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Zap-It Insect Bite Relief Relieves The Itch After An Insect Bite - Green
Zap-It Insect Bite Relief Relieves The Itch After An Insect Bite - Green
Offered by Rare Gear
Price: 2.69

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very odd - but this really seems to work, 6 Aug 2014
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It may seem totally illogical to give yourself a few small jolts of electric to stop a bite itching, but that is exactly what this does and it even seems to work.

So, right now, I have two bites on my back (always in the most difficult position to reach) and I have given myself about 10 zaps. The itching has stopped and the area feels slightly numbed.

OK, this won't make the bite go down any faster, but at least it stops the itching and, hence, the urge to scratch.

I recommend highly, although my wife thinks this is just way too odd to use :-)


4.7M Scaffold Ladders Multi Function + 2 Free Platforms
4.7M Scaffold Ladders Multi Function + 2 Free Platforms
Offered by Speedwellstar
Price: 69.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Solid and should last for many years, 6 Aug 2014
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This is very solid and required minimal home assembly (the only thing to fit are the stabilisers and these only required a couple of small spanners to tighten the locknut onto the bolts). It took literally 2-3 minutes.

They are not light. These are heavy duty aluminium with a rated load capacity of 150kg.

The self locking clips for the hinges take a bit of practice and I have found the best way to configure the ladder is to have it lying down, rather than in a vertical position.

When folded for storage, they are self supporting, so it is not necessary to have wall space against which to prop them up. They are free standing.

A very happy buyer


Trespass Men's Enrique Ski Pants - Black, XX-Large
Trespass Men's Enrique Ski Pants - Black, XX-Large
Price: 37.19

5.0 out of 5 stars Well worth the money and well made, 6 Aug 2014
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OK it is the middle of summer and the UK is seriously warm. So I have bought ski pants...

The reason for buying now is that the prices are very good in summer and these are no exception.

I have tried on and also tried various moves; they are body hugging with a reasonable stretch to them (think very thick spandex!!). the braces are permanently attached and easy to adjust. The bottom of the legs are sufficiently wide to fit over ski boots and there is also a zip to make the task even easier.

Roll on the ski season :-)


FOLDABLE 2, 3 & 4 STEP LADDER NON SLIP TREAD STEPLADDER SAFETY ALUMINIUM KITCHEN (4 TREAD)
FOLDABLE 2, 3 & 4 STEP LADDER NON SLIP TREAD STEPLADDER SAFETY ALUMINIUM KITCHEN (4 TREAD)
Offered by Direct 2 Customer
Price: 32.30

5.0 out of 5 stars Quality STEEL step ladder, 6 Aug 2014
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The Amazon description say this is Aluminium, however the seller (quite rightly) stresses that the item is steel. Personally, I wanted a steel ladder as the aluminium ones had too low a weight limit (I am a big chap...).

This one is excellent. It is good quality and very stable in use. There is also a clip which automatically ensures that the angles are maintained and it remains steady.

I expect to have many years service out of this STEEL step ladder.


Cafe Pod Nespresso Compatible Intense x(Pack of 4, Total 40 Pods)
Cafe Pod Nespresso Compatible Intense x(Pack of 4, Total 40 Pods)
Price: 9.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Very good taste in a plastic pod, 29 July 2014
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These pods as designed and can only be used in Nespresso machines.

I have tried various third party pods in the past and, to date, none has come up to the standard of the genuine Nespresso pods. These come very close and I am happy to use.

As my title states, these are in plastic pods rather than the aluminium ones that Nespresso produce. These are individually wrapped, whereas the Nespresso ones are just in the cardboard sleeve.

Overall, I am happy to use either these or the genuine Nespresso pods; having said that, I think that the crema on these isn't quite as thick, but the taste is still very, very good.

One a slightly different note, it should be mentioned that Nespresso do offer a recycling service for used aluminium pods, whereas these cannot be recycled.


Oral-B Pro 3000 Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush Powered by Braun
Oral-B Pro 3000 Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush Powered by Braun
Price: 44.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Good, but there are other Oral-B options available, 29 July 2014
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First of all, this is an excellent toothbrush and is of the same high quality that you'd expect from Oral-B.

However, it is very similar to another Oral-B toothbrush which is significant cheaper, namely Braun Oral-B TriZone 600 Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush.

The main differences are that this one has three speed settings, whereas the Trizone 600 has only one. This may or may not be significant to you. Personally, I only ever use the default "normal" setting, so the three setting feature doesn't mean that much to me.

This one also features a red led that lights up if you are pressing too hard. The Trizone doesn't. So you need to decide if this is a feature that you want.

The Trizone, however has a feature that this one doesn't have, and something I do value. The Trizone has a carry box so that you can take it away with you and keep it both clean and charged (I have previously gone away only to find my toothbrush discharged on arrival as the power button had accidentally been pressed inside my suitcase).

Overall, this is good, but personally I would go for the cheaper Trizone option.

BTW - in case you are wondering the different types of heads fit both brushes, so don't let that sway your decision.


Old Grey Whistle Test Present Prog Rock
Old Grey Whistle Test Present Prog Rock
Price: 4.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A good selection from the 1970s, 26 July 2014
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This is a really good selection of the tracks that so many of us enjoyed back in the 1970s.

I must admin that, even as a prog rock fan myself, I thought that many of the tracks on this we're really that prog...

Can I suggest another album, in a similar vein, that I have also enjoyed. (The Best Prog Rock Album In The World ... Ever!) This triple album is deinitely worth a punt and, if you're looking to boost your basket to magical amount to get free delivery, might I suggest buying both.

Back to this album; it is genial selection of tracks and, yes, I did enjoy the vast majority of them and it has become a favourite in the car, but only when there are no other passengers to complain about the volume.

Highly recommended.
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Philips GC6611/30 SpeedCare Iron Steam Generator with 120 g Steam Boost and 1.2 Litre Water Tank, 1200 ml, 2400 Watt, 4.2 Bar, Purple
Philips GC6611/30 SpeedCare Iron Steam Generator with 120 g Steam Boost and 1.2 Litre Water Tank, 1200 ml, 2400 Watt, 4.2 Bar, Purple
Price: 90.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A good "investment" for a family, 26 July 2014
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This iron is ideal for a normal sized family. The water tank lasts about an hour, which means that it is just the right kind of time between taking breaks! The right excuse for taking a break if you're not that keen on ironing....

The only thing is that tank only just fits on the iron part of my ironing board and it does seem to wobble around a bit when ironing, however the rubber feet on it seem to hold it very steady.

The steam pressure is good and it seems to cut through creases, even on 100% cotton shirts.

It is expensive, and should be looked upon as an investment. There are better irons out there, but much more expensive; there are also cheaper irons out there as well. However, this seems to be a good balance of price and performance.

Recommended.


BRITA Fill&Go Water Filter Bottle Incl. 4 Filter Discs - Green
BRITA Fill&Go Water Filter Bottle Incl. 4 Filter Discs - Green
Price: 11.49

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Sucking is OK, but pouring doesn't work, 24 July 2014
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This is a simple water bottle with a filter placed between the water and the outlet spout. The idea is that, with the internal straw in place, you can suck the water through the filter, or with it removed pour the water.

Well, it doesn't quite work like that. With the straw in place you can, indeed, suck the water up, although it is a pretty reasonable suck you need to apply. However, with the straw removed (i.e. in the pouring position) the water just drips through very, very, very slowly.

OK, you can upend and drink, or you suck up through the straw; these options are good. However pouring just doesn't work.

On a positive note, I have just spent a week away in a hotel and the tap water really smells and tastes of chlorine. However, using this flask, the water tastes very good :-)


Tacwise 180 NAIL ASSORTMENT PACK (4000) 18G
Tacwise 180 NAIL ASSORTMENT PACK (4000) 18G
Price: 9.77

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good starter set, 13 July 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
A good selection of nails that are compatible with various makes of nail gun.

The only issue that I have is that it would have been nice to have the nails in some form of plastic container once they are removed from the cardboard packaging as, once removed and put in the case with the nail gun, they are tending to come apart from their strips with being carried around.

Apart from that - absolutely fine and a good starter set.


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