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Weird Tales v22n04 October 1933 (Weird Tales Magazine Book 17)
Weird Tales v22n04 October 1933 (Weird Tales Magazine Book 17)
Price: £2.16

3.0 out of 5 stars The issue with the iconic bat-girl cover by Margaret Brundage ..., 19 Mar. 2016
The issue with the iconic bat-girl cover by Margaret Brundage.
This scan and all the others are available free at the Internet Archive.


Weird Tales v31n03 March 1938 (Weird Tales Magazine)
Weird Tales v31n03 March 1938 (Weird Tales Magazine)
Price: £2.10

3.0 out of 5 stars Pulp facsimilie, 19 Mar. 2016
I suspect this scan was taken from the Yahoo Pulpscans group where it is available free of charge. Certainly all the ones I have seen available on Amazon are similar to those posted recently.


D-Link ShareCenter 2 Bay Cloud Network Storage Enclosure
D-Link ShareCenter 2 Bay Cloud Network Storage Enclosure
Offered by BESTBUYIT
Price: £54.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Cheap, Easy NAS, 11 Aug. 2015
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Avoided the online account stuff and found it easy to set up. Streams to my Sony TV which my ageing NASDUO couldn't (probably the Sony choking on the number of files).
Also, again unlike the Duo, turned as drive Y on my computer.
Dead cheap too, compared with other devices. Thinking of getting another for my Dad.


Betron HDMI Switch, Switcher 3 Port, Gold Connectors, 3D support, HDMI v1.4 for HDTV, PS3, Xbox One, 360, Bluray Player, DVD Player etc (HDMI Switch)
Betron HDMI Switch, Switcher 3 Port, Gold Connectors, 3D support, HDMI v1.4 for HDTV, PS3, Xbox One, 360, Bluray Player, DVD Player etc (HDMI Switch)
Offered by Betron Limited ( VAT Registered)
Price: £29.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, 4 Aug. 2015
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Worked fine when installed. Partially automatic depending on how you have it set up.


Mustek A3F2400N Flatbed Colour CIS Scanner
Mustek A3F2400N Flatbed Colour CIS Scanner
Price: £217.46

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Bad batch or not fit for purpose, 30 April 2015
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I eventually had three of these units from Amazon. I didn't have the time to use the first one when I ordered it and then found, seven weeks later, that it was DOA.
The second and third units both had a similar fault and it is one of light lines/banding across the images. If I scan nothing on my A4 Plustek scanner the image produced is a solid black page. On both of the Musteks there are a number of light grey lines and also some blocking. I have added an image for you to look at: imagine that grey miasma laid over your scans, it makes this scanner utterly useless.
Tech support in the US said that it was a one-off, but as I have now had two I am thinking bad batch.
I would also add that on the third machine there were a couple of specks of dust/grit on the underside of the glass; these can be seen on the image either side of the brighter lines.
Finally, I had hoped for great things from this: I had the previous Mustek 2400 model and this one had a larger scanning area than it which made A3 scans easier (you had to be careful positioning them on the previous model). Alas, it was not to be.
I am off to try a Plustek Opticslim 1180.


Transparent Season 1
Transparent Season 1
Dvd
Price: £14.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 22 Oct. 2014
Best drama I've seen since Breaking Bad. Roll on season 2!


Philips Fidelio AD7000W SoundAvia Wireless Speaker with AirPlay
Philips Fidelio AD7000W SoundAvia Wireless Speaker with AirPlay
Offered by RT MANCHESTER
Price: £54.55

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Unfit for purpose, 28 Nov. 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
The Airplay function breaks up after several minutes. Useless for a device that is advertised as an Airplay one.
Further, on trying to reset up the device closer to the router the WPS function still failed to work and I could not access the 192.168.1.1 page on the alternative setup -- trying to do this on Iphone and Ipad caused it to reboot. A PC gave a page with 'Network Setup' or somesuch that wouldn't go any further. Suspect corrupted firmware.
Got this in the Black Friday sales for about £68, but this is not a bargain for something that doesn't work.


GENUINE REMINGTON DA757 DA557 DUAL SHAVER FOIL/CUTTER PACK SP62
GENUINE REMINGTON DA757 DA557 DUAL SHAVER FOIL/CUTTER PACK SP62
Offered by WowDiscounts
Price: £10.40

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Beware packaging type, 28 Sept. 2012
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There seem to be two different types of packaging containing two different blade/foils going around. Do not buy the one pictured; the cutting blade is not as wide as the one it was replacing (pictured in the other packaging type, the non transparent one with Remington on its side in the top right hand corner). Worst shave I can remember having in a long time.


TechSol 4 Black Universal Surround Sound Speaker Stands fit Sony, Samsung , LG , Panasonic Systems (with FREE Delivery)
TechSol 4 Black Universal Surround Sound Speaker Stands fit Sony, Samsung , LG , Panasonic Systems (with FREE Delivery)
Offered by Haskey Trading Ltd
Price: £69.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Good basic quality stands, 15 Oct. 2011
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Bought a pair of these to see what they were like and then a further set of four for a future 7.1 set up. I didn't go for the Amazon ones as they have 'Amazon Basic' markings on base I believe.
Sturdy enough stand for the small 5.1 Yamaha speakers that I want to use them with; they have a large weight underneath the four point feet to keep the centre of gravity low.
Selection of screws and washers provided.
They screw into the back of the speakers I have; if yours are bottom mounted I'm not sure you will be able to use these, perhaps someone else can advise (e.g. Boston Acoustic XS).
Small criticisms:
1. Rattle about in the box a little so not sure they are as well packed as they could be. One or two of the stands had very minor marks. Nothing you would notice though without an almost forensic examination though.
2. Quite hard to get the wire out of the top of the tube; would be helpful if this was an larger oval rather than circular hole.
3. The plastic cover doesn't cover about an inch and a half (4-5cm) of wire coming out of the top of the stand so buy black wire and not copper covered stuff if this is going to be visible. I think I am going to have to tape mine up or get some black tubing as it is quite unsightly.
Otherwise they do the job and I was more than happy to repeat purchase: in all six stands for around £[]. Perhaps the company should start offering a set of six.


Fantasy & Science Fiction, Extended Edition
Fantasy & Science Fiction, Extended Edition
Price: £0.99

15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, long-running fantasy and science fiction magazine, 8 Aug. 2011
For those of you who have never encountered this magazine before, it has been going since 1949 and has won multiple Hugo, Nebula, Locus, etc. awards for itself and the stories it has published. Its contents regularly reappear in the various 'Best of the Year' anthologies.

The writers who have appeared in its pages read like a who's who of the Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror field and have included Stephen King, JG Ballard. Brian W. Aldiss, Robert Bloch, Lucius Shepard, Robert Silverberg, Fritz Leiber, Fred Pohl, Jack Vance and hundreds more.

Publishing a literate and sometimes literary blend of SF, Fantasy and Horror, it is worth much more than the 99p subscription price (UK readers). I already have a paper subscription and have also subscribed to the Kindle one; at this price it is worth the extra to have the convenience of a electronic edition. At the risk of stating the obvious you would be much better subscribing for three issues than buying a single copy.

Will post a paragraph giving a review of this particular issue once I've read it.

Give it a go!!

PS As pointed out in the comments it is 99p per month not issue, so £1.98 per issue.
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