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Dark Shadows (Blu-ray + UV Copy) [Region Free]
Dark Shadows (Blu-ray + UV Copy) [Region Free]
Dvd ~ Johnny Depp
Price: 5.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Just a bit of fun, 1 Nov 2013
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Very enjoyable if you are not expecting Dickens or Shakespeare!

Well acted and filmed. A gentle Friday night film to set you up for the weekend.


Star One: Tycho City: Discovery
Star One: Tycho City: Discovery
Price: 0.77

1.0 out of 5 stars Mercifully, this was free...., 1 Nov 2013
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Giving away the first few chapters of a book is an excellent way for new authors to break into the mainstream.

However, I don't think this author will be one of them.

The book reads a bit like an O level essay. It also repeats phases too many times and too close together. Treating the reader like an idiot with a short attention span only puts me off.

Nice idea, but for me, poorly executed.


Faithfull CSQUARE38 38mm Finder Capacity Center Square
Faithfull CSQUARE38 38mm Finder Capacity Center Square
Price: 10.08

4.0 out of 5 stars Very useful, 1 Nov 2013
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Good little mark up tool. Small enough to get into awkward places to mark angles as well as finding centres. Robust construction too so not much to dislike here. The uninitiated may want a diagram with instructions to ways of using it.


Earth 2 - The Complete Series [DVD]
Earth 2 - The Complete Series [DVD]
Dvd ~ Debrah Farentino
Price: 12.00

3.0 out of 5 stars OK is all I'm willing to commit to!, 1 Nov 2013
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The story and premise is quite good.

However, the story telling and acting is poor.

There is no continuity as the story line contradicts itself on occasion.

Also the situations are laughable at time... think hammy actors in space. Surely anybody would collapse after 3 hours in the sun with no water to drink, especially as they downed a few litres prior to that??? OK, maybe it was supposed to be a comedy?


Wolfcraft 3986000 10mm Bim Pushcut Saw Blade for Wood/ Metal/ Drywall/ Plastic/ Non-Ferrous Metal
Wolfcraft 3986000 10mm Bim Pushcut Saw Blade for Wood/ Metal/ Drywall/ Plastic/ Non-Ferrous Metal
Price: 3.78

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent performer, 17 Oct 2013
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Just used this for the first time to cut out a bolt hole for a mortice lock.

Cut very quickly and accurately. Made the job quicker and easier.

As always, delivered quickly.

Note, the picture is not quite right, the blade is much smaller than it appears.


1 x 44mm Titanium Tipped Saxton Blade Fein Multimaster Bosch Makita Multitool
1 x 44mm Titanium Tipped Saxton Blade Fein Multimaster Bosch Makita Multitool
Offered by saxton trading
Price: 7.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Modest quality so far..., 17 Oct 2013
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Arrived quickly in a simple envelope style mailer so came in through the letterbox.

On first use cutting some 3mm aluminium channel some of the "titanium" coating was easily scrapped off from the blade. It makes it look like gold paint? I'm sure it's not and may be a manufacturing default on this blade. The rest of the coating seems to be hanging on but I have only used it twice so far. Seems just as sharp as an original but I'm yet to be convinced of its longevity.

Will update this when I need to use the blade again and will compare it to a Fein original which I have also purchased.


Energy Saving Master Slave 4 Way Extension Lead
Energy Saving Master Slave 4 Way Extension Lead
Offered by UK Home & Garden Store Ltd
Price: 10.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Works well with one word of caution..., 17 Oct 2013
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Arrived quickly as always from Amazon and its partners.

Works well turning off two sockets when the main one is being used.

One word of caution. The "Master" item must draw more than 30W to switch the two "slave" sockets. Most DVD/BluRay players are less than this as are most smaller TV's and a lot of other energy efficient items which means they won't ever turn the slave sockets on.


Full Dream New Warm White 12V 5M 300 LED Waterproof 5050 SMD Flexible LED Strip Lights With 6A Power Transformer Supply
Full Dream New Warm White 12V 5M 300 LED Waterproof 5050 SMD Flexible LED Strip Lights With 6A Power Transformer Supply

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2.0 out of 5 stars Just what I wanted... almost., 1 Sep 2013
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Updated a year on... The indoor strips are still going strong. However, these are NOT suitable for outdoor use. I have 3 strings mounted inside an aluminium channel that is inserted into a timber beam, pointing down to the ground. The timber beam is under cover and doesn't get wet or weathered. Despite this and after only about 6 hours of burn time they have failed. Close examination shows no corrosion and the tracks still maintain continuity. The odd group of 3 still work, but that's little consolation. The PSU's I used were high quality units and are still fine. Sadly, the tape is cheap and unreliable.

First, these only took 3 days to arrive (from Slough or China?). That's just marvellous.

The LED strips put out a nice warm glow (just like the photo of the product and just what I wanted) and are very bright. If you string them up in a garage you could work by them. Not as bright as a standard light, but "read instructions on packets at a couple of metres" bright. They came well packed, not over-packed as items often do these days. I haven't run them for long, so I can't comment on their reliability... yet. They terminate in 2 wires, but you do get a widget that allows the power plug to be connected easily.

So why 3 stars?

The power bricks... oh dear. I decided to buy these with a power supply unit (PSU) as they seemed cheap enough. That was probably a mistake as this supplier offers the LED roll without a PSU. I purchased 2 reels, with PSU. The first PSU was OK, the voltage out varies a little while running from 12.01 to 12.1V. The second made some rather nasty noises when I plugged it in. To be fair, the supplier would have probably replaced it but after sending the details, and then photos of the supply, they still kept asking what they could do when I thought we had already agreed they would send a new one.

ALSO, the plugs DO NOT HAVE A FUSE which is ILLEGAL TO SELL IN THE UK and also might cause problems if the unit fails for some reason. In the end, I decided to get a better PSU locally as I now didn't trust the supplied items.

Having made the supplied units redundant, I then decided to take a look at the problem. I must stress I don't recommend you do this unless you have the relevant skills. I suspected one of the mains connections had come de-soldered so opened the PSU. The actual unit appears very poorly made inside. Both the live and neutral leads were not in contact with the board, the solder joints were poor and the PCB track had de-laminated on both terminals. The earth lead had no contact at all so didn't add to the strength of the socket connection to the board. Neither was the socket bonded to the casing. This meant intermittent contact, which caused a lot of sparking when plugged in, fortunately I only plugged it in for a few seconds. I have re-soldered the mains connector and bonded the socket to the case and it now works but I still won't be using it to power these lights, maybe something else... one day?
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Decrescent 2 Port Micro USB Car Charger for Samsung Galaxy Smartphone and Galaxy Tablet - Black
Decrescent 2 Port Micro USB Car Charger for Samsung Galaxy Smartphone and Galaxy Tablet - Black
Price: 5.49

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars USB charging is misunderstood..., 24 Aug 2013
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Came quickly and is quite a neat package.

As to charging, this is a bit hit and miss. The 2 amp socket will not charge my Blackberry but the 1 amp socket does. I suspect the data pins are shorted on the 1 amp socket. If you want to fast charge a device and it doesn't work in the 2 amp socket, strip a spare USB lead back and connect the 2 data leads at the device end. This will make the device think it is connected to a mains charger and use the higher current charge.


Car Power Converter - DC/DC 12V to 5V 3A Car LED Display Power Supply Converter
Car Power Converter - DC/DC 12V to 5V 3A Car LED Display Power Supply Converter
Offered by mixed-gadgets
Price: 6.99

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars In car charging at last!, 24 Aug 2013
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Works a treat and will fast charge one or 2 phones at the same time.

Just remember that if you want it to charge smartphones or tablets, you have to short the data pins on the USB socket so the device thinks it is connected to a mains charger. Works with my Blackberry and the wife's HTC and my Samsung Tablet.

For those of you who might be wondering, the data pins are the two middle connections (2 & 3) of the USB socket/plug.


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