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Dive Watch Strap by ZULUDIVER, for Seiko Z22, Orange, 22mm
Dive Watch Strap by ZULUDIVER, for Seiko Z22, Orange, 22mm
Offered by WatchGecko
Price: £10.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Reccomended rugged strap, 6 Feb. 2015
These PU straps are softer, more comfortable and last longer than the genuine article. I have owned Seiko diver's watches for about 20 years and the original straps seem to go riggid and basically snap after 3-5 years possible aided by the fact I wear them in chlorine swimming pools. You can bet it always happens at the worst time too. I have also tried cheapie chinese versions that lasted even less time, in some cases simply being stored they turned brittle and snapped after 2 years in the draw. These "Zulu" straps seem to be remarkably more resistant. The orange model is a great colour that is bright and fun. I have found it is prone to some kind of dulling in rubbing areas such as against clothing which in time makes it look dirty. Not sure if you can clean this out but its a miner niggle and I actually prefer the orange colour to the usual black. The seiko style wave shape flex area is another pluss which a prefer asthetically to the normal straight style of other manufacturers. All in all well worth the investment.

KMC Z82 Silver 6, 7 or 8 Speed Bicycle Chain
KMC Z82 Silver 6, 7 or 8 Speed Bicycle Chain
Offered by WoollyHatShop
Price: £8.89

5.0 out of 5 stars Nice change to standard chains, 29 Nov. 2014
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Came with a quick link coupling which basically made installation a doddle (I always shove a large screwdriver or similar through the front cranks to prevent them moving during changinging chains). 2 weeks on coupled with a Sunrace 6 speed freewheel, and the settup is unning beautifully.

Sunrace Freewheel 14-28T 6-speed Silver
Sunrace Freewheel 14-28T 6-speed Silver
Offered by Sam Cycling Limited
Price: £9.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Deffinate upgrade for an ageing shimano freewheel, 29 Nov. 2014
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Bought this freewheel to replace my 20 year old shimano 6 speed. I could have got hold of something half the price but I liked the idea of a bit of shine on the back wheel. After taking the old one off, greasing the threads, this little gem went straight on no problem. Its a little slimmer which actually helps as my chain was prone to rubbing against the frame. 2 weeks cycling in rain and shine and the unit is a dream. coupled with the KMCZ82 6/7/8 SPEED CHAIN the pair have transformed the peddling experience. The gears change very smoothly with no slip and the ride feels smoother.

G-Skill 4GB DDR3 1333 CL9.0 Dual Channel Kit
G-Skill 4GB DDR3 1333 CL9.0 Dual Channel Kit

5.0 out of 5 stars Dependable, 4 Nov. 2013
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This combo was the cheapest I could find for putting into an MSI FM2-A55M-E33 AMD board. The board colour was the usual green and not black as depicted in the image if thats important to anybody. They clipped into the mounting points and the motherboard reccognised them without problems. Coupled with an AMD A4 5300 CPU including onboard graphics its working well. The "Dual Channel" is an important feature so the memory pair work at their best on the particular board I chose. Not all boards have this feature so read up before choosing these units, otherwise a single 4GB memory might be better, cheaper and allow future expansion.

MSI FM2-A55M-E33 AMD FM2 Micro ATX Motherboard
MSI FM2-A55M-E33 AMD FM2 Micro ATX Motherboard

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cheap and cheerful!, 4 Nov. 2013
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Its basic, lacks advanced options, is pretty stripped down in terms of connections, but has HDMI and is more than enough for an honest home PC to plug into the TV! It actually has quite a neat settup in bios thats easy to follow by any enthusiast attempting to do a DIY build.The back panel is pretty empty but thats not necessarily a bad thing as many older style connections that I'll never use have been omitted. I bought the basic G-Skill 4GB DDR3 1333 Dual Channel Kit memory and A series A4 5300 CPU with onboard graphics card, both of which perform fine. Adding a Western Digital 500GB 2.5" hard drive and putting it into the cheapest case with a 350 Watt power supply and I'm very happy, especially as all in, it cost a tadd les than 200 quid! As an internet / smart TV, it works well.

Seiko Men's SNE107P2 Black Rubber Quartz Watch with Black Dial
Seiko Men's SNE107P2 Black Rubber Quartz Watch with Black Dial
Offered by WatchesZon-UK
Price: £121.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Great 200m water resistant solar watch!, 6 Mar. 2013
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After 15 years of owning an automatic Seiko Diver's( first generation 7002)and also Citizen Eco Drive models, this seemed the perfect fusion of the both Worlds. I'll accordingly be comparing both models for anyone in the same frame of mind.
Basically the seiko automatic won't last a day in the draw without stopping but I really liked its chunky build. Fisrt off the one thing that surprised me was how far up the glass is on this watch compared to my old model. My previous seiko had the glass sunk down and protected to some degree by the rotating bezel. On the new SNE107 the glass pertrudes a tiny bit above the minute incremations of the bezel. Talking of the bezel, some images show the minute part in black which infact is just a reflection, its all shiney stainless steel and clicks round very reasuringly. Its a bit lighter to wear too, and the Z20 PVC strap seems softer than previously ( and which I personally prefer over the more expensive metal link option). The black face is a little shiny as though it has been pollished radially giving a vinyl record appearance. It takes a bit of getting used to compared to a matt finish but isn't too detracting. The hands seem to be very similar to my old model with the second hand having a nice luminous circle on its back end. The luminous hour circles are a bit blobby, doming up a bit and are shiny. The Day Date is very clear and changes very smoothly and the hour adjuster screws in to prevent water ingressing. If it lasts as long as my trusty Citizen Eco Drive watches it should give plenty of years of service without the need to open up an change batteries or timer tuning and risk reducing its water resistance.
Summing up then, feels a bit thinner, finer, definately cheaper, than my old automatic Scuba, but at 98 quid, it's a heck of a lot of watch for the money. I can easily reccomend it to anyone in the market for a scuba style design that is simple, eligant and durable.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Economical alternative, 27 Feb. 2012
I bought a Samsung 10.1 tablet online only to later realise it had no USB or micro SD slot. I found this option on offer conciderably cheaper than the authentic Samsung USB and SD connectors. Build quality seems fine, nothing mind blowing but is realtively sturdy. It functions perfectly well with no fuss. Although the connection point on the samsung 10.1 is at the bottom of the device, you can rotate the tablet upside down to allow the connector to stick up and out of the way and the display rotates accordingly. When the adapter is connected you can upload, download or read off whatever is connected to it. It was possible to watch a movie reading off a normal SD card without any need to transfer the file onto the Tablet's own onboard memory. Well worth getting for the money.

SanDisk Cruzer Blade 16GB USB Memory  - Frustration Free Packaging
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 16GB USB Memory - Frustration Free Packaging

4.0 out of 5 stars Bargain although construction is a bit questionable, 2 Feb. 2011
The unit is indeed small and light, helped by the all plastic construction including the plug for USB port (and reason for 4 and not 5 stars as I await with bated breath to see if it breaks or fractures under continual use). Actually I have to admit it certainly feels better made than the EMTEC coloured transparent flash stick that literally fell apart on me!
Wright speed and MAC/PC compatability have performed without any complications, even moving 14 GB in one go.
For the price it does seem to be a bargain and 2 weeks into using the device every other day I can't really flaw it.

Veho VCC-004-ATOM Muvi Atom Super Micro DV Camcorder - Black
Veho VCC-004-ATOM Muvi Atom Super Micro DV Camcorder - Black
Offered by Refresh Cartridges
Price: £43.99

16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely tiny, 2 July 2010
4 rather than 5 stars becuase its really good, but not perfect......
Baught the Atom primerily for mounting on my mountain bike. First impression was that this recorder lives up to being miniscule, about the size of the upper part of your thumb! Build quaility, well, the switches for on/off and voice record are a little loose to be honest but apart from that the metal casing, LED indicators and mounting accessories are very well made.
This model also boasts the ability to take photographs unlike the larger older Muvi. Still image quality is a bit iffy, not even up to the standards of today's mobile phones, but for the size I suppose one cannot complain.
Video recording is pretty much straight forward: switch on,press record once to start, press again to stop, or select voice ativited. So far I've got about 20-30 minutes of straight recording before it has stopped. Not sure if thats because of the battery (stated to last "up to" an hour)or limitations of the supplied 2GB memory card, or both. I found that it seems to stop, back up and then record again by itself. Only thing is the second recording only lasts seconds. I'm upgrading to a 4 GB card (it should accept up to 8 GB) and have ordered a mini USB solar charger to see if I can record longer. Sound is surprisingly good from what I was expecting. Agian not earth shatteringly brilliant but clean enough and not jerky or skippy. Wind noise on the bike is an issue, I'll probably end up putting a woolly thimble hat on it to cut the effect down!
Overall, and for its intended use, Its a great little gadget, so small that it should actally be protected by other parts of the bike, and weight wise, negligable. The pack includes a helmet mount, magnetic mount, several other straps that I have yet to descover what to do with, a clip and CD with editing software. Hooking up to the PC, and switched on, its read as a USB storage device, and will also record whilst connected and charging.

Jeff Wayne's Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds: JEFF WAYNE'S MUSICAL VERSION OF
Jeff Wayne's Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds: JEFF WAYNE'S MUSICAL VERSION OF
Offered by best_value_entertainment
Price: £14.92

5.0 out of 5 stars Must have Classic, 26 Feb. 2010
An all time classic, narrated by the charismatic voice of Richard Burton and a host of other 1970's pop stars that make it a compelling listen. OK, so there are times when the 80s style synth gets a bit carried away but my kids were gripped by the story, a rare thing these days! I actually first heard it 28 years ago, around at a friends house, but have only just got around to buying myself a copy. It sounds as good today as it did nearly 3 decades ago.
The double CD pack contains a booklet with a brief synopsis of each of the people who took part in its production, quite a nice touch.

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