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Lock Jaw Olympic Barbell Collars
Lock Jaw Olympic Barbell Collars
Offered by Athlete Technologies
Price: £29.98

5.0 out of 5 stars Very Useful Purchase, 27 Dec. 2014
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Fantastic collars. I bought an olympic weight set and the barbell was not of great quality. The spring collars scratched off the shiny coating on the ends of the barbell. This meant that the ends started to scratch and then rust. The rusting made it very hard to then used the spring collars.

I bought the lock jaw collar as it seemed like it would go onto the barbell easier - it did and it was money well spent.


York Fitness Men's Tethered Upper Cut Punch Bag - Black/Green, 4 Ft
York Fitness Men's Tethered Upper Cut Punch Bag - Black/Green, 4 Ft
Offered by Sweatband
Price: £49.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Great Bag, 27 Dec. 2014
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Great quality, very happy with it. Good size and weight. This bag is better hung from an eye-hook if you can get one, the bag is quite wide / thick and so a normal wall bracket may not position it far enough out form the wall to allow the bag to swing freely.

Only complaint is that it uses 6 rings to hang from - it can be a too much for a hanging bracket, four would have been better.


PUNCH BAG WALL BRACKET & CHAIN
PUNCH BAG WALL BRACKET & CHAIN
Offered by MadxSports
Price: £13.80

2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointed, 27 Dec. 2014
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Poor bracket - if you have a heavy bag of any size it will not swing properly as it will be too close to the wall.


Raiken Striken Carrot Fit Twisted Seam Chinos Red W34-Long
Raiken Striken Carrot Fit Twisted Seam Chinos Red W34-Long
Offered by Paramount Sports

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Decent Quality, Great Fit, 27 Dec. 2014
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I bought these as part of a party outfit to wear with a Santa jumper and will actually keep them to wear normally. Pleasantly surprised by the quality of them.


James Wellbeloved Junior Large Breed Duck and Rice Dry Mix 15 kg
James Wellbeloved Junior Large Breed Duck and Rice Dry Mix 15 kg
Offered by Lovepetsuperstore
Price: £47.78

5.0 out of 5 stars Recommended, 27 Dec. 2014
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Have a one year old Lab, he loves the food. He is healthy and fit, the food must be ok!


Father Christmas Xmas 3D Santa Claus Costume Knitwear Jumper
Father Christmas Xmas 3D Santa Claus Costume Knitwear Jumper
Offered by Intrend Clothing
Price: £19.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Great Novelty Jumper, 27 Dec. 2014
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Fits well and was comfortable. Not sure how long it will last after a wash or two but was great for our christmas party.


Betron B750s Earphones Headphones, High Definition, in-ear, Tangle Free, Noise Isolating , HEAVY DEEP BASS for iPhone, iPod, iPad, MP3 Players, Samsung Galaxy, Nokia, HTC, Nexus, BlackBerry etc (White)
Betron B750s Earphones Headphones, High Definition, in-ear, Tangle Free, Noise Isolating , HEAVY DEEP BASS for iPhone, iPod, iPad, MP3 Players, Samsung Galaxy, Nokia, HTC, Nexus, BlackBerry etc (White)
Offered by Betron Limited ( VAT Registered)
Price: £19.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Straight out of the box left ear did not work ..., 27 Dec. 2014
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Straight out of the box left ear did not work. Bought them to use for a weekend travelling, barely usable and very disappointing. Wanted to exchange for a new pair and could only select refund. Unlikely to buy again.


Body Power Rubber Enc Tri Grip OLYMPIC Weight Disc Plates- 1.25Kg (x4)
Body Power Rubber Enc Tri Grip OLYMPIC Weight Disc Plates- 1.25Kg (x4)
Offered by Fitness Superstore
Price: £10.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, 27 Dec. 2014
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Happy with purchase. Feel fairly robust and long lasting. Perfect to use with Olympic Bar. No complaints.


UE BOOM Bluetooth Wireless Speaker - Black Night
UE BOOM Bluetooth Wireless Speaker - Black Night
Price: £109.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Loving the UE Boom, 27 Dec. 2014
Love this device and cannot think of a single negative thing to say.

I had been planning on buying a pair of wireless speakers for a while and had, on the recommendation of others, pretty much decided on Bose Soundlink mini speakers. Several people I know already have them, love them and swear by them.

The UE Boom was bought for me as a present and when i opened it on Christmas Day I was (initially) slightly disappointed to see that the name "Bose" was missing from the packaging. This disappointment lasted less that three minutes as I unboxed the Boom.

The Boom
Approximately the size of a 440ml beer can, this speaker feels very sturdy and robust. It does not feel in any way fragile and there are no shiny surfaces to scratch or external "bits" that could break off. It feels great to hold. Getting this device up and running could not be simpler - switch it on and activate the bluetooth setting on your phone. So far I have used the Boom standing on its end (upright) but it sounds every bit as good lying on its side.

Connecting To a Device
Once you switch on the boom it stars automatically searching for a device to pair too. Once you have enabled bluetooth on your phone / tablet / laptop it connects instantly. You are then prompted to download the UE app to allow better management of the device. This app downloads very quickly and to be honest have only used it once in 3 days.

Once I had downloaded the app I opened Spotify, found a playlist and pressed play. That was it, it worked straight away. no issues, no fuss, just clean crisp music. I have paired with both my iPhone 5s and my MacBook Pro - works flawlessly with either device.

Sound
I am no music expert or sound & acoustics anorak but I think the sound off this device is fantastic. I don't fully understand bass, treble, mid-ranges etc etc but at low medium and high volume the Boom performs perfectly. I have listened to progressive house, indie, classical, soul, hip hop, and techno at various volume levels and impressed with everything I heard.

Battery
I have read one or two comments slating the battery but this has not been my experience so far. My device came with approximately 50% charge and after opening it at noon on Christmas day did not need to recharge until 10am Sat 27th Dec. It was not on for the full 48 hours obviously but it was very rarely off and played frequently at very high volume. Very impressed so far with the battery.

There is a mini battery icon beside the bluetooth logo on the iPhone screen which is avery handy way to keep tabs on how the battery is doing.

Summary
I'm not a techie-geek and don't have huge amounts of patience for things that do not work straight out of the box. The Boom works straight out of the box (after downloading the app) and I love it. Many people on here seem to be comparing this with the Bose - I can't comment on that but the UE Boom is very very good and you will absolutely not be disappointed.

The Boom is portable, robust and reliable. It is very easy to use and the sound is crisp and clear at all levels.
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Flexi Lead Clasic Comfort for Dog, Medium, Red
Flexi Lead Clasic Comfort for Dog, Medium, Red
Offered by Zoolox_1
Price: £12.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointed, 10 April 2014
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Was not very happy with the quality of this product and returned it to Amazon. The full length of the lead is broad stitch/woven fabric (as opposed to narrower string/rope type) and so in windy conditions it was caught more easily and blew around more, I found it also snagged easer on weeds, plants etc. After just two weeks the stitching started to come undone around the metal clip at the bottom.


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