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OxyLED Underwater Scuba Diving Flashlight 500 Lumen Cree Led Torch Rechargeable 18650 Battery (Included)
OxyLED Underwater Scuba Diving Flashlight 500 Lumen Cree Led Torch Rechargeable 18650 Battery (Included)
Offered by Elecsmart
Price: £20.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars OxyLED dive light: Amazing torch, fantastic value., 19 Jun. 2016
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I bought this as a rugged all purpose torch. We do quite a lot of water-related outdoor activities so a good waterproof torch is essential really.

I liked the use of the Li Ion 18650 battery, 2500mAh should last a good long time between charges with an LED bulb. The bundled charger is very useful too, as it plugs into a USB port (you get a cable in the box). I like this because if you are travelling you can just use your phone charger (or solar charger) and it's one less thing to worry about.

The torch is supplied in a handy rugged box with all the accessories; charger, lanyard, Velcro strap to attach it to your BCD etc, AAA adaptor, 18650 battery, charge cradle, USB cable and 18650 adaptor sleeve.

Opening the box reveals the bright safety-yellow. The torch is really well made, the plastic is a good hard but non-brittle grade with a good quality feel. The stainless bezel is weighty and well machined (looks and feels like CNC) there is similar quality engineering inside when you open it up to put the battery in. The torch is turned on by rotating the battery cover about 1/16 of a turn. This feels positive and does away with leak-prone complicated switch mechanisms.

The battery comes 90% charged and when I topped it up I noticed the charger (with an LED indicator) does a good job of stopping when it's full, thus avoiding overcharging.

The torch is waterproof, although not tested to any deeper than surface water yet, but it's well engineered with a simple on/off/battery change mech which is secured by three separate 'O' rings. (These are supplied with a film of silicone grease applied, if you use this a lot in water you will need to replace this with a thin smear of silicone grease, (couple of quid a tube from Amazon but if you dive you'll have this anyway) every now and then.

The torch is bright. I don't have any way of measuring the luminosity but it is nearly twice as bright as a 260 lumen torch that we have so I am tending to believe the luminosity claim here (which is rare). The beam is moderate in it's focus (good for a general purpose light) it is even in brightness and colour and it does seem to project a good distance.

All in all a great little piece of kit that I am inclined to trust (although time will tell of course) at a really great bargain price of under 20 quid.

I would recommend this to anyone who wants a bright all purpose waterproof torch, especially at the price.

John


ScratchJr
ScratchJr
Price: £0.00

8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great stepping stone to programming!, 9 Jun. 2016
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Pretty good introduction to instruction-tile type programming 'languages'. Aimed at 5 to 7s it could be used by younger kids who have got to grips with the kindle.

There are things that attract the kids like painting their own characters but at it heart it gets them ready for 'proper' scratch by getting them used to telling their character to move around the screen, speak etc using the tile-based drag and drop instruction set.

A great stepping stone to Scratch which is aimed at older kids (and adults) and is surprisingly powerful with a big following in the raspberry pi maker/hacker community.

All in all probably to most productive app you can get you kids to play with.

A short note if you have kindle kids I don't think that this appears on their app list but you can get it and authorise them to use it from their own accounts.


The Return of the Pink Panther
The Return of the Pink Panther
Dvd
Price: £2.49

5.0 out of 5 stars A comedy classic, 30 May 2016
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An excellent comedy. Brilliant from beginning to end. Yes, a bit dated in places but more of a record of the stylish-ness of the time. Sellers is a complete genius and this shines through in every minute. It is interesting to see how many gags and setups this film has 'inspired' in more recent movies.


Enuff 1mm Skateboard Shock Rubber Riser Pad - (Pack of 2 Pads) FAST SHIPPING!
Enuff 1mm Skateboard Shock Rubber Riser Pad - (Pack of 2 Pads) FAST SHIPPING!
Offered by The Warehouse Group
Price: £2.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Nice., 26 May 2016
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Nicely made. Smoother ride. Used on osprey longboard.


Osprey Stripe Pintail Complete Longboard Skateboard - Yellow, 40-Inch
Osprey Stripe Pintail Complete Longboard Skateboard - Yellow, 40-Inch
Offered by Funswim Ltd
Price: £49.46

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful longboard. Unbeatable at this price, 29 April 2016
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Nice board. Great finish for the price. Great quality comfy soft wheels. Truck rubbers perfect durometer for the larger cruiser (me). Fast carving on long downhill and nicely manoeuvrable on the flat. Very nice. Added enuff Shock pads for even more comfort and some speed rings behind the wheel nuts for a bit of extra whizz. But almost totally perfect without these tiny mods. If you are thinking about a board for some chilled out cruising and carving (and the occasional crazy downhill) this summer look no further and get it bought!


slither.io
slither.io
Price: £0.00

0 of 10 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Fun but flawed, 29 April 2016
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Fun but when the online server is busy it become jerky and impossible to play.


50 DURACELL REPLACES PROCELL AA BATTERIES PROFESSIONAL ALKALINE Expiry 2022 Industrial Alkaline Battery (Pack of 50)
50 DURACELL REPLACES PROCELL AA BATTERIES PROFESSIONAL ALKALINE Expiry 2022 Industrial Alkaline Battery (Pack of 50)
Offered by Battery Warehouse
Price: £14.16

1.0 out of 5 stars Not procell. Avoid., 29 Jan. 2016
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Not procell batteries but so called 'industrial' batteries. Regret my order. Once bitten etc etc.


Fire Kids Edition, 7" Display, Wi-Fi, 8 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case
Fire Kids Edition, 7" Display, Wi-Fi, 8 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case

5 of 8 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars BEWARE: Cannot access content offline. Don't go there! Save your money and tears., 23 Jan. 2016
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Good device ruined by Amazons operating system. Bought two of these for the kids. They work great at home but as soon as you are away from wifi: tears! Apps supposed to be available off line but many just throw an error saying wifi isn't available. Videos can be downloaded following a simple but laborious process (search help for the whole page long process that requires muliplpe profile log-ins etc) that you have to do for EACH video PER child. THEN once done it only stays for 48hrs. No good for holidays. Now try explaining that to a six year old. I am royally sick of these devices. Bad decision on my part bad system on Amazons.


Family Photo Frame Light Oak Wood Finish 20 x 8 Inch Gift Birthday Made in the UK by Photos in a Word
Family Photo Frame Light Oak Wood Finish 20 x 8 Inch Gift Birthday Made in the UK by Photos in a Word
Offered by Photos in a word
Price: £9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent well built photo frame. One of the best buys of the year., 21 Dec. 2015
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Excellent photo frame. Extremely well-made and it looks great. The fit and finish is second to none. The handy guide for placing photos is really useful. Looks great all filled. The pics on Amazon really don't do it justice. Doubly amazing when you consider the price.


H2O Mop X5 5 in 1 Portable Steam Mop Multi Purpose Floor & Window Cleaner Carpet Steamer Garment Upholstery Oven Hob Steamer Upright & Hand Held Steamer Steam Jet (Red)
H2O Mop X5 5 in 1 Portable Steam Mop Multi Purpose Floor & Window Cleaner Carpet Steamer Garment Upholstery Oven Hob Steamer Upright & Hand Held Steamer Steam Jet (Red)

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Junk, avoid., 20 Dec. 2015
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Please don't be tempted by the good reviews, they tend to written a few days after the unsuspecting consumer receives their unit..... Ours worked well for a few months of light use and (despite the cheap feel of the thing) we were happy with it. Then it just started squirting out cold water and no steam all over the floor. Cleaned it, descaled it. Useless. Junk. Contacted seller Costmad-UK who said it wasn't their problem. Luckily contacted Amazon who dutifully refunded. Amazon 10, CostmadUK nil.


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