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LED Filament P45 Bulbs - DIMMABLE - PACK OF 3 - E14 / SES - 4w Glass finish - Warm White 2700K / 320 Lumens
LED Filament P45 Bulbs - DIMMABLE - PACK OF 3 - E14 / SES - 4w Glass finish - Warm White 2700K / 320 Lumens
Offered by LUPOL Limited
Price: £14.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Very pleased., 22 April 2017
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Work very well and as bright or brighter than a tungsten 60w bulb. I was concerned that the absence of 'warming' of the colour on dimming would make the bulbs cold looking when dimmed, but curiously I have grown to prefer it. If the external daylight is low than these can match outdoor colour temperature without looking yellow. Strangely, slightly more sophisticated from full power right down to very low light.

I purchased via Amazon with complete satisfaction but also bought some more through a supplier called Vtacdirect, otherwise known as Efficient Lighting. One of these was defective and they would not replace it without a prolonged and entirely unnecessary struggle. A lesson learned I think both to avoid that company and in the merits of using Amazon for their customer guarantee against difficult suppliers.

Must be used with an appropriate dimmer switch such as Varilight, of which I have several and all work well.


4 Pcs Black Car Vehicle Tyre Tire Valve Stem Decorative Dust Cap Cover
4 Pcs Black Car Vehicle Tyre Tire Valve Stem Decorative Dust Cap Cover
Offered by Ascot City
Price: £2.80

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Caution - they stick to the valve stem and could cost you dear., 4 Mar. 2017
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Look good and amazingly cheap but be aware these could cost you a lot of money, or worse. The problem is that they stick to the valve thread and one of mine became effectively welded on, requiring it to be very carefully sawn off with a hacksaw and an oscillating multi-tool. Not the kind of thing you want to do unless you really know what you are about. Especially to something as critical as a tyre valve, upon which your life can depend. The alternative was very nearly having to go to a tyre dealer and have the valve replaced, which would have meant taking the tyre off and refitting. Otherwise I could neither check the tyre pressure nor add air. It seems to me that there is a metallic reaction between the aluminium which these valves appear to be made of and the metal of the valve stem. The annoying thing was that I only bought them as a result of a selfish driver distracting me on a forecourt causing me to leave the standard plastic valve caps on my roof. Perhaps those basic plastic caps are used for a very good reason. If you really must use these metal caps make sure you use a slip compound - not oil or grease because these could attack the rubber of the tyre valve. This is friendly advice relating to a critical safety component.


Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy [DVD] [2011]
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy [DVD] [2011]
Dvd ~ Gary Oldman
Offered by A ENTERTAINMENT
Price: £3.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Classic, 10 Feb. 2017
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Excellent film. Borrowed it from a friend and watched it twice to catch the detail. Now I've bought my own copy.


Tchaikowsky: Merchant Of Venice [Richard Angas, Christopher Ainslie, Charles Workman] [DVD] [2014] [NTSC]
Tchaikowsky: Merchant Of Venice [Richard Angas, Christopher Ainslie, Charles Workman] [DVD] [2014] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Richard Angas
Price: £24.99

5.0 out of 5 stars An astonishing work first performed only recently and coming to Covent Garden in spring 2017., 24 Jan. 2017
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A filmed performance of a demanding opera that has been toured by Welsh National Opera and will be performed by them at Covent Garden in Spring 2017. I say, don't miss it. This is not coach party stuff and if you really appreciate opera as riveting drama and theatre this is for you. Whilst you may not leave the theatre humming its tunes it has music that includes some of the most unforgettable sounds I have ever heard. Faithfull to Shakespeare's original play it could be said that some scenes have even more impact, particularly the courtroom 'pound of flesh' episode, than the stage play.

Serious stuff for serious opera lovers and I will be very interested in the national and international reviews after its Covent Garden debut. Welsh National Opera are a world class group and to have seen something of this calibre outside of the main international opera venues was lucky indeed. Like all performing arts it is the live performance that counts (and nothing else compares) but this DVD is either an introduction or a re-visit if you have already seen it and want to study the detail.

As I say, don't miss it in London.


etm® Anti-fatigue Mat, Ribbed Structure, Black - 90 x 100 cm | Over 33 Sizes | Workplace Safety Comfort Flooring
etm® Anti-fatigue Mat, Ribbed Structure, Black - 90 x 100 cm | Over 33 Sizes | Workplace Safety Comfort Flooring
Offered by Home and Office
Price: £52.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Impressive - useful and comfortable., 24 Jan. 2017
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Bought this to go under a BigDug outdoor door mat. Not, maybe, what this product is really for and possibly an expensive way of gaining the height and improving the appearance that I wanted, but this mat is a very impressive piece of kit. If you want to actually stand on it for lengths of time it probably couldn't be bettered. It is soft in a firm kind of way and almost makes you want to stand on it even when you don't need to. It is a 'standing on' material and not hard rubber so it would not be suitable for a general workshop floor. This also means it is lighter per square metre than expected because, I suppose, it is aerated. It could also be laid upon if you were into some form of vehicle maintenance or building work that required that posture. Its lightness would also make it viable to carry around in a car or van.


GROHE 27506000 VitalioFlex Silver 1750 Shower Hose
GROHE 27506000 VitalioFlex Silver 1750 Shower Hose
Price: £19.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent quality and useful swivel connection., 20 Jan. 2017
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This is one of those 'why hasn't this been done before?' products. It is a little stiffer than the traditional helical metal and the rotating and swivelling connection is both a real virtue in its own right as well as being necessary because of the slight extra stiffness. The build quality is very good, particularly the swivel end and is the first hose ever that I have fitted which didn't need some PTFE tape to stop it leaking. The appearance could be a matter of taste and this is a bit subjective but I like it and it looks very modern.


Cocois Ointment 100G
Cocois Ointment 100G
Offered by i-Pharmacy
Price: £16.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Not well known, but it treats nail fungus., 20 Jan. 2017
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This is a kind of 'strengthened' coconut oil which can be used to treat nail fungus. This is not what it is described as for but does work on a most intractable affliction. Benign but effective, provided you have the patience and discipline to use it daily for several years in a bad case.


Who Sank the Titanic?: The Final Verdict
Who Sank the Titanic?: The Final Verdict
by Robert J. Strange
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £19.99

5.0 out of 5 stars When Life Was Cheap and the Powerful Were Unaccountable., 20 Jan. 2017
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A very intelligent book on the social, political, economic and cultural background to the world that produced the Titanic and the Titanic disaster. It takes the approach of the loss of life being in today's terms corporate manslaughter and points out that that, as a full criminal offence, did come on to the UK statute book until 2008. You don't have to be 'into' the Titanic find much of great interest and relevant to the world today. Highly readable and highly recommended. Good investigative journalism and the work of a searching historian. Some records did not get released until the 1960s, presumably under the '75 year' rule. Makes you wonder what is going on today that will not be known for many years yet.


ADATA 32GB microSDHC/SDXC UHS-I U1 Class 10 Memory Card with Adapter (AUSDH32GUICL10-RA1)
ADATA 32GB microSDHC/SDXC UHS-I U1 Class 10 Memory Card with Adapter (AUSDH32GUICL10-RA1)
Price: £19.34

5.0 out of 5 stars Works perfectly with a BlackVue D650S 2 Channel Dashcam., 28 Oct. 2016
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So far, this has solved my problem with a BlackVue DR650S 2 channel dashcam. These dashcams are high end and very good but they are picky about which micro sd cards they will work with. The problem is that BlackVue are an American company and appear reluctant to supply their own cards outside of the USA, and when they do their prices are astronomical. Even BlackVue distributors have to supply alternative cards. My UK distributor supplied Delkin, which is not fast enough (not fast enough according to BlackVue's helpful Technical Support team, or it was faulty) and caused repeated dashcam re-starting. This left missed footage, which defeats the purpose of the dashcam. Having researched various blogs and websites I read about Adata and decided to 'give it a go'. It has been successful, so all I can say is that this Adata card works with the aforementioned dashcam and unless it has some short life problem (and I've no reason to believe it has) I thoroughly recommend it. I believe Adata are producing an 'industrial' version, which I may try when it is released. A 128gb version of either would also be of interest to me. The supplier, Memory C, delivered promptly and was satisfactory in every respect.


Prometheus [DVD] [2012]
Prometheus [DVD] [2012]
Dvd ~ Noomi Rapace
Offered by veryusefulbooks
Price: £4.99

4 of 8 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Juvenile tosh!, 15 Oct. 2016
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This review is from: Prometheus [DVD] [2012] (DVD)
Rubbish. There is little I could say that hasn't already been said very well by one star reviewers. Alien remains a classic: script, theatrical and dramatic content, cinematography, acting. Prometheus has none of those qualities.


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