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VETRA Focus Classic Athletic T-shirt Black gym Sport Training Mens soccer football jersey DRY-FAST Short Sleeves Tee Shirts NEW
VETRA Focus Classic Athletic T-shirt Black gym Sport Training Mens soccer football jersey DRY-FAST Short Sleeves Tee Shirts NEW
Offered by Sport Items
Price: $14.90

5.0 out of 5 stars Well Made & Inexpensive, December 18, 2014
This T-Shirt is perfect for the gym or sporting at a bargain price. The stitch is well made and the fit is snug around the body. The arms stretch further down (to the elbow) than most T-Shirts, but that’s no real concern. It’s a looser fit on the arms. Made of nylon, they wick away moisture and wash well. No shrinkage and they hold their fit. At this price, I don’t know how Vetra does it. This is the kind of NICE T-Shirt that can be ripped while playing without worry compared to expensive sports shirts. It is a well-made T-Shirt. Product supplied for review.


VETRA Focus Socks Football Soccer Game Training Dry Fast SZ 8-12 Us Navy Size Large Mens Adult Rugby Socks NWT (Navy)
VETRA Focus Socks Football Soccer Game Training Dry Fast SZ 8-12 Us Navy Size Large Mens Adult Rugby Socks NWT (Navy)
Offered by Sport Items
Price: $7.00

5.0 out of 5 stars High Quality - Low, Low Price!, December 18, 2014
I have never purchased clothes that are of such great quality at such a low price. Vetra Soccer socks feel great, are durable and wick away sweat. They actually fit so snugly, that I can feel them almost massaging my legs and feet. Made of mostly nylon, they keep my feet and legs dry and the knit is just right for comfort. After washing, they still maintain their durability and strength. Even at a bargain outlet store, you can’t buy decent socks at this price. I don’t know how Vetra does it. These are keepers. I plan on buying more right here on Amazon.com. Product supplied for review.


RS-500
RS-500
13 used & new from $10.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Great Surprise - Great Surround Sound!, December 16, 2014
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This review is from: RS-500 (Audio CD)
Originally released in 2003 to promote 5.1 surround sound systems, this little gem is a nice surprise discovery. Containing nine great songs, it shows the full extent of true 5.1 surround sound with perfect balance. I've heard "Money" before, but "Simple Twist of Fate" and "Watermelon Man" are great mixes. They all sound like you are in the studio with the band.

I was disappointed with the packaging. It's simply a cardboard sleeve with no notes, no lyrics and nothing mentioning the artists or songs. The sound makes up for it however, so skip that fifth star. The sound is the reward.

1. Bob Dylan / Simple Twist Of Fate
2. Pink Floyd / Money
3. The Who / Pinball Wizard
4. Herbie Hancock / Watermelon Man
5. Norah Jones / Come Away With Me
6. Elton John / Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
7. Billy Joel / Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)
8. Miles Davis / Blue In Green
9. Aerosmith / Sweet Emotion.


DII Kitchen Millennium Easy to Remove, Cut to Fit, Non Adhesive, Under The Sink Liner, Taupe
DII Kitchen Millennium Easy to Remove, Cut to Fit, Non Adhesive, Under The Sink Liner, Taupe
Price: $18.69

5.0 out of 5 stars Save Your Wood Shelves!, December 16, 2014
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This latex liner is a cabinet saver. Easy to cut to fit (I placed mine under the sink), it protects your wood base from getting wet and warped and stained from any products. It lays flat without curling immediately and has a texture that actually collects small amounts of spills. It's so easy to clean (machine washable).

I wish I had this in my old place where I used to place glasses with wet bottoms on the wood causing it to blister. It ruined my shelves. If I had this, there would be no problems. It's a great little invention and so well worth the cost.


Capresso 303.01 4-Cup Espresso and Cappuccino Machine
Capresso 303.01 4-Cup Espresso and Cappuccino Machine
Price: $57.99
20 used & new from $47.25

5.0 out of 5 stars Sturdy, Compact & Reliable, December 15, 2014
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I avoided espresso or cappuccino makers for the price and the complexity. I live alone and only have one cup a day, but wanted the opportunity to serve guests. This is one of the less expensive machines available, but it works great.

With just regular coffee I can have up to four cups within five minutes. It's simple as grinding the beans, putting in the water, capping the top, placing grinds into the filter holder and switching on the button. It's all plastic and metal, with the metal being the most important parts (filter, filter holder, steamer rod, internal water boiler and drip tray). The coffee holder/collector is glass with a plastic top. Although a coffee grounds hand compactor is included, I don't use it unless I make four cups of coffee.

The secret here for not burning coffee is to turn if off immediately after filling the glass carafe (unless using right away it to froth milk). For steaming milk (use fatty milk) the plastic 'frother' is attached to a metal rod and you can use it with or without the plastic attachment. It does a fine job of creating a good frothy mix.

There is a plastic filter holder that is great when you want to tap out the used grounds into the trash without burning yourself. There is a pressure valve on the side for frothing and de-pressurizing the unit.

It's an inexpensive and easy way to make coffee, cappuccino or lattes. It's also very easy to clean. It's nice to finally have the perfect machine for a reasonable price.


WearMax - Hardwood Flooring Scratch Repair Touch up & Remover - Eliminate White Lines From Wood Floors - Clear
WearMax - Hardwood Flooring Scratch Repair Touch up & Remover - Eliminate White Lines From Wood Floors - Clear
Offered by WearMax
Price: $29.99
2 used & new from $24.99

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5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing Aesthetics Solving Repair Liquid, December 13, 2014
I laughed when I received the package. Enclosed with the bottle was a small piece of light colored wood with scratches for testing. The liquid did a perfect job of making those scratches. On my floors I have dark and lights grain bamboo wood grain. There are several places where I have 6”-10” scratches; some fairly deep that are noticeable. I applied a healthy dose of the WearMax and with a little bit of rubbing the scratch almost disappeared. When I say ‘almost’, I mean all the portions crossing the light grain were gone and the ones crossing the darker grain were mitigated to such a degree that no one would notice. I have no deep scratches to test it on, but for superficial, but noticeable scratches, the WearMax does a superb job. It is well worth the price. Product supplied for review.


CHEERLINK® Kaidaer Ultra Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker with 360-Degree Circle Sound Technology and Built-In Speakerphone (BLACK)
CHEERLINK® Kaidaer Ultra Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker with 360-Degree Circle Sound Technology and Built-In Speakerphone (BLACK)
Offered by YES MY GADGET
Price: $23.99
2 used & new from $18.88

3.0 out of 5 stars Nice 'Sound Egg', but Needs Sound Quality Improvement, December 13, 2014
Small Bluetooth speakers are great to own and give as gifts. The KAIDAER is an attractive little speaker with some cool features. Its small, pairs quickly with just about any music source, has a charging cable and an auxiliary cable. Extra features that are a nice plus are the AUX Line-in for direct plug in using a double ended 3.5mm male-to-male cord (included), the TF Card insert for having instant music without Bluetooth and an FM radio.

It paired quickly with a simply push of the MODE button. Also on top (nicely lit) are the Volume up and Volume down and a repeat. Also included on top is the Play/Pause/Stop and “Switch-to-Phone” button. It’s all there except for the sound quality. There are two ˝” wide, long slots running along the top for the speaker outputs. The sound is fair with good highs and midranges, but little bass. That’s fine if that is all you want, but I find that most Bluetooth speakers in this price range will supply at least a slightly punchy bass for a full ranged sound. It’s a nice little ‘sound egg’, but it could use some sound improvement. Product supplied for review.


GOgroove AudiOHM H2O Waterproof Sports Headphones ( Aqua Blue ) with iPX 8 Certified Waterproof Rating and Flexible Sports Earhooks - Works with Android Smartphones , iPhones , MP3 Players , Tablets , MP3 Players and many more!
GOgroove AudiOHM H2O Waterproof Sports Headphones ( Aqua Blue ) with iPX 8 Certified Waterproof Rating and Flexible Sports Earhooks - Works with Android Smartphones , iPhones , MP3 Players , Tablets , MP3 Players and many more!
Offered by Beach Audio
Price: $14.99

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4.0 out of 5 stars The Price Equals The Sound; Design Very Good, December 13, 2014
There are some great things about these ear-buds. They fit firmly and comfortable in and around your ear. There are several cups to choose form for a good sound seal. They are allegedly good to six feet deep. They era well designed for ear-buds. These are perfect for ruse with the “SILVER - 100% WATERPROOF Apple iPod shuffle - waterproofed by UNDERWATER AUDIO for swimming, surfing and dancing in the rain”. If used with any other music source, those need to be protected from the elements.

The bottom line for all ear-buds is the sound. Unfortunately, these ear-buds fall short. The treble and mid-range are better than most ear-buds (like the ones that come with an iPhone), but the bass is lacking. It’s a plucky; not a deep bass which really shouldn’t be surprising. The price is not too dear and for that consideration, it’s not a bad product. Product supplied for review.


iPhone 4 4s Case, ModeBlu [Classic Diary] Wallet Case Journal Cover PU Synthetic Leather [Wine]- compatible with Verizon, Sprint, T-mobile, AT&T, Unlocked, and International Phones- Apple iPhone 4 4s 2011 Model
iPhone 4 4s Case, ModeBlu [Classic Diary] Wallet Case Journal Cover PU Synthetic Leather [Wine]- compatible with Verizon, Sprint, T-mobile, AT&T, Unlocked, and International Phones- Apple iPhone 4 4s 2011 Model
Offered by Casefad
Price: $8.00
2 used & new from $8.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Bargain Price For Full Protection, December 13, 2014
Inside the wallet-like case are 3-slots for credit cards and a larger slot in the seam for other cards or money. The case itself holding the iPhone4 is a flexible plastic (Thermoplastic Polyurethane), much more flexible than seen on an OtterBox. The plastic case firmly holds your iPhone 4 without a struggle to get it in or out. Half of this plastic case is firmly adhered to the faux leather outer case. A nice flap secures it closed with a magnet.

The flexible cases contains all the right slots for 30-pin inlet, speakers, power On/Off, sound, volume and YES the headphone 3.5mm female input is in the right spot! You may want to purchase a separate film screen protector case cover. For the price, this is a sleek holder and just as protective as the OtterBox. Product received for review.


Foscam AC1080 Action Camera - HD 1080P, 12MP 3x Rapidshot, 170° Viewing Angle, 1.5" LCD Viewscreen, Built-in Mic & Speaker (196' / 60m Waterproof Housing)
Foscam AC1080 Action Camera - HD 1080P, 12MP 3x Rapidshot, 170° Viewing Angle, 1.5" LCD Viewscreen, Built-in Mic & Speaker (196' / 60m Waterproof Housing)
Offered by Foscam Digital Technologies LLC
Price: $149.99
4 used & new from $119.21

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing Little Action Camera!, December 11, 2014
Compared to the popular GoPro, this s a real bargain for an action camera. It's small and compact for full adjustment for a multitude of mounts for head and chest or hand (extra purchase - see GoPro site). The kit in the set comes with two mounts which are permanent stick, so if you have a ski helmet or a bike helmet you can mount these and simply slide the camera housing into the slot.

The quality is surprising. You DO need to buy an extra micro SD card that snaps easily into the side of the camera. This can then be retrieved and plugged into your computer for playback and editing (the camera comes with a small CD with editing tools). It is easier than Windows Movie Maker. The camera charges in about an hour or more and playback is about 2 hours, depending on much button use you play with. The camera can be set to single shot or video. The settings menu is intuitive and there is a beep that helps to tell you that you are progressing through functions. The playback screen is a little less than 1-1/2" by 1" and is color. To play with the settings you do have to take it out of the housing. You can pause, record, fast-forward, go slow-motion, and playback.

While in the housing, you can turn it On/Off and choose between single photo or video. This is a sturdy little camera and while using action moves, the stability is surprising. No jerkiness or blurriness. The 170-degree fish lens is not annoying nor produces much distortion. It captures a large area of action.

Most obvious uses are for action like skydiving or bicycling. However, skiing and SCUBA are also great, considering that there is a waterproof housing seal. Note that this gasket must be free of dirt, sand or hairs when diving (it's good for well past PADI's 130 feet) as that can cause leakage. When diving, you need to hand-hold it, which makes sense, and you don't need your hands anyway.

Playback on your flat screen TV is excellent (with a larger memory Micro SD card) and the sound is respectable. I use a HDMI cable from my computer to my receiver or you could download to YOUTUBE, but you lose quality.


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