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4 oz Original Gorilla Glue
4 oz Original Gorilla Glue
Price: $6.47
31 used & new from $5.87

5.0 out of 5 stars Repairs complex breaks in vases and ceramics leaving items look like new, July 26, 2015
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I am frankly stunned at how well this works. We had a particularly destructive day last week, managing to break a porcelain vase into about 10 pieces and a fireplace Travertine tile into several awkward, jagged lumps. I was unconvinced that either could be fixed and made to look reasonably new again so tried this out fully expecting it to fail, leaving only my fingers glued together.

Preparing the surfaces is the key - clean out the areas from dust and debris and then dampen the edges to be glued. Apply the glue very thinly (since it expands three times the volume in the curing process) and place the edges together. Using a clamp (or Gorilla glue tape) during the drying process helps form a solid bond but isn't essential. Wipe out any excess and then wait a few hours.

After, I had to use a pocket knife to remove some excess glue that had leaked out the creaks but - truly shockingly - neither the tile nor the vase show any signs of ever being broken. I can't say enough good things about this product and with a container this large, it's going to last forever.


George Foreman GP200R Camp and Tailgate Grill, Red
George Foreman GP200R Camp and Tailgate Grill, Red
Price: $119.99
3 used & new from $97.31

5.0 out of 5 stars Easy to carry, easy to clean - a great little portable barbecue, July 26, 2015
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I've seen the infomercials and now I've tested the product - although I doubt you'll be carrying it over your shoulder in your work clothes as the pictures suggest, it's definitely perfect for throwing in the trunk for tailgating, camping or just visiting friends. The unit connects quickly to the gas tank (not included, don't forget) and it always lights within a couple of clicks.

Barbecue purists will dislike the Teflon tray which prevent the flames from ever touching your food. Said purists will probably disapprove of gas too but overall the smokey flavor is maintained even if you don't get the striped griddle marks shown in the pictures. While you likely won't use this as a replacement to a full home barbecue, gas or charcoal, it's a fantastic backup that's capable of turning out a considerable volume of food.


Bushnell Rubicon Rechargable 200 lm Micro Lantern
Bushnell Rubicon Rechargable 200 lm Micro Lantern
Price: $41.39
21 used & new from $39.36

3.0 out of 5 stars Good battery life and multiple light settings but expensive, July 24, 2015
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This is a small but bright led light with three white brightness settings and one red-light mode. It's not heavy at all and the opaque casing is made of rubber so it won't crack if thrown into a bag or dropped. Under the unit there's a small plastic hanging loop to allow it be supported on a pole or hook. In my testing, battery life is consistent with the manufacturer claims and you can easily get 16 hours of light on the lowest setting. The charging cable does not include a power adapter so you must have a USB-capable port available (or a different charging cable). Overall this is a good camping unit but seems very expensive for what it is (I've seen almost identical units for half the price).


Samsung BD-J5700 Curved Blu-ray Player with Wi-Fi (2015 Model)
Samsung BD-J5700 Curved Blu-ray Player with Wi-Fi (2015 Model)
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33 used & new from $41.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars A good basic Blu-ray player with a horrible Apps interface, July 19, 2015
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This plays Blu-ray discs adequately and I didn't experience any issues with the playback, though the lack of a display on the front makes it difficult to tell if the power is on. As a basic player, it's fine and would probably receive a 4-star rating. The unnecessary apps platform works horrendously - apart from being unneeded for most people, it's one of the worst implementations of an apps interface I've seen on any device. It really seems like Blu-ray is going the way of the CD - after testing this for a couple of weeks, I'm not sure I'll ever buy a disk ever again.


Havahart Wireless Radial-Shape Select Fence for Medium-Large Dogs
Havahart Wireless Radial-Shape Select Fence for Medium-Large Dogs
Price: $299.00
3 used & new from $269.10

3.0 out of 5 stars Good for some use cases but not 100% reliable., July 18, 2015
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This is an interesting technology that works depending upon your use case - definitely check the manufacturer's guidelines on who this is designed for before purchasing. It's definitely more convenient than electric fences that must be trenched into the property but works with similar reliability to other wireless systems I have tested.

These sorts of systems will never be as effective as an actual fence due to the inherent problems in the concept but they can work 98% of the time with a properly trained dog, an appropriate battery charging regime and the ideal layout of property. Unfortunately, I need 100% reliability since otherwise the dog will disappear fairly quickly in my neighborhood and in testing this unit for 4 weeks, it has failed on two occasions. Fortunately, I was watching the dog, but for some reason on both times the unit simply did nothing.


Margaritaville Key West Frozen Concoction Maker with Easy Pour Jar & Extra Large Ice Reservoir
Margaritaville Key West Frozen Concoction Maker with Easy Pour Jar & Extra Large Ice Reservoir
Price: $299.99
3 used & new from $299.99

3.0 out of 5 stars A huge party piece for Margarita fans, July 18, 2015
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While there's no doubt this is a conversation piece at any party here in Texas, it's more of an infrequent toy to produce on special occasions than something you would use routinely. It's a big machine and won't fit easily under cabinets so unless you have a very big kitchen (quite possible here in Texas!) it's probably not practical for most households.

It's also a beast to clean and when you start poking around the machinery, it doesn't look any more well made than a basic blender. It certainly doesn't even compare that favorably to blenders in the same product range - I'm not honestly sure what you're getting for the extra hundred dollars or so on this model when the cheapest in the range is fine.

That being said, I know some margarita fans who will rave about the shaved iced and the speed with which they can be holding their favorite drink. For the rest of us, you'll likely use this once or twice a year and wonder why you didn't just buy a Vitamix blender you could use every day.


Cap Mundo Single-Cup Coffee for Nespresso Brewers, Yrgacheffe, 10 Count (Pack of 6)
Cap Mundo Single-Cup Coffee for Nespresso Brewers, Yrgacheffe, 10 Count (Pack of 6)
Price: $29.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Half the price of Nespresso pods, July 17, 2015
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This a super-smooth blend that makes a great cup of coffee and it's half the price of the Nespresso pods. We tried this with four different people and everyone enjoyed the medium flavor. I used on a Pixie Nespresso machine and had no issues at all even though it's not the official Nespresso pod. Other reviewers have reported a bitter flavor but personally I didn't find this to be the case. Overall, I would try these again.


V-LIGHT LED Energy-Efficient Ultra-Slim Desk Lamp with Adjustable Arms (VSL188NC)
V-LIGHT LED Energy-Efficient Ultra-Slim Desk Lamp with Adjustable Arms (VSL188NC)
Price: $39.99
3 used & new from $33.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Modern clean design for the small home office, July 11, 2015
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This lamp is ideal for the small home office. If you have limited space on your desk it can fit within a limited footprint. The light is very bright and perfect for office work such as writing or using the computer. The quality of the finish and the design is more consistent with a high end lamp that is considerably more expensive.


KitchenAid KCI10GPAC Cast Iron Grill and Panini Press Cookware - Almond Cream
KitchenAid KCI10GPAC Cast Iron Grill and Panini Press Cookware - Almond Cream
Price: $135.43
3 used & new from $135.43

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Extremely heavy, solid sturdy design for even cooking, July 3, 2015
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This is medium size pan with a heavy lid for pressing the contents down, and both items are much heavier than they look. The cast iron base distributes heat evenly so you get the same char in the middle as you do at the edges. The lid is designed for grilling paninis but can be used for any two-sided grill operation. Although the instructions indicate this is dishwasher safe, as with all cast iron skillets it's preferable to wash by hand (and it will also last longer if you let it cool down naturally after use). This is as good as any super high-end brand - after several uses, I suspect this will last for many years in my kitchen with the proper care.


Burt's Bees Renewal Night Cream, 1.8 Ounce
Burt's Bees Renewal Night Cream, 1.8 Ounce
Price: $13.98
14 used & new from $7.49

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Visible results over just a few days and a steal for the price, July 1, 2015
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So my wife and I have tested this and she's over the moon with this product. I lack the depth of experience that she has with such products but she ranked this in a "top 3 ever" category and was shocked to hear it's under $20 a pot. I tried this every night for a few days and it really does have an immediate refreshing and softening effect but being a guy I typically forget to apply it every day. We've used a number of Burts Bees products over the last year and had good results with all of them (except the shampoo, strangely). Like the other products in the line, it's mostly a natural recipe, it's inexpensive and seems to work just as well as products many times the price.


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