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Portable Spray Booth + Extraction Unit + Spare Filter
Portable Spray Booth + Extraction Unit + Spare Filter

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Well worth having, 3 May 2015
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This works very well. It just does the job. I have used it for two years now and continue to be pleased with it. The rate of the flow if air is high enough to extract fumes well, although I use water-based acryllic paints which do not smell as much as enamel, but I think it would work for that type of paint as well.


Revell 1:16 Scale Phantom II Continental 1934
Revell 1:16 Scale Phantom II Continental 1934

5.0 out of 5 stars A very good quality kit producing an excellent model., 3 May 2015
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I completed this model (which is nearly a foot long) last Autumn and am very please with it indeed. It has been much admired. It has the quality and stature expected of a Rolls Royce. The parts are well made and the model went together well. However, the bottoms of the doors did not reach the running board and I had to add a small strip of plastic to extend them. The result showed no sign of the repair although some work and skill is needed to finish the doors perfectly. As quality product. The "chromed" parts look very good.


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5.0 out of 5 stars A rattling good read. Exciting., 3 May 2015
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A really fascinating account of the hugely tense period before the Normandy Landings. The story is told by following half a dozen people on both sides, describing what they were doing. The book gives a very clear appreciation of this enormous operation and it makes it apparent that if the Landings failed there would have been a disaster for the Allies, undoubtedly causing them to loose the War and resulting in Hitler being master of Europe.


Novus #1, 237ml
Novus #1, 237ml
Offered by Pinball Heaven Ltd
Price: £12.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Can give a high glassy shine., 3 May 2015
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This review is from: Novus #1, 237ml (Automotive)
I make Scale Plastic Models (think of Airfix but they are of a much higher quality now). Novus is a watery polish rather then a cream. I have used another polish, a cream, made by Micro-Surface Finishing Products, Inc. available in UK from Sylmasta (sales@sylmasta.com) and that is good and probably a little "stronger" that the Novus. However, it left a very slight haze which a later application of Novus removed, so I use both. Each (even when used alone) produce a glass hard shine (provided that you have sanded the plastic surface of the model if necessary with micromesh cloth). Don't use a paper towel to apply polish - it can scratch (its made wood wood after all!). Use a soft cotton cloth like an old T-shirt.


MODEL SCENE SHEEP AND LAMBS 5110
MODEL SCENE SHEEP AND LAMBS 5110

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent. Well worth buying., 3 May 2015
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Very convincing sheep, well modelled. They give a realistic effect to a diorama or a railway layout.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Very helpful and clear. Recommended., 3 May 2015
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I saw this book in my Public Library and studied it before buying. It was a great help in learning about Windows 7 from scratch (I was on a Mac before). I also have the Visual Quickstart Guide (its useful to have two guides to fill any gaps) and it follows the same step-by-step approach with many clips of windows etc but the clips are in colour which is helpful. I like its style which is less folksy than the Dummies one, and it is suitable for a beginner or a more experienced Windows 7 user. I thoroughly recommend it. Its very clear and a great help.


Sony DSCHX50 Compact Digital Camera - Black (20.4MP, 30x Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCD
Sony DSCHX50 Compact Digital Camera - Black (20.4MP, 30x Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCD

1 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars After 2 years and still amazed, 4 Dec. 2013
Sony DSCHX50 Compact Digital Camera - Black (20.4MP, 30x Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCD
I have the predecessor of this (DSC-HX 9V) which is the same but less zoom and fewer megapixels. After two years I continue to be amazed at the quality of its photos, even when compared to my Single Lens Reflex. Sharp, well balanced, really excellent low-light performance and lots of settings. The only negative is the GPS which can take up to two minutes to log on to the satellites, which is not good when on a walk with friends or on holiday walking around a town. However, very satisfied indeed.


Yongnuo YN-560 II Flash with Standard Hot Shoe for Nikon, Canon, Fuji, Olympus, Pentax
Yongnuo YN-560 II Flash with Standard Hot Shoe for Nikon, Canon, Fuji, Olympus, Pentax

5.0 out of 5 stars If you need a manual flashgun, get this., 3 Nov. 2013
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I agree with all the good points made by all these reviews. Sturdy build. I don't think that at max. power it is as powerful as my friend's Nikon SB-600 or SB-800 (at four times the price!) but I think that amount of power would only be important if you wanted to take party shots in the dark outside and wanted the max. reach. For my indoor work, including tabletop photography, and indoor and outdoor group photos, it is amply powerful. It is manual so will not take instructions from the camera as to zoom, power of flash etc. It flashes on the shoe of my Nikon D3100 when the shutter button is pressed and a flash is needed, but you need to set the power (zoom) manually to suit the camera-object distance. (I am not clear what the difference between the II and III models is. I haven't investigated the wireless trigger feature).

The only (mild) negative point is the button used to fire the flash manually. It is spherical and protrudes from the case only a little. Pressing with the soft part of the finger needs a good hard push, and if the nail is used, it can slide off the curved surface. But no problem.


Ex-Pro® Multi Angle Universal Hot Shoe Flash Holder Type B for Light stands with Umbrella Lock [Suitable for all brands except Sony & Minolta].
Ex-Pro® Multi Angle Universal Hot Shoe Flash Holder Type B for Light stands with Umbrella Lock [Suitable for all brands except Sony & Minolta].
Offered by ExpressPro
Price: £6.97

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Ex-Pro® Multi Angle Universal Hot Shoe Flash Holder, 3 Nov. 2013
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Needing to use flash with my Lightfox umbrellas and stands outfit, I also bought this: "Ex-Pro® Multi Angle Universal Hot Shoe Flash Holder Type B for Light stands with Umbrella Lock". This has an adjustable shoe that took my flashgun (but note point about Sony). It is solid and well made and the shoe is adjustable. It fitted my flash gun but note the point about Sony. Because of the length of the flash gun (any flash gun) from shoe to flash, the flash points away from or towards the centre of the umbrella, but that didn't seem to be a problem. The image on the site is very poor because it does not show the wing knob for tightening the adaptor on to the light stand, hidden behind in the image. There is another knob (shown) for changing the angle of the flash with respect to the stand. If using an umbrella with it, the umbrella needs to be inserted into its hole from the correct direction. I'm very please with it.


Lightfox Professional Photo Studio Lighting Set with 2 White Umbrellas Lamp Bulb 5500K Tripod Stand Photography Kit
Lightfox Professional Photo Studio Lighting Set with 2 White Umbrellas Lamp Bulb 5500K Tripod Stand Photography Kit

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Lightfox umbrellas, stand and light, 3 Nov. 2013
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Well made, works very well, complete with carrying case which itself could cost the whole price elsewhere. Definitely top marks for quality and value. Came in about three days.

Only one point to make: the coiled energy-saving bulbs are 20 W (= about 80 watts incandescent). They give out little heat. Even without the umbrella in use, a timed exposure is necessary (but that's no problem.) I understand that professionals would use incandescent Photfloods of about 275 watts, or more, to get snapshot speeds where necessary.

Needing to use flash, I also bought: Ex-Pro® Multi Angle Universal Hot Shoe Flash Holder Type B for Light stands with Umbrella Lock. This has an adjustable shoe that took my flashgun (but note point about Sony). The image is very poor because it does not show the wing knob for tightening the adaptor on to the light stand, hidden behind in the image. If using an umbrella with it, the umbrella needs to be inserted into its hole from the correct direction.
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