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World of Data 6m WHITE CAT6 Network Cable - Premium Quality (100% Copper Wire) - RJ45 - Ethernet - Patch - LAN - 10/100/1000 - Gigabit
World of Data 6m WHITE CAT6 Network Cable - Premium Quality (100% Copper Wire) - RJ45 - Ethernet - Patch - LAN - 10/100/1000 - Gigabit
Offered by World of Data Ltd
Price: £6.25

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Far too stiff, 27 Jun. 2015
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This is far too stiff and it's impossible to run it straight along the skirting as it has kept its curl from being coiled in its bag. It works fine and looks nicely made but it is not fit for the purpose I bought it for. If you're looking for a patch cable make sure it is flexible, so look elsewhere.


Agri-Fab AG45-0294 40-inch Working Width Spring-Tine Dethatcher - Black
Agri-Fab AG45-0294 40-inch Working Width Spring-Tine Dethatcher - Black
Price: £119.00

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Watch this space - may be 5 stars, may be 1., 22 May 2015
Bought from Amazon France. Seems very well made EXCEPT the wheels, which are carp. Not difficult to put together but not exactly easy either.... follow the instructions very carefully and you'll be ok but be aware you will need a selection of spanners and most nuts and bolts need two of the same size to do them up. Might be blindingly obvious but the instructions show a spanner and a feather beside each of the picture instructions. Spanner means do up tightly, feather means loosely assemble (you tighten them later). The long bits of wire that prevent the tines falling off are easy to miss in the instructions but fortunately are fitted after full assembly so you don't have to take the whole thing apart when you wonder what the left over bits are! I had a complete nut and bolt set and a small nut left over. Spent 10 minutes looking back to see what I'd missed but they were just spare.

This item is not cheap, compared to the competition and with those wheels I don't know if it's worth the difference. I reviewed this now because it'll probably be a while before the wheels prove me wrong... or the whole unit will have to be chucked away. I can't find replacements except from the US and with shipping and taxes etc. it's just not worth it.

I've no doubt it will work (it's pretty simple technology after all) albeit with a few cut up paving slabs or sand bags aboard. Fingers crossed!

So, at the moment and without using it, it's 4 stars. This is because nearly all the bolts are at least twice the length they need to be and that makes it uglier than necessary. Still, I suppose it is an agricultural implement. Overall I'm impressed with the machine.... but those wheels. Why oh why put such flimsy plastic rubbish on a nice heavy steel structure. I just KNOW they're going to be the first thing to fail. And what's with "semi-pneumatic" tyres? Don't be fooled; they're just thin bits of plastic on flimsy plastic wheels.


Alfapac DEROULEURAF2 Cling Film Dispenser with Unwinder 30m
Alfapac DEROULEURAF2 Cling Film Dispenser with Unwinder 30m

1.0 out of 5 stars Don't waste your money, 4 May 2015
This dispenser is great when you buy it - really works well. Then when you try to buy Alfapac "Film Etirable" refills as per the supplied roll you can't buy them! All we can get is their vegetable based film which does not work with the dispenser at all. It may be telling that our local Supermarket, Super U, has stopped selling this brand altogether. Maybe we should try another make of cling film in it but that doesn't negate the fact that Alfapac's own "green" refill doesn't work in their dispenser. Everywhere I look, including Amazon, the original "Film Etirable" is unavailable so probably discontinued.

If you're thinking of buying this look on Amazon for the refills... they're not there (certainly currently)


Sundis 7513001 PrestoTightens 3 Tablets PP White 60 x 22 x 78 cm
Sundis 7513001 PrestoTightens 3 Tablets PP White 60 x 22 x 78 cm
Price: £32.03

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Fragile & Not Fit For Purpose, 18 April 2015
Having bought lots of Sundis (Rotho) plastic storage boxes which are excellent I assumed this would be made of a similar plastic and be of good quality. It is not.

I needed a 22cm wide unit and was pleased to find this, the only one available, although it is expensive for what it is and compared to the competition. It arrived today (from Amazon France) nicely packaged in the manufacturers box, which was undamaged in any way. Comprises two side pieces, three shelves, four wheels and a dozen little screws. Upon opening the package all the pieces are packed so that the inner parts of the sides are facing inwards. So how the hell did one of the crucial plastic pegs that you need to screw the shelves into get snapped off? This could not be transport damage, it must have been in the factory. And "sod's law", the broken peg is one at the extreme top or bottom that has to be used to hold the thing together. Had it been one of the adjacent ones I could have worked around it; you can't use all of them.

If you're going to use this to hold liquid washing detergent or other fairly tall bottles or packs, think again. The way this is shown in the listing picture they won't fit. You'll have to have one taller shelf and one tiny one (which the unit does accommodate). Given the fragile and brittle nature of the plastic I don't think it will be long before it cracks or breaks anyway.

So, very disappointed. I wouldn't slam a product just because of a one-off broken piece problem but this item isn't good. Even if it had been "perfect" I would have given it only 3 stars because of it's fragility and poor moulding quality. There's a brown-orange residue in the cavities of some parts - mould release? And in this day and age you just don't need to hold something like this together with little screws. There are loads of other products that are robust and stylish, so long as you don't want 22cm wide! Don't waste your money on this.
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Confidence Picnic Backpack Hamper Green Inc Plates, Cutlery
Confidence Picnic Backpack Hamper Green Inc Plates, Cutlery
Offered by The Sports HQ
Price: £29.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Fine product at an unbeatable price, 9 April 2015
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Very nice product at a very good price. Excellent communication from the supplier so when various friends saw this and wanted one too I ordered another four. The same item costs silly money in France with delivery so we're all very pleased. The only issue is, in my opinion, the four wine "glasses" are pretty small and not suitable for all the family anyway, so I bought "Virtually Unbreakable Polycarbonate Straight Plastic Half Pint Glass (Pack of 8)" for less than £8 and all eight fit perfectly where the wine glasses are meant to go. There's actually space left for the wine glasses too, so everybody's happy.


Virtually Unbreakable Polycarbonate Straight Plastic Half Pint Glass (Pack of 8)
Virtually Unbreakable Polycarbonate Straight Plastic Half Pint Glass (Pack of 8)
Offered by PartyPlastics
Price: £6.58

5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect, 9 April 2015
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Excellent, especially for the price. Bought these to fit in the wine "glass" holders in a Confidence picnic backpack and 8 fit in the space perfectly as they stack nicely. Light and strong, just as it says. In case you get the wrong impression, the Confidence supplied wine glasses are far too small so a sensible substitution is a must for any serious picnicker!


Rotho 3343094094†Storage Box [Set of 4†Plastic, 8er Set klein
Rotho 3343094094†Storage Box [Set of 4†Plastic, 8er Set klein

5.0 out of 5 stars Addictive, 1 April 2015
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These are great boxes. I now have lots of them, bought over time from various places including Amazon UK but also e.g. Castorama and Carrefour under their own label (they're identical). The price varies a lot but they stack so well (even different sizes if you buy the right ones) they couldn't be bettered in my opinion. They are very strong in normal use but they can be broken or cracked if subjected to a sudden sharp knock - although they are slightly flexible and resilient they are not indestructible polythene as such so I live in dread of Amazon's often useless packaging and make sure I do not buy from Amazon in the same order as any high-mass/heavy items. The only trouble with these boxes is you will need more! Once you start using them in your garage or workshop you'll discover "order". Was an odd concept to me until I found these boxes. Everything used to be in one big heap.


Bosmere C605 Bench Seat Cover - 2 seat
Bosmere C605 Bench Seat Cover - 2 seat
Price: £20.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Should have been 5 stars - but..., 24 Mar. 2015
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I've bought a lot of these Bosmere covers for various garden furniture all at the same time and all with the same "fault". They are good quality, well made and great value for money. BUT they are all larger than specified. On a couple of items I already knew they would be a few centimetres too large but the inaccurate dimensions advertised (and on the packaging) exacerbate the mis-fit. Just be aware of this if you want to order! I would suggest they will fit great if you order items with measurements1 or 2 cm less than you actually want. It's a shame because they are excellent in every other way but I don't want to order a pair of jeans with a 32" waist and receive 40" (ok, so I exaggerate).
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Low snack table tropical acacia wood small bistro coffee side table furniture
Low snack table tropical acacia wood small bistro coffee side table furniture
Offered by DEUBA GmbH & Co. KG.
Price: £17.99

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Sweet little table, 16 Mar. 2015
I bought four of these via Amazon France to save having to hump our heavy cast iron and marble garden tables around and I'm really pleased with them. They are a little rustic but they are garden furniture, not intended for the lounge, although they would be perfectly fit for the house too. For the price I don't think you could do much better and they're certainly much nicer than plastic. Well made, attractive and light (in a good sense) and of course easy to store.

Take them in when not in use though. I'm not a fan of acacia wood (or other similar types) for garden furniture and in fact I vowed I'd never buy it again but I made an exception in the case of these little tables because they won't be left out in the rain and won't be subjected to much weight. I've had acacia folding chairs collapse under the weight of perfectly normal sized people with snapped legs (the chair legs, not the people's!) and acacia table top planks warp in just a few months but these have been left out. So we'll see how these last.


NETGEAR DGND4000-100UKS N750 Dual Band Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router for Phone Line Connections
NETGEAR DGND4000-100UKS N750 Dual Band Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router for Phone Line Connections
Price: £100.31

1 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars What a hideous piece of kit, 25 Feb. 2015
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Update 16/07/16. This is the biggest piece if s*!t I have ever bought. Range has got progressively worse, won't connect to other Nertgear equipment (range extender!). Avoid like the plague.

This actually looks quite good in the picture. In reality it is the ugliest and most appallingly designed router I have ever seen. There are plastic feet on the "bottom" and slots to wall mount it but what they don't tell you until you've parted with your cash is you can't use them! It has to be mounted vertically, i.e. as it comes out of the box. It looks dreadful! With its oversized, flimsy sticking-out "foot", ugly back that ought to be the (hidden) bottom and a totally pointless bit that sticks out of the front. Is it April the first already? I'd like it if I could throw away the unnecessary bits - the base plate that isn't a base plate and the foot that's just stuck on the end of it. I have had three DG834 derivative Netgear routers/modems. Sure they have little "feet" you can add to use them vertically but they CAN be used horizontally. This thing is just hideous. Somebody please tell me it's a joke and the real one is arriving soon.
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