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Nelson Plastic Pulsating Sprinkler Head on Metal Spike, Two-Pack 50202
Nelson Plastic Pulsating Sprinkler Head on Metal Spike, Two-Pack 50202
Price: $15.47
7 used & new from $7.92

5.0 out of 5 stars large throw radius, simple, cheap, October 1, 2014
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I needed to put out a lot of sprinklers(48) to water a newly seeded/partially sodded lawn and needed a cheap sprinkler that covers a large radius. The price on these was great for me at just over $10 for the pack.

I've purchased various metal spike sprinklers from home depot/lowes and have been unimpressed with the range on them. The lighter plastic head on these seems to do a better job throwing water further and so my coverage radius is longer.

These almost completely plastic except for the spike. They will NOT take abuse. When driving them into the ground the trick is to use only just enough force. I turn on the sprinkler when putting it out so I can wet the ground where I am installing it to make it easier. Also, I only apply force where the hoses connect and am careful to ensure pressure is only every applied vertically w/o torque. If you take a little care in installation they will survive.

The adjustments are easy and allow fairly granular control of where your water is going. Of the nearly 50 I have only one has broken and that's because a truck drove over it.


IR over Coax Kit
IR over Coax Kit
Offered by TRI-SECURE CITY
Price: $71.00
9 used & new from $64.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Reliable, easy setup, October 1, 2014
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This review is from: IR over Coax Kit (Electronics)
This kit provides a wired mechanism to bring IR signals from your TV location to wherever you have your a/v components. It has 3 basic parts. The "coax engine" that is powered by an a/c adapter and is installed near your a/v components. The "adapter" connects near your TV.
Setup went without issue and has been working solid for over 2 months. Since it connects inline you may need an extra coax cable depending on your setup. It does come with a short(approx 6") coax cable that was useful in connecting the "adapter."

I like this mostly because it has been reliable and there has been no lag when controlling components. The "adapter" is fairly small which makes it easy for me to hide behind my TV.

The emitters provided work fine, but in my setup I connect the "coax engine" to an IR repeater (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B009ZGK6QS) via a 3.5" male-to-male stereo audio cable (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004LTEUDO) and works very well.


ASRock LGA1155/Intel B75/DDR3/Quad CrossFireX/SATA3&USB3.0/A&V&GbE/MicroATX Motherboard B75 PRO3-M
ASRock LGA1155/Intel B75/DDR3/Quad CrossFireX/SATA3&USB3.0/A&V&GbE/MicroATX Motherboard B75 PRO3-M

5.0 out of 5 stars Integrated graphics, 32gb ram and *eight* sata ports, October 8, 2013
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I have over 10 of these boards. Every single one has worked w/o issue.
I use these as cheap drive/ram servers.

Pros:
- price - great for the feature set / stability
- 8 sata ports - granted they aren't all sata III, but having 8 instead of the usual 6 on a board this cheap is *really* useful.
- video ports - lets me run it w/o adding a card
- 4 dimm slots - cheap to populate w/32gb of ddr3 ram
- mATX form factor - takes up less real estate :)
- cheap cpus - board will take 2nd gen core i3 chips

Cons:
- This is more of a nit than a con, but there doesn't seem to be a *single* led on the board anywhere. So when I power it on, the only way I know the board has power (without a monitor attached) is to see if the cpu fan is spinning.

The board supports efi booting of course and its bios setup is just ok, but has all the normal configuration options. It can be difficult to find various settings at times as they aren't always in intuitive locations. Booting and installing from a USB stick works fine, just don't use the USB3.0 ports.


BIOSTAR H77MU3 LGA1155/ Intel H77/ DDR3/ SATA3 and USB3.0/ A and V and GbE/ MicroATX Motherboard
BIOSTAR H77MU3 LGA1155/ Intel H77/ DDR3/ SATA3 and USB3.0/ A and V and GbE/ MicroATX Motherboard

5.0 out of 5 stars Great 32gb MoBo, April 11, 2013
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I've purchased 10 of these over the past 5 months.

Pros:
- Price - very cheap board that supports 32gb RAM in 4 dimm slots
- Reliability - purchased 10, they all work and have been functioning w/o issue for at least 2 months
- Integrated video ports - super handy if you dont want to add a video card. (keeps the total system cost down as well)
- Form factor - microATX fits in a pretty small space :)

Cons:
- Nothing significant
- The bios is rather poorly organized, but it is pretty full featured. (I dont care about overclocking, so I wont speak to that)

Overall:
This is a cheap, small, reliable motherboard that supports 32gb of RAM with sufficient expansion slots and integrated video ports.


Verbatim 32 GB Store 'n' Go V3 USB 3.0 Flash Drive, Black/Gray 49173
Verbatim 32 GB Store 'n' Go V3 USB 3.0 Flash Drive, Black/Gray 49173
Offered by GameSeek
Price: $17.74
79 used & new from $10.97

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars 3 of 10 died < 2 weeks, April 11, 2013
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Reliability:
I purchased 10 of these for various uses. I was using them in a linux environment. I put them under a fairly heavy read/write load and within 2 weeks, 3 of the 10 drives could no longer mount their volumes.

Form Factor:
I do like the slide out *actually* staying out when you insert the drive. It's a small thing, but is always annoying when the drive pushes back into itself.

Performance:
Other reviewers have left performance numbers. I don't have empirical data, but the drives that survived performed significantly better under the loads I produced than the usb 2.0 drives I had before.


Bariani Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Case of 6- 16.9oz Bottles)
Bariani Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Case of 6- 16.9oz Bottles)
Offered by Caputo's Market and Deli
Price: $99.99
2 used & new from $83.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Full flavored, unfiltered olive oil, April 11, 2013
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This olive oil is a favorite in our house for everything from cooking to any raw use where flavor is important. I ordered this at least 3 times. It has a full flavor that isn't to floral. One of the main reasons we like this oil besides flavor is how it is produced. Olive oil's flavor and health properties are very delicate, so its production affects the flavor and health benefits.

Bariani cold extracts the oil from the crushed olives and the oil remains unfiltered and is packed in a dark glass bottle. Since heat and light break down olive oil and filtering removes some antioxidants the production process seems to be pretty good. Also, unfiltered oil *apparently* has a longer shelf life, although I cant say empirically since ours is consumed pretty quickly.


Thermaltake Silent 1156 CPU Cooler
Thermaltake Silent 1156 CPU Cooler

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars good cooling, low price, January 21, 2012
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This is cooling an Intel Core i7. I switched out the fan that came with the processor and it dropped core temps by about 30 degrees Centigrade. It is very well priced for what it does. I've had it running 24x7 in a server under load for 3 months and it's still working great. Due to its vertical orientation it contributes to the "in the front, out the back" air movement for the whole case (if you face it the right way). It's a nice benefit I hadn't considered.


Replacement Tail Props (Qty 2) for Mini Infrared Remote Control Electric Helicopter
Replacement Tail Props (Qty 2) for Mini Infrared Remote Control Electric Helicopter
Offered by Draganfly Innovations Inc.
Price: $4.99

4.0 out of 5 stars great for syma s107, January 21, 2012
= Durability:1.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:1.0 out of 5 stars 
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These are much thinner than the stock tail rotors and will break much more easily. Just be prepared for them to break ... they're cheap, buy lots at a time.

They are great to put on the syma s107. You will get quite a bit more forward speed.
Just turn the tail motor over, reverse or remove the tail stabilizer and slide on the new prop. Also, you can put the prop on upside down, in which case reverse will work *really* well. ;)


Toshiba Satellite L355-S7831 17-Inch Laptop (2.0 GHz Intel Pentium Dual Core T3200 Processor, 3 GB RAM, 250 GB Hard Drive, DVD Drive, Vista Premium)
Toshiba Satellite L355-S7831 17-Inch Laptop (2.0 GHz Intel Pentium Dual Core T3200 Processor, 3 GB RAM, 250 GB Hard Drive, DVD Drive, Vista Premium)

4.0 out of 5 stars Good Power to Price ratio, December 21, 2008
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This laptop comes with a lot of features for the money.($580) The wireless n card is nice and the 3gb of memory with dual core makes it easy to have a couple VMs running. The hard drive is large enough(250gb) to serve as a temporary repository for your pictures/movies/videos while you are away from secure storage and the card reader is handy to have. This laptop is excellent for basic "home" style use: browsers, office applications, basic video/pic editing. Its biggest shortfall is easily the video card. It is NOT a good laptop if you want to play a relatively graphically intense game(ex. fallout3)

I dual boot vista and ubuntu on this laptop. I purchased 64 bit vista ultimate for it. 64 bit Ubuntu(ibex) had drivers for everything right from the start, but I had to go get drivers for the wired network, wireless network and video chipsets for 64 bit vista. Toshiba's site had all of them so they were not difficult to find, just make sure you can get them from another computer since you won't have network connectivity until you do.

NOTE: The pictured product shows a light grey chassis. Mine came a nice shiny black. I like it, but it requires constant cleaning to keep from looking smeary.

Pros:
- large, bright screen
- reasonable resolution(1440x960)
- good amount of memory(3gb)
- 802.11n built-in wireless
- low price for the feature set
- 64 bit dual core processor
Cons:
- low power graphics(Mobile Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500M)
- included 32 bit OS on a 64 bit system
- black is not very dark
- short battery life(~2-3hrs)
- fan is somewhat loud
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