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Zeiger Brown Leather Band Military Sports Mens Watch with Chronograph
Zeiger Brown Leather Band Military Sports Mens Watch with Chronograph
Offered by ZEIGER-UK
Price: £19.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars and it seems pretty tough. It's a good looking watch but there ..., 5 Feb. 2016
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I was looking for a cheap day to day watch and just came across this. It's big, especially if you have small wrists, and it seems pretty tough. It's a good looking watch but there are a few quirks: the setting up instructions are basic and in small print, so not the easiest to follow; the buttons are quite 'light-touch' which means that you may occidentally set the stop watch going or find yourself resetting the time inadvertently. The digital displays are really too small to be viewed easily and the 1/100th sec counter on the left is pretty much obsolete as far as I can see. I suspect too that the 'leather' strap isn't actually leather, but so what.
All in all a good looking watch with a few whistles and bells, seems to keep time ok, and it's reasonably priced.


LOGITECH M325 USB Wireless Mouse Perfectly Pewter
LOGITECH M325 USB Wireless Mouse Perfectly Pewter
Offered by Freundlichen Himmel
Price: £18.90

5.0 out of 5 stars Great mouse - comfortable to use, 27 July 2015
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Great mouse, especially for use with a laptop. Compact in size, and light but having a good number of functions. Only one AA battery and a space for storing its tiny Wifi USB dingle when not in use. If there is one small gripe it's that I wish the wheel had more distinct notches, but that's just a personal thing.


Kensington Microsaver Slim Security Cable
Kensington Microsaver Slim Security Cable
Offered by TechnicalTraders
Price: £21.00

3.0 out of 5 stars This is a bit of a mixed review. The ..., 13 July 2015
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This is a bit of a mixed review. The product is exactly as described and there's no reason to suppose that it doesn't do the job it's designed for. The problem is that it doesn't fit my 2014/5 Dell XPS15 with touch screen - the lock socket on the laptop is smaller than the lock. A search on this matter indicates that a different brand of lock is needed for this laptop (needless to say at a higher price). So unfortunately I have had to return this product.


Mens Ladies Distressed Oiled Leather Coin Purse Wallet Keys Credit Cards - 14(w) †x 9(h) x 2(d) cms - Brown
Mens Ladies Distressed Oiled Leather Coin Purse Wallet Keys Credit Cards - 14(w) †x 9(h) x 2(d) cms - Brown
Offered by globehopper
Price: £11.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Love it!, 6 Mar. 2015
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Brilliant, beautiful piece of leather. Holds coins, notes, a card, guitar plectrums, tokens etc. and still slides into the front pocket of a pair of jeans!


ViewSonic VP2770-LED 27 inch WQHD SuperClear IPS Professional Monitor (2560x1440, 10bit, VGA/DVI/DisplayPort/HDMI)
ViewSonic VP2770-LED 27 inch WQHD SuperClear IPS Professional Monitor (2560x1440, 10bit, VGA/DVI/DisplayPort/HDMI)
Price: £406.98

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent display, 6 Mar. 2015
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Great size, very clear display, easily calibrated (if you have the tools*), lots of inputs (DVI, Displayport x 2, HDMI), 4 USB ports (2 x USB2, 2 x USB3). So good I have one on my PC set up and my wife has another.
* The out of the box calibration is very good, just a little too warm in my case, but the brightness setting is way too high - I dropped brightness down to 50% before calibrating with a Spyder3 and during the calibration process the brightness had to be dropped to around 37%. Do note that if you are calibrating this monitor the default position for the menu is dead centre, normally where you place the calibration tool; it is possible, via the menu to relocate the menu anywhere else on the screen which makes calibration a breeze.
No dead pixels or hot pixels (in either screen), beside which ViewSonic guarantee against these.


Mobile
Mobile

5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect for wide CPU, 6 Mar. 2015
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So far so good. I needed a way of getting my rather large CPU case (Fractal Design Define R4) off the floor since it has a fan in the base. the case is big, 23cm across, and it weighs a fair bit too making me a bit concerned about some of the plastic trollies out there. Then I came across this - initially on a diffrent site, but some searching around got me here at a reasonable price. It come flat packed but it's a 10 minute job to put it together and the tools are provided. The CPU can be angled between 0 and 45 degrees (I have mine at 0 and I haven't installed the small brackets at the back as my CPU overhangs front and rear) and there are six rubber studs to protect the base of the CPU.
If you do have a wider than normal CPU note that you will have to install the cross member piece a little differently to the instructions meaning that it won't be an adjustable width; for me this was no problem and my CPU sits in the cradle with a few millimeters space either side from the side pieces of the cradle.


Camkitmate Vertical Shoot Quick Release Plate Camera Bracket Holder For Fuji X-T1 XT1
Camkitmate Vertical Shoot Quick Release Plate Camera Bracket Holder For Fuji X-T1 XT1

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Useful addition for an already excellent camera, 20 Feb. 2015
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Great piece of kit for my Fuji X-T1. Adds a bit more grip to the camera, puts a metal surface to the camera's base, allows the camera to be held horizontally or vertically on an Arca Swiss style tripod head. The vertical part can be removed to keep the camera more compact if required.


LeOx- Lunch Box devided Bento lunchbox with Drink Bottle lunch box set with flask Food container Breakfast to go - green
LeOx- Lunch Box devided Bento lunchbox with Drink Bottle lunch box set with flask Food container Breakfast to go - green

1.0 out of 5 stars Plastic pins on side catches far too fragile., 20 Feb. 2015
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This looked the ideal replacement for my old lunchbox which had finally given up the ghost as its lid had split. This is a reasonable size - large enough for a sandwich and some extra bits in the two compartments, and it same with a small spoon and a matching water bottle. Luminous green? Hey, so I know it's mine in the fridge at work. Order placed, items arrive a couple of days later, all is grand. Until this morning.

There I am at 5am constructing a pasta salad, chuck it into the lunch box, put on the lid, snap the two side catches into place and... crack! One of the side catches falls off, the small plastic pin holding it to the lid has sheared and that's the end of things, the whole caboodle is useless and I'm digging around for an old piece of Tupperware for my salad.

So, it could be good but there's a basic design failure in having too fragile plastic pins on the lid holding the side catches.


Ascaso MIN1UK i-1 Colour Aluminium Coffee Grinder, Anthracite
Ascaso MIN1UK i-1 Colour Aluminium Coffee Grinder, Anthracite

5.0 out of 5 stars The new essential toy in our kitchen., 11 Feb. 2015
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Having been using a hand grinder for a while the decision was made to 'upgrade' to an electric coffee bean grinder. That's when things got difficult. There is a vast array of grinders at various price points available via Amazon which is good. The problem is that no matter which grinder you look at there are conflicting reviews on how good it is in terms of durability, quality of grind, etc. and this complicates things when you're in the market for one. I had been looking at the £70 price point initially but Amazon reviews, and reviews from sites dedicated to making fresh coffee, indicated that regardless of make the grinders were not really up to the job, and that I would be better off in the long term moving to a higher price point. Enter the Ascaso MIN1UK i-1 which is at the bottom of the price point where some coffee experts were saying I should be looking. It's a sturdy beast with a large hopper on top. To be honest this would be more suited in a small coffee shop or bar rather than a domestic kitchen. Solid metal construction of the body and internal workings suggest durability. Coffee grinding for Aeropress is great and it's possible to grind to a finer level suggesting that it will work fine for espresso. In all I'm very happy with this.
Small gripes - it's noisy but then again it's quick so bearable; cleaning the spout is a bit awkward (I use a short stubby handled brush); the fork on the front designed for the coffee holder on espresso machines cannot be easily removed which is a bit annoying when not using it for espresso. However these don't negate the fact that this is a great machine.


Ultimate Kettlebells Workbook
Ultimate Kettlebells Workbook
by Dave Randolph
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Good book to start with, 7 Jan. 2015
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Exercises are well explained along with how to structure workouts. Suitable for beginners and experienced kettlebell users alike as the exercises are graded.


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