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Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 Black Genuine Leather Flip Case / Cover / Pouch / Holster, Cream Inside, By Terrapin
Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 Black Genuine Leather Flip Case / Cover / Pouch / Holster, Cream Inside, By Terrapin
Offered by ClickJunkie
Price: 4.99

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent leather case for Galaxy S3, 21 Dec 2012
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I'd looked at pretty much most of the cases available for the Galaxy S3 before a friend put me on to these Terrapin cases. The case is made from leather, not nasty PU and the build quality seems good. The fit of the phone is tight and access to USB/ charging point is also good. There is also a hole in the top of the case for headphones. There is no hole for the camera, but the case can easily be folded back when required, no problem. Three pockets are provided to keep cards and cash if you wish to. In my opinion, by far the best case for the S3 and an absolute steal at 4.99.


Spalding Men's Outdoor Street Basketball - Orange, Size 7
Spalding Men's Outdoor Street Basketball - Orange, Size 7
Price: 20.33

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quality outdoor ball, 20 Nov 2012
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Bought this Spalding ball for use on my local outdoor court. Feels very well made, excellent grip, even when playing in wet conditions. Hopefully will last a long time too.


OtterBox Commuter Series Two-Layer Protection Case Cover with Screen Protector for Samsung Galaxy S3 - Black
OtterBox Commuter Series Two-Layer Protection Case Cover with Screen Protector for Samsung Galaxy S3 - Black
Price: 14.11

4.0 out of 5 stars Good level of protection for the Galaxy S3, 20 Nov 2012
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I'd looked at pretty much all the products on the market for the Galaxy S3 before deciding to plump for this one. It's an exceptionally well made case and once you've squeezed the phone into the rubber inner, the fit in to the outer plastic shell is tight and feels very secure. I decided to use mine without the screen protector and whilst the case won't protect your phone from dust or moisture, it should protect it sufficiently from a fall on to a hard surface. Just loses one point for making the side buttons quite difficult to press.


Stihl Genuine 0000 884 0530 Concept 24F Ear Protectors
Stihl Genuine 0000 884 0530 Concept 24F Ear Protectors
Price: 20.26

5.0 out of 5 stars Quality ear defenders, 20 Nov 2012
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There's only so much you can say about a pair of ear defenders, other than the fact that this pair from Stihl do the job very well. I use them at home for use with a circular saw; they are well made, very comfortable to wear, fit snugly around the ears and considerably lower noise levels, such that you are unlikely to risk damaging your ears. Quality purchase.


Vans Unisex-Adult Old Skool Black/pewter Trainer VKW6HR0 . 100 9 UK
Vans Unisex-Adult Old Skool Black/pewter Trainer VKW6HR0 . 100 9 UK
Offered by Blue Tomato
Price: 59.25

3.0 out of 5 stars Old skool classic, but don't expect them to last, 11 Oct 2012
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Bought a pair of these for summer wear, as I'd wanted a pair for years. Wore them for a couple of weeks on holiday and then just for occasional wear. The total amount of time I've worn them probably adds up to a few weeks.

Yes, they look cool and they're pretty comfy for a flat plimsoll, but unfortunately they're starting to fall apart around the edges where the rubber sole/ sides joins the fabric/ suede uppers. Shame really, as the sole and uppers show little signs of wear. I don't think I got a duff pair, as they seemed well put together out-of-the-box.

I 'spose I'll try and keep 'em going with glue, but can't see them lasting that long. Expected more from Vans for 50 quid.


Bretagne (Michelin Regional Maps)
Bretagne (Michelin Regional Maps)
by Michelin
Edition: Map
Price: 4.79

3.0 out of 5 stars Okay quality map, but of little use?, 29 Aug 2012
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Bought this for a two week car-touring/ camping holiday around France. Whilst it contains all the information you might need for a tour of Brittany, it is large and unwieldy - difficult for your passenger to use whilst driving and ours went largely unused, as we also had a copy of the only road-atlas you will need for driving in France, the superior 'AA Big Easy Read, 2012'.


Roma Bottle 1000ml
Roma Bottle 1000ml
Offered by Crown Supplies
Price: 8.99

2.0 out of 5 stars Inexpensive, poor quality bottle, 2 May 2012
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This review is from: Roma Bottle 1000ml
The moral of the story? You get what you pay for.
The bottle is made from very poor quality glass (lots of imperfections) and comes with a cheap metal fastener, a cheap, poorly fitting rubber seal and a cheap plastic (I was hoping for ceramic) stopper.
My local brew shop used to sell 1000ml Roma bottles for the same price, but much higher quality. Unfortunately, these seem to be all you can get these days.
It'll do for now, but I wouldn't buy again. Sorry.


Canon PIXMA MG8150 All-In-One Wi-Fi Colour Photo Printer (Print, Copy and Scan)
Canon PIXMA MG8150 All-In-One Wi-Fi Colour Photo Printer (Print, Copy and Scan)

1.0 out of 5 stars Guzzles ink..., 14 Mar 2012
I'll keep this short and sweet as most other reviews provide plenty of information on this Canon MG8150. Yes, a good all rounder, but the printer is horrendously thirsty on the inks - this needs to be a serious consideration if you're thinking of buying one of these! I use mine for light academic use, essays, assignments etc. and have got through a set of cartridges in under 2 months. At over 50 to replace the full set this may prove too expensive in the long run. 4 stars for print/ scan quality, 1 star for ink usage.

I previously rated this item with 4 stars when first reviewing it. Now I'm afraid it's down to 1.
Comment Comment (1) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Jul 28, 2013 12:13 PM BST


Django Django
Django Django
Price: 7.06

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Acid surf-rock pop-a-tronica, 10 Mar 2012
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This review is from: Django Django (Audio CD)
I'll keep my review of Django Django short and sweet and just urge you to buy this album. If the Beach Boys had made and acid-house long-player, then This Is It. Soaring harmonies, hypnotic guitar and synth lines, driving bass. Solid. A great start to 2012.


Travel Tap micro purification filter water bottle
Travel Tap micro purification filter water bottle

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars There are far superior filtering water bottles available..., 13 May 2011
My partner and I recently bought 2 filtering water bottles for a trekking holiday around Cuba - this one, and a similar product, the Aquamira water bottle, made by Mcnett.

For the sake of not repeating some of the critisisms stated here by other reviewers, i'll get straight to the point - it's well worth shelling out an extra few quid or so and buying the Aquamira bottle. Yes, it has it's own shortcomings, but overall it is a far better product than the Travel Tap; it feels much better made, has a much better flow rate than the pitiful dribble delivered by the Travel Tap, and most importantly, it doesn't leak; which our [Travel Tap] did, every time you squeezed it, not great if you're genuinely concerned about the quality of the water you're about to drink.

Steer clear of the Drink-SAFE Travel Tap, there are other [superior] filtering water bottles available!
Comment Comments (3) | Permalink | Most recent comment: May 21, 2011 8:19 AM BST


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