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Wristwatch Annual 2013: The Catalog of Producers, &hellip by Peter Braun
I bought the Kindle edition to check some details on a couple of specific watch models.

Having bought four or five previous physical copies of the Wristwatch Annual, I am pretty familiar with the format and the coverage.

Unless I am very much mistaken, the Kindle edition of this book is massively abridged. I could find neither of the two current model watches I was hoping to check. These are not obscure models from obscure brands either - they are mainstream models from mainstream brands - the Rolex Milgauss and the Hamilton Khaki Field Auto.

In the Rolex section, I did not even find any illustrations of watch movements which normally appear at the end of… Read more
Sigma 10-20mm f4-5.6 EX DC HSM Nikon Fit Lens by Sigma
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
My copy of this lens was really superb for the price - I was very pleased indeed with the sharpness and focus speed on my D7000. Mine was obviously a very good sample.

However, when I received the lens, I tried to register on the Sigma website for the extended warranty for which it qualified. Unfortunately the web form detected that the serial number was not one issued for distribution in the UK, and thus didn't qualify for the warranty extension.

I sold the lens after upgrading to a full-frame sensor camera, but I can recommend the Sigma as being very good value for money.

Just be careful if warranty and manufacturer service/repair are important to you;… Read more
Tanita Segmental Body Composition Monitor with Bod&hellip by Tanita
32 of 32 people found the following review helpful
I have been using the BC545 for almost two months now and am extremely impressed with the comprehensive body composition monitoring it performs. My previous scale was also a Tanita which simply provided weight and basic body fat percentage readings. It had functioned reliably for about 5 years (and is still going strong).

I have been weight-training for a few years, and was about to begin a 'bulking-up' phase. The BC545 with its vastly expanded range of monitoring seemed the ideal machine to keep track of any progress. Before buying, I suspected that the novelty of using the scales might wear off after a short time, and I aslo thought that the functionality might seem like… Read more