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Helpful votes received on reviews: 88% (106 of 121)


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Swordfish 'Ikon' Desktop Manual Pencil Sharpener 8&hellip by Swordfish
4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Broke all too quickly, 26 Oct 2011
After my initial delight, I am very disappointed. The internal mechanism somehow does no longer work and I am too chicken to take it all apart.

I can out the pencil in and it will grip it but there is no resistance and no sharpening, the handle just turns.

I bought this product 10 months ago and it has only been used occasionally, not satisfactory at all.

Is it really wrong to expect items to last years rather than months?
Bosch AXT Rapid 2200 Blade Shredder (40 mm Cutting&hellip by Bosch
90 of 90 people found the following review helpful
I bought this model to replace an old and inefficient shredder.

It runs well and has coped with a lot of shredding, both freshly cut perennials as well as garden waste cut a few months back. Old buddleia stems, ivy, berberis, leylandii branches, brambles and philadelphus branches were all tackled without problems. I was shredding for two hours and only had one blockage. Easy to assemble in 5 minutes. Easy to lift in and out of car. It produces beautifully small clippings which should compost well.


* Wear goggles and ear defenders
* You don't need the bag that can be bought separately, a box, garden bucket, etc will do
* Don't include soil or… Read more
Fellowes Powershred P-48C Cross-Cut Shredder with &hellip by Fellowes
12 of 25 people found the following review helpful
This arrived and looked great! Solid item, well packaged. We unpacked put together and switched on and nothing happened. Checked connections and fuse, still nothing, so it had to go back. Have ordered a replacement.

Update: the replacement has been in use now for four months without any problems. A little nosy but works well otherwise.

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