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Into The Wild Life (Deluxe)
Into The Wild Life (Deluxe)
Price: £11.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Halestorm do it again!, 13 April 2015
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Been a long wait, this is a great album and dares to be a bit different to what has come before. What this album does is capture more of a feeling of live energy, which is no bad thing as Halestorm are an amazing live band. Stand out tracks are too numerous to mention in full but Scream, I like it heavy and Mayhem have been getting extra play time. I like the rock journey Halestorm have taken over the years and am already looking forward to what comes next.


Hot Wheels Toy Story 3 Claw Rescue Stunt Track Set with Car
Hot Wheels Toy Story 3 Claw Rescue Stunt Track Set with Car
Offered by London Tykes
Price: £28.82

5.0 out of 5 stars Great set, 22 Mar. 2015
An excellent hot wheels set that has had a 5 and 3 year old playing together for ages, One working the claw and one loading and collecting cars. I have seen people mention that the claw doesn't work well, if the claw is dropped from highest point onto a car it will clamp with regular success and to drop a car down the ramp you raise it to it's highest point and the claw opens and drops the car. The car it comes with works well and the cars that work best are heavy hot wheels cars as they pick up more speed on the ramp to get to the motorised part. Lighter cars always stop short.


Scalextric 1:32 Scale Quick Build Cops & Robbers Race Set
Scalextric 1:32 Scale Quick Build Cops & Robbers Race Set
Offered by Gaugemaster
Price: £79.95

3.0 out of 5 stars Great concept, fun but frustrating execution, 21 Mar. 2015
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There is no doubt that the idea here is great and for the first half hour of play it is, but then the design flaws emerge. As soon as the braids wear in then you will find the cars stop constantly. Firstly the braid is not hard wearing enough and that causes it to split and move which doesn't help with drift based cars but also the front wheels then become a problem as they lift the car to the point of the braids no longer being able to make contact with the track once they've been worn in. Solutions are to change the braids which you effectively need to do every hour, take the front wheels off ( a stupid solution but it's a pretty successful one) or find an alternative 3rd party braid replacement which I saw an earlier reviewer mention. I'm going to try that. I reckon a creative solution with existing lego pieces from kids collection might do it also. Do I regret the purchase? Not really, it's fun in bursts and the kids love it while it's running smoothly and once we get a better solution for the braids then it will be fine. The cars look great and crash brilliantly, the drifting element makes the kids giddy with excitement and they love strategically trying to take out the other driver. We've had a few Scalextric sets and this is in some ways the best yet but in others it's a lot more frustrating..


Furby Boom Polka Dots
Furby Boom Polka Dots
Offered by A CUT ABOVE DEALS
Price: £34.89

55 of 60 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Furby Boom is surprisingly cool., 3 Oct. 2013
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Bought for daughter for xmas, had it out to test it's ok and must admit my wife and I did not want to put it back. Synced up with an ipad 2 and ipod touch 4th gen with no trouble. Very cute and it was great watching it rock out to AC/DC. It has varied responses and reactions and feels really well made. Impressed and little girl going to love it.


Scalextric Digital C1296 Pit Stop Challenge 1:32 Scale Race Set
Scalextric Digital C1296 Pit Stop Challenge 1:32 Scale Race Set
Offered by Slot Car-Union
Price: £309.70

11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great set, 8 Mar. 2013
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A great way to get a lot of expensive scalextric pieces in a bundle that saves money. But this is only a starter set and really adding to it over time is the way to go to keep it interesting. Digital scalextric is a massive jump in terms of playability over analogue sets and once you go digital you won't go back. The pit lane game is fine and adds a novelty factor and the cars are really quick. Lane changing works brilliantly. Enjoying new hobby with the kids. Recommended

Worth noting if you plan to crash lots and be rough generally, things like spoilers and wing mirrors won't last long. Aside from that the cars are pretty tough.


Scalextric Start C8525 Converter Track 1:32 Scale Accessory
Scalextric Start C8525 Converter Track 1:32 Scale Accessory

5.0 out of 5 stars Great for joining start and sport sets, 11 Feb. 2013
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Got a bargain start set as an intro to scalextric and quickly wanted to upgrade to a proper scalextric sport set up and this pack means i can join my 2 sets for a massive floor hogging circuit. Adds a change of pace too as the cars handle differently on the two surfaces. Great


Scalextric Start C1288 Star Wars Battle of Endor 1:32 Scale Race Set
Scalextric Start C1288 Star Wars Battle of Endor 1:32 Scale Race Set
Offered by IL GIOCATTOLO
Price: £56.16

11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great starter set, 18 Jan. 2013
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Nearly didn't get this due to surprising lack of reviews but glad i did. My nearly 4 year old has no trouble keeping cars on the track thanks to the adjustable throttle. Set up and running in about 3 mins. Love the fact that with the start connector track you can buy you can hook it up to the regular scalextric sport track and all the options that brings. Nice star wars theme and detail and also includes instructions for 2 other layouts if you get bored. Easy maintenance of vehicles and track. Recommended.


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