Robbie

 
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 6,385 - Total Helpful Votes: 251 of 286
Garmin NiMH Rechargeable Battery for Oregon 600 Se&hellip by Garmin
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I'd agree with other reviewers who state the issue is really to do with the Oregon's charging circuits and not necessarily with the batteries. A good charger that charges and conditions cells individually (like my Duracell CEF23) is well worth it and you'll get good life from them.

For backup, when you really do want to charge via USB, I keep a little rectangle of stiff but thin plastic (cut from the packaging you find on many products or strawberry cartons etc.) I place this over the little black button inside the battery compartment, insert my non-garmin rechargeables of similar rating and hey presto, the system is notified that a rechargeable battery pack is in use and you can… Read more
Motohuma the Firehead by Jennifer Munro
Motohuma the Firehead by Jennifer Munro
Motohuma starts like the typical autobiographical account of childhood in Rhodesia with all the staples - chongololos, tokoloshes, flame lillies, sadza, running round barefoot, spending more time with faithful servant (who smells of lifeboy soap) than with parents etc. But it is more than a name-dropping exercise since it is woven into a fascinatingly rich description. This, I think, is not just appealling to nostalgic ex-rhodies. In fact it reminded me in an odd way of a novel from the other side of the world (The Cure for Death by Lightning)

But there is an air of mystery and the story evolves and shakes off the autobiographical feel. When you let go of the factual side and… Read more
Ultra Swim Shampoo Replenishing Moisturizer 207 ml by Ultra Sheen
Without chlorine removal shampoo my hair, despite being short, gets that kind of dry-sticky-straw-waxy hard to describe feel after swimming twice a week. I've tried a few solutions and, while everyone's hair is different, Ultra Swim is by far the best for me.

Incidentally I used to use something called "Aloe Rid" clarifying shampoo in the States (it apparenlty clarifies your hair enough to pass hair based drug testing!).

When I found that hard to find (maybe high demand for some reason) I came across Ultra Swim and it worked brilliantly. I've found it harder to source inexpensively in UK so I tried Pool Mate which was promising initially but soon… Read more