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Darts Dart Mat Rubber Professional Heavy Duty New 9 kgs- Easimat Brand
Darts Dart Mat Rubber Professional Heavy Duty New 9 kgs- Easimat Brand

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars No worse than any other rubber darts mat., 2 Jun 2012
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Looking at the reviews of ALL the rubber darts mats, they all stink and this one is no exception.
The strange odour is 'instant headache' is smells toxic. I have left the mat at the bottom the garden for the last week.
I left the mat on the grass for 4 hours and when I moved it the grass looked like it had been sprayed with weed killer, it was brown and almost dead. What are the fumes coming off this mat???
I'll check it out tomorrow and see if the nasty smell has gone.
If the slightest odour remains I don't want it in the house, I'm not hopeful.
The only other slight problem is that the last 4 feet of the mat have not been cut in a straight line, there is a slight S shape to it.
If the smell doesn't go it won't be a problem as I'll be sending it back.
My advice, if you want a darts mat buy a cheap carpet off-cut and make your own.
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Zircon Multiscanner i520 Onestep
Zircon Multiscanner i520 Onestep
Price: 57.79

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best multi scanner., 31 May 2012
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Zircon informed me that the i700 is being discontinued because its two part construction is not robust enough. The i520 has the same functionality minus the wall marker. NOTE: you should watch the video on the Zircon site to see how to correctly use the i520 or you will think its not working very well.

Doctor from Lhasa
Doctor from Lhasa
Price: 5.05

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The second book of the life of Dr. Rampa, 23 April 2012
This review is from: Doctor from Lhasa (Kindle Edition)
No offence intended towards Mr K. L. Smith but his comments gave rise to a vision of someone busily going through their local library, picking up books on any subject they have no knowledge of and branding them with a large rubber stamp marked 'FAKE'.

I am confused, how can a private detective 'unmask' an author by revealing that the author is who he claims to be in his own books. Read all of Dr Rampa's books, and 'Twenty-Five year with T. Lobsang Rampa' by Sheelagh Rouse - then make up your own mind.

Throughout history many people with more knowledge than their contemporaries were branded as fakes and heretics, men like Galileo and Marconi. Thousands of wise men and women with knowledge of herbs and healing were branded as `witches' and burnt at the stake of ignorance.

Few books have aroused more controversy in recent years than Lobsang Rampa's The Third Eye, and the other works which have come from his pen. The reason is simple enough. When an Englishman claims that his body has been taken over by the spirit of a Tibetan Lama, he can reasonably expect mockery. When, in addition, he recounts extraordinary, highly detailed experiences which pre-suppose the possession of personal powers quite outside the laws of nature as we understand them, the reaction not surprisingly becomes an uproar.

But uproars of this kind do sometimes spring from ignorance. To glimpse what was previously unknown is always disturbing. The fact that Dr. Rampa now has many thousands of readers throughout the world is evidence that not all minds are closed against the unfamiliar.

The sceptics have been unable to disprove the story of Dr. Rampa's life and they cannot explain how he came by his knowledge if his story is untrue.

iGadgitz Black 'Portfolio' Genuine Leather Case Cover for Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101 TF101G 10.1" 3.0 Android Tablet
iGadgitz Black 'Portfolio' Genuine Leather Case Cover for Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101 TF101G 10.1" 3.0 Android Tablet
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Elegant and Functional, 17 Nov 2011
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A top quality case for the Eee Pad Tablet. 10 out of 10 for quality and design, but with one small suggestion for the manufacturer, it needs an access hole for the charger when the case is closed. I used a craft knife to make a slit in the appropriate place, now its perfect. A big plus for this case is that it does not have a magnetic catch to keep it closed. Magnets should NOT be placed near the Eee Pad.

York XC530 Elliptical/Cycle
York XC530 Elliptical/Cycle

18 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Top Quality and amazing amazon discounted price., 28 Mar 2011
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The manual must have been re-written since the 3 star review in January 2008 by Shilen. Putting the XC530 together takes a couple of hours but it is fairly straight forward and I found the manual easy to follow.

Pros: a Very sturdy piece of equipment. A lot of home gym equipment is cheap useless rubbish. The XC530 is well above average and is amazing value at half price from amazon. It has a good sized display showing target time, target distance, target calories, target heart rate, recovery fitness test. Does not need to be plugged into the mains.

Cons: Display is not back lit. I can only describe the other cons by reference to a similar cross trainer/bike, the Reebok Edge Combo Exercise Bike and Cross Trainer. If you want some built in exercise programs, which automatically vary the resistance of the cross trainer, then take a look at the Reebok. If you want to save a couple of hundred pounds and have some thing which looks to me to be just as good (but without the exercise programs) then buy the York CX530.

If you are a bit of a gym equipment novice (like me) then I would strongly suggest you get down to your nearest sports equipment shop and try a few of the cross trainers and bikes. Do you really need this two in one or would a dedicated bike or cross trainer be best for you?

This is what you want to look for: Front wheel vs back wheel. When the wheel is on the front the walking motion is more of a stride, compared to a wheel on the back, which introduces slightly more of an up and down motion. So a back wheel is good when doubling up as a bike, if that's what you want. A bigger wheel will give you more length in your stride. The difference between home gym equipment, costing 500 or less, and professional gym equipment, costing 2000 or more, is not simply a matter of the professional equipment being more robust. A cross trainer at your local gym will give you much greater range of movement (longer strides) than you will get from home equipment. The variation in difficulty levels will also be much more controllable and it will have a lot of different training programs to choose from.

Do you really need home gym equipment or would a twenty minute walk every day be better for you? Some of the better home exercise DVDs can give you a good all over workout in 10 to 30 minutes a day.

So, why did I buy the XC530 and how am I going to use it? I'm 50+ and getting a beer belly. I work from home and keep putting off going to the gym (I'll do it tomorrow). I bought Tony Hortons 10 Minute Trainer (it's very good. If you are a beginner, then go at your own pace and not the pace set in the videos). I do one of his 10 minute routines every morning. Yes, I use the calendar/chart supplied with the 10 Minute Trainer to keep track of which exercises I'm doing. But I need more, I want to burn off some calories and feel fitter, ie I need more cardio exercise. The XC530 is perfect. Big enough to be a serious and useful piece of equipment. Small enough not to completely swamp the bedroom. Mid afternoon I have a 20 minute burn on the XC530. Brilliant, only 3 days into my exercise routine and I was already feeling fitter. Put a TV in front of the XC530 if you get bored easily.

NOTE 1: A lot of people start exercising with good intentions then slacken off and give up. Make a chart of what you want to do each day/week, then tick off what you do as you go along. Build in days off here and there and reward yourself with a little treat every time you complete 5 or 6 days on your chart (2 or 3 days if you want). Be realistic. How much time do you have to exercise? Even a good 10 minute workout in the morning 3 days a week will make a big difference to your health. It's better to do a little and keep going that try to do too much and give up.

NOTE 2: If you eat junk then exercising will improve you stamina but not your shape. You don't have to eat less, just don't eat junk, or eat less junk. Google 'michi's ladder' for a simple guide to good food/junk food.

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