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Pentel Rollerball Refill for Sterling Executive Pens in Box of 12 - Black
Pentel Rollerball Refill for Sterling Executive Pens in Box of 12 - Black
Price: 14.94

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Lovely to write with., 19 Feb 2010
As I say in the title, these refills are lovely to write with (inside an appropriate pen) but I do have one niggle. Be careful with the rollerball. Something as simple as blu tak can pull it out, or it can be knocked out by dropping the pen or flicking the end sharply.
Other than that it's great!


Maker's Notebook
Maker's Notebook
by Maker Media
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Well designed for the MAKErs of things, 5 Jan 2010
This review is from: Maker's Notebook (Hardcover)
A sturdy, hardcover book, with plenty of room for customisation, the Maker's Notebook is a very useful piece of stationary to have to hand when doing any sort of project work. It's got a space for the project name, time, date etc. on every page (which are all numbered), a very large area for diagramming or notes of course and a handy set of reference charts in the back!

Why 4 stars and not 5 I hear you ask? As a hardcover book it has a tendency to like to close itself near the beginning and end. You can bend it back but it doesn't completely alleviate the problem. Clip it down or stick a weight on it and it's fine.


Advanced User Guide for the B. B. C. Microcomputer
Advanced User Guide for the B. B. C. Microcomputer
by Andrew Bray
Edition: Spiral-bound

5.0 out of 5 stars A Fantastic resource!, 5 Jan 2010
Even in 2010, the BBC Micro still has an enormous following. For anyone who does some sort of control or engineering project, it's an ideal way of prototyping ideas and this book gives you the in-depth hardware information you need to do it. Complete with 2 full circuit diagrams of the entire computer, a full memory map, OS functions listings etc.

If you're looking for a guide covering almost everything you need to know about the BBC Micro, you've found it.


5 Star Letter Tray High-impact Polystyrene Foolscap Blue Ref CP0435SBLU
5 Star Letter Tray High-impact Polystyrene Foolscap Blue Ref CP0435SBLU
Price: 6.22

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars As it says on the tin, 5 Jan 2010
Very sturdy blue plastic letter tray, exactly as described and pictured. You only get one and you don't get the metal bars, but they're cheap and available from the same seller.

The plastic is tough and should withstand significant abuse.

I'd recommend this type of letter tray over those ones which use plastic supports between trays any day of the week. This is much more stable!


Design with Operational Amplifiers and Analog Integrated Circuits
Design with Operational Amplifiers and Analog Integrated Circuits
by Sergio Franco
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 5 Jan 2010
I study Electronic and Electrical Engineering and this textbook is invaluable. It was recommended by my lecturer, who certainly knows which book to recommend!
It's a very good reference on everything from fundamental principles to much more advanced topics. On the website (link provided with the book) there's a whole host of useful simulations for PSpice, errata and numerous pieces of software to download.

All in all it's a good package, well explained and highly recommended!


5 Star Letter Tray High-impact Polystyrene Foolscap Red
5 Star Letter Tray High-impact Polystyrene Foolscap Red
Offered by Office Nerd
Price: 4.24

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Exactly what is says on the tin, 5 Jan 2010
Very sturdy red plastic letter tray, exactly as described and pictured. You only get one and you don't get the metal bars, but they're cheap and available from the same seller.
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Kitchen Craft Master Class Cast Iron Enamelled Black Fondue Set
Kitchen Craft Master Class Cast Iron Enamelled Black Fondue Set
Price: 29.85

12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Splendid!, 5 Jan 2010
Me and a friend both got one of these for a dinner party. We did use both, and there was easily enough cheese in each for 8 people.
I'd recommend heating it up on a stove before transferring it to the burner to keep it warm, rather than trying to heat it fully from the burner.

Previous posters have recommended the gel packs. I think they're rather expensive for what you get, a bottle of meths will last you a lot longer and is much cheaper.

This is a very high quality product, feels very solid and is an excellent price. The non-stick inner is very easy to clean, the left over cheese peeled right out when it cooled down.

I can't comment on its use for meat, however. I'll have to try that out!


Handbook of Mathematics
Handbook of Mathematics
by I.N. Bronshtein
Edition: Turtleback

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant - if you know what you're looking for, 7 Feb 2009
Bought this on recommendation from my maths tutor. If you know what you're looking for in it it's brilliant. It's a reference book, don't expect to learn how to solve problems using this book, you need to understand the fundamental concepts you're dealing with first. It's like a toolbox, if you know what you're doing, this will provide you with the formulas you need to do it.

If you're doing Engineering at Uni, *highly* recommended :-)


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