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100pcs Tea Filter Pocket Leaf Herb Pouch Disposable Bag 3.7" X 2.8"
100pcs Tea Filter Pocket Leaf Herb Pouch Disposable Bag 3.7" X 2.8"

3.0 out of 5 stars Black tea doesn't brew quite right in these., 14 April 2016
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I wanted to like these, but the truth is that I have to put 2-3x the quantity of black tea in the filter pocket to get the same strength tea as if I were to just use an infuser, which isn't that economic.

It probably works fine for green tea and herbs, but if you were looking for filters for taking some English breakfast tea with you to use at a hotel, then look elsewhere.

They are also made of a polyester/polythene cloth, which mightn't be biodegradable, which is something to think about too.


Sony BDP-S7200 4K Upscale Blu-Ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi, High-Resolution Audio and Dual Core Processor - Black
Sony BDP-S7200 4K Upscale Blu-Ray Disc Player with Super Wi-Fi, High-Resolution Audio and Dual Core Processor - Black
Price: £129.00

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Good player, but don't buy this player if you intend to use it for Amazon Instant Video, 14 April 2016
As far as the Blu-ray player side of things goes, it is a quick and decent performing player, with Blu-ray and DVD video. It also works well as a media streamer, but the player's crossbar user interface makes traversing large media folders a tedious process.

However, one of the main reasons I upgraded from my old trusty Sony S370, was the availability of catch up on demand video services, including Amazon Instant Video. Unfortunately the Amazon Instant Video app crashes the player nearly every time a film finished playing, and sometimes even during the film. When this happens, you have to turn the power of and on again at the mains socket to reset the player. This gets old very fast.

Both Sony and Amazon know about the problem, as many customers have reported it to them in multiple countries, but neither company has come up with a solution. I've deducted two and a half stars for this, which may sound harsh, but the S7200 is not a cheap player and shouldn't have flaws like this.


Bosch 3 397 011 630 Twin Heckwischblatt H309
Bosch 3 397 011 630 Twin Heckwischblatt H309
Price: £7.39

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2.0 out of 5 stars Wiper blade was listed as fitting a Toyota Auris '06+ ..., 11 Mar. 2016
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Wiper blade was listed as fitting a Toyota Auris '06+, but the attachment hole on a blade holder is the wrong shape and size and therefore would not fit my Toyota Auris '07. The blade length was correct however, so I pulled out the rubber blade and inserted it into the car's original blade holder.

This isn't the first time I've had to do this, I had the same thing happen on another manufacturer's supposedly compatible wiper blade. I suspect they may be some confusion by them between the similar sounding Auris (a.k.a. Corolla hatchback) and the Yaris models.


Bodum UK 1.2 L Columbia Tea Press Matt Finish
Bodum UK 1.2 L Columbia Tea Press Matt Finish

4.0 out of 5 stars Good teapot, but the 'matt' finish name is slightly misleading, 13 Dec. 2015
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This teapot does look nice, does keep the tea warm for quite some time without stewing. It also pours well - so long as you don't overfill it or pour it too quickly, but the same provisos are true for pretty much every teapot.

One slight bone of contention is the 'matt' finish option that looked like a fingerprint resistant satin/etched finished in the photos turned out to be brushed stainless steel finish - which is anything but fingerprint resistant if it is not laquered - as is the case with this teapot. Having a bit of a love/hate relationship with stanless steel, in that I like how it looks, but hate the maintenence needed to keep a pristine finish, I'd probably gone with the shiney option had I known.


Celsus AFC6020 Fascia for Toyota Auris '07 Onwards - Dark Silver
Celsus AFC6020 Fascia for Toyota Auris '07 Onwards - Dark Silver
Offered by Upper Farm Leisure
Price: £15.86

1.0 out of 5 stars Doesn't fit the Toyota Auris 2007, 4 Aug. 2015
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Colour-wise this fascia is a pretty good match for the original fascia when viewed head on, but as you move off angle this fascia becomes greyer faster than the original fascia, which makes it stand out slightly. So from that point of view 4/5 stars.

However, the two silver surrounds that clip over the sides of the radio fascia in a Toyota Auris 2007 won't clip back down when this fascia replacement is fitted, meaning that it is not an exact fit/replica of the original radio fascia shape/profile. The top air vent that connects into holes on the top of the fascia, won't slide all the way back like it should when this fascia is fitted and this may be what prevents the left and right silver fascia from clicking in.

I may be able to get this to work with some filing, but I shouldn't have to resort to this. 1 Star.

Update: I did manage to get it to fit ok, but to do so I had to saw the flanges on two top pins back by about 5 mm, so that the screen blower assembly would slot back in properly. I also had to trim the flanges on the cars fascia pieces by the pin that pushes into hole of the fascia so that it would fit flush on the edges, by about 1.5 mm. The curve of the fascia left to right, is still about 1 mm too shallow, so despite my DIY skills, it is still not a perfect fit.


Pixel TF-325 Hotshoe Adapter for Sony Camera - Multi-Colour
Pixel TF-325 Hotshoe Adapter for Sony Camera - Multi-Colour
Price: £10.39

2.0 out of 5 stars Not a proper fit for the A77, 14 July 2015
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I bought this with the intention of using it on my Sony Alpha SLT-A77 for attaching a microphone. However, unfortunately the adapter does not tightly fit the Sony hot shoe on the camera and (with the screw tightened) has about 0.5mm play in it meaning that it rattles when the camera moves. If you are thinking of buying this for attaching a flash then it might be okay, but it is useless for attaching a microphone (I returned mine for a refund).


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1.0 out of 5 stars Design not fit for purpose, give it a miss., 20 May 2015
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There are only really two positives I can say about this shoulder mount, and they are: 1) it arrived quickly and 2) you get a GoPro to tripod adapter and screw.

On the one I received, the vertical buckle/strap on the back on the one I received was incorrectly sewn, so it moved freely instead of tightening and loosening the strap, limiting amount of adjustment possible.

In terms of the design itself, the lack of a second strap means that vertical strap is less well supported, increasing the likelihood that it might slip off. Secondly the shoulder pad is narrow and has no shaped reinforcement, meaning that it wobbles side to side a lot once the camera is mounted with minor movements.

The camera mount (with the tripod screw adapter attached) can be used to tilt the camera front to back and twist it side to side, but (crucially) there is no way to roll it side to side, so unless you have un-humanly flat shoulders, then the camera is going to shoot footage with a tilt of ~15 degrees from the flat horizon (unless you buy an additional adapter).


Drift GoPro Mount Adapter for HD Cameras
Drift GoPro Mount Adapter for HD Cameras

5.0 out of 5 stars Essential kit for Sony action cam owners, 8 May 2015
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This adapter allows you to use most GoPro mounts with a Sony action cam, which is useful as these are far more numerous. The screw/slide mechanism really does make mounting and orienting your action cam easy.

The thumb screw even has a thread on the inside that could be used to mounting other things (as long as they are light), though no bolt is supplied with it.

Essential kit that pays for itself in no time.


Sony AKA-HLP1 Hard Lens Protector for Action Camera
Sony AKA-HLP1 Hard Lens Protector for Action Camera
Price: £18.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Pricey bit of plastic, 8 May 2015
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Okay, it's a bit pricey for a bit of plastic, but if you favour using your Sony action camera out of its waterproof housing (e.g. to avoid fogging issues), then it is worth getting to avoid things like a stone chipping your camera's glass lens (which will cost you a lot more to get fixed).

Confirmed fit with Sony FDR-X1000V and Sony HDR-AZ1 cameras.


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4.0 out of 5 stars Good, but not perfect, case., 8 May 2015
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I got one of these for a Sony FDR-X1000V action cam. Overall it's a fairly well made case, though the Velcro strap with hooks on the left hand side does have a habit of attaching itself to the fabric pockets, which is a bit annoying. Still I suppose it's better than it being on the other half of the strap, as then the Velcro might attach to your clothes instead, and that can tear shreds out of some fabrics.

I also found that the space on the left hand side only fitted in the camera out of the waterproof case, so I cut an additional slot out of the pad on the right hand side so that I can accommodate the waterproof case in it too. If you frequently carry some accessories around then you may not find the space on offer sufficient.


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