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Jiffy Airkraft Lightweight Postal Bag, Size 0 White, 140 x 195mm (Box of 100)
Jiffy Airkraft Lightweight Postal Bag, Size 0 White, 140 x 195mm (Box of 100)
Price: £10.52

5.0 out of 5 stars Quality AND value, 23 Oct. 2013
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These are the real thing. The arrived really quickly and were well packaged and cost around 10p each. Down the shop they are anything up to £1 each. If you need lots of Jiffy bags all the same size, get some of these. The paper finish is great to write on with a fountain pen and takes a sticky label equally well. Talking of sticky - the peel of self-adhesive closures are a real joy to use. One press and they are stuck for good. This means you can have REAL confidence that whatever you put in the Jiffy bag will stay put through the mail. I just wish I had more spce to store more - I'd buy a dozen boxes.


Easy connect - 6 Pin (FEMALE) 400 to 9 Pin (MALE) 800 Firewire / iLink Adapter - Compact 800 to 400 FireWire Connector Adapter - iCables®
Easy connect - 6 Pin (FEMALE) 400 to 9 Pin (MALE) 800 Firewire / iLink Adapter - Compact 800 to 400 FireWire Connector Adapter - iCables®
Offered by MACRO.SUPPLIER
Price: £3.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Not sexy but great, 23 Oct. 2013
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A mate of my son's was after a FW400 to FW800 connection between his MacBook and an esoteric bit of DJ mixing kit, so I gave him mine. Of course, that left me without being able to access my legacy backup drives which are FW400 and I only have FW400-FW400 or FW800-FW800 cables. On arrival, this plugged in and worked straight away - just like the old one in fact. This is a no-frills adaptor, no lights, no fancy logo and no lustrous finish - but who needs all that stuff? Data are blind and don't mind what the cables and connectors look like.


Boxed Set 4CD Doin' Alright/Dexter Calling/Go/Our Man in Paris
Boxed Set 4CD Doin' Alright/Dexter Calling/Go/Our Man in Paris
Price: £18.36

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Bargain Box set, 23 Oct. 2013
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OK, it was Jazz FM and I heard Mr Gordon's 'Soul Sister'. After a couple of runs through of the album on Grooveshark I had to have it. I was originally looking for Dexter Calling at £6 but found that I could get four CDs for less than double the price (£11) so a no-brainer. These are no-frills packaged. A simple card sleeve with a poorly printed facsimile of the original 12" sleeve art. No liner notes, just a modern tracklist on the back. But it is all about the music, right? I don't have analogue vinyl to compare sound quality but I'm always happy to put my faith in the Blue Note label and trust that the digital 24-bit remastering is getting the best from whatever origination was available from the early 1960s - remastered suggests they started with original studio tape. £11 for an education like this is amazing value!


Component AV Audio Video Cable for PSP 2000/3000 Slim Lite
Component AV Audio Video Cable for PSP 2000/3000 Slim Lite

5.0 out of 5 stars Stunning value, 23 Oct. 2013
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Build quality OK for the price but beware, PSP game play won't fill the TV screen you attach to. This isn't a fault of the product, just a limitation of the output signal from the PSP. UMD videos and the menus and other media are fine - just gameplay that's not a screen-filling experience.


Uxcell Armature Bar Rubber Grommets Wire Protector, 8mm, 5 Piece
Uxcell Armature Bar Rubber Grommets Wire Protector, 8mm, 5 Piece
Offered by sourcingmap
Price: £2.47

5.0 out of 5 stars Rubbery doughnuts, 7 May 2013
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These came all the way from flippin' China! I wasn't in a rush for them to arrive so when they popped onto the mat it was a nice surprise. They make excellent replacement feet for Hermes Baby/Rocket typewriters of the 1950s and 1960s. They are a tight fit (which is good!) but it is much easier to fit them with the typewriter body (and therefore base) removed. Also, there's 5 in a pack. This is fantastic news if you have five such typewriter which are in need of replacement feet as only four packs would be needed. They might also fit Empire Aristocrats or any other Hermes Baby clones of the period, but check first. I have also hear that they make a good replacement bushing for the Olympia SM series. They are certainly squidgy enough. So far, all I have used are much more solid tap washers. These do the job of spacing the chassis to the frame correctly but offer little by way of suspension as, I believe, the originals were intended.


3.5mm Stereo Jack Plug to 2 x 6.35mm Mono Audio Cable - 2 Metres
3.5mm Stereo Jack Plug to 2 x 6.35mm Mono Audio Cable - 2 Metres
Offered by Solent Cables Limited
Price: £1.84

5.0 out of 5 stars Jack'd, 7 May 2013
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Hard to go wrong with a cable... and these don't go wrong. I can't think of any improvement possible to this product. The price was fine, the length spot-on and the jacks fit in the places a jack should fit. What are you waiting for???? Go out and buy one!


Parker Quink Box of 12 Medium Black Ball Pen Refills
Parker Quink Box of 12 Medium Black Ball Pen Refills

5.0 out of 5 stars Keep on rollin', 7 May 2013
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Tough choice... pay £2.85 at my high street stationery shop or £1.20 each with a bulk buy. Let's face it, if you have a Parker pen and you like using it and you know you'll always be (in this case) a Medium Black kind of chap, you might as well get a dozen at a time at less than half the price.


VELCRO Brand Heavy Duty Stick On Tape - 50mm x 2.5m, Black
VELCRO Brand Heavy Duty Stick On Tape - 50mm x 2.5m, Black
Price: £12.05

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5.0 out of 5 stars Gripping stuff, 7 May 2013
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Obviously, this will only be a strong as the soundness of the surface you adhere the two halves to, but the adhesive is VERY strong and the hook&loop up to Velcro's usual high standard.


Battery for Apple MacBook MacBook Pro 17" MA092 MacBook Pro 17" MA092CH/A MacBook Pro 17" MA092J/A MacBook Pro 17" MA092KH/A MacBook Pro 17" MA092LL/A MacBook Pro 17" MA092TA/A by ukmall
Battery for Apple MacBook MacBook Pro 17" MA092 MacBook Pro 17" MA092CH/A MacBook Pro 17" MA092J/A MacBook Pro 17" MA092KH/A MacBook Pro 17" MA092LL/A MacBook Pro 17" MA092TA/A by ukmall

1.0 out of 5 stars Avoid, 7 May 2013
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I am on my second of these. The first lasted 4 cycles, the second maybe 8. Postage making further returns not worth it. Just take the pain and get a proper Apple one. Or do what I what I'm currently doing - without.


The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry
The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry
by Rachel Joyce
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars Take a single step..., 7 May 2013
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I'd heard snatches of this road trip on the radio so when the hardback came out I had to read it. Since then it seems to have done the rounds of book groups. All you need to know is that it is a fairly quick read - but you'll be very pleased you did. To say more would be to write a spoiler.


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