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Select Soft Shell Insole (Small)
Select Soft Shell Insole (Small)
Price: $32.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The price was right but the size was not, August 12, 2014
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A size of "medium" does not tell much for shoes. In this case a medium is roughly a men's US size 8. The product seems to be of a good quality. It has a formed plastic support, a gel heel, and a foam footbed.


The Runner's Enchiridion: For Beginners
The Runner's Enchiridion: For Beginners
Price: $0.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Introduction to running, not how to begin running, June 11, 2014
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This is a good introductory essay about learning to run in general; it is not about how to start actually becoming a runner.

The audience is presumed to be those already motivated to run; it is not a motivational essay.

This reads like a very good high school essay; it is not a true enchiridion (handbook) as I see it.


Run: A Complete Beginners Guide (Learn How To Start Running)
Run: A Complete Beginners Guide (Learn How To Start Running)
Price: $2.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Small price, good info, June 11, 2014
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If all you want is a short bit of good advice to start running, this is a good buy. It gives you some principles to guide you (mental prep, shoes, start slow...). It doesn't talk about preparing for a marathon, it doesn't tell you what vegetables to eat. If you keep on running then you'll need more than just this book to do well and limit injuries.


Wilkinson Sword Tech 4 Razor with 2 Cartridges
Wilkinson Sword Tech 4 Razor with 2 Cartridges
Offered by Gifts 'n More
Price: $7.59
7 used & new from $7.59

4.0 out of 5 stars Works with Quattro Titanium blades, June 11, 2014
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The handle works just fine with Schick Quattro Titanium blades. This hasn't been a performance issue (pro or con), but the bend in the Wilkinson handle is perhaps 20 degrees, whereas the Schick handle is about 10 degrees. The handle is made of metal and rubber/plastic and has a nice feel, and also a nice weight, with a mass of about 38 grams. The only real negative I have found is that the tip of the handle sticks into the base quite a lot, so more care must be taken to lift, slide, then lift when removing the handle for the morning shave.


Noble Locks NTZAIR0002 MAC BOOK AIR 13IN LOCK KIT
Noble Locks NTZAIR0002 MAC BOOK AIR 13IN LOCK KIT
Offered by AV House
Price: $57.78
12 used & new from $57.78

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Macbook Air is designed to stay with you, not be alone, June 11, 2014
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The reality of the Mac Air bracket bar is that it's a mild deterrent, not a true locking mechanism. Anyone with the tiny Torx screwdriver can remove the bracket and walk away with a complete laptop. Gluing the bracket to the case could help. If you glue the screws in place or deface them then the laptop hardware cannot be serviced if necessary.

Given the above, the quality of the product is sufficiently good. The aluminium seems like the lock could be wrenched out of it with enough effort, but I didn't want to test that.The cable is a narrow 3/16" so it doesn't seem like it would take much to cut through it.

There aren't currently many alternatives for Mac Air locks: a) something that screws into the bottom, such as this bracket; b) something that glues onto the lid, such as a glue-on Kensington Security Slot adapter; or c) something that it slides into, such as the Kensington SafeDock. There are nifty little bent brackets with Kensington security slots that work when the lid is open, but I haven't seen anyone able to demonstrate that these aren't a pain to use. The best security is to take the Air with you wherever you go.

This is the same lock set as the Maclocks Macbook Air wedge lock bracket, which is manufactured by Noble Locks.


Grundfos 595656 1/2-Inch Clip-On Aquastat Control
Grundfos 595656 1/2-Inch Clip-On Aquastat Control
Price: $36.89

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Timed hot water, May 17, 2014
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This unit seems to work great, though I haven't scientifically tested it. A separate timer (not included) is used to turn the pump on at certain times of the day, and this aquastat connects to the pump to turn it off when the water is hot enough. Note that this aquastat is for 105-115 degrees and 1/2" pipe. There are other temperatures and sizes.


Kohler K-10549-CP Bancroft 1.75 gpm Multifunction Handshower, Polished Chrome
Kohler K-10549-CP Bancroft 1.75 gpm Multifunction Handshower, Polished Chrome
Price: $103.91
8 used & new from $95.60

4.0 out of 5 stars Three settings, and one can make noise, May 17, 2014
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I like the looks and construction of this handshower, but it is a bit limited. The medium strength 'normal' shower is nice, though it does make a hissing sound at times (remedied by twisting the head just a bit). The jet spray isn't useful to me, but perhaps to others it is. The third setting is a like the first but a narrower stream, which produces a tingly sensation. My daughter likes it but the rest of the family does not.

The unit is heavy, so it can make it droop or slip on the mount, but most mounts have a screw adjustment to make it tighter and all is well.


New Star 36459 Commercial Grade Cast Aluminum Egg Slicer
New Star 36459 Commercial Grade Cast Aluminum Egg Slicer
Price: $7.02
3 used & new from $6.59

3.0 out of 5 stars May oxidize in dishwasher, May 17, 2014
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Given the aluminum constructions, I should have known that this was not dishwasher safe (depending on soap), so now it is oxidized. It works well, but still doesn't open and close smoothly even after many uses. I still like it, though.


NOMA/INLITEN-IMPORT 1080-88 C7 Flame Tip Bulb, 3-Pack
NOMA/INLITEN-IMPORT 1080-88 C7 Flame Tip Bulb, 3-Pack
Offered by Gatzies
Price: $6.96
4 used & new from $5.45

5.0 out of 5 stars Works great to simulate the glow of vacuum tubes, May 17, 2014
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For a TV retrofit project (putting a LCD into a 1952 Philco) I needed a way to simulate the glow of vacuum tubes, and this fit the bill perfectly with it's warm orange glow. It certainly doesn't look like a candle, but it does a bit of the visual glow of one, with no flicker.
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24 Piece Button Cell Batteries
24 Piece Button Cell Batteries

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Price is great, but not all cells work, May 17, 2014
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For the price this is a good deal, but some of the batteries are duds. Further, who needs that many different sizes of batteries?


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