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NewNow 4200mAh Portable USB External Rechargeable Backup Battery Charger Case Power Bank with Viewing Stand for Samsung Galaxy S5 i9600
NewNow 4200mAh Portable USB External Rechargeable Backup Battery Charger Case Power Bank with Viewing Stand for Samsung Galaxy S5 i9600
Offered by KingMansion
Price: £16.00

1.0 out of 5 stars Power button issue makes device worthless., 20 April 2015
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I have the same problem as Carl (2-star review), but consider a case that permanently depresses the power button to be unfit for purpose, so mine has been returned. It looks like a decent unit so I've repurchased and hope for a case that functions and if it does, I will amend this review accordingly. However, as it stands currently, the case I've received is worthless. Shame.

EDIT - I just went to repurchase and the price has increased by 30%. So I'll go elsewhere.


Silver Mother-of-Pearl Heart Shaped Locket
Silver Mother-of-Pearl Heart Shaped Locket
Offered by Silver Style
Price: £34.95

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not the bargain it appears., 10 Feb. 2015
This "deal" appears to be a scam, if you view the price listing here: http://uk.camelcamelcamel.com/Silver-Mother-of-Pearl-Heart-Shaped-Locket/product/B001J6NAF6


T-Reign Small Heavy-Duty Retra
T-Reign Small Heavy-Duty Retra
Offered by MJ Outdoors Gear
Price: £16.00

2.0 out of 5 stars Feeble., 17 Aug. 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Maybe good for one key, but not a bunch, and certainly not for a GPS. I have an Oregon 600. It's not large, and it just extends the line under its own weight. As does my iPhone. Appears from the image to be stronger than it is. It would be useful to have data about weights it actually supports. Quite disappointed.


Atlas Deluxe Medium Bag for Djembe
Atlas Deluxe Medium Bag for Djembe
Price: £22.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Dimensions confusing, 8 Nov. 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
It appears that the dimensions given in the brief description, and those in the Product Description are completely different. I don't know what size the bag is or what size drum it takes..?


Griffin Survivor Black/Citron for New iPhone 5 Military-Duty Case & Belt Clip
Griffin Survivor Black/Citron for New iPhone 5 Military-Duty Case & Belt Clip

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good protection, 24 Aug. 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I had the older version for an iPhone4 (with the rubber shroud around a two-piece hard shell) but had to buy this when the iPhone4 went into a river and I could only get a 5 with the same memory.

This newer design is certainly sturdy and cannot be faulted in that regard. However, the previous model was tolerably fiddly and ended up feeling bomb-proof. This one is FAR more fiddly, and feels almost as if you are risking the integrity of the phone itself when attempting to remove it - and it does not look obviously strongly assembled (I can imagine the front panel unclipping, which would be impossible with the original wrap-around-rubber design.

One review complained that the internal clips scratched the phone. I ignored this, but would not be surprised having now seen it.


kwmobile® Car vent mount for Apple iPhone 5 / 5S with perfectly fitting shell + charger - Turn you mobile phone into a navigation device.
kwmobile® Car vent mount for Apple iPhone 5 / 5S with perfectly fitting shell + charger - Turn you mobile phone into a navigation device.
Offered by KW-Commerce
Price: £9.40

1.0 out of 5 stars Very poor indeed., 24 Aug. 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Although the mount itself appears nicely sturdy and has a pleasingly constructed sprung upper clip, it is tricky to remove the phone without two hands (and it is useful to be able to do it one-handed in a car-mount.)

The biggest downside however is that although the mount swivels, it only rotates (and that only in three defined angles (vertical, horizontal and, oddly, diagonal.) THERE IS NO BALL JOINT and so the phone will face in whichever direction your car vent happens to face. On a Honda CRV that means slightly out of the window, making it difficult to see.

Additionally, although I did not buy the mount FOR the charger, it is complete rubbish. Obviously cheaply made, bent when I bought it, and the cable does not work (in anything, for sync OR for power).

I would not buy this product again, and may well chuck it if I cannot Heath-Robinson something to change the angle at which it sits.


BargainUniverse® 3 in 1 Military Marching Lensatic Lens Compass Hiking - Top Quality
BargainUniverse® 3 in 1 Military Marching Lensatic Lens Compass Hiking - Top Quality
Offered by 12th floor
Price: £5.99

11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Amazingly poor, 13 Feb. 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This compass looks as if it is perfectly geared to the serious hiker or orienteerer. However, it of course needs to be held horizontally, but the tolerance for horizontal in this case is a few microsecs of tilt and it has no indicator to help with levelling. It is impossible to hold so the needle moves freely, and appears to settle as a result in random directions.

Useless. :O(


160 Warm White LED Chasing Multi Function Christmas Lights Indoor / Outdoor Use
160 Warm White LED Chasing Multi Function Christmas Lights Indoor / Outdoor Use
Offered by XS-Stock Com Ltd
Price: £19.99

1.0 out of 5 stars Cheap rubbish., 13 Feb. 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Lasted one week. Then failed. Moisture got into the solar panel and appears to have entirely compromised it, despite successful attempts to dry it.


Petzl Tibloc Ascender -
Petzl Tibloc Ascender -
Offered by Summit to Sea - Anglesey
Price: £20.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars For emergencies, 13 Feb. 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I chanced my arm a bit and bought a couple of these as cheap ascenders, thinking that they worked entirely by clinching the rope between the device and the karibiner. However, the inside surface of the device is covered with downward-angled spikes that grip into the rope.

This is not the end of the world, and of course does make it very reliable, however you should treat it as an emergency device only as you would not want to routinely put your ropes through this sort of abuse.

Excellent value for this purpose - although a couple of prussic loops would be more forgiving - though it can also be rigged to create a sort of handy ratcheted hoist.


Timex Men's Expedition E-Compass Watch T49819SU With Green Strap
Timex Men's Expedition E-Compass Watch T49819SU With Green Strap
Offered by Kay's Watch Shop
Price: £119.79

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not great., 13 Feb. 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Buying watches online is a chancey business I think, but when this one arrived I was fairly pleased as it is a handsome watch.

However, the manual in the box was confusingly for a different watch altogether although the Timex website soon remedied that. Also it's quite a tall watch, which IS stated in the tech spec but which is not to my taste.

The biggest problem however was that the compass stopped working within one day. It needed recalibrating to work again, and then broke again the following day. Clearly this makes it unworkable as a reliable compass.

I returned the watch within three days of receiving it.


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