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T-fal FV4495 Ultraglide Easycord Steam Iron with Ceramic Scratch Resistant Nonstick Soleplate, 1725-Watt, Black
T-fal FV4495 Ultraglide Easycord Steam Iron with Ceramic Scratch Resistant Nonstick Soleplate, 1725-Watt, Black
Offered by PopShop!
Price: $53.01
6 used & new from $32.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Much improved over other recent T-fal irons., August 19, 2014
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T-fal has come back from the dreadful FV4476 with a much better iron. Good side: heats quickly, plenty of steam, ceramic sole-plate is smooth, 12-foot AC cord is long enough to get to any outlet comfortably, they've finally fixed the leaking filling spout issue. Bad side: black isn't exactly a cheerful color, iron makes strange clanging noises while heating and cooling. Bottom line: keeper!


Perfect Glass Eyewear Cleaner
Perfect Glass Eyewear Cleaner
Offered by HeredomUs
Price: $8.99
3 used & new from $7.15

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely streaks . . ., June 13, 2014
In spite of the claims made for this product by the manufacturer, this will absolutely leave streaks, even when wiped with a clean microfiber cloth. I've tried a LOT of eyeglass cleaning solutions, this is near the bottom.


Parker Urban Premium Ballpoint Pen, Medium Point, Matte Black (1795271)
Parker Urban Premium Ballpoint Pen, Medium Point, Matte Black (1795271)
Price: $33.58
13 used & new from $23.50

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not well made, April 16, 2014
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The test of a good ballpoint pen or rollerball is if the pen writes without "clicking", that is, whether the refill is secured tightly enough in the pen so that the point doesn't click against the barrel when you write with it. My Parker Urban clicked like mad, further more, the lower section of the barrel gave a loud squeak when it was twisted to reveal or retract the point. Pretty poor workmanship, my $5.00 Pilot Dr. Grip is more solid and a better writer with better ink flow as well. Nice design, though.


Purosol All Natural Lens Cleaner 4oz.
Purosol All Natural Lens Cleaner 4oz.
Price: $15.95
10 used & new from $12.96

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Works great, if used right., December 21, 2013
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Purosol Lens Cleaner is pretty much very clean water with a small amount of d-limonene, a citrus based cleaning agent. If used carefully, with an absorbent cloth, it can achieve superior results to an alcohol based cleaner. The vast majority of lens cleaning streaks come from the alcohol in the cleaner causing something on the wiping cloth to emulsify, be it fabric softener or some kind of softening agent (most paper towels, Brawny and such, are full of this stuff), and leaving a film on the lens. With the chemically-benign Purosol, you generally don't run into this trouble. I use it in conjunction with a made-for-glass cleaning microfiber cloth and get spectacular results, I have also used it with a clean Selvyt cloth and gotten the same, but with a little more wiping. This is also probably the one cleaner that you could spray directly on the lens and not worry about damage to an element.

By the way, you didn't hear this from me, but there is absolutely no difference between this product and Purosol Plasma Cleaner. Same product, different label.


Giottos AGSP-8321 Screen Protector (Transparent/Black)
Giottos AGSP-8321 Screen Protector (Transparent/Black)
Offered by Photo Savings
Price: $38.95
7 used & new from $29.00

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Frustrating, not recommended, October 22, 2013
Provides reasonable protection for the lcd screen, but also shows off every smudge and nose print in a glaringly obvious way, more so than the Nikon supplied plastic screen protector. Unless you are prepared to wipe it with a microfiber every few minutes, it'll drive you nuts. There is an issue with slow-to-clear condensation between the lcd and the glass on cold days as well. I had it on my camera for a single afternoon. Stick with the plastic protector.
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Syracuse Television (Images of America)
Syracuse Television (Images of America)
by Christie Casciano
Edition: Paperback
Price: $16.44
25 used & new from $11.56

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Presto! Chango! By Jango! Get Rolling Projector!!*, June 10, 2013
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For those of us who are old enough to remember what the magical key to the magical door of the wonderful Magic Toy Shop was, this is a fun trip back into time. All of your favorite old personalities are here in photos . . . The Play Lady, Salty Sam, Baron Deamon, Mister Trolly, Miss Cathy, Dr. E. Nick Witty (can you believe that I just "got" that name only a few years back?), and all your local news anchors. I worked with some of these people for years, and it was nice to see them again in their heyday. Great behind the scenes shots too. Well done, guys!

* Spoken by the cast of The Magic Toy Shop just prior to a cartoon. It was the cue to the director to roll the film!


T-fal FV4476 Ultraglide Easycord Auto-Off Steam Iron with Ceramic Scratch Resistant Nonstick Soleplate Anti-Drip and Scale System, 1700-Watt, Teal
T-fal FV4476 Ultraglide Easycord Auto-Off Steam Iron with Ceramic Scratch Resistant Nonstick Soleplate Anti-Drip and Scale System, 1700-Watt, Teal
Offered by HOUSEWARES
Price: $53.95
22 used & new from $34.97

2.0 out of 5 stars Leaks like a sieve, June 10, 2013
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I've had T-Fal irons for the past twenty years, and I had high hopes for this one. While it makes an impressive amount of steam, I also note that it does not get as hot as their previous irons, and the cord has been shortened from past models as well. Worst of all, it leaks. Even with the water reservoir less than half full, water escapes from the top of the handle, resulting in every ironing session ending with a damp ironing table and a wet hand. No good.


Boston Acoustics TVee 10  Soundbar Home Theater System
Boston Acoustics TVee 10 Soundbar Home Theater System
Price: $149.99
8 used & new from $119.00

14 of 16 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars In and out again in 90 minutes flat., February 5, 2013
The Boston Acoustics TVee 10 sets up very easily, but I found the cable on the power adaptor to be way too short to do a neatly cable-dressed install on our TV stand. I used the supplied TosLink cable to feed the unit from the back of a Sony KDL-40XBR4. My impressions of the audio quality is that it was a marginal improvement over the set's own sound. I felt that the unit had an overall hollow tone to it, possibly resonances from the rather lightweight plastic construction. There was an improvement in bass, and a little improvement in dialog intelligibility. As you may expect from a front-firing design like this, the audio is quite in-your-face as opposed to the sound from the set. Some may like this, but I felt the Sony itself offered a little more natural sound-staging.

But in the end none of that matters, because in the hour or so that I sat and listened I experienced the same problem that other reviewers reported: the unit randomly and arbitrarily switches itself to another input and must be manually dialed back to the correct one. This happened about four times, and is absolutely unacceptable. Back it went.
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Mastering the Nikon D800
Mastering the Nikon D800
by Darrell Young
Edition: Paperback
Price: $26.86
81 used & new from $20.95

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This is the D800 book you want, September 7, 2012
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Most camera-specific guide books scratch the surface of the camera, then halfway thru start into a lot of general photography theory that you probably know allready. The Rocky Nook/Nikonian Press are ALL camera. This one, for the D800, is over 500 pages of extremely detailed explanation for all of the camera functions, illustrated by clear color photos and containing recommendations based on the author's considerable experience with the camera. It's truly a revelation. I thought I knew the camera pretty well, but I learned much more about the camera's basic settings as well as its more obscure functions. The only thing that I could compare the book to, as far as completeness and detail go, are the cumbersome PDF-only Thom Hogan guides. Me, I'd rather have a book. Highly recommended!


Hoodman H-LPP3 HoodLoupe 3.0 Professional 3-Inch Screen Loupe (OLD MODEL)
Hoodman H-LPP3 HoodLoupe 3.0 Professional 3-Inch Screen Loupe (OLD MODEL)
Offered by Think Fast
Price: $79.99
12 used & new from $75.94

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great little device, but . . ., July 19, 2012
The Hoodman Loupe is unbeatable for landscape photographers and other tripod-shooting manual focus types who want to enlarge their live-views and really nail the job, and for easy glare-free checking afterward. In fact for the money, there's really not much else. I note two issues: 1. It's not that good optically, there is considerable distortion if you look anywhere else but perfectly straight down the eyepiece. 2. The carry case is way too tight. At the focus setting I use, the eyepiece is unscrewed quite a way from the body, and I have to screw it all the way down again for it to fit into the case. This gets pretty tedious after a while, and I wish the case was roomy enough to hold the device with the eyepiece at the user's settings. Overall, though, a nifty thing to have in the bag.


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