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Coleman Tauri Connect X2 2-Person Tent - Green/Brown
Coleman Tauri Connect X2 2-Person Tent - Green/Brown

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This is a superb little tent!, 3 April 2013
That little tent is brilliant. Very stable, Takes 5 / 10 minutes to put up including pegging time, stacks of room inside to sleep and store all your gear plus enough head room and space for two to sit up if the weather is bad. Worst case scenario, the little over hang at the front of the tent offers enough cover to cook in the door opening whilst still keeping dry. (NEVER WITH FOSSIL OR SOLID FUELS OBVIOUSLY!) Inside is packed with little features like a lantern hook, small valuables net in the roof for watches and wallet etc and variable air vents to keep the moisture build up down and the air flowing through on warm days. The whole thing packs away in 5 minutes into a decent sized compression sack and is light enough to strap to your backpack without it pulling too much. My only complaint would be the pegs which are weird very small headed alloy pegs. Obviously designed for weight benefits but damned uncomfortable to try and pull out of the ground!

Severin Party Grill with 8 Mini Pans, Black
Severin Party Grill with 8 Mini Pans, Black
Price: 38.12

4.0 out of 5 stars Great Little Raclette, 24 Mar 2013
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Used this for the first time last night and loved it! We have used raclettes before that seemed a little hotter than this one, but that doesn't detract from the quality or fun; it just means that your food takes a little longer to cook. It cleaned up nicely afterwards with a little soak and the omelette / cheese pans didn't stick at all.

Mophie Juice Pack Plus Case 2000 mAh and Rechargable Battery for iPhone 4/4S - Black
Mophie Juice Pack Plus Case 2000 mAh and Rechargable Battery for iPhone 4/4S - Black
Offered by SphereTechnologies
Price: 48.49

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great item from Gomobile, 30 May 2012
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Yes it adds bulk (makes the Iphone about twice as thick) and yes it adds weight (as it weighs just a little less than the Iphone by itself) but holy cow does it look cool and does a superb job of doubling the battery! The case itself has a nice, not quite rubbery but almost, feel to it aiding grip and the rounded back makes the phone sit nicely in the hand. I love the four little LED lights on the bottom of the case telling you how much battery is left in your juice pack and the other buttons for the volume and power are made nicely and compliment the phone well.

If you dont know how these work, its this simple: Put phone in case and use as normal...when the battery runs low, flick the little switch on the corner of the juice pack and it will start charging the phone again for you! You neednt ever remove it from the case as plugging the juice pack into your PC using the included cable charges your phone, the juice pack and acts as your sync cable as well. This pack will allow you to make full use of the Iphones amazing features like GPS and WIFI etc without panicking that you are going to run short of power.

I bought mine from GoMobile and delivery was a brilliant 2 days from order and yes, this fits perfectly on the Iphone 4S and 4.

Microsoft Wireless Headset with Bluetooth (Xbox 360)
Microsoft Wireless Headset with Bluetooth (Xbox 360)
Offered by HG Amazing Deals
Price: 26.99

56 of 60 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This is a brilliant headset, cant see why people are unhappy!, 27 April 2012
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
I have had five (!) Xbox headsets - The Turtle Beach X12 which were brilliant but just too many cables, the Turtle Beach XC1 which became uncomfortable after 30 mins or so, obviously the Microsoft included ones which are just terrible, some little over the ear thing which wasnt worth the plastic it was made of and finally this Microsoft Bluetooth headset and having used it for the first time yesterday i am blown away. Here is why:

1) It looks brilliant and feels sturdy and well made yet is still lightweight
2) Pairing it to the Xbox takes just a few seconds (make sure you are connected to xBox live when you do so)
3) The sound quality is EXCELLENT on both sides with people telling me it is just as clear as the Turtle Beach X12's.
4) It is incredibly comfortable to wear for long durations - I had a 4 hour session yesterday with no problems!
5) The battery seems superb as even after 4 hours, the battery is still showing as full
6) You can check the battery levels on your screen by pressing the controllers home button
7) Charging is easy via the USB port on the back of the xBox
8) You can mute the mic simply by pressing the headset - the whole thing is like one big button so no more searching along cables for the control box
9) You can use it with your phone

Seriously, i dont know why so many people are having problems with this headset. i am SUPER picky when it comes to things like this and i really cant find a single fault with it. Buy it, follow the instructions and you wont regret it!

Kenwood BM450 Bread Maker with Ingredients Dispenser
Kenwood BM450 Bread Maker with Ingredients Dispenser
Price: 79.98

5.0 out of 5 stars If its not working, youre not doing it right!, 1 April 2012
I have owned this breadmaker for a while now and have to say it is the easiest machine i have owned (i have had a few!) and provides, by far, the best results with the least input. It really is a set and forget device - You throw the ingredients in, dont worry about the order, press the button and within a couple of hours you have a perfect loaf ready to go.

The timer feature is brilliant and quite often i will fill the machine up the night before and set the timer for the morning and these loaves seem to come out even better - maybe they benefit from the ingredients sitting in the bowl for a couple of hours before it starts.

For those people complaining that the bread sags, or doesnt cook, or comes out doughy or whatever else - re-read the instructions and have another go as i cant see how you can fail.

BadBoyz Premium Range Worldwide Usb Travel Adaptor/charger plug -works in over 175 countries
BadBoyz Premium Range Worldwide Usb Travel Adaptor/charger plug -works in over 175 countries
Offered by VeeCome(UK)
Price: 2.99

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not impressed at all....., 30 Sep 2010
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Firstly, we waited 4 days for this to be delivered even though it was advertised as a 'Prime' item and when it did arrive it was so obviously second hand. There were dirty finger prints all over it that we were able to wipe off with a cloth and the packaging had obviously been opened and resealed. That aside, we couldnt be bothered to send it back as needed it there and then. Shortly after plugging it in, we realised why it was second hand - Someone had obviously sent it back as it didnt work! So, we chucked it in the bin and bought one from Sainsburys (suggest you do the same!)

New 2 Step Household Steel Step Ladders Stepladders
New 2 Step Household Steel Step Ladders Stepladders
Offered by Home and Garden Supplies
Price: 14.30

5.0 out of 5 stars Good sturdy Steps, 30 Sep 2010
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We bought these primarily for our 6 year son so he could get involved in what we do in the Kitchen and so far they have been great. They are light enough for him to move around himself and fold down small enough to be discreetly tucked underneath th breakfast bar

Web-tex STEEL-OF-FIRE-DUST - Fire Starting Tinder
Web-tex STEEL-OF-FIRE-DUST - Fire Starting Tinder

48 of 49 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars In my opinion, pointless., 11 Aug 2010
the creators / suppliers of Maya dust would have you believe that this is an invaluable tool when it comes to camping or bushcraft but i just dont see it myself. It is expensive, doesnt light 'that' easily and can be replicated in so many ways with superior products. I have tried many different tinders on my trips and so far, tumble drier fluff or an unravelled tampon (seriously!) beats this hands down. The latter of the two also fits perfectly in your survival tin and stays waterproof in its little plastic wrapper. Save your money on this and instead use one of the above or if you insist of something natural, find yourself a silver birch tree, strip off a few bits of the outer bark (TAKE ONLY WHAT YOU NEED CAMPERS!) and use that. Just as effective but free.
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23 of 29 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A fabulous tent for the money, 11 Aug 2010
This is one of a quite a few tents that i have and is mainly used now by me and my son for weekend camps. Being five years old, he isnt really old enough to help (though he tries!) and the Vango is great as i can errect it alone within 10 minutes or so. There is enough space in the 'porch' area for all of our stuff and an area to get changed in the morning / night without falling all over the place. The tent has never ever let us down in the rain and there is a great deal of space between the bedroom fabric and the flysheet, meaning that i am not panicing about leaks where the two touch as they simply dont. The bedroom itself is attached to the flysheet for all in one pitching, which again is great in terms of speed of pitching and also eliminates having to crawl around inside attaching the bedroom to the fly. The alloy poles coming as standard makes a big difference in terms of weight and leaves the errected tent feeling very stable and secure. We have not had to use all guy ropes yet as it is so stable, even in high winds, without them. In terms of bedroom size, we can easily fit a double blow up bed and a couple of bags in the bedroom, still leaving plenty of room around us and tghe orange colour give a really warm, spacious feel. I would definatley buy this again if anything ever happened to it and out of all of the tents i have / or have had (Omega 250, Gelert Solo, Wynnster Mallard 5, Coleman X1, Vango Banshee, Coleman Macenzie cabin and many other unnamed ones!) this is defo my fave.

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) [DVD]
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) [DVD]
Dvd ~ Gene Wilder
Price: 4.75

5.0 out of 5 stars Pure joy!, 11 Aug 2010
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This film is superb! I cant believe peopl are bashing the musical score etc as the songs are funny, quaint, cute and occasionally heart warmingly soft. So what if Gene doesnt have the best voice, its not all about operatics. My son (5) loved every minute of this, just as i did when i was his age. The new version (Johnny Depp) seemed to take Willy down a very dark and strange path, much like his other movies, and for me, that wasnt what Willy Wonka was all about. The original is a classic!

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