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Yosoo Shoulder Ice Cold & Hot Thermal Therapy Gel Pack Wrap
Yosoo Shoulder Ice Cold & Hot Thermal Therapy Gel Pack Wrap
Offered by wasooo
Price: $14.95
2 used & new from $13.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Directions for using and review of harness, July 27, 2015
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This harness comes in three parts in clear cello wrap--no directions, no labeling other than product name and bar code. There is the harness itself, the shoulder strap with two round velcro "hook" pads, and an extender strap with one hook strip.

For this reviewer, assembling and using this device became an IQ test. Hmm. OK, here is my modest effort at providing you quick directions. Feel free to expand on them or add more tips for effective use.

First, I am using this on my left shoulder, rather than the right one pictured in the product listing. Lay the harness on your shoulder, with the taped-seam-side out resting on top of your shoulder to see how it fits when this process is completed.. This is important, as the velcro does not stick to the other side of the harness.

Second, remove the harness and attach one of the round velcro pads of the shoulder strap to the rear side at an angle to travel across your back and under your right (opposite) arm. Now place this back on your shoulder.

Third, wrap the tongue of the harness proper around under your arm and attach it loosely to the harness material on the other side. If your arm is too large, see below (EXTENDER) for extending the reach of the tongue. Bring the elastic shoulder strap around in front, and attach the other round pad to the top front of the harness (see product picture). That is how it will rest on your shoulder.

Third, retrieve your hot or cold gel pack. Put your harness on, with the elastic strap attached only to the rear, and loosely wrapped around to the front, under your arm pit, but do not attach the front pad. Wrap the harness tongue around the arm. Now fold the top part of the harness back and slide your gel pad under the harness. You should be wearing a T shirt or similar so the gel pad does not come in contact with the skin. Do NOT wear harness with gel pad without clothing, as shown in picture.

Fourth, reattach the velcro shoulder strap round pad to the front of the harness. You now have your gel pad in place for therapy while you go about your daily tasks or just rest and relax.

The EXTENDER to this product is another elastic strap, capable of attaching any velcro hook surface to it, it also has one velcro hook surface. The function of this strap is a mystery out of the cello package, as it is not shown on any product photos here. A good use for this extra strap would be to extend the reach of the tongue portion of the harness itself which wraps under and around the arm. You do not want the harness tongue wrapped tightly under your arm, as it will cut off the circulation of the arm. That is counter-productive to the purpose of applying heat or cold to the sore shoulder. You want to maintain good circulation during use of this harness for maximum benefit. Another potential use would be to extend the cross chest elastic strap for larger chest people. I am a size 38 chest and do not need an extender, but can imagine those larger than size 40 or 42 might.

Following these directions, you should have secured a gel pack to your shoulder, a tough area to have thermal compresses stay in place. Yes, it works after you fiddle with it for several minutes to get it just right without being too tight.

Although it seems as if a gel pack should be included, it is not. You should obtain a 6 x 10 inch gel pack to slip under the harness while installed on your shoulder. I recommend two, so you always have one in the freezer or keep one for heating in the microwave and the other for chilling in the freezer.

Other than the lack of directions and identification of uses for the extra strap which I called the "extender," this product is well made from made-made materials. It should last a long while, years in my case for home use. If you are a really large person, with thick shoulders and arms, this harness might be too small for your purposes.
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DCOU Alloy Pollen Tobacco Grinder/ Spice Grinder/ Herb Grinder/ Weed Grinder,Grinder Sifter,with Magnetic Top,The Best Grinder for Herbs, Tobacco, and Spices - Hand-cranked Grinder 4 Pieces 2.5'' (Black)
DCOU Alloy Pollen Tobacco Grinder/ Spice Grinder/ Herb Grinder/ Weed Grinder,Grinder Sifter,with Magnetic Top,The Best Grinder for Herbs, Tobacco, and Spices - Hand-cranked Grinder 4 Pieces 2.5'' (Black)
Offered by Expressfinding
Price: $49.00

1.0 out of 5 stars Used once, and then the handle no longer turned the grinder, July 27, 2015
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The screw threads attached from the handle on top to the grinder blades easily became stripped, effectively making this device worthless.


Unger 92134 36-Inch Nifty Nabber Pick-Up Tool with Aluminum Handle
Unger 92134 36-Inch Nifty Nabber Pick-Up Tool with Aluminum Handle
Price: $19.97
42 used & new from $17.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Indispensable for anyone restricted in movement., June 29, 2015
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The Unger Nifty Nabber can easily pick up a standard business card off of a smooth floor; that is how good and precise it is.

I purchased another grabber from Amazon which failed to function as intended. So this was my second purchase and after more than a week of grabbing and lifting things, I could not be more pleased. The two ends of the grabber end are pliable rubber, so they truly grip. Other grabber/reachers use hard plastic which fail to pick up many thin or smaller items. I have picked up items up to several pounds and find this to be indispensable.

This is well worth the several dollars more it costs compared to cheaply made grabbers which only wish they could pick up thin items.


Duro-Med 32 Aluminum Reacher Grabber with Magnetic Tip
Duro-Med 32 Aluminum Reacher Grabber with Magnetic Tip
Price: $16.95
16 used & new from $13.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Poorly designed and cheaply made. Very limited in usefulness., June 29, 2015
This was my first purchase of a grabber/reacher, and it took less than one day to discover ones of the item's fatal flaws. When you pull the trigger on the item, you are then pulling on a string down to the grabber part. Problem is, when the string is the least bit stretched from picking up items, then the plastic flange will not grip onto to an item--a gap exists. The string no longer keeps tension of the two grabbing parts. So this would be good for picking up bulky items weighing a few ounces, but nothing more. And mine now will not pick up pieces of paper or other small items. The two grabbing parts of this are hard plastic so they do not "grab.".

Since I am disabled for several months, I knew this would not suffice. So i purchased from Amazon the Unger 92134 36-Inch Nifty Nabber Pick-Up Tool with Aluminum Handle. It keeps the tension at the tip, and the two grabbing parts are pliable rubber. So it picks virtually anything off the floor weighing under a few pounds.

This Duro-Med item is useful when the curved hook part of the grabber can easily lift an item, such as an item with a closed loop handle.. Otherwise, get the rubber-tipped Unger to pick up everything else. And the Unger does pick up everything else, within reason.
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Rosewood Waiters Corkscrew by HiCoup - Premium All-in-one Corkscrew, Bottle Opener and Foil Cutter
Rosewood Waiters Corkscrew by HiCoup - Premium All-in-one Corkscrew, Bottle Opener and Foil Cutter
Offered by HiCoup
Price: $24.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Well made quality waiters corkscrew., June 29, 2015
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Just the heft and the thick gauge steel with real rosewood trim tells you this is a quality item. After downloading the directions on line, the first opening was a breeze. This is a nice pocket size requiring a small effort in twisting the corkscrew into the cork, and then no more effort than the large "butterfly-type" corkscrew to remove the cork. This will go with me on trips, as many times I have found myself in a hotel with a bottle of corked wine but no quality corkscrew. The ones hotels give you require a Herculean effort to remove the cork, and half the time it breaks off midway out. After several uses, you know this is not a cheap stamped-metal item but something which will last many years.


Artificial Monarch Butterflies. On Wire Stems. Packs of 12
Artificial Monarch Butterflies. On Wire Stems. Packs of 12
Offered by crafts decor
Price: $12.99

1.0 out of 5 stars Good grief. Yellow is yellow and orange is orange and these are ALL orange! Period., April 17, 2015
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Yellow Monarch butterflies exist in nature. So do orange ones. The picture clearly shows both, not some trick lighting as one reviewer implies. These are simply misrepresented. Fraud.
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Orange Monarch Butterflies, 1-1/2"
Orange Monarch Butterflies, 1-1/2"
Offered by I M Merchandise
Price: $12.00
5 used & new from $8.86

5.0 out of 5 stars Nice product as advertised., April 10, 2015
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These are finely made and realistic. They are as advertised, considering the 1 1/2" is measured from wingtip to wingtip, almost completely spread in a horizontal fashion. When the wings are folded at 45 degrees in a natural flying position, then they are more like 1" wide.


Twelve Days (John Wells Series Book 9)
Twelve Days (John Wells Series Book 9)
Offered by Penguin Group (USA) LLC
Price: $11.84

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars No preaching, just a thrilling adventure., April 2, 2015
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Many modern "beach-read" thriller fiction stories end up being some political agenda, left, right or wherever. Berenson keeps the preaching and agenda out of his up-to-the-minute adventure fiction. Only major thing he got wrong is he still had oil @ $100 barrel, rightly so. Otherwise, from the perspective of April 2015, Berenson predicts the future fairly well.

Well worth the time and money, especially if you read this while Iran and the US continue to battle while Israel maintains no peace at any price except exterminating Iran.


Hero
Hero
Price: $1.29

5.0 out of 5 stars Catchy love song., March 12, 2015
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This review is from: Hero (MP3 Music)
Great song. Great Vistaprint ad. Catchy music which does not wear out after 50 plays. Nice love song, too.


Norman 08120 - LED-G8-SHORT-120V Replacement LED Light Bulb
Norman 08120 - LED-G8-SHORT-120V Replacement LED Light Bulb
Offered by eLightBulbs
Price: $15.79

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent to replace halogen in closed spaces., March 12, 2015
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Funny thing: one reviewer says these are too blue, the other says they are too yellow.

The one I received is just fine and in the range of 2700-3000K where they should be for interior home lighting, a pleasing warm light. I have mine above my curio cabinet replacing the very hot halogen bulbs. They work on low at very low output, maybe 10-20 lumens so not worth operating on this setting and at full strength at the 150 lumens actual output. I am very happy, as I can leave on 24/7 without worry of fire, heat hurting the contents of my curio cabinet or wasteful use of electricity. It serves as an excellent night light in the living room.

I would price check this upon buying again, as it seems the price is somewhat out of line with other LED bulbs.


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