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York 4kg Neo Hex Dumbbell
York 4kg Neo Hex Dumbbell
Price: £13.00

3.0 out of 5 stars Grip too narrow, 18 Feb. 2015
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Well made and arrived quickly from Amazon. However as others have said the grips on these dumbells are very tight, I do not have large hands, but they rub on the outer surfaces of my hand after a very short time. Perhaps this is because they are imported from China and are made for smaller hands. If you have small hands then they should be fine, but for anyone of average or large build, then these aren't for you.


Modern Chrome & Glass Bauhaus Designer Table Lamp
Modern Chrome & Glass Bauhaus Designer Table Lamp

5.0 out of 5 stars Great design at a great price, 17 Jan. 2014
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Bought these lamps as the Bauhaus design works perfectly in my Modernist Movement house. These lamps are a great value for money, similar lamps usually cost up to three times this price. I bought two and will be back for another two for the guest room


Asus PA248Q 24.1-inch Widescreen IPS Monitor (1920x1200, 6ms, VGA, DVI-D, HDMI, DisplayPort, Pivot, Adjustable Height, True Color)
Asus PA248Q 24.1-inch Widescreen IPS Monitor (1920x1200, 6ms, VGA, DVI-D, HDMI, DisplayPort, Pivot, Adjustable Height, True Color)
Offered by Kikatek
Price: £329.50

57 of 59 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb monitor, 16 Oct. 2012
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I bought this monitor, specifically for photo editing in Adobe Lightroom. For picture editing the screen colours have to be perfect, or the output, especially if printed by a third party can be very hit and miss. Only IPS monitors can really live up to this and even then, they can be very variable as to quality and of course need regular calibration. The Asus comes from the factory with a very good initial calibration, which I have not yet had to alter.

At the very high end of the monitor market are the Eizo and NEC monitors which usually run into the four figure price bracket. Among users though the Asus PA246q had a very good reputation, especially at about a third the cost, this new updated version the, PA248q, takes that monitor and improves on it. Sitting next to an Eizo, I really can't perceive any real-world difference in the image displayed once the brightness level had been set to the 120cms level.

At this price level, the Asus really has only one serious competitor the Dell U2410, but in all of the reviews the Asus just betters the Dell in each small way. I would certainly recommend this monitor for photo work. At this price it really is superb value for money.
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Manfrotto MT057C3 057 Carbon Fiber Tripod 3 Sections
Manfrotto MT057C3 057 Carbon Fiber Tripod 3 Sections
Price: £398.00

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb tripod for the serious photograher, 11 Aug. 2012
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I bought this tripod to replace a broken Gitzo, and I'm really pleased that I did. The tripod is a substantial piece of kit, and will take the biggest lens that you can put on your camera with ease. I particularly like the ability of removing the centre column completely, (who actually uses one?) It's rock solid in use, and I really like the ability to screw down the spikes which are a fixed permanently onto the legs, so can't get lost. I use mine together with a Lensmaster Gimbal , which replaced a damaged Wimberley and don't in any way feel that the Manfrotto 057/Lensmaster combination is in anyway inferior to my old Gitzo/Wimberley set up, but it's just half the price!
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And The Band Played On [2CD]
And The Band Played On [2CD]
Price: £9.53

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Really "Journeyman's Grace", 17 July 2012
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As has been said this is really the previously released "Journeyman's Grace" in very slightly new clothes. When playing the CD in iTunes or Media Player or even my car system it shows the album under its old title of "Journeyman's Grace" not "And the band played on", so they haven't even bothered to change the data on the disc. Still a great double live album of one of the more recent Fairport incarnations (still miss Sandy, Richard and Dave) Definitely worth getting if you don't already have it under another title. Perhaps it would be more honest if Amazon flagged the fact that this was a re-release of Journeyman's Grace under a different top level title.


Opteka GH1 Pro Heavy Duty Gimbal Head (Supports up to 13.6 kg)
Opteka GH1 Pro Heavy Duty Gimbal Head (Supports up to 13.6 kg)
Offered by 47th Street Photo
Price: £87.11

14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Returned as defective, 9 July 2012
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I bought this gimbal as a replacement for my damaged Wimberley, unfortunately, though a Wimberley clone, it failed to function properly, the panning rotation was stiff in places due to the fact that the base was cast out of square. So the gimbal was returned for a refund and replaced with a UK made Lensmaster 2 gimbal for the same price. This one not only was far superior in function to the Opteka, but works just as well if not better than my old Wimberley at less than a third of the price.
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Car + Home Stereo Auxiliary AUX-IN Input Lead / Cable 3.5mm for iPods, iPhone 6, 6+, 5S, 5, 4S, 4, 3GS, 3G, smartphones, mp3 players and tablets (50cm)
Car + Home Stereo Auxiliary AUX-IN Input Lead / Cable 3.5mm for iPods, iPhone 6, 6+, 5S, 5, 4S, 4, 3GS, 3G, smartphones, mp3 players and tablets (50cm)

5.0 out of 5 stars Look no further, 19 Feb. 2011
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Very good quality product, delivered speedily. The cable even came with an advice sheet on how to get the best results from your MP3 player in your car. The fittings are solid and connect very positively, and the 50cm length was perfect.

All in all a superb quality cable for the job, at a very good price, as I said, look no further


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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Value, 30 Jan. 2011
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A simple assembly job and the chair is ready. Lives up to its name as it's very comfortable and also well made. Remarkable value for money, and should last many years.

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Melkco Luxe Jacka Black Handmade Leather Slimline Case for iPhone 4 / iPhone 4S
Melkco Luxe Jacka Black Handmade Leather Slimline Case for iPhone 4 / iPhone 4S

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Only the best, 26 Nov. 2010
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You get yourself probably the most expensive mobile phone available, the iPhone 4, it's a superb piece of kit, your pride and joy. So it makes sense to get the very best case to protect it from everyday wear and tear, and without any doubt at all this Melkco case is as good as it gets. Made of stiffened top quality leather, the phone fits it absolutely perfectly to add little bulk but with a lot of protection. To me it makes no sense to have an iPhone 4 and not to get this case.


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