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4.0 out of 5 stars I am pleased with how it works, 9 Sept. 2014
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Is it correct that you have to change the music chime on each receiver? separately? I am pleased with how it works.


E14 LED Candle Shape 3W High Power LED, WARM WHITE, Replace 40W traditional Bulbs. Ideal for your chandelier,pendant lamp, desk lamp etc..
E14 LED Candle Shape 3W High Power LED, WARM WHITE, Replace 40W traditional Bulbs. Ideal for your chandelier,pendant lamp, desk lamp etc..
Offered by JnDeeLighting
Price: £4.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointed, 13 Feb. 2014
I use 42 candle-type light bulbs in my dark, ground-floor apartment, so I am on the lookout for well priced LED light bulbs to replace my old 40 Watt filament bulbs.

I bought 6 E14 LED's from from Chichinlighting through Amazon; here are my comments.
1 the price is great when compared with European products
2 the design appears quite robust, and plastic glass would appear to be a good idea for these cool bulbs
3 the light level is far, far, far too low, and gives a cold, greenish colour in our rooms almost like an old fashioned neon
4 the reflecting prism throws almost no light out horizontally, unlike competing products, and none below the light bulb, the same as competing products

The best performing LEDs I have found appear to come from Phillips but at a completely ridiculous price.


Stewart Golf X7 Lithium Remote Golf Trolley - Pearlescent White
Stewart Golf X7 Lithium Remote Golf Trolley - Pearlescent White
Price: £999.00

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Over-rated, 22 Jan. 2014
I bought mine from Amazon France just before Christmas 2013

What I did like:
1. Preset speeds and the speed adjustment buttons are useful.
2. It's useful to have a reverse button
3. The trolley is light, so that using it without the motors perfectly practicable, although physical disengagement of the wheels from the drive is a pain, and the wheel fixing is a bit hit or miss; beware, they can fall off if not properly located
4. The handle is easy to lift into use and the golf bag securing bungees appear strong and well designed
5. Using the remote control, it runs on a bit like a companionable hunting dog; it is very stable too, although, climbing a wet hill, it tips back onto its rear support and the wheels, which have almost no grip, can spin uselessly.

What I did not like about the trolley:
1. The front, plastic cover was not a snug fit, making the trolley sound boxy on the golf course; the trolley was sent back and has been returned slightly better
2. There is a tendency in the rough for twigs to get stuck between the wheels and the back cover
3. The umbrella stand has to be removed if I wish to store the golf trolley in its cover, otherwise it takes away one storage space for a golf ball
4. THIS ONE'S CRITICAL: There is no external electric connection for the battery charger meaning that after every round of 18 holes, the golf bag must be removed before the front cover can be lifted and removed to access the battery to connect the charger:
a. this makes the caddy master furious, as he has hundreds of caddies to store and many batteries to recharge every day: on competing models, the batteries are directly accessible and removable without having to lift off the golf bag or to remove plastic covers; the alternative is to leave the cover permanently off, which makes the trolley as ugly as everyone else's;I don't know how much time will pass before I will have to permanently remove both the front and back covers to keep the caddy master friendly! Damn silly when the obvious, easy and cheap solution is an external charging plug!
b. the continual removal and replacement of the cover will lead to it getting quickly scratched;
c. the solution of using an extra battery does not avoid the golf-bag and cover handling, and it adds considerable extra cost; the manufacturer quoted me £250 for an extra battery!
5. The chassis structure has large holes underneath through which cut grass, leaves and mud accumulate in the battery/motor compartment, which, according to the instruction manual, is the area of the trolley the most sensitive to moisture; this really seems to be a fair weather trolley (cart) made for Pebble Beach rather than Troon!
6. There is no handy bag hung under the handle to put one's sandwiches, water bottle, keys, wallet, mobile phone into during a round: this is a real bind!
7. Remotely turning the trolley without forward movement makes the trolley groan like an old donkey, and remotely turning while the trolley is in movement is hit and miss before finding the right direction: it makes one wonder what exactly NASA did contribute in designing the remote control system; if they had used the same technology during their space missions, nothing would arrived where it was meant to go.
8. With a even very slight slight side slopes and a drop of moisture on the ground, the trajectory had to be readjusted every 15 metres to bring the trolley back onto line
9. The trolley price appears unjustifiable when compared with the competition, but, more than that, look at the way the price has jumped around on Amazon over the 2013 Christmas period, and take a look at the price in Euro on Amazon.fr, where better deals were to be had.


Stewart Golf X7 Lithium Remote Golf Trolley - Racing Green (Old Version)
Stewart Golf X7 Lithium Remote Golf Trolley - Racing Green (Old Version)
Price: £999.00

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Over-rated, 22 Jan. 2014
I bought mine from Amazon France just before Christmas 2013

What I did like:
1. Preset speeds and the speed adjustment buttons are useful.
2. It's useful to have a reverse button
3. The trolley is light, so that using it without the motors perfectly practicable, although physical disengagement of the wheels from the drive is a pain, and the wheel fixing is a bit hit or miss; beware, they can fall off if not properly located
4. The handle is easy to lift into use and the golf bag securing bungees appear strong and well designed
5. Using the remote control, it runs on a bit like a companionable hunting dog; it is very stable too, although, climbing a wet hill, it tips back onto its rear support and the wheels, which have almost no grip, can spin uselessly.

What I did not like about the trolley:
1. The front, plastic cover was not a snug fit, making the trolley sound boxy on the golf course; the trolley was sent back and has been returned slightly better
2. There is a tendency in the rough for twigs to get stuck between the wheels and the back cover
3. The umbrella stand has to be removed if I wish to store the golf trolley in its cover, otherwise it takes away one storage space for a golf ball
4. THIS ONE'S CRITICAL: There is no external electric connection for the battery charger meaning that after every round of 18 holes, the golf bag must be removed before the front cover can be lifted and removed to access the battery to connect the charger:
a. this makes the caddy master furious, as he has hundreds of caddies to store and many batteries to recharge every day: on competing models, the batteries are directly accessible and removable without having to lift off the golf bag or to remove plastic covers; the alternative is to leave the cover permanently off, which makes the trolley as ugly as everyone else's;I don't know how much time will pass before I will have to permanently remove both the front and back covers to keep the caddy master friendly! Damn silly when the obvious, easy and cheap solution is an external charging plug!
b. the continual removal and replacement of the cover will lead to it getting quickly scratched;
c. the solution of using an extra battery does not avoid the golf-bag and cover handling, and it adds considerable extra cost; the manufacturer quoted me £250 for an extra battery!
5. The chassis structure has large holes underneath through which cut grass, leaves and mud accumulate in the battery/motor compartment, which, according to the instruction manual, is the area of the trolley the most sensitive to moisture; this really seems to be a fair weather trolley (cart) made for Pebble Beach rather than Troon!
6. There is no handy bag hung under the handle to put one's sandwiches, water bottle, keys, wallet, mobile phone into during a round: this is a real bind!
7. Remotely turning the trolley without forward movement makes the trolley groan like an old donkey, and remotely turning while the trolley is in movement is hit and miss before finding the right direction: it makes one wonder what exactly NASA did contribute in designing the remote control system; if they had used the same technology during their space missions, nothing would arrived where it was meant to go.
8. With a even very slight slight side slopes and a drop of moisture on the ground, the trajectory had to be readjusted every 15 metres to bring the trolley back onto line
9. The trolley price appears unjustifiable when compared with the competition, but, more than that, look at the way the price has jumped around on Amazon over the 2013 Christmas period, and take a look at the price in Euro on Amazon.fr, where better deals were to be had.


6 X Auralum Super Energy Saving LED Candle Bulb Light Lamp, E14-3W-270LM-Silver-Sharp-Warm White
6 X Auralum Super Energy Saving LED Candle Bulb Light Lamp, E14-3W-270LM-Silver-Sharp-Warm White
Offered by Mestall(Ship from HongKong)
Price: £8.79

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not quite powerful enough, 15 Jan. 2014
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Compared with far more expensive led candle bulbs, these are just not powerful enough! There do appear to be more powerful versions; I shall try those. The price is attractive, though, when compared with the European majors. Now we have to see how long they last before burning out. Also, the plastic light diffuser seems to be less efficient than the ones sold by the majors, one of the beig problems being sending enough light below the bulb.


Stewart Golf X7 Lithium Remote Golf Trolley - Metallic Black
Stewart Golf X7 Lithium Remote Golf Trolley - Metallic Black
Price: £999.00

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Over rated, 10 Jan. 2014
I bought mine from Amazon France just before Christmas 2013

What I did like:
1. Preset speeds and the speed adjustment buttons are useful.
2. It's useful to have a reverse button
3. The trolley is light, so that using it without the motors perfectly practicable, although physical disengagement of the wheels from the drive is a pain, and the wheel fixing is a bit hit or miss; beware, they can fall off if not properly located
4. The handle is easy to lift into use and the golf bag securing bungees appear strong and well designed
5. Using the remote control, it runs on a bit like a companionable hunting dog; it is very stable too, although, climbing a wet hill, it tips back onto its rear support and the wheels, which have almost no grip, can spin uselessly.

What I did not like about the trolley:
1. The front, plastic cover was not a snug fit, making the trolley sound boxy on the golf course; the trolley was sent back and has been returned slightly better
2. There is a tendency in the rough for twigs to get stuck between the wheels and the back cover
3. The umbrella stand has to be removed if I wish to store the golf trolley in its cover, otherwise it takes away one storage space for a golf ball
4. THIS ONE'S CRITICAL: There is no external electric connection for the battery charger meaning that after every round of 18 holes, the golf bag must be removed before the front cover can be lifted and removed to access the battery to connect the charger:
a. this makes the caddy master furious, as he has hundreds of caddies to store and many batteries to recharge every day: on competing models, the batteries are directly accessible and removable without having to lift off the golf bag or to remove plastic covers; the alternative is to leave the cover permanently off, which makes the trolley as ugly as everyone else's;I don't know how much time will pass before I will have to permanently remove both the front and back covers to keep the caddy master friendly! Damn silly when the obvious, easy and cheap solution is an external charging plug!
b. the continual removal and replacement of the cover will lead to it getting quickly scratched;
c. the solution of using an extra battery does not avoid the golf-bag and cover handling, and it adds considerable extra cost; the manufacturer quoted me £250 for an extra battery!
5. The chassis structure has large holes underneath through which cut grass, leaves and mud accumulate in the battery/motor compartment, which, according to the instruction manual, is the area of the trolley the most sensitive to moisture; this really seems to be a fair weather trolley (cart) made for Pebble Beach rather than Troon!
6. There is no handy bag hung under the handle to put one's sandwiches, water bottle, keys, wallet, mobile phone into during a round: this is a real bind!
7. Remotely turning the trolley without forward movement makes the trolley groan like an old donkey, and remotely turning while the trolley is in movement is hit and miss before finding the right direction: it makes one wonder what exactly NASA did contribute in designing the remote control system; if they had used the same technology during their space missions, nothing would arrived where it was meant to go.
8. With a slight side slope, the trajectory had to be readjusted every 15 metres to bring the trolley back onto line
9. The trolley price appears unjustifiable when compared with the competition, but, more than that, look at the way the price has jumped around on Amazon over the 2013 Christmas period, and take a look at the price in Euro, where better deals were to be had.


Stewart Golf X7 Lithium Remote Golf Trolley - Metallic Silver (Old Version)
Stewart Golf X7 Lithium Remote Golf Trolley - Metallic Silver (Old Version)

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Over-rated, 19 Dec. 2013
I bought mine from Amazon France just before Christmas 2013

What I did like:
1. Preset speeds and the speed adjustment buttons are useful.
2. It's useful to have a reverse button
3. The trolley is light, so that using it without the motors perfectly practicable, although physical disengagement of the wheels from the drive is a pain, and the wheel fixing is a bit hit or miss; beware, they can fall off if not properly located
4. The handle is easy to lift into use and the golf bag securing bungees appear strong and well designed
5. Using the remote control, it runs on a bit like a companionable hunting dog; it is very stable too, although, climbing a wet hill, it tips back onto its rear support and the wheels, which have almost no grip, can spin uselessly.

What I did not like about the trolley:
1. The front, plastic cover was not a snug fit, making the trolley sound boxy on the golf course; the trolley was sent back and has been returned slightly better
2. There is a tendency in the rough for twigs to get stuck between the wheels and the back cover
3. The umbrella stand has to be removed if I wish to store the golf trolley in its cover, otherwise it takes away one storage space for a golf ball
4. THIS ONE'S CRITICAL: There is no external electric connection for the battery charger meaning that after every round of 18 holes, the golf bag must be removed before the front cover can be lifted and removed to access the battery to connect the charger:
a. this makes the caddy master furious, as he has hundreds of caddies to store and many batteries to recharge every day: on competing models, the batteries are directly accessible and removable without having to lift off the golf bag or to remove plastic covers; the alternative is to leave the cover permanently off, which makes the trolley as ugly as everyone else's;I don't know how much time will pass before I will have to permanently remove both the front and back covers to keep the caddy master friendly! Damn silly when the obvious, easy and cheap solution is an external charging plug!
b. the continual removal and replacement of the cover will lead to it getting quickly scratched;
c. the solution of using an extra battery does not avoid the golf-bag and cover handling, and it adds considerable extra cost; the manufacturer quoted me £250 for an extra battery!
5. The chassis structure has large holes underneath through which cut grass, leaves and mud accumulate in the battery/motor compartment, which, according to the instruction manual, is the area of the trolley the most sensitive to moisture; this really seems to be a fair weather trolley (cart) made for Pebble Beach rather than Troon!
6. There is no handy bag hung under the handle to put one's sandwiches, water bottle, keys, wallet, mobile phone into during a round: this is a real bind!
7. Remotely turning the trolley without forward movement makes the trolley groan like an old donkey, and remotely turning while the trolley is in movement is hit and miss before finding the right direction: it makes one wonder what exactly NASA did contribute in designing the remote control system; if they had used the same technology during their space missions, nothing would arrived where it was meant to go.
8. With a even very slight slight side slopes and a drop of moisture on the ground, the trajectory had to be readjusted every 15 metres to bring the trolley back onto line
9. The trolley price appears unjustifiable when compared with the competition, but, more than that, look at the way the price has jumped around on Amazon over the 2013 Christmas period, and take a look at the price in Euro on Amazon.fr, where better deals were to be had.


A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople - From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube
A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople - From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube
by Patrick Leigh Fermor
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.99

3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars A Time of Gifts, 18 Feb. 2009
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A beautifully written and poetic travel book written at a time when World War II was just around the corner; the author searches to capture the magic of places just a fraction less than the magic of the people.


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