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Furniture Treatment No. 5 | Natural Leather Conditioner and Cleaner | 8 oz
Furniture Treatment No. 5 | Natural Leather Conditioner and Cleaner | 8 oz
Offered by Chamberlain's Leather Milk
Price: $20.99
2 used & new from $18.95

5.0 out of 5 stars It made my old leather covered desk chair look better and it's stayed looking better too., May 3, 2015
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I used this on my old desk chair a few weeks ago. It was easy to apply with the included buffer/applicator pad. Unlike other leather treatment product I've tried this one didn't have any noticeable smell and did not leave an oily residue. The result was that the leather looked newer and felt a bit softer.

So far, the effects seem to have some staying power. The chair still looks and feels better than before I treated it.


DE Tempered Glass Screen Protector for iPhone 6 Plus (In Packaging)
DE Tempered Glass Screen Protector for iPhone 6 Plus (In Packaging)
Offered by Filltech
Price: $8.99
2 used & new from $8.99

4.0 out of 5 stars This screen protector installs as easily and works as well as any flat, tempered glass screen protector I've used, May 3, 2015
Verified Purchase(What's this?)
I remember the olden days, back when I was a boy, when we had those old fashioned flexible plastic screen protectors. You had to roll them on so carefully to avoid air bubbles and then press them down with the edge of a credit card to smooth them out.

Nowadays we have tempered glass screen protectors that practically install themselves. After cleaning the screen to remove any dust you just set the screen protector in place and you're done. That's pretty much how it went with this one...

Except for the cleaning part...

I followed the enclosed directions first cleaning the screen with then enclosed alcohol pad and then removing "any dust, moisture, or debri" with the included microfiber cloth. And that's where I ran into a small problem. It seems the included microfiber cloth left behind more "debri" than it picked up. I solved the problem with my Giottos Rocket Air Blaster Air Blower.

If you plan on using this otherwise fine product please don't use the included cloth and make sure you have some way to effectively remove any dust on hand before applying it.


Crosman Stinger P311 Airsoft Pistol (Black)
Crosman Stinger P311 Airsoft Pistol (Black)
Price: $14.96

2.0 out of 5 stars This is a great gun but THIS one isn't... please read..., May 3, 2015
The Crosman P311 is tons of fun. Accurate and easy to use. If you want an airsoft gun you won't go wrong getting the P311. Just don't get THIS one.

A much better value is the Crosman Airsoft Stinger Challenge Kit. For $5 more you get a "sticky target" worth $15 PLUS a second P311 which according to this listing is also worth $15.

A couple more thoughts...

The hardest part of using the 311 is loading it. A MetalTac Airsoft Speed Loader really makes the overall experience more enjoyable. And again, thinking value, with the Two Pack of MetalTac Airsoft Speed Loader I got a second one for only fifty cents.

If you want accuracy past 15' consider Crosman 6mm biodegradable airsoft BBs, 0.20g.


12 Gauge Shotgun Shells Shell Magnets in Brass - Set of 6
12 Gauge Shotgun Shells Shell Magnets in Brass - Set of 6
Offered by Cobrabraid
Price: $9.99
2 used & new from $9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars An interesting departure from your standard fridge magnet, May 2, 2015
The brass is clean and highly polished. Each one has a struck primer and are marked Winchester 12 GA AA-HS. That last part explains why these wound up as fridge magnets and I guess it can be called progress. But, I digress...

The magnets are pretty strong. Any one of them will keep eight sheets of 24 lb paper stuck to the side of my file cabinet just fine.

As an added touch, they arrive in a hang-tag package that I would fully expect to see in my local gun store. (Perhaps that's because it's one of the places these are being sold?) Anyway, it's a way to "butch up" your office or kitchen or give a a gift to someone who could use a little butching.


Best LED CREE Head Flashlight - Light-weight, Waterproof Running Headlamp - 200% Better Battery Life - 5 Easy To Change Multipurpose Head Light Functions + Red Light For Fishing, Bike Riding, Hiking, Camping, More! - 1 x AA Battery Included - 100% Lifetime Guarantee
Best LED CREE Head Flashlight - Light-weight, Waterproof Running Headlamp - 200% Better Battery Life - 5 Easy To Change Multipurpose Head Light Functions + Red Light For Fishing, Bike Riding, Hiking, Camping, More! - 1 x AA Battery Included - 100% Lifetime Guarantee
Offered by Nightrider1
Price: $38.00

5.0 out of 5 stars A durable, lightweight, well designed headlamp for biking or running., May 1, 2015
This light is... well... light. and compact and sealed against moisture and blindingly bright. It's great for running or biking and maybe good for orienteering or spelunking except I don't know much about those things.

What I do know is that the weight of the included Duracell AA battery and the headlamp is only two ounces. When you tap The Button (there is only The Button) Additional tapes take you through t the other "white light" modes, medium, low, flash, off, repeat. (Or for you musicians... :||

If you hold The Button it changes to a constant red light. The next tap gets you to a flashing red light and the next tap takes you to off. From there you start where we started in the previous paragraph.

For a light that's intended for biking or running the way they have it designed is ideal. For most headlamps I prefer they start in whatever mode there were in last when I turned them off and that the white light starts at its dimmest setting and gets brighter as I tap. However, this isn't most headlamps and the choices they've made are perfect.

A sample was provided for my evaluation.

However,


Vokul® TG-6061 Pro XX Style Lightweight, Super-Tough Aluminum Stunt Kick Scooter With High Grade Urethane Wheel (T-black)
Vokul® TG-6061 Pro XX Style Lightweight, Super-Tough Aluminum Stunt Kick Scooter With High Grade Urethane Wheel (T-black)
Offered by VOKUL Sports
Price: $69.99
3 used & new from $69.99

2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing, May 1, 2015
This thing is heavy, almost two pounds heavier than the Razor A2 Kick Scooter.

Other things about this scooter that are different from that one include:

- It costs about $30 more.

- Its wheels don't spin freely.

- It doesn't fold down.

- Its hand grips are hard rubber.

- It comes with a light coating of machine oil.

- It only allows you to adjust the handlebars by a few inches.

- You need a hex wrench to adjust the handlebars.

- The Double Clamp, pictured in the listing at the base of the vertical tube with three screws, is welded on off center. That could be by design and i doubt it.

- The handlebar doesn't turn freely.

On the plus side, the rear break seems to work very well.

The only reason I can see getting this scooter is if you Have a little extra to spend and want to make your scooting a bit more challenging.

This scooter was provided by the manufacturer at not cost to me in exchange for my honest evaluation.


Zenzzle 10000mah Power Bank External Battery for Smartphones and Tablets (Dual USB Outputs 5v 1a, 5v 2.1a, Ultra Compact Design) for Iphone 6 Plus 5s 5c 5 4s, Ipad Air 2 Mini 3, Samsung Galaxy S6 S5 S4 Note Tab, Nexus, Htc, Motorola, Nokia, Ps Vita, Gopro, More Phones and Tablets Charge Iphone 6 Plus 2 Times
Zenzzle 10000mah Power Bank External Battery for Smartphones and Tablets (Dual USB Outputs 5v 1a, 5v 2.1a, Ultra Compact Design) for Iphone 6 Plus 5s 5c 5 4s, Ipad Air 2 Mini 3, Samsung Galaxy S6 S5 S4 Note Tab, Nexus, Htc, Motorola, Nokia, Ps Vita, Gopro, More Phones and Tablets Charge Iphone 6 Plus 2 Times
Offered by Zenzzle
Price: $38.99

2.0 out of 5 stars Does not provide the rated capacity, May 1, 2015
Length:: 0:30 Mins

I started with the battery completely full. I connected a load to the 1-Amp port that would draw 1 Amp and a load to the 2.1-Amp port that would draw 2.1 Amps. I measured the output and both ports were supplying the rated current at 5 volts. That is a very good thing.

Under these conditions the battery should last over three hours.

After 15 minutes the display showed 70%. That is not so good.

At 23 minutes the display showed 50%. Or, at least that's what I think it said since part of the display turned black.

At 30 minutes the blackness covered more of the display and the output dropped considerably. For both ports the output voltage dropped to 3.3 volts and the output current dropped by 30%.

I unplugged both loads for a few seconds. The display cleared up, the display went to 95%, and the output continued at the reduced and essentially useless rate.

I stopped the test 35 minutes after it started.

On a positive note, the flashlight that's part of the battery is uncommonly bright.


Oldshark Y101 Bluetooth 4.1 Sweatproof Rainproof Stereo Wireless Headset with Flexible EarHook Clear Voice and Noise Cancellation Outdoor Jogging/Running Gym/Hiking/Exercise Wireless Earbuds Headsets with Microphone for iPhone 6 5S 5C 5 4S 4, iPods,HTC One,One mini, One mini 2,iPad Mini, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Note 2, S5 S4, S3, S2,LG Optimus,LG G3,G2,MOTO X,Most Android Smart Phones and Tablets and Other Bluetooth-enabled Tablets Passion Yellow
Oldshark Y101 Bluetooth 4.1 Sweatproof Rainproof Stereo Wireless Headset with Flexible EarHook Clear Voice and Noise Cancellation Outdoor Jogging/Running Gym/Hiking/Exercise Wireless Earbuds Headsets with Microphone for iPhone 6 5S 5C 5 4S 4, iPods,HTC One,One mini, One mini 2,iPad Mini, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Note 2, S5 S4, S3, S2,LG Optimus,LG G3,G2,MOTO X,Most Android Smart Phones and Tablets and Other Bluetooth-enabled Tablets Passion Yellow
Offered by Oldshark
Price: $21.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for active sports, May 1, 2015
What really impressed me about these headphones what their comfortable and secure fit. In addition, they manage to keep the ear bud firmly in my ear. The result is as much sound as I need with a dramatic reduction in outside noise. I was also surprised at the microphone sound quality. It was by no means as good as my Bose Bluetooth Headset Series 2 nor would I expect it to be. However it was considerably better than I've heard from Bluetooth headphones costing many times more.

Operation is clean, simple, and designed to be used when you are otherwise preoccupied. The three control buttons are easy to differentiate by touch and provide positive feedback when pressed. There are clear, voice announcements from the headset; no need to remember which pattern of beeps mean what. There is an on-screen display for headphone battery level and volume setting; changing the volume using the headphone control actually changes the volume on my phone.

The weak point of these headphones is their bass response. It's nowhere near bad and just doesn't live up to the otherwise outstanding audio quality.

The headset was provided for my evaluation. Despite the aforementioned "problem" I gave it five stars because it's intended for active use and is available for a remarkably low price.


Ultimate Bath Countertop Foaming Soap Dispenser - Replace your single-use plastic soap dispensers with this beautiful high quality chrome and acrylic countertop soap dispenser
Ultimate Bath Countertop Foaming Soap Dispenser - Replace your single-use plastic soap dispensers with this beautiful high quality chrome and acrylic countertop soap dispenser
Offered by Kitchen-Classics
Price: $13.99

5.0 out of 5 stars A great looking, great working soap dispenser, May 1, 2015
This dispenser looks great and is very durable. It works fine with my "home brew" foaming soap, one-part Dial Liquid Dial Gallon Size Hand Soap and a bunch of parts, maybe four or five, of tap water. However, I also had some 100% Organic Foaming Soap on hand and it produces even foamier soap. These dispenser also work better, looks a whole lot better, and feel like they will last longer than refilled soap containers like this one: Foaming Hand Wash.

The dispenser was provided for my evaluation.


Three (3) Travel Accessories Foaming Soap Dispensers - Airline Approved (100ml/3.4oz) for Carry-on luggage or for use as countertop soap dispensers. Popular for camping and backpacking.
Three (3) Travel Accessories Foaming Soap Dispensers - Airline Approved (100ml/3.4oz) for Carry-on luggage or for use as countertop soap dispensers. Popular for camping and backpacking.
Offered by Kitchen-Classics
Price: $14.95

5.0 out of 5 stars These are great for travel or even around the house, May 1, 2015
These dispensers are handy and durable. Each dispenser comes with a clear cover that isn't clear from the listing. (Or maybe the problem is that it's *too* clear?). Anyway, with the cover in place there's not going to be any soap leaking out when I don't want it to.

These work fine with my "home brew" foaming soap, one-part Dial Liquid Dial Gallon Size Hand Soap and a bunch of parts, maybe four or five, of tap water. However, along with these dispensers which were provided for my evaluation the manufacturer included some of their 100% Organic Foaming Soap and it somehow produces even foamier soap. These dispensers also work better, look better, and feel like they will last longer than refilled soap containers like this one: Foaming Hand Wash.


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