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Parker IM Black Gold Trim Ball Point Pen
Parker IM Black Gold Trim Ball Point Pen
Price: £10.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 4 Jan. 2015
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Very comfortable grip. Starts writing fist time -= no wild scribbling to get it going.


Drive Medical TW008R Ultralight Aluminium Red Tri-Walker with Vinyl Bag
Drive Medical TW008R Ultralight Aluminium Red Tri-Walker with Vinyl Bag
Offered by Livewell Today
Price: £43.38

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 28 Oct. 2014
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Much easier to manage than four wheelers. Lack of a seat is a bit of a problem.


Hoover UNP300R Unplugged Cordless Vacuum Cleaner with 60 Minute Runtime, 30 V - Red
Hoover UNP300R Unplugged Cordless Vacuum Cleaner with 60 Minute Runtime, 30 V - Red

34 of 35 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Pros and cons compared with the Dyson equivalent., 25 July 2014
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A remarkable development and, surprise, outflanks its Dyson competitor.Dyson DC44 Animal Cordless Vacuum Cleaner Very much easier to empty, the dust cart simply lifts out and the filter is easily removed and the container emptied. The Dyson, by comparison sometimes needs tweezers to remove hairs etc. Transformer plug connects the Hoover anywhere in the house as you please, so you can leave it on charge where you left off vacuuming your mansion house and there it will be ready when you return to resume your chores. The Dyson has an elaborate wall fitting that's very impressive but really needed only for storage of attachments. The Hoover has no attachments and cannot be used (as can the Dyson) as a hand-held 'dustette'.
The Hoover does not earn 5 stars because of the weird way the centre of gravity is placed over the centre of rotation.This puts it into a state of unstable equilibrium and causes some wrist strain unless you are content to let it lean whatever way it likes. The Dyson is far more comfortable to use, but note below about the trigger switch.
The retaining flap for the brush assembly (called an 'agitator') looks as if it will not last long. The Dyson equivalent is much better designed.
As to performance - there really is nothing to choose between this and the Dyson - however it scores over the Dyson because the rotating brushes can be turned on and off to accommodate hard and soft (carpets etc.) surfaces. The Dyson brushes run all the time.
On balance I think the Hoover is much better value for money but it really is awkward to handle - unnecessarily so IMHO.
A couple more points. The Dyson is operated by a macho trigger grip that has to be held by the index finger all the time. A separate button engages 'overdrive'. The Hoover has a simple on/off switch operated by the thumb - no continuous holding needed and the same switch controls the operation of the brush (agitator!).
Both are battery driven - the Hoover gives a clear indication of the proportion of the charge remaining. The Dyson has no such indicator.
I suggest that you read the specs carefully to see which has a charge life that suits your way of working. Pay no attention to the appearance of the things. Each is trying to make a 'statement'. The Dyson presents itself as a workmanlike house cleaning tool in the characteristic Dyson livery. The Hoover is frankly zany and has a hole in the middle described, unconvincingly, as a 'handle'. It is presented in brash metallic fairground red, clearly distancing itself from the traditional Hoover of yore that lent its name to the whole class of vacuum house cleaners. Its new title "Hoover Unplugged" has a comfortable ring about it.
Finally I welcome the whole new species of cordless vacuum cleaners. This really is a new way of life. No more trailing wires and bending down to relocate the plug (who put electric sockets on the skirting boards anyway?) And nothing to trip over when the doorbell rings.


3 Piece Steamer Set 22cm - Stainless Steel Mirror Polishing Finish
3 Piece Steamer Set 22cm - Stainless Steel Mirror Polishing Finish
Offered by Denny Shop
Price: £11.90

4.0 out of 5 stars Watch out for drips!, 25 July 2014
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Excellent, robust and easy to clean. BUT like most of its kind, it has hollow handles that drip after washing up!


Culinare One Touch Automatic Can Opener - White
Culinare One Touch Automatic Can Opener - White
Price: £10.68

5.0 out of 5 stars Pretty entertaining., 25 July 2014
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Brilliant! Once you get the knack you will never try another opener.
Its a fun thing to watch.


Plain Coloured Trouser Braces Suspenders - Black, White, Red (Red)
Plain Coloured Trouser Braces Suspenders - Black, White, Red (Red)
Offered by Robelli Online (UK SHIPPER)
Price: £1.87

2.0 out of 5 stars cheap and cheerful, 25 July 2014
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Feeble clips let me down!


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5.0 out of 5 stars Happy!, 25 July 2014
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delivered as promised.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Bung its called and bung it is., 2 Jun. 2014
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again for low pressure wterig system - excellent and much cheaper than the stop connector usually supplied with the leaky hose.


Hozelock Porous Soaker Hose, 7.5 m
Hozelock Porous Soaker Hose, 7.5 m
Price: £18.99

5.0 out of 5 stars `Pay good money for a leaky pipe?, 2 Jun. 2014
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Pay good money for a leaky pipe - yes indeed. This is the rough gardener's dream.
I am intending to use it to 'water' the 'self-cleaning' glass of my conservatory.


13mm Hose Pipe/Soaker Hose Elbow Connectors
13mm Hose Pipe/Soaker Hose Elbow Connectors
Offered by Aquarius Manufacturing
Price: £1.89

5.0 out of 5 stars Invention for turning water 90 degrees, 2 Jun. 2014
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I think this is for low pressure supplies only so the simple push fit is adequate. I don't know if it is really good value for money but it certainly is fit for purpose.


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