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Fan Pack - Jeremy Corbyn Lifesize 2D Cardboard Standup / Cutout Plus 20x25cm Photo
Fan Pack - Jeremy Corbyn Lifesize 2D Cardboard Standup / Cutout Plus 20x25cm Photo
Offered by Hot Dog Movie Posters, Prints & Gifts
Price: £29.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Jeremy is given a hard time in the media but I like to think that were he a very different person, 4 May 2017
I'd give him fewer stars but he's had a hard time of late, what with Diane trying to underpay police officers. I thought the Labour Party were all about the minimum wage? Anyway, here we have a fabulous likeness of Jeremy that is quite probably more effective as a politician than the real thing. While they've overdone the facsimile in terms of personality and presence, it definitely has both faces represented. Jeremy is given a hard time in the media but I like to think that were he a very different person, he'd be an excellent leader of the Labour Party. We certainly need a strong opposition in Government so an Army of these cardboard cutouts might improve things immeasurably. Meanwhile, these are perfect for scaring off the local neighbourhood teens, and everyone else really. Bargain!


NiSi V5 Lens Cap (to protect CPL Built-in V5 )
NiSi V5 Lens Cap (to protect CPL Built-in V5 )

3.0 out of 5 stars Needs redesign, 4 Feb. 2017
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Works as a cap but is really fiddly to remove. It needs a raised piece or similar to grip it for removal.


NiSi 100mm System V5 Filter Holder Kit- 67mm 72mm 77mm Adaptor Ring+82mm Holder Ring+cpl(86mm) for 52mm,55mm,58mm,62mm,67mm,72mm,77mm,82mm Lens Compatible with Lee Cokin Hitech Singh-ray
NiSi 100mm System V5 Filter Holder Kit- 67mm 72mm 77mm Adaptor Ring+82mm Holder Ring+cpl(86mm) for 52mm,55mm,58mm,62mm,67mm,72mm,77mm,82mm Lens Compatible with Lee Cokin Hitech Singh-ray
Offered by NiSi Filter Flagship online-shop
Price: £120.00

10 of 13 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Critical and fatal design flaw - cannot recommend., 31 Aug. 2016
I own the first version of this holder, which is very good, but imperfect (the attachment screw is placed inline with the filter slides, rather than at 90 degrees on this model) - unless you are very careful when inserting or withdrawing a filter, there was a risk of scratching the filter. I was very encouraged when I saw the redesign, and it's good value given that it includes the CPL and case. So I ordered it (from elsewhere) and was initially delighted. Finish and quality appear superb. I used it for the first time last week, and that's when the problems revealed themselves. The v5 design has a critical and fatal flaw that means I cannot recommend it's purchase. The attachment "screw" is no longer threaded, and spring pressure alone holds it on to the mount ring. In itself this wouldn't be too problematic, (in practice, it just means you need to be careful you don't inadvertently knock the mount in use, as it will rotate the filter holder too easily, but that's a minor issue). The very serious problem that exists, is that the sprung screw is attached to a tiny flanged piece that secures the entire filter holder. Less than 0.5mm of material secures the holder onto the mount ring. Very little pressure in the direction of the camera subject, will cause the holder to jump off the mount ring entirely. Not clever when you have over £100 of NISI *glass* filter fall off onto the ground due to this very serious design defect. My filter didn't survive the fall. I thought at first, I'd just not secured the holder properly, but the issue is entirely repeatable. The holder will jump off with very little pressure (e.g., if you are sliding in a filter while it's mounted on the lens). And that's the entire point of a filter holder that takes in slide in filters. So, I've wasted £200 in this exercise - by smashing a filter due to a design defect, and on the filter holder itself. I cannot recommend this in any way, and cannot believe it has undergone any real world testing. I believe this design should be recalled due to the risk of breakage of the filters. Going back to the Mk1 for now.


United Colors of Benetton Men's Crew Neck Plain Long Sleeve Sweatshirt, Blue (Navy), Large
United Colors of Benetton Men's Crew Neck Plain Long Sleeve Sweatshirt, Blue (Navy), Large

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Poor fit, thin material. It was cheap but not good value., 10 Aug. 2016
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Bought a large, fits more like a medium. Material is pretty thin - more like a long sleeve t-shirt than a sweatshirt or sweater. Disappointing, not really what I was expecting.


Augusta 22120 400 AMA Insulation Hand Saw
Augusta 22120 400 AMA Insulation Hand Saw
Price: £15.70

3.0 out of 5 stars Good idea, but not so great in practice., 4 May 2016
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Not that impressed. Not especially sharp, and edge seems dull after cutting only a couple of sheets of Celotex. Blade is thin and a bit too flexi. Standard fine tooth carpentry handsaw is more effective (albeit more messy).


Silverline 456976 Digital Level 600 mm
Silverline 456976 Digital Level 600 mm
Offered by tooltime uk ltd
Price: £40.89

5.0 out of 5 stars An absolute bargain - identical to a high end alternative, but fraction of the price, 28 April 2016
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Bargain alert. This is actually made by Smarttool and under their branding would cost over double. Construction/build quality is excellent as per the Smarttool product. Heavy gauge box section, with a milled base and 2 high quality vials that are bang on level. Takes a PP3 battery - my packaging had a space for where the battery would go, but no battery. Maybe they've economised or mine was missing. To the gentleman who didn't know how to calibrate it, you don't need a reference level at all. All you need is a reasonably horizontal and vertical surface, and then the calibration procedure figures out what true level is. Google Smarttool calibration procedure (or Silverline has the instructions on its website). However, mine was dead on out of the box. Display has a backlight, a hold/angle copy feature. It has audio alerts when it's level and plumb. It's the same module as Smarttool's Gen2 models if you are looking online. I was suspicious about buying this because of the 2 reviews, prior to mine, but did my research and sure enough, it's the identical model to M-D Building Products Smarttool Gen2 level, made in the USA, but without the price tag. Absolutely brilliant - as Smarttool's module is used in a lot of high end alternatives. No need to pay more - buy this, it's brill.


Makita DTD146 LXT Body Only Cordless 18 V Li-ion Impact Driver
Makita DTD146 LXT Body Only Cordless 18 V Li-ion Impact Driver

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, but could do with a torque setting, 10 Nov. 2015
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Perhaps one of the best tools I've bought. So much better than a bit in a drill/driver. Effortless screw tightening and removal. The only criticism is you have no idea how tight you are tightening anything. Last for ages on a charge and the perfect complement to a Makita drill.


Toolzone 50Lb Welding Magnet
Toolzone 50Lb Welding Magnet
Offered by Toolhopper
Price: £3.89

3.0 out of 5 stars and useful enough, but nowhere near as strong as you ..., 10 Nov. 2015
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Not sure how the 50lb rating was measured, it's not a very strong magnet. Cheap enough, and useful enough, but nowhere near as strong as you think it might be.


Silverline 633816 Folding Ear Defenders, SNR 30 dB
Silverline 633816 Folding Ear Defenders, SNR 30 dB
Offered by tooltime uk ltd
Price: £5.60

5.0 out of 5 stars Well worth the money, 10 Nov. 2015
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Good noise suppression, comfy. Hard to find fault with these for the price.


Bolle PILOPSI Pilot Safety Goggle
Bolle PILOPSI Pilot Safety Goggle
Offered by Caulfield Industrial
Price: £10.00

3.0 out of 5 stars Unfortunately they still steam up...., 10 Nov. 2015
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
These will fit over average spectacles and are comfy to wear, but alas they steam up really easily.


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