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160GB iPod Classic Synthetic PU Leather Flip Case & Belt Clip For Apple iPod Classic (6th & 7th Generation)
160GB iPod Classic Synthetic PU Leather Flip Case & Belt Clip For Apple iPod Classic (6th & 7th Generation)
Offered by Esyn Infortech
Price: £5.74

4.0 out of 5 stars Useful but not leather., 22 Oct. 2014
It's made of plastic-covered fabric, so it looks good for a short time. But after a couple of months the plastic has flaked off the edges, leaving the fabric exposed. After five months it looks so scruffy that it's time to discard.
However, it's a very useful cover and hides the ugliness of the shiny metal iPod Classic.
Also it's probably not worth buying one that lasts longer. My iPod Classic lasted only five months from new before it died completely.


Roberts Stream 83i Stereo DAB/FM/WiFi Internet Radio with 3 Way Speaker System
Roberts Stream 83i Stereo DAB/FM/WiFi Internet Radio with 3 Way Speaker System

5.0 out of 5 stars How to use it in the bathroom, 25 Mar. 2014
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The lack of batteries severely limits portability for this radio. It has a 12V power socket on the back, for the plug from the mains adaptor. But the wire from the mains adaptor is not long enough to reach from the wall socket into the bathroom, and it would be very dangerous to use a mains extension lead in a bathroom. But you can easily extend the low voltage wire from the adaptor, using a readily-available DC extension cable having a plug one end and socket the other. You just need to know what size the plug (and socket) are in order to buy the right DC Power Extension Cable. The answer: it's a 5.5mm x 2.5mm DC Barrel Plug.


Say No To Arthritis: The proven drug free guide to preventing and relieving arthritis (Optimum Nutrition Handbook)
Say No To Arthritis: The proven drug free guide to preventing and relieving arthritis (Optimum Nutrition Handbook)
by Patrick Holford BSc DipION FBANT NTCRP
Edition: Paperback
Price: £12.78

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very effective, 30 Jun. 2013
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The book provides good explanations for the reasons that various food supplements will help alleviate the various problems of arthritis. Readers must of course go carefully with some of the suggested supplements because some have side effects and some of the recommended doses are massive. But a sensible subset of the suggested vitamins and minerals and glucosamine will provide astonishing benefits.


Silverline 868696 Post Hole Auger 127 mm Diameter
Silverline 868696 Post Hole Auger 127 mm Diameter
Price: £17.64

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent device, 30 Jun. 2013
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Digging holes for posts is extraordinarily easy with this device. Just turn the handles and it screws itself into the ground. Tilt sideways to loosen it and then lift vertically to remove the earth (and quite large pebbles). Repeat the operation until the required depth hole is achieved. The only problem is for holes in tight places where there is not enough space to turn the handles. Wider holes are easily produced once the initial bore hole is dug. This device will lift out the earth as the side walls are cut back to the required hole width.


Silverline 633869 Digging Bar, 1700 mm
Silverline 633869 Digging Bar, 1700 mm
Price: £27.13

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A very versatile tool, 30 Jun. 2013
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This heavy long-handled chisel proved very useful when digging holes and clearing roots to install a new row of concrete posts and gravel bars. It breaks in-the-way concrete quite effectively, chops through tree roots and digs holes. It's also a useful 6-foot steel lever.


Clarke 700531 Sweetone Pennywhistle - Black
Clarke 700531 Sweetone Pennywhistle - Black
Price: £9.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Nice quiet practice whistle, 30 Jun. 2013
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These Sweetone whistles have good tone and can be played fairly quietly which is often useful when practicing.
An excellent whistle for the price.


Dixon Traditional D Whistle
Dixon Traditional D Whistle
Offered by 1to1music
Price: £16.95

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Reliable instrument, 30 Jun. 2013
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Good tone. Easy to play. Suitable for beginners.
I have several Tony Dixon whistles and all are outstanding for their various prices.
This TRAD model is a good reliably performing low-cost whistle.


Susato OD6 High D Whistle
Susato OD6 High D Whistle

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not a usable whistle, 30 Jun. 2013
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The top octave is largely missing from this whistle. The lower octave has a nice tone, but few tunes require only the lower octave so I don't use the whistle. It was a waste of money. Compared with my other high D whistles from all the other whistle makers this Susato whistle is rubbish. I would not accept a Susato whistle if someone offered me one as a free sample. It is not usable.


Cherub WMT-568T Intonation Trainer. 3 in 1: Metronome + Tuner + Tone Generator
Cherub WMT-568T Intonation Trainer. 3 in 1: Metronome + Tuner + Tone Generator
Price: £29.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A useful gadget, 30 Jun. 2013
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Versatile device that provides the expected facilities.
Useful metronome. Headphone socket.
Useful to be able to check intonation, and to check the tuning of strings.

Update 25th October 2014:
Still using it every day, after 16 months. It's response is much faster than other devices intended only for tuning, and the large clear bright display is also much better for monitoring intonation while playing from a score.
It also has a DC power socket, allowing it to be left on for long practice sessions without having to replace batteries.
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Glenluce Whistle in D Wooden
Glenluce Whistle in D Wooden
Price: £43.25

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars A very feeble high D whistle, 30 Jun. 2013
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This wooden whistle is very disappointing. It lacks the rich tone that a wooden descant recorder provides. The sound from this wooden whistle is thin and dull with a tendency to squeal like a slippery E string on a fiddle.
It is a very inferior whistle. The sound is not as good as a £6 Clarke Sweetone tin whistle, or the Ferris plastic whistle.
The price is very high. For that price a very good Tony Dixon whistle could be bought, providing much better sound and much more reliable notes in both octaves.
I have tried most of the currently available high D whistles. The Glenluce whistle is just a waste of money.


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