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DEOK DC 50A/100V Car Battery Monitor Digital Ammeter/Voltmeter+Current Shunt
DEOK DC 50A/100V Car Battery Monitor Digital Ammeter/Voltmeter+Current Shunt
Offered by DEOK
Price: £12.50

4.0 out of 5 stars Good but not perfect, 25 Aug 2014
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Works fine, but not ideal. Won't show 'negative' figures, which in a battery charge/discharge situation is a nuisance. And the shunt is awkward to connect to conventional battery leads - I ended up making my own connectors. Otherwise, very neat & tiny and seems accurate.


Waterproof Plug And Socket Cable Connector IP68
Waterproof Plug And Socket Cable Connector IP68
Offered by Electrical Sales
Price: £11.90

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent solid plug socket, 25 July 2014
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Excellent solid plug socket. A bit tricky to take apart (twist the innerds and push out using thin rod in cable hole). Otherwise good.


Silverline 794328 SDS Plus Crosshead Drill Bit 30 x 460mm
Silverline 794328 SDS Plus Crosshead Drill Bit 30 x 460mm
Price: £17.91

3.0 out of 5 stars Did the job - just ..., 2 Dec 2013
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I bought this to drill 4 very deep holes in very hard concrete, and hired a heavy-duty SDS hammer drill. I managed it, but the SDS flutes sheared off just as I was finishing the last hole. I can still use the drill with my own non-SDS hammer drill, and the tip looks pretty good considering, so not a dead loss. My first expereince of the SDS system, and it might indicate either a weakness of the system, or the need to be pretty careful not to overload such drill bits.


J.S. Bach: St John Passion
J.S. Bach: St John Passion
Price: £9.64

2.0 out of 5 stars Not very inspiring, 2 Dec 2013
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Not absolutely sure why, but this CD was really disappointing. I love the St John Passion, but this performance seemed lifeless and uninspiring. Perhaps the lack of clarity, and underplayed dramatic moments ? Given the provenance of the performers, it should have been first class. I will try another version or two and report back.


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good range & signal capture, 29 Oct 2013
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Easy to use, worked well in my camper picking up WiFi signals from quite a distance on French campsites. Didn't even need to use the 'extra gain antenna' add-on. Did just what I wanted.


CTEK Multi MXS 10 10A 12V 8-Stage Battery Charger Conditioner
CTEK Multi MXS 10 10A 12V 8-Stage Battery Charger Conditioner
Price: £122.62

5.0 out of 5 stars Seems a very good product, 29 Oct 2013
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I bought this to replace a ZIG charger unit in my Autosleeper Talisman camper. The Ctek was easy to install, has a good set of display led's to show what's happening, and a very useful 'program 7' which will keep the leisure battery charged during the long winter months without over-doing it. Could probably have rescued the previous leisure battery which had failed, by using the 'battery recon' program.


SuperLEDTM GU10 LED BULB 5.5W WITH 27 x 5050 SMD LEDs IN WARM WHITE PERFECT FOR REPLACING 50W HALOGEN
SuperLEDTM GU10 LED BULB 5.5W WITH 27 x 5050 SMD LEDs IN WARM WHITE PERFECT FOR REPLACING 50W HALOGEN
Offered by Sourcing4U Limited
Price: £12.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Only a few months in and these are starting to fail., 29 Oct 2013
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These mains LED's seemed very good at first - nice spread of light and not too bad a colour, just a bit dimmer than the 50w halogen they replaced. BUT - now they are starting to fail. 2 so far, out of 10, in just a few months. Advertised to do 50,000 hrs, these have done 1000 at the most. At around £5 a go, all the savings in electric consumption are beginning to disappear. NOT good !
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Canon PIXMA iX6550 upto A3+ Colour Photo Printer 9600¹ x 2400 dpi
Canon PIXMA iX6550 upto A3+ Colour Photo Printer 9600¹ x 2400 dpi

5.0 out of 5 stars Terrific printer, 29 Oct 2013
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I needed an A3 printer for music (which is a little larger than A4) but I now use it for loads of other things, and the results are terrific. Really clear colour prints, posters, music, etc etc. Fast too, even at A3. Good flexible software allows quite complicated outputs. A very slight downside is that it won't do two-sided automatically - you have to re-feed the sheets for the flip sides. Only a minor problem really.


FoxHunter Quality Portable Concrete Cement Mixer With Wheels And Stand 240v
FoxHunter Quality Portable Concrete Cement Mixer With Wheels And Stand 240v
Offered by KMS Distributions LTD
Price: £239.99

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Solid, well-made mixer, but very heavy, 11 May 2013
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Product arrived with cardboard box badly torn, but well-protected by polystyrene inside, so no damage. Box is definitely a two/three man lift.

Assembly was ok, but would have been easier with better instructions and a few pictures. However, all the parts were there, and fitted together well.

Here are my helpful tips -

1. Assemble stand first (use long black rods & big cotter pins to secure).

2. Mount main frame on stand - it just slips on - this makes the rest of the job much more manageable.

3. Slot each handle into curved leg bit, and bolt onto the frame using domed nuts and curved washers. Don't forget the cross-bar (rod with domed nuts - fits between handles).

4. Attach lid flap, use bolts with anti-vibration nuts & 1 washer on rear side of plate - ie bolt heads under flap. Easier to fit lid BEFORE mounting motor IMHO.

5. Mount motor under lid - washer each side of plate, and use NON anti-vibration nuts. NB it's heavy, easier with help.

6. Join side plates of motor-guard to small flanged plate, using bolts & anti-vibration nuts. Makes a U-shaped assembly. NB side flanges outward, catch assembly inside !

7. Mount motor-guard assembly from 6 - bolt heads towards you, anti-vibration nuts on rear of unit.

8. Screw drum onto motor shaft (get help, it's heavy).

9. Fit mixing blades, long arm inward (not easy to get nuts started, because the bolts are a little short when the non-slip washers are on).

10. Slip the wheels on.

Final tip - to get machine off stand, tip forward onto mouth of drum (as in tiny picture), but make sure the legs can't slip while you do this. Easier with help, it's HEAVY.


Aurora 12V G4 Omnidirectional Capsule LED Bulbs - Warm White
Aurora 12V G4 Omnidirectional Capsule LED Bulbs - Warm White
Offered by Lights4u
Price: £33.50

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars very weak, 11 Jan 2013
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Not sure what this is for - it didn't provide much more light than a glowworm. Might be useful as a nightlight.
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