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Rugged Ridge 11306.30 Black Grille Insert
Rugged Ridge 11306.30 Black Grille Insert
Price: $44.99
50 used & new from $35.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, but don't ever remove, December 6, 2012
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Easy installation, just pop them into each grill opening. Better to remove the grill first, however, so that you can get the back tabs to snap into place better. Don't install if you plan on removing them later. They will scratch the paint underneath them, especially if any dirt or sand gets trapped.


Bilstein 24-141727 Front Shock for Jeep Wrangler JK
Bilstein 24-141727 Front Shock for Jeep Wrangler JK
Price: $75.14
8 used & new from $73.69

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent upgrade from stock, December 6, 2012
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Couldn't stand the squishy ride from my 2012 Wrangler JKU Sahara, and I had no intention of putting in a lift kit any time soon. These Bilsteins are perfect. Stiffer ride, better handling around corners, less nose dive on braking. All without being overly sensitive to every bump in the road. Also feels more stable on the highway. Easy installation with the proper tools and jack stands. Cosmetically, the baby blue shock boots have to go, but that's just my personal preference. Overall I'm extremely happy with these shocks.


Bilstein 24-141734 Rear Shock for Jeep Wrangler Jk
Bilstein 24-141734 Rear Shock for Jeep Wrangler Jk
Price: $67.92
10 used & new from $66.61

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent upgrade from stock, December 6, 2012
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Couldn't stand the squishy ride from my 2012 Wrangler JKU Sahara, and I had no intention of putting in a lift kit any time soon. These Bilsteins are perfect. Stiffer ride, better handling around corners, less nose dive on braking. All without being overly sensitive to every bump in the road. Also feels more stable on the highway. Easy installation with the proper tools and jack stands. Cosmetically, the baby blue shock boots have to go, but that's just my personal preference. Overall I'm extremely happy with these shocks.


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1.0 out of 5 stars Poorly made, Seller sent wrong size, October 5, 2012
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Ordered a size 24mth-2T, but of course the seller sent me the wrong size, received a 3T-4T. The outfit is VERY cheaply made. The feathers on the cuffs and legs are sewn on on just 2 spots, so they rip off easily. Outfit is held together in the back by just a small square of velcro. The cat ears look sloppy with exposed glue. The tail looks more like a rat tail, skinny and short. Such a waste of a purchase.


OtterBox Defender Series Case with Screen Protector and Stand for iPad 4th Generation, iPad 2 and 3 - Black
OtterBox Defender Series Case with Screen Protector and Stand for iPad 4th Generation, iPad 2 and 3 - Black
Price: $64.99
16 used & new from $58.10

5.0 out of 5 stars BIG improvement over previous for iPad 2, July 17, 2012
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Pros:
(1) Perfect fit. No squeaks or rattles. Similar to original iPad 1 Defender case.
(2) Firm silicone skin stays in place. Port covers stay put.
(3) Complete coverage for ports except speaker grill.
(4) Integrated screen protector really isn't all that bad optically despite poor reviews.
(5) Nice grip. Not slippery at all. Confident feel.

Cons:
(1) Adds considerable weight and bulk, especially with screen cover on.
(2) Screen protector not smooth, finger swipes tend to drag.
(3) Home button difficult to press. Really need to mash it down.
(4) Minimal speaker protection. Audio enhancer like Reflex case would have been nice.
(5) Not loving the Apple logo cut out in back, but that's just me.


Playskool Sesame Street Let's Rock! Cookie Monster Keyboard
Playskool Sesame Street Let's Rock! Cookie Monster Keyboard
Offered by LUSITANO COLLECTIBLES
Price: $16.50
54 used & new from $7.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Let's Rock!, December 17, 2011
= Durability:4.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:4.0 out of 5 stars 
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My 18 month old daughter really likes this keyboard. We wanted to introduce her to musical instruments and thought this would be a great start. It seems well constructed and should survive being stepped on and dropped. We were a bit disappointed that only the white keys work. The black ones are just for show and don't move at all. We wish there were a song tutorial or a Simon type of game, especially since the keys light up different colors. Cookie Monster does give positive feedback when your child hits many keys very fast. Song choices are very limited too, would have liked more I know, I know, that's asking a lot for such an affordable toy. But that's what it is, a toy. Not so much an educational tool, but a toy. As long as you keep this in mind, you'll be happy. Oh, one more thing ..... there is no volume control, just an on/off switch underneath, and this thing can be pretty loud. All in all a good purchase.


Boston Bruins Hull MVP Mesh Trucker Hat/Cap
Boston Bruins Hull MVP Mesh Trucker Hat/Cap

4.0 out of 5 stars Nice trucker hat, December 17, 2011
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Pros:
(1) Nice looking design
(2) Good construction, stitching looks like it will last a while
(3) Cap brim adjusts very well, especially if you like it curved and broken in

Cons:
(1) I'm not a fan of the gold piping and the gold button on top, would have preferred black
(2) Front patch is HUGE, but the Bruins logo is not as big as I'd like


Timbuk2 The Snoop Camera Messenger Bag 2011
Timbuk2 The Snoop Camera Messenger Bag 2011

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not a bad first try by Timbuk2, but ...., December 17, 2011
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Based on the Snoop size Small

Pros:
(1) Durable heavyweight construction
(2) Does not have that "expensive equipment camera bag" look
(3) Holds my Nikon D7000 with 16-85 attached, 35/1.8, 85 macro, and SB400 flash
(4) Camera compartment is well padded with zipper closure to keep out the elements
(5) Very comfortable shoulder strap (that is, WITHOUT the shoulder pad)

Cons:
(1) No grab handle (!!!)
(2) No padding in the laptop compartment (!!!)
(3) Tripod straps at the bottom of the bag kinda give it away that it's a camera bag, thieves will look for this
(4) Front storage compartments are virtually useless except for storing memory cards, manual and a couple filters
(5) Lack of any deep pockets to store extra battery, charger, laptop power brick, etc.
(6) Few color schemes to choose from
(7) Accessing equipment is definitely not quick
(8) No external pockets for a water bottle, cell phone, snacks etc. keep this from being the ultimate day bag
(9) Shoulder pad is ridiculously stiff and uncomfortable, just take it off and give it to your dog to play with

Overall I do like this bag, though it has some serious shortcomings. In many ways it seems the Snoop was rushed into production. There are just certain aspects of the bag that were not well designed. If you're going to provide a laptop storage area, why isn't it padded?! The camera insert zips closed to protect from rain, but there is no such protection for the laptop?! There is literally no cushioning on the backside or bottom, leaving your $2000 MaBook Pro very vulnerable. With this bag fully packed it can get heavy quick. Why didn't they sew on a grab handle?! A zipper on the top flap would be nice for quick access to your gear. Why are the storage compartments not expandable?! You put one thing in and all the other areas get compressed. This area is simply useless. The Napoleon pocket was a wasted opportunity to put in a pull-out storage bag, like how Tamrac does it.

Sadly, I don't think a true photographer tested this bag out before production. I'm sure the Snoop 2.0 will address all these issues. It's just sad considering how long we've been waiting for Timbuk2 to finally release a camera bag.


CTCstore Black Wave Premium Crystal TPU Silicone Skin Case for APPLE iPad with Precut LCD Screen Guard/Protector
CTCstore Black Wave Premium Crystal TPU Silicone Skin Case for APPLE iPad with Precut LCD Screen Guard/Protector

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Deceptive Product Description, Buyer Beware!, April 6, 2011
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As others have reviewed, this silicone skin is not the same as what is pictured on Amazon. It has a HUGE HONKING HOLE over the Apple logo on the back. It looks absolutely awful. Completely ruins what could have been an excellent silicone skin. Also, don't be fooled into thinking there are openings for the power button and volume rocker, because there aren't any. The edges of the case are also very poorly cut, having irregular and somewhat sharp edges in some spots. Looks like a hack job. What upsets me the most is that this company is allowed to sell this through Amazon without updating the product description. False advertisement. Surprised the Better Business Bureau hasn't been alerted. Obviously Amazon doesn't read these reviews or they'd pull this company's account.


Beauceron Dog Breed Profile
Beauceron Dog Breed Profile

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Rip off!, November 10, 2010
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$2.99 for this so-called "book"?! Finished reading it in less than five minutes. It's what, ten pages?? No pictures or even a table of contents. I got more information with a simple Google search. Amazon shouldn't even allow something like this to be sold as a Kindle download. It's embarrassing. Kay Roberts stole my money. We all deserve better than this trash.


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