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Vivitar DVR850W Red Underwater Digital Video Recorder
Vivitar DVR850W Red Underwater Digital Video Recorder

1.0 out of 5 stars Another dud vivitar camcorder, 28 Dec 2013
Bought this in yellow for my granddaughter's Xmas present. A different model was sent but this was without a mains lead and also failed to work. Has now been returned for a refund (amazon service dept very helpful!).
There seems to be a serious problem with this make


CHILDREN'S SINGLE GARDEN WOODEN OUTDOOR SWING
CHILDREN'S SINGLE GARDEN WOODEN OUTDOOR SWING

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Will not buy. Insufficient safety information., 12 May 2013
I cannot believe that this swing for kids up to 40 Kg has no anchorage fixing nor information about how the swing is fixed to the ground. Looks like a health and safety issue!


NIV Bible - Words of Christ in Red
NIV Bible - Words of Christ in Red
Price: 6.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not designed for Kindle, 21 Nov 2012
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As I've only just got a Kindle, I was naive to think anything would show up in red, in fact the highlighted areas show up lighter on a Kindle.


Collins Spanish Dictionary and Grammar (Collins Dictionary and Grammar)
Collins Spanish Dictionary and Grammar (Collins Dictionary and Grammar)
by Collins Dictionaries
Edition: Paperback
Price: 10.96

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An improvement on the previous edition, 2 Nov 2012
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The new colouring makes it much easier to read than previous editions as well as other additions. It is worth backing it with clear adhesive film to ensure longer life.


Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back
Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back
by Todd Burpo
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.99

5.0 out of 5 stars A really astounding story, 28 Aug 2012
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The sceptics will say this was all the result of a child's imagination and things in the past his parents didn't think he had heard. However there are too many things that cannot be explained. Personally I'm inclined to believe this little lad. Pity about all the medical staff who missed the diagnosis of his ruptured appendix which nearly caused his death - or did it? Read it and make up your own mind! You'll need a map of the American mid-west.


Master Class Blowtorch / Professional Cook's Blowtorch
Master Class Blowtorch / Professional Cook's Blowtorch
Offered by This'n' That
Price: 23.50

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Should be sold with free fire extinguisher, 13 July 2012
Do not be fooled with initial impressions. This tool works well for a while but once the valve below the silver on/off switch begins to leak gas it can create a fire-ball and be lethal. I later confirmed where the leak was by putting the head piece in water.
For health and safety reasons this product should be taken off the market.


Flymo SabreCut Cordless 24V Hedgetrimmer
Flymo SabreCut Cordless 24V Hedgetrimmer

4.0 out of 5 stars Don't listen to the wimps., 7 July 2012
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Just used it for the first time, and it was 20 less than Homebase! Yes, the battery is a bit heavy, but come on, you don't need pain-killers after use! I used a step-ladder that had a shelf at the top and was able to rest the battery on this part of the time. It cut very well and I was able to get a neat edge on the hedge top. As others have said, the extension could do with being a bit longer but it still did the job.
In view of the comments about breakdown I made sure I made use of a free 2nd year guarantee with my bank (the one that's in the moral soup at the moment).


Kenwood kMix HM794 Metal Hand Mixer - Peppercorn Black
Kenwood kMix HM794 Metal Hand Mixer - Peppercorn Black
Price: 46.55

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Just hope it doesn't break down!, 7 July 2012
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My wife bought this whisk 7 months ago. Yes, it's a bit heavy but very efficient and even I have used it for eggs. It was therefore very disappointing to find it broke last week where the whisks fit into the body of the mixer. Amazon are usually fantastic at replacing items, but only within the first 30 days. So I rang Kenwood but it is only possible to speak to a machine which asks you for your postcode and directs you to the nearest repairers, in my case a pokey little shop 25 miles away, so I will have to make a 2nd trip to collect it, when they get the right part.
Last year we bought a breadmaker from Argos which broke down, and all I had to do was take it to the store which replaced it for a new one immediately.


Extra Large Folding Shopping Cart Trolley Crate 35KG Capacity Folds Flat
Extra Large Folding Shopping Cart Trolley Crate 35KG Capacity Folds Flat
Offered by iShop247
Price: 19.90

3 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Same again, 21 Jun 2012
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I can repeat what Mauraapril has said. Looks good but havn't used it yet but will use it at the next flower show! It seems sturdy enough and the handle height is fine - quoted as 100cm. I cannot find a country of manufacture on the item or its box- I suppose it is China like most plastic items these days. I note that the price has gone up since I ordered mine 3 days ago and another seller appears to be quoting 27.70 for the same item.


Milagro en la Mina: Una Historia de Fortaleza, Supervivencia y Victoria en las Minas de Chile
Milagro en la Mina: Una Historia de Fortaleza, Supervivencia y Victoria en las Minas de Chile
by Jose Henriquez
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars A truly amazing story, 8 Feb 2012
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The Spanish edition unlike the English one, has a 4 page introduction written by Pastor Alfred Cooper who was apparently an advisor to the Chilean President and who also translated for Jose Henriquez when he met President Obama. This endorsement gives even more credence to this amazing rescue - truly sobrenatural! I was one of the millions worldwide, glued to the TV during the night as each of the 33 miners were rescued in the Phoenix capsule.
At this price you can buy two and give one to a friend


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