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Songmics New Garment rack Clothes rail Hanger 165 x 137 x 39 cm Available in Two Colours, HRA004
Songmics New Garment rack Clothes rail Hanger 165 x 137 x 39 cm Available in Two Colours, HRA004
Offered by Songmics
Price: £79.95

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Basically OK but not brilliant, 12 May 2014
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Really 3.5 stars. It looks pretty good once you get it together. The faux brassing is painted on in a somewhat slipshod manner. But once it is full of clothes, you won't really notice. The bad news is that while this is German engineering (apparently), it's quite terrible engineering. Some of the bolts really don't wnat to go in be cause the receivers are poorly aligned. Get a good Phillips No. 2 head acrewdriver and give it some wellie. It will force together. Make sure to re-tighten everything at least twice. Not sure how well it will survive dissasembly and moving. Delivery was quite prompt.


AmazonBasics Apple Certified Lightning to USB Cable - 6 Feet (1.8 Meters) - Black
AmazonBasics Apple Certified Lightning to USB Cable - 6 Feet (1.8 Meters) - Black
Price: £11.99

2.0 out of 5 stars Works but brittle, 4 Mar 2014
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I bought this as a not-too-overpriced alternative to the hilariously expensive Apple cable . Plus it's long enough to actually be useful. And it's an actual licenced Lightning product (which is why it is so expensive). Unfortuantely, the housing of the connector is apparently very fragile. I dropped the end of the cable about 30cm onto my desk and the housing split. I patched it with tape and it still works but sheesh. I'd really like to see an updated version that used a rubberised housing. Charge an extra pound and make it non-tangle cloth wrapped and robust.


The Bloodline Feud: This Merchant Princes omnibus includes The Family Trade and The Hidden Family (Merchant Princes Omnibus 1)
The Bloodline Feud: This Merchant Princes omnibus includes The Family Trade and The Hidden Family (Merchant Princes Omnibus 1)
by Charles Stross
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.99

6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book but description slightly wrong, 9 April 2013
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This is a terrific series and I am very much looking forward to reading the omnibus editions. They are the "director's cut" versions presented as originally intended (instead of being chopped up for a more mass-makrekt-format-friendly size as first published).

Please note that this book is actually softcover and is only about 600 pages. (That is to say, you can actually read it in bed rather than with a hoist.)


Orange Monte Carlo / ZTE Skate V960 Professional Screen Protectors X 6
Orange Monte Carlo / ZTE Skate V960 Professional Screen Protectors X 6

4.0 out of 5 stars Almost perfect, 6 Jan 2012
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These screen protectors are the exact right size and shape for the OMC / ZTE Skate. They are the nice 3-ply design which makes handling them easy. The shipping was reasonably quick too. Why -1 star? If you have an OMC, the "Monte Carlo" text at the top of the screen is apparently raised just enough that the cover won't stick properly. It still amply covers the actual LCD.

How to apply:

1) WASH YOUR HANDS. THOROUGHLY.

2) Clean the screen of your phone microscopically. Ideally, buy these covers before you get the phone and apply one as you take the protective cover off.

3) Peel off side one and stick the thing on your phone. Go slow and check positioning. If you need to adjust, these are pretty forgiving.

4) Smooth all the bubbles out. I think most credit cards are a little too hard. My driver's licence was awesome. Really go at it.

5) Peel off the last protective ply.

Voila!


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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good enough and good value but some design flaws, 6 Jan 2012
Update: Having had the jacket for a little bit, I'm deleting 1 star. All down to the pockets. It turns out I use my coat pockets a lot more than I thought! And these aren't up to the job(s). 3.5 stars would be a better choice but as that's not an option . . .
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This jacket is a good value but it has some design issues that make it slightly less usable than it could have been. The worst of these are the pockets. They just aren't big enough. The flap pockets are just patches with a little fold at the bottom for some extra volume. Full box pockets would have been much better. The upper slash pockets are also too small. I do have big hands but it's an XXL. As it is, I have to fold my thumbs in to get my hand in. Finally, the interior pocket is, again, smallish and is not closable.

The sizing feels a little small but I think that's just the padding. It couldn't possibly be that I've gotten even fatter. The sleeves felt a little shorter than average though that might just be the elasticated cuffs (which are a nice feature).

The zipper is OK but not brilliant. Oh how I wish everybody would us YKK zippers!

Fresh out of the bag the coat has lots and lots of tiny bits of coat detritus. (Threads, specks of fabric, that sort of thing.) This is not a serious problem! But don't do like I did and put it on over a fresh, white dress shirt. Wear a ratty jumper or something the first time you put it on and that will sweep it out.

All the above are negatives but I still think this is a fine jacket, especially for the money. It just could have been better.


Get Your War On: The Definitive Account of the War on Terror, 2001-2008
Get Your War On: The Definitive Account of the War on Terror, 2001-2008
by David Rees
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Essential reading for da war on terruh, 1 Jan 2010
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Excellent compendium of GYWO. It's incredibly infuriating how relevant it still is. Makes you long for a kinder, simpler time when America was at least embarrassed when it committed war crimes. When lies were part of a genuine intent to deceive on the theory that if people knew what their government was doing, they might stop it. Now the lies are perfunctory, utterly devoid of craft. Just going through the motions for the "free" "press". In short, buy this book and laugh 'til you kill yourself. THE FEEL BAD BOOK OF THE DECADE!!!! (-.02 stars for irritating typos.)


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