pump Action Airpot 5 litre capacity.
Offered by Amethyst Catering Equipment Ltd (prices inc vat)
Price: £21.99

19 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Massive capacity. :-), 7 July 2010
The biggest volume available for pots like this.
Simple to operate and refill very suitable for keeping a large (5 litres) for drink making at a meeting rather than having to keep boiling & refilling the kettle or leaving the room to do it.
Very happy with the product and the service, well packed fast delivery.


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