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Sonax Extreme Wheel Cleaner Plus
Sonax Extreme Wheel Cleaner Plus
Price: £12.61

5.0 out of 5 stars Very effective, better than Wonder Wheels, 4 May 2015
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Have always used Wonder Wheels for years given it dissolves through baked on brake dust so well. However, this Sonax product is just as effective and is much easier to use as a spray. Just wet the alloys and spray it on; it changes colour to a dark red colour in less than a minute after which it can be agitated with a brush and then rinsed off. The really stubborn bits will need a second application, but overall this is a lot quicker and easier than Wonder Wheels. Easy 5 star.


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4.0 out of 5 stars 3 years of use and has lasted very well, 3 May 2015
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Had mine for 3 years now and it's been left out in all weathers protecting the wooden table underneath. Only now has it started to wear through in places (including on the top) so it's time for a replacement. I'll be buying the same one again though given that it's been completely waterproof for 3 years and has certainly lasted the course.

The only small dropped mark is the draw cord that allows you to pull in the cover around the base of the table legs (to stop the wind blowing it away). Ours failed pretty much immediately but let's put that one down to bad luck, as a couple of heavy stones did the job.


5 x 14w T5 High Efficiency Triphosphor Fluorescent Tube 549mm - Colour Warm White - 830 - Pack of 5
5 x 14w T5 High Efficiency Triphosphor Fluorescent Tube 549mm - Colour Warm White - 830 - Pack of 5
Offered by Dependable Trading LTD
Price: £8.73

3.0 out of 5 stars Good output, but fail more quickly than expected, 8 Mar. 2015
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Good output but I've replaced these 2-3 times in the last 18 months in the same bathroom mirror light fitting. Could be the high number of switches on/off which has reduced their life, but even so, I think I'll go for more expensive branded bulbs in future (given how fiddly it is to replace them each time).


The North Face Men's Quince Jacket - Cherry Stain Brown, Large
The North Face Men's Quince Jacket - Cherry Stain Brown, Large

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Nice fitted jacket, but not as warm as expected., 26 Dec. 2014
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Firstly, the finish on this jacket is much less shiny than the Amazon photos suggest, so don't be put off thinking it's a reflective fabric because it's not. I bought the cherry brown colour which is more of a dark burgundy than a brown, and it does look great (honest).

Having used the old style North Face puffer jacket for a few years (which was rated as a 700 down fill), I mistakenly thought this one would be warmer given it's rated as an "800 Pro" down. Be careful though, because the jacket is very thin & very light and is also quite fitted. As a result, it scores well on fashion but isn't anywhere near as warm as the puffer jackets. You'll notice it most when you're outside in a chilly wind, where you'll definitely need a fleece underneath to give more "wind stop" than the jacket itself offers.

Still, I'm pleased with mine despite the above. Plus it does have a neat waist cord that you can tighten or slacken with your hands still inside the two pockets, which is a nice touch.


Cross Apogee Fountain Pen with Spring-loaded Clip 18k Gold Nib Barrel Chrome Ref AT0126
Cross Apogee Fountain Pen with Spring-loaded Clip 18k Gold Nib Barrel Chrome Ref AT0126
Offered by K Direct
Price: £83.80

2.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful but sadly 2 were faulty, 13 Dec. 2014
Had 2 of these recently, and both were faulty. First one wouldn't feed any ink to the nib, so returned that, and then its replacement leaked quite badly from the barrel. Beautiful looking pen and nicely weighted, but quality control just not up to scratch it seems. Real shame when you're spending that kind of money on a pen.


Oral-B Trizone 2000 Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush Powered by Braun
Oral-B Trizone 2000 Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush Powered by Braun
Price: £32.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent & value for money, 13 Dec. 2014
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I have the Oral-B 2000 and a similar 4000 models in the family, and whilst both are very good at cleaning teeth, I think the 2000 has it edged over it's more expensive model companion in terms of value for money.

Principal differences are you get only one Trizone head with the 2000 and you forego a couple of extra cleaning functions that the 4000 has, which in reality aren't that much use anyway. So I'd stick with the cheaper 2000, which is still excellent at getting your teeth clean, especially if you pair it with Oral-B's own Pro-Expert toothpaste (an acquired taste at first, but easily better than say Arm & Hammer's equivalents).


Oral-B Trizone 4000 Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush Powered by Braun
Oral-B Trizone 4000 Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush Powered by Braun
Price: £55.00

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent but ...., 13 Dec. 2014
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I have the Oral-B 4000 and a similar 2000 models in the family, and whilst both are very good at cleaning teeth, I don't think the 4000 is worth the price difference over the 2000.

Principal differences are the extra heads you get with the 4000 (useful but not deal breakers) and a couple of extra functions you can select covering sensitivity & whitening (useful but not sufficiently so). These extra functions don't really add anything to the level of clean you get because the Trizones are generally very good anyway. In fact, they just mean you have to press the on/off button a few more times to toggle through to "off" which is mildly annoying.

Other than that, excellent for getting teeth clean again.


Omron M2 Basic Upper Arm Blood Pressure Monitor
Omron M2 Basic Upper Arm Blood Pressure Monitor
Price: £19.01

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Worth having., 13 Dec. 2014
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One of my family who's a doctor has this model so I decided to get one for home. Very easy to connect and to operate, and seems to give very accurate readings as well. Doesn't consume batteries too much either which is good.


Shimano Tourney/TY SL-TX50 Thumb Shifter Plus - Silver, 6 Speed
Shimano Tourney/TY SL-TX50 Thumb Shifter Plus - Silver, 6 Speed
Offered by E-BikesDirect
Price: £16.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Easy 4 star., 11 Nov. 2014
Bought the 6-speed version of this thumb shifter to replace a horribly stiff twist-shifter which my daughter was finding too difficult to use.

Getting it installed is absolute child's play, but just remember you'll need a rear derailleur (gear changer on the back axle) that is compatible with Shimano's SIS system (most are, but worth checking first). Also remember you'll need to do some adjustment on the derailleur once you've connected and tightened the new shifter cable, so you'll need a basic understanding of what to do. As usual, YouTube helps.

Now for usage. Moving from 1st gear (easy) to 6th (hard) is so easy, just a simple push on the button to swap to the near gear. Dead easy. Moving from 6th back up to 1st just involves pushing the lever up in successive steps. It requires a little more force to move from 3rd to 2nd and from 2nd to 1st, but it's still a lot easier than the twist grip shifter that you're probably replacing.

Overall, works very well once all adjusted.


Velo Gripshift Grips (pair) - 90mm Black
Velo Gripshift Grips (pair) - 90mm Black
Offered by Y Frame Discounts Ltd
Price: £6.22

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Nice quality, easy to fit, 11 Nov. 2014
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Comfortable rubber with a nice "give" to them, and very straightforward to install. The finish is more matt than the Amazon photo suggests, which is actually a good thing. Bear in mind the 90mm length is suited to kids' bikes rather than adults, so measure before you order.


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