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15 Piece Screwdriver Set by electrosmart® ~ Set contains: 4 x Normal Flat Bladed 1mm 2mm 3mm & 3.5mm ~ 3 x Phillips Crosshead PH000 PHO PH2 ~ 4 x Torx T6 T8 T10 T15 & 4 x Hexagon 1.5mm 2mm 2.5mm 3mm
15 Piece Screwdriver Set by electrosmart® ~ Set contains: 4 x Normal Flat Bladed 1mm 2mm 3mm & 3.5mm ~ 3 x Phillips Crosshead PH000 PHO PH2 ~ 4 x Torx T6 T8 T10 T15 & 4 x Hexagon 1.5mm 2mm 2.5mm 3mm
Offered by electrosmart
Price: £7.39

3.0 out of 5 stars Lots of screwdrivers but feels a bit cheap, 8 May 2014
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The selection of screwdrivers is great but the entire thing feels a bit cheap. Next time I'll spend a little more.


SCART +HDMI to HDMI converter :convert 480I(NTSC)/576I(PAL) format signal to 720P/1080P HDMI signal output, Easily connect with the DVD, set-top box, HD player, Game Console (PS2 PS3 PSP,WII,XBOX360 etc)
SCART +HDMI to HDMI converter :convert 480I(NTSC)/576I(PAL) format signal to 720P/1080P HDMI signal output, Easily connect with the DVD, set-top box, HD player, Game Console (PS2 PS3 PSP,WII,XBOX360 etc)
Offered by beshinning
Price: £21.99

31 of 37 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not so hot for gaming, 8 May 2014
Purchased one of these for use with a range of old games consoles such as the SNES and Megadrive. The thing you notice is that when the picture is static the sharpening employed is very aggressive. Yet as soon as the whole screen moves the picture softens considerably.

There is no way to alter the sharpening.

Shame really as the although the device works, the level of sharpening is too high and the image quality too blurry when the screen moves.

Tested the unit on a SNES, Master System, Megadrive, Saturn, Dreamcast and Amiga and in each case the TV's own SCART input considerably outperformed the unit.
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Blue Box Boy
Blue Box Boy
Price: £7.20

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars If you like low rent show biz anecdotes., 20 Sept. 2013
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This review is from: Blue Box Boy (Kindle Edition)
Bizarrely written in the third person this book isn't anywhere near the 5 star level of the new JNT book, but it does have its charm. Matthew does have an unfortunate habit of unflattering descriptions of people he meets and skirts over important events. As a result the book is not very revealing and the high points come from a selection of low rent showbiz anecdotes that are slightly bitchy but very enjoyable.

Not a must read but at least different from various other Who autobiographies.


Back to the Future Trilogy [Blu-ray] [Region Free]
Back to the Future Trilogy [Blu-ray] [Region Free]
Dvd ~ Michael J. Fox
Offered by Quality Media Supplies Ltd.
Price: £17.47

5.0 out of 5 stars Superb Restoration, 9 Nov. 2012
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The best the film has ever looked and one of the best looking 1980's Blu-Rays I own. It looks stunning. At 4 quid a film who can argue?


Sing Lofty: Thoughts of a Gemini
Sing Lofty: Thoughts of a Gemini
by Don Estelle
Edition: Paperback

6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars "Tight crutched morons in white trousers", 28 Oct. 2012
The absolute nadir of the show biz autobiography and therefore a must read. Vitriloic rants against the "morons in white trousers" who won't give Don work, ramblings about Rochdale Town Hall (surely the best town hall in the country?) and a blow by blow account of every venue Don ever did Summer season in.

He skirts over his most famous working relationships and shows and the sum total of half passable showbiz anecdotes in the book is 2.

An essential read. If Alan Partridges first book (the one in the TV series) was real it wouldn't be half as bad as this tripe.


Tony Blackburn Poptastic!: My Life in Radio
Tony Blackburn Poptastic!: My Life in Radio
by Tony Blackburn
Edition: Hardcover

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Narcissistic tripe, 28 Oct. 2012
This book isn't even so bad it's good like Don Estelle's autobiography or Ed Stewart's. It's just awful and you end up hating the national institution that is Tony Blackburn. Wish I'd never read it.


Out of the Stewpot
Out of the Stewpot
by Ed Stewart
Edition: Hardcover

20 of 21 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Now then, now then., 28 Oct. 2012
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With the ongoing Savile revelations, this book is rather eye opening. Specifically:

"I met my wife when she was 13, in 1970......"

and

"I arrived at 7pm and was greeted at the door by what I can only describe as a 13 year old apparition! She was simply stunning."

Ed was in his mid 30's at this point.

The book itself is badly written, narcissistic, boring, contains long rants against the BBC management who "let him go" and devotes nine pages to his single appearance on The Weakest Link.

It's awful, diabolical, second only to Don Estelle's autobiography. So for those of us that enjoy reading self important badly written claptrap from the faded stars of yesterday, this is a definite 5 star purchase! Especially since its considerably cheaper than the work of the aforementioned Mr Estelle.


90 Litre Garden Incinerator/ burn rubbish, leaves FREE FIRELIGHTERS (Made In The U.K)
90 Litre Garden Incinerator/ burn rubbish, leaves FREE FIRELIGHTERS (Made In The U.K)
Offered by Anything 4 Home
Price: £18.89

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Zinc Plating Melted., 28 Oct. 2012
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While the incinerator works fine, the zinc plating melted off! Was only burning wood from the garden.

Shouldn't really be a surprise as Zinc melts at only 420c which suggests it was a bad design choice to use it to coat the bin.

In short don't expect the shiny rust resistant bin to stay shiny and rust free for very long!


TomTom GO LIVE 1000 4.3" Sat Nav with UK and Ireland Maps (discontinued by manufacturer) (discountinued by manufacturer)
TomTom GO LIVE 1000 4.3" Sat Nav with UK and Ireland Maps (discontinued by manufacturer) (discountinued by manufacturer)
Offered by LCD & Plasma Service GmbH

21 of 23 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Very unreliable unit, 20 Oct. 2012
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I've now had one of these for 18 months and it's the 3rd Tom Tom Satnav I have owned. It is awful.......

Aside from the mandatory software update (when it just stopped working one day mid-journey), after a years worth of light use the battery started to fail to the point where it would only survive a few seconds away from external power.

A new battery was fitted at not inconsiderable expense and just a few months later this started to fade as well. It seems the unit just kills batteries.

Connection to Live services has now also become erratic and the if you reset the unit to try and reconnect it's a lottery as to if it will turn on again.

An utter disaster and even worse than the unit it replaced.

Incidentally, my original Tom Tom from 2005 still works faultlessly. No new battery, nothing.

Perhaps it's just my unit? Well no, my Father got one at the same time and his has totally bricked itself. Won't turn on, computer won't recognise it, it has completely failed.

Utter rubbish. I don't know what Tom Tom are playing at but this kind of money for a device that fails just outside its warranty period is disgusting.


The Good, the Bad and the Multiplex
The Good, the Bad and the Multiplex
by Mark Kermode
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.99

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Better than his first book, 16 Sept. 2012
It's better than his first book. However without Dr Mayo there to moderate him, the arguments do get a little repetitive. Some of the storytelling is also incredibly clumsy, such as his tale of queuing in a multiplex and being offered popcorn. Could have been done in half the time.

Shame really as drop some of the repetition and with some decent editing this would be a 4 star book.


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