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Selfie Stick, Noot® Self Portrait [Battery Free] Extendable Handled Stick with Adjustable Phone Holder & Built-in Remote Shutter Designed for Apple, Android Smartphones
Selfie Stick, Noot® Self Portrait [Battery Free] Extendable Handled Stick with Adjustable Phone Holder & Built-in Remote Shutter Designed for Apple, Android Smartphones
Offered by iToon
Price: $14.99
5 used & new from $13.22

6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Abysmal Quality and Horrible Design, January 7, 2015
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*EDIT* 1/21/15

I was in contact with Noot about them sending me a replacement. They shipped out a new unit and was received within a week. Here's where things get confusing, slightly annoying, but still positive. The "new" unit they sent me is a completely different type of stick. This one is years ahead of the junk they originally sent. This doesn't have the typical ball-bearing or cone shaped metal that's suppose to attach to it. It also employs a corkboard screw attachment so small point-and-shoot camera will work with it. i have personally tested this with an iPhone 5s, Droid Turbo, and HTC One M8. All fit comfortably in the new stick. The 5s did need to use the included "extender grip" to sit firmly in place. The jack to take remote pictures with worked fluidly and responded with all 3 phones.

The confusing part is why they sent a completely different product that works so much better than the original they're selling on this page. And i haven't been able to find this version of the stick anywhere else on Amazons site. So you may want to contact Noot separately if you get the aforementioned junkie "ball-bearing" one. In all, the "upgraded" version of this stick is miles ahead of the original. hence the upgrade to 4 stars.

Absolutely horrible quality. The phone "holder" is a seperate piece that isn't secured at all to the actual rod. It's suppose to fit into a ball bearing on the rod, but with nothing to actually hold the small peg in place. The pink colored rubber piece on the middle of the rod houses the small switch to take a picture while the phone is connected to the 3.5mm jack. Problem with this is that the piece rubber piece comes loose insanly easily and slips off the rod showing bare electrical wire to the actual button being pressed. To top it off, the extensions on the rod are overly stiff and hard to pull outwards. This could be fixed with some WD-40 but I mean...come on!!

Seriously, don't buy this junk. This is what I get for ordering a "Selfie" stick for someone.....
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Works with T4i (detailed review), February 9, 2013
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For anyone that's curious, this is a Meike grip. The grip came exactly as described. Haven't had any problems with it so far. As others have stated, the instructions are written in rough English. For the most part tho, everything can be figured out by just messing around with it. As a notice, I am using a factory Canon battery 1120mAh and a third party STK battery 2000mAh in conjunction with each other.

Physical Features: 8/10

The grip itself is solid. The back and sides are made out of smooth plastic, but the plastic itself feels solid. The front has the same texture as on the Canon Rebel series. A ruggedized rubber like insert. The rubber on the grip does feel a little smoother though. Both battery compartments feel solid and the connectors for the Canon batteries are directly flush with the batteries themselves. The siding bay holding the batteries has a little flex to it, but nothing major. I will say that the locking mechanism on the side of the battery compartment does feel a little chinsy. It works, but it doesn't require a lot of torque to twist the lock to lock/unlock the battery compartment. The bottom has the same ruggedized material and the tripod mount is stable. The bottons themselves all have a little play when just rubed against. This does nothing for the actual function of the camera, just don't expect the buttons to feel as solid as what's on the actual camera. The click wheel to alter the shutter speed is almost as solid as the actual camera wheel. The LCD display light is backlit in green, but the screen can only been seen when at eye level. One thing I don't care for is when switching the focusing point, you can't use the direction buttons on the grip to change the focus. The points can only be changed by pressing the button to show your focus point and then using your click wheel to switch through each individual point. It's a pain to use since it can be touchy at times. As for holding it to take pictures, you won't accidentally be hitting buttons. Even with my thumb pressing into the buttons on the back, it requires some force for them to actually be pressed. The screw lock to lock the grip into place is secure and holds the camera nicely. The addition of an on/off switch to save battery life was a nice touch also.

LCD Display stuff: 6/10

The instructions as stated above are complete garbage. Here is a run down of how everything works. The LCD display gives you 4 settings to automatically take pictures and 2 settings to use the wireless remote. The first 4 settings are 'Delay", "Long" "Intrvl", and "N" (Number). To program the settings you basically just kit the "OK' button and use the directional arrows to pick out each individual timer. Clicking up/down will cycle between the auto settings and the wireless remote settings. The settings can be set from 1 second to 9 hours. Max being 9 hrs 59 min and 59 sec. The Number setting can have a max of 999.

The delay does exactly as described. It puts a delay on the camera before the camera begins to take pictures.

The "Long" is how long you want the camera to take pictures for. The problem with this is that the camera will pretty much take as many pictures as possible within that selected time frame. (Example: I had it set to 1 second with a shutter speed of 0.5. So the camera obviously only took 2 pictures. But if you increase the shutter speed or amount of time, the camera will take copious amounts of pictures. Their isn't a setting to delay a time between each shot. You could work around this by setting up interval setting to cycle every other second while having your shutter speed really low, but it becomes a pain really fast.

The "intrvl" is the amount of time the camera will cycle before taking its next set of pictures. This setting makes the "Delay" setting rather pointless after the first set of pictures or if you're using a remote.

The "N" setting is where it gets confusing if you're new to this. It doesn't represent the number of pictures the camera will take within the set amount of designated "long" time. It takes a numbered set of pictures. So if you have the "N" set to 10 and the "Intrvl" set to 1 minute. It will take 10 sets of pictures over the course of 10 minutes and then end all together. Basically, every time the "Intrvl" cycles that minute. The "N" drops from 10 to 9 to 8...etc.

The wireless remote setting and clock setting are easy. Pressing the up/down button as stated will cycle you to the remote setting. The first setting just shows the clock while the second setting shows the clock and a little remote icon below it. When the icon is appearing, the wireless remote can be used with the grip.

Wireless Remote: 2/10

I am going off of just using this remote, but so far it has been absolute junk. It works, but only after you spam the freaking button a few dozen times. The camera recognizes each button press since the LED red light on the front of the grip lights up, but the remote just doesn't respond. It takes anywhere from 4-10 rapid presses for the camera to focus, beep, and take the picture. Do yourself a favor and buy a real wireless remote.

Battery Life: N/A

I haven't had a chance to fully drain the batteries or test the AA batteries. I will update this section when I test this out. As a side note, the grip came with a small dime sized battery. It's actually a spare battery for the LCD clock on the grip. Inside the grip on the right hand side of where the battery compartment goes, their is a small compartment for the battery. tok me a few minutes to figure out.

Conclusion: The grip does exactly what it's suppose to. it's comfortable to hold, everything works (Even on the newest Canon model) and it's a lot cheaper than some of the other grips. With that being said, the secondary features of this grip can definitely be improved. I am very happy with mine, and for the amateur photographer this will make a stellar grip to utilize for the money. Just don't use the remote....


Gerber 22-41122 STL 2.0, Fine Edge Knife
Gerber 22-41122 STL 2.0, Fine Edge Knife
Price: $10.16
47 used & new from $6.02

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great small EDC knife, December 4, 2012
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Knife came fast and is razer sharp. Have been using it for a few months now. The steel is very easy to sharper and holds an edge well. The matte black body gets scuffed easily thought and def shows signs of its use. The steel on the knife though is still pitch black. It definitely holds its edge against other higher end knives.


POWER A Media Expansion Bar for PS3 Slim
POWER A Media Expansion Bar for PS3 Slim

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Doesn't clip with new Super Slim model, December 4, 2012
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Purchased this and knew that it wouldn't clip with the new Super Slim model, but it still works directly as described. It's a little loose on the right hand side of the system, but can't be helped.
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Lamy Safari 19 Fountain Pen Fine White
Lamy Safari 19 Fountain Pen Fine White
Offered by Creoly
Price: $24.38
6 used & new from $19.39

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Cap is what killed it, December 4, 2012
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The pen was great when it arrived. Not flashy by any means, but was solid. Nib writes smoothly and refills were a cinch. The cap is the problem with the pen though. After only a month of use, the cap wouldn't click into place properly when trying to close the pen back up. It was very loose and even the slightest of pressure would uncap the pen in my pocket. After some searching, others have shown this to be a tragic flaw in its design. It uses a rubber seal on the inside of the cap that can easily be destroyed or bent if positioned even minorly wrong or pushed to hard. I've stopped using the pen due to this reason. It's almost cheaper to buy a new Safari for the price of having to ship it in for repairs and waiting the week or so for returns.

Just be cautious when capping the pen, otherwise it works flawlessly.
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Pelikan 4001 Ink Turquoise 62.5ml/2oz
Pelikan 4001 Ink Turquoise 62.5ml/2oz
Offered by Think Fast
Price: $10.99
51 used & new from $9.13

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good ink!!, December 4, 2012
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Ink came exactly as described. A very rich and dark blue color. Bottle is pretty which is a plus. Slight problem is that the ink in certain fountain pens doesn't flow consistently. During the first mark on a piece of paper, it sometimes won't flow and requires a few more strokes before ink begins to show. Can become annoying since it happens frequently on some pens. This hasn't happened with Noodlers so it's definitely the ink. Otherwise, it's flawless.


Steren 200-051 Gold F Coupler Female to Female
Steren 200-051 Gold F Coupler Female to Female
Offered by Amamax (USA Seller)
Price: $2.69
5 used & new from $0.35

5.0 out of 5 stars It worked, I'm happy, December 4, 2012
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Shipped fast and has so far been holding up my connection perfectly for roughly 2 months now. Currently holding together 50ft of coaxial on both ends.


Nemosine Singularity Fountain Pen, Fine German Nib, Black Marble (NEM-SIN-08-F)
Nemosine Singularity Fountain Pen, Fine German Nib, Black Marble (NEM-SIN-08-F)
Offered by Paramount Goods LLC.
Price: $19.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Pen!!, December 4, 2012
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The Nemosine came exactly as described. Right on down to it being inspected by a REAL person before being shipped.

The pen flows perfectly and is honestly better than the LAMY Safari I own. The nib flows smoothly, the converter works perfectly and the cartridges are small, but work perfectly also.

Only problem I have found is that since the cap and body of the pen are twistable, sometimes the body will unscrew instead of the cap when going to write. Another slight problem is that the body will sometimes become overly tight and not allow you to unscrew it to refill the converter. Have had to use pliers to unscrew it.

For $20 it's a very nice aesthetic piece that works as it's suppose to. Very happy with it!


8MM Black High Polish Matte Finish Mens Titanium Ring Wedding Band Size 9
8MM Black High Polish Matte Finish Mens Titanium Ring Wedding Band Size 9
Offered by SuperJeweler

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Have your finger professionally sized!!, December 4, 2012
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I ordered this for a cheap professional looking band I could wear to special occasions. Came in a nice blue box and is exactly as described. Perfect match of matte with a shiny underside.

I measured using some info found online, but the ring is about a full size to big. Totally my fault, but just take that as a precaution.


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1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Have to love shipping...., December 4, 2012
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20 cents for the product and a $5 for shipping. Gotta love it...

Package came exactly as described and works flawlessly. I'm not sure about the "studs" on the side of the converter though. Mine virtually has nothing that was suppose to rest against the inside of my Lamy Safari. Still worked fine though. Suction worked great and refills were easy.
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