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Measuring and Marking Metals (Workshop Practice Series No. 6)
Measuring and Marking Metals (Workshop Practice Series No. 6)
by Ivan R. Law
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.57

4.0 out of 5 stars A useful little book on a dry subject but one you ..., 4 Aug 2014
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A useful little book on a dry subject but one you will need to understand if you are into model engineering.


Saxby 2Litre Perle Wall
Saxby 2Litre Perle Wall
Price: 118.58

3.0 out of 5 stars I chose this because it had the shaver socket on ..., 2 July 2014
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I chose this because it had the shaver socket on the left, which suited our bathroom layout. Unfortunately the shaver socket has now broken.


Mastering Microcontrollers: Helped by Arduino
Mastering Microcontrollers: Helped by Arduino
by Clemens Valens
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars More than just basic Arduino, 2 July 2014
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This is an excellent book if you are looking to expand your prowess in Arduino but it is let down by wacky chapter titles such as "A Little Scam" and "Look Ma, - No Hands". This makes it more difficult to use as a reference book but once you have got past this nonsense the quality of the information is good. Definitely a step up from the usual introductory books on this subject, and well worth considering if you are into more complex projects.


HP950XL & HP951XL Full Set of Original High Capacity Printer Ink Cartridges HP 950XL / HP 951XL - Fits HP Officejet Pro 8100, 8600, 8600 Plus,
HP950XL & HP951XL Full Set of Original High Capacity Printer Ink Cartridges HP 950XL / HP 951XL - Fits HP Officejet Pro 8100, 8600, 8600 Plus,
Offered by Inkubus Bargains
Price: 66.76

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 2 July 2014
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These really last a long time and are proving excellent value.


Samsonite S'cure Dlx Spinner 69/25 Brick Red
Samsonite S'cure Dlx Spinner 69/25 Brick Red

4.0 out of 5 stars Trusted brand, 2 July 2014
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I've had a Samsonite suitcase that has been all round the world with me for about 30 years so when I needed two new ones this was the obvious place to look. Nowadays the trade-off is between weight and the level of protection afforded to the contents, and generally the two are mutually incompatible. Most suitcases give absolutely no crush protection, they just keep all of your crushed possessions in one place. Samsonite suitcases are generally better in this regard and the S'cure is a good compromise. It wheels very easily and the three point locking is very secure. The waterproof seal between the two halves is also an excellent idea if you travel in places where your luggage is left out on the tarmac. The internal dividers (which differentiate the Dlx from the basic S'cure - took me ages to work that out) work well, although the little black elastic loops that secure the one in the bottom half are extremely fiddly - don't try to stretch them over the hook, instead hold the fabric strap and pull on that rather than the loop itself - then it will slip over the hook easier. The combination lock numbers are a bit small and if you have poor eyesight you might struggle to see them, but the lock itself is good and setting your chosen combination is easy. I'm happy with my purchase - let's see if these also last 30 years!


Samsonite S'cure Dlx Spinner 55/20 Brick Red
Samsonite S'cure Dlx Spinner 55/20 Brick Red
Offered by Marken-Koffer
Price: 151.10

4.0 out of 5 stars good., 2 July 2014
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I bought one of these along with two of the larger 69/25 size reviewed elsewhere and it is of just the same quality i.e. good.


Aurora AS1023CD 12 Sheet Paper Shredder with Large 18L Pull-Out Waste Bin
Aurora AS1023CD 12 Sheet Paper Shredder with Large 18L Pull-Out Waste Bin
Price: 55.38

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Better than the Fellowes P70CM it replaced but not perfect., 11 Jan 2014
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I bought this when my P70CM started to wear out. It's definitely an improvement but not perfect. The little tab in the bin that closes the switch that operates the safety cut-out was loose and the screws that held it have stripped the threads in the plastic. I have repaired this but it shouldn't be necessary. I have shredded some large piles of documents (enough for four bin bags) in one session without it cutting out unlike the Fellowes which would have no chance of achieving this. It cuts up credit cards easily and has a separate slot for CD's. Like all shredders with a slide out bin don't assume that having this feature means no mess, especially if you keep on shredding until the bin is full. When you empty it you will find it overflows. That's not unique to this shredder but its a pity nobody has solved this problem. Good value though when compared to similar items in high street stores which cost twice as much.


Programming Arduino Next Steps: Going Further with Sketches (Tab)
Programming Arduino Next Steps: Going Further with Sketches (Tab)
Price: 7.41

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 11 Jan 2014
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For anyone moving on from basic Arduino this is a good step. Read the companion book Programming Arduino Getting Started with Sketches first, then this one. Ideal for getting to grips with more complicated interfaces like I2C, SPI, Ethernet etc. There is a bit of overlap with the first book but they are cheap enough not to worry. Recommended.


Workshop Materials (Workshop Practice)
Workshop Materials (Workshop Practice)
by Alex Weiss
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.36

4.0 out of 5 stars A good reference book, 11 Jan 2014
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This is probably not the sort of book you will read cover to cover but it is a very useful guide which you can dive into as required. It has a definite bias towards model engineering like most of the books in this series but the information has a wider application too. Definitely one for any budding engineer's bookshelf. Recommended.


The Milling Machine (Workshop Practice)
The Milling Machine (Workshop Practice)
by Harold Hall
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.57

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best book for getting started, 11 Jan 2014
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If you are new to milling or thinking about purchasing a milling machine this is the best book I have found for getting started. Rather than diving straight into projects this book starts out by discussing different types of milling machine to help you make the right purchase, then the tools and accessories you might need to make use of it. By the time you have finished you will have a much clearer idea of what you need and what to avoid. An invaluable introduction at a very modest price. Recommended.


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