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TONOR Adjustable Microphone Suspension Boom Scissor Arm Stand with Table Mounting Clamp & Metal Shock Mount & Pop Filter
TONOR Adjustable Microphone Suspension Boom Scissor Arm Stand with Table Mounting Clamp & Metal Shock Mount & Pop Filter
Offered by hiwatch
Price: £39.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Quite good for the price, but not 5 stars, 3 July 2017
Useful stand. Quality is cheap but acceptable. Purchased at the same time as an AT2020 Condenser Mic, and found that it only just fits the clamp, with a lot of fiddling and finger strain - because the handles that spread the clamp are not strong enough to spread it wide enough for the AT2020.

I noticed that after a few hours, the foam sponge inside the clamp has thinned to molecular dimensions, allowing the sharp edge of the metal clamp to touch the painted body of the mic - eek! To mitigate that, I've had to cover the edge of the clamp with PVC tape.

Also, if the mic is left in the clamp for a couple of days, the bungee cord sags and allows the clamp to touch the frame - negating the purpose of the anti-vibration mount. I have to rotate the mic upside down at might to reverse the sag.

The frame is sturdy enough to hold up this particular mic, but it's nowhere near as solid as a 1970's anglepoise lamp - from which the design is pinched. The swivel point, or 'bearing' at the bottom of the stand is nothing more than a thin, rolled-up piece of mild steel, dropped into a slightly thicker, U-shaped piece of mild steel. Consequently it doesn't swivel nicely. After a while, all the paint will be scraped off.

Despite all this, there's no way I'm paying 75 quid for a mic stand to do home videos so the Tonor stays.
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Airwave 3x3mtr Pop Up Waterproof Gazebo Green with 2 WindBars and 4 Leg Weight Bags (8 Colours Available)
Airwave 3x3mtr Pop Up Waterproof Gazebo Green with 2 WindBars and 4 Leg Weight Bags (8 Colours Available)
Price: £75.99

10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Very practical but built to a price, 11 Jun. 2017
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Needed a temporary shelter to cook in while we had building work done last year. It lasted all summer in the back garden - properly guy-rooed and weighted down. So, it served its purpose for the price we paid.

However, the first and only time we set it up outside the garden, it turned inside out like an umbrella in the first wind gust. In fairness, I had been in a hurry and not brought the weights with me. And to compound the problem, all the guy ropes had rotted in the sun. The instructions do actually say that it's not supposed to be left erected permanently but they should at least uae UV proof rope.

When it does fail, the plastic hinges break - which prevents more serious damage to the scissor-like poles. Those buckle irreparably. 2 spare hinges are included in the pack. 3 of my poles are now so weak that it's barely possible to use the gazebo now without risking further destruction.

Put simply, it's built to a price. If it were any more sturdy it would weigh a ton and cost £300.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Smooth bearings, loose plastic, 29 May 2017
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Perfectly functional spinner. The black plastic got loose quickly though, so we had to wrap the centre bearing in PTFE tape to stop it falling out. Probably would have been OK if my son hadn't kept pulling it apart. However- it's for kids to fidget with. Ergo, he's going to dismantle and reassemble it for fun. He said "it's fine for the price."


6 Months Supply Allacan Cetirizine Hayfever Allergy Tablets 30 x 6
6 Months Supply Allacan Cetirizine Hayfever Allergy Tablets 30 x 6
Offered by AKtive Trading
Price: £5.79

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Can't fault these, 29 May 2017
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A fraction of the price of even the own-brand ones at UK supermarkets. And they do the same job. If I forget to take them for a few days, my nose starts twitching and sneezing- same as with the supermarket tablets.


Cyxus Flash Polarized Mirrored Rectangular Lenses Sunglasses Clip-On Glasses [Anti-glare] [UV Protection] Driving/Fishing Eyewear, Men & Women
Cyxus Flash Polarized Mirrored Rectangular Lenses Sunglasses Clip-On Glasses [Anti-glare] [UV Protection] Driving/Fishing Eyewear, Men & Women
Offered by Cyxus Technology Group Ltd
Price: £14.90

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Better than no sunglasses at all, but only just, 29 May 2017
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Not nearly as good as I thought they'd be. Very poor build quality. Wonky lens, held on by plastic rivets. No stabilising bar to stop them tilting over at an angle at the slightest touch. And the black rubber pads that grip your glasses leave smears on the lenses. Forget these - buy the Jian Ling ones instead. Cheaper and much better.


Acctim 'Parona' Radio Controlled Wall Clock Wall Clock
Acctim 'Parona' Radio Controlled Wall Clock Wall Clock
Offered by Robert Grant of London
Price: £9.99

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I love it, the wife doesn't, 29 May 2017
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New kitchen extension needs a new clock. The 8mm high dot matrix clock on the Neff oven wasn't making it. I bashed this RC clock onto the wall and the misses says "This is a kitchen; not an office!" Tough. It's staying. Find me a fancy designer clock for less than 20 quid with radio control and I'll replace it.


LemonBest® 3W 12V Outdoor Garden Spike Light Wall Spotlight Yard Patio Path Lamp IP65 Warm White Pack of 2
LemonBest® 3W 12V Outdoor Garden Spike Light Wall Spotlight Yard Patio Path Lamp IP65 Warm White Pack of 2

5.0 out of 5 stars Decent lights for little money, 29 May 2017
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Nice and bright, and only 3W instead of the old fashioned 10W incandescent garden lights that keep blowing bulbs.

Downside is that you have to be a competent DIY-er to wite them up. Needs lots of waterproof junction boxes, a reel of 2-core cable and an LED driver to finish the job.


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Neat appearance, Long range, Good choice of tones, 14 April 2017
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Previous 10 quid 'Byron' doorbell packed in, so was on the lookout for a new one. The old one suffered from false triggering from neighbours' car keyfobs which resulted in us answering the door to phantoms. Not so with this VicTsing doorbell - no false triggers so far. I actually bought two pairs and put one bellpush on the front door frame and another at the back door. I setup (with the help of the instruction leaflet) all four receivers to trigger from both bellpushes. The rear door eliciting a different one to the front door. One receiver is about 50m away from the transmitter - at the bottom of the garden, in my wooden 'office', through 20m of house!


iPhone 4S Case,ULAK iPhone 4 Case 2in1 Hybrid Matte Silicone Hard Protective Case Cover for Apple iPhone 4 4s with Screen Protector (Blue)
iPhone 4S Case,ULAK iPhone 4 Case 2in1 Hybrid Matte Silicone Hard Protective Case Cover for Apple iPhone 4 4s with Screen Protector (Blue)
Offered by Pandamimi--The Great ULAK Case Company

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Nice, chunky case for son's iPhone 4, 29 Mar. 2017
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My son broke his iPhone 5s and got an iPhone 4 from his nan as a hand-me-down. He's not going to break this one, so we needed a bomb-proof case for it. This fits the bill real nice.


LianSan Mirrored lens Polarized clip on sunglasses men women Flip Up Driving Sunglasses Rectangle 6260(gray and brown)
LianSan Mirrored lens Polarized clip on sunglasses men women Flip Up Driving Sunglasses Rectangle 6260(gray and brown)
Offered by LianSan Glasses Store
Price: £30.99

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very nice build quality for a bargain price, 29 Mar. 2017
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These are the second set of clip-on sunglasses I bought for my new glasses. These are WAY better than Cyxus Flash Polarized Mirrored Rectangular Lenses Sunglasses Clip-On Glasses [Anti-glare] [UV Protection] Driving/Fishing Eyewear, Men & Women, and one third the price. These have a nice, robust die-cast bridge piece with stabiliser bars that sit on top of your glasses to stop them going wonky. The other brand doesn't have that. The lenses on these LianSan ones are screwed on, whereas the more expensive brand were riveted - badly!

When I fix my close-up camera, I will post pictures so you can see the astounding difference in quality.


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