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5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful 8th Anniversary Gift, 28 May 2013
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This Bronze sculpture is beautifully made and is a very enchanting and ideal gift for an 8th (Bronze) wedding anniversary. It is unusual, beautifully made and says it all, I know the recipients will be delighted.


Circuitbuilding Do-it-Yourself For Dummies
Circuitbuilding Do-it-Yourself For Dummies
by H. Ward Silver
Edition: Paperback
Price: £13.59

4.0 out of 5 stars Good for the beginner and hobbyist, 22 May 2013
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Good book, well written. Excellent for a beginner or new hobby with easy to understand circuits. For a more in depth look at beginner electronics, look at, "Make: Electronics: Learning Through Discovery by Charles Platt (16 Nov 2011)" sold by Amazon. Make sure you order the 2011 edition.


LINDY Computer Technician Professional Tamper Proof Torx Set
LINDY Computer Technician Professional Tamper Proof Torx Set
Offered by Renshaw House
Price: £10.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Good quality Torx 'H' screwdrivers, 22 May 2013
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Excellent set of Torx 'H' security screwdrivers, nicely balanced shaft with swivel anvil at the end. Really well engineered set of screwdrivers at a very reasonable price.


How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic
How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic
by Michael Jay Geier
Edition: Paperback
Price: £14.39

8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Long-winded explanations, 31 Jan 2013
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Electronics obviously work the same wherever you are located in the world. This book is written mainly for the American audience, which is fine, but the author uses 19 words when 5 would be sufficient in most cases. If the context was more precise and direct, I would have rated it at 5 stars. I like to go to the problem and get the solution without lengthy dialogue.


The Art of Soldering (BP)
The Art of Soldering (BP)
by R. Brewster
Edition: Paperback
Price: £3.59

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great little book, 9 Jan 2013
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This little hand book is a great book for anyone new to soldering. The starting point is right back at the basics, it assumes you know nothing about soldering and takes you step-by-step through several processes. What type of soldering iron you will need for your hobby/work, types o soldering tips and solder. It explains the difference between lead free and lead solder and which jobs they are best used for.
I purchased this book as a refresher reference as it has been some years since I have done any soldering and I found its contents informative and practical. At the price paid, I could not go wrong!


DIGIFLEX ATX Power Supply Tester 20 24 Pin SATA LCD Diagnose PSU
DIGIFLEX ATX Power Supply Tester 20 24 Pin SATA LCD Diagnose PSU
Offered by Digiflex
Price: £19.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Better than its nearest competitor., 8 Jan 2013
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This tester does what it says on the tin. The instructions are printed on the packaging, so don't throw it away! For under £10 it is a great bit of kit and is ideal for the hobbyist or anyone that has a low volume of circuits to test.


58 Piece Computer Repair Tool Kit
58 Piece Computer Repair Tool Kit
Offered by elevenfirst
Price: £26.85

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Inferior quality torch in this toolkit., 7 Dec 2012
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My opinion without prejudice is:
This toolkit is an ideal value for money kit with one exception, the torch. Firstly the torch is a different version to that shown and described and secondly the torch is of poor quality, did not work and suitable only in a child's tool kit.
As I was satisfied with the majority of this toolkit, I contacted the seller, Tech Next Day and after several emails, tortuous, I returned the torch to them for comment as the torch simply did not function. The batteries were hearing aid type and mounted in a small plastic tube which is then inserted into the torch body. The contacts inside the torch relied simply on pressure of a small spring and a small metal strip contact under the lamp assembly. There is no sound mechanical contact to make a good electrical contact and therefore illuminate the lamp, which is the function of a torch.
The seller sent a replacement torch, this did not work! It was reasonably clear they had not tested the replacement torch prior to dispatch, which in these circumstances you would have expected this to have been a good idea. This model of torch is not fit for purpose, suitable only for a child.
I am off to the hardware store to buy a new torch!


Sony AD-5280S-0B DVDRW 24x SATA Drive with Dust Protected Enclosure and Emergency Eject
Sony AD-5280S-0B DVDRW 24x SATA Drive with Dust Protected Enclosure and Emergency Eject

5.0 out of 5 stars Does what it says on the tin!, 29 Oct 2012
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This CD/DVD Drive is great value for money and performs like a high-end product. It is quiet, fast and accurate with the writing; what more can be said, except, very pleased.


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