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Yosoo Tibetan Buddhist 6mm India Agate 108 Prayer Beads Mala Bless Bracelet Necklace
Yosoo Tibetan Buddhist 6mm India Agate 108 Prayer Beads Mala Bless Bracelet Necklace
Offered by wasooo
Price: $9.99
2 used & new from $9.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great quality agate mala, good price, August 17, 2016
This is a great quality agate mala that looks better than expected, and works great. The beads are true agate, not glass, with one sumeru bead. The beads come wrapped around a red thin elastic type thread, allowing it to be worn fully stretched out as a mala, or wrapped around your wrist several times. The thread stretches comfortably and once you wear the mala, the thread is not visible at all. My wife has this wrapped around her wrist 4 times, and the thread is not visible at all.

Most similar malas that we looked at were priced higher, around $15-20. This one, at $10, and perhaps just as good quality if not better, makes it a good buy.
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CAMBOFOTO 69.5 Inch Professional SLR Camera Aluminum Travel Portable Folding Tripod Monopod for Canon Nikon DSLR Camera with Carry Bag
CAMBOFOTO 69.5 Inch Professional SLR Camera Aluminum Travel Portable Folding Tripod Monopod for Canon Nikon DSLR Camera with Carry Bag
Offered by Cambofoto
Price: $122.98
2 used & new from $49.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Stable, solid tripod. Price is superb given the quality, August 10, 2016
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Length:: 0:59 Mins

I have used a Manfrotto tripod for several years that cost me around $400. I bought this Cambofoto tripod because I was looking for something smaller that could be easily packed in a suitcase. I have used this on two trips so far, and it has been a great addition to my camera accessories collection. Several reasons why:

- The tripod folds up to right around 57 cms so it can be easily packed into a standard 26" suitcase. Main reason why I bought this tripod.
- I am using this with my Nikon D750 and it holds the weight of the camera plus heavy lenses quite comfortably (I have used this with the Nikon 24mm 1.4 lens, and the video shows the 85mm 1.4 lens - both relatively heavy lenses).
- The tripod has a hook at the bottom which you can use to add weight to the tripod for added balance in case you are using a really heavy lens, but I haven't had the need to use this just yet.
- It is super easy to fold and open back up for use. Can be done with one hand.
- The mount is secure, a standard DSLR mount that stays in place securely. Maneuvering the camera with the handlebar is smooth as well.
- The stands have 3 adjustable height locks that can be opened individually to adjust to the required height. I think if opened fully, with a heavy camera/lens mounted, you could possibly need to add some more weight at the bottom for balance, but I haven't used it in the fully extended position yet.
- It includes a decent carrying bag with a shoulder strap. Conveniently fits into a suitcase.

Overall this is a surprisingly sturdy tripod with good quality materials. The price, given the quality and functionality, can't be beat.


QUNXING 1/24 Scale Lamborghini URUS RC Radio Remote Control Car(Red)
QUNXING 1/24 Scale Lamborghini URUS RC Radio Remote Control Car(Red)
Offered by Wangard
Price: $27.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great car, remarkably easy to control!, August 9, 2016
Length:: 0:34 Mins

This Lamborghini remote control car is perhaps the best RC toy we have owned (and we have owned a LOT)! Several reasons why this is a great product:

PRICE - AT $28, it's hard to find a better RC toy of this quality. Most of the good quality ones we have tried so far have been far more expensive and not nearly half as good as this one.

CONTROLS - The controls are simple and that is what makes this a great toy. The remote simply has forward/back, left/right controls, and that's it. No other unnecessary controls. This makes it remarkably easy to control this toy with precision. Our 9-yr old can run this for hours without running into walls. Once you get a hang of it, it becomes easy to drift with this car as well, kids love this feature.

RIDING SURFACE - The tires are just the right size to make it easy to run on hardwood floors or carpet. Usually small tires on these vehicles make them impossible to run on a carpet. This Lamborghini runs fine and is able to get on and off a carpet/rug with ease.

DESIGN - The toy car has great detailing making it look very much like the original i8 from BMW, making it more fun. I guess the blue color is perhaps not as close to the original car, but it's close enough.

BATTERY - The unit itself takes 3 AA batteries and the remote requires 2 AA batteries (not included). The car has a On/Off button so you can turn it off when not using it to preserve battery life.

The one downside is that the car has no lights. At this price, it is completely acceptable, though lights would have been a nice addition.

TIP FOR USE - To maximize run time on the batteries, I highly recommend using rechargeable batteries. We use Eneloop batteries and we easily get a few hours of operating time on a single charge.

Overall a fantastic car - well designed and remarkably easy to control!


[Powerful & Fast Charging] New Jackery Thunder 10050mAh Portable Charger with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 Output and Aluminum Finishing for Phones, Tablets and More
[Powerful & Fast Charging] New Jackery Thunder 10050mAh Portable Charger with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 Output and Aluminum Finishing for Phones, Tablets and More
Offered by Jackery Inc
Price: $69.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Great power bank, not sure if it truly provides Quick Charge, July 25, 2016
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This is a neat little power bank and is juiced up specially given its compact size. It uses a standard Micro-USB port to charge itself (cable included), and has 2 USB output ports - Smart Fit and Quick Charge. Smart Fit is apparently an intelligent charging port that detects the device connected and charges it at the appropriate amperage. iPads charge at 2.1A and iPhone/iPod charge at 1A. The Quick Charge is meant to be like a turbo charger, just as the name implies. It is meant to charge the device super quick, which comes in handy when you're in immediate need of juice for your device.

With 10050mAh, it has plenty of power to charge several devices multiple times over, Just to give a sense of which devices can be charged from 0% to 100% how many times with this battery pack when it's fully charged, here is the battery capacity for a handful of devices:

iPhone 6 - 1810 mAh (iPhone 6s is slightly lower than the 6)
iPhone 6 Plus - 2915 mAh (again, iPhone 6s Plus is less than the 6, it's at around 2750 mAh)
Galaxy S5 - 2800 mAh
Galaxy S6 - 2550 mAh
Galaxy S7 - 3000mAh
iPad Air 2 - 7340 mAh
iPad Pro - 10300 mAh
iPad Mini Retina - 6470 mAh

The battery pack has a On/Off switch that allows you to choose when you want to charge your device without having to disconnect it every times you're done charging. An older model battery pack that I used for several years automatically charged the device when connected, and didn't have an On/Off button. Convenient to have it in this model.

The reason I knocked off one star - The charging speed with this battery pack is pretty good, though I question whether it truly does support Quick Charge. I have used the Quick Charge and the Smart Charge ports and both seem to have the same charging speed. I have other Quick Charge power banks that charge much faster than this power bank. That being said, the ports work fine if you're looking for a regular charger, they should probably not call it Quick Charge if it truly isn't.

The Thunder uses Li-Ion polymer batteries that are more stable and stay cool when charging compared to non-polymer batteries. I have not seen the battery pack heat up at all, thanks to the polymer cells.

Overall a good robust product that is well constructed, but doesn't necessarily deliver on the Quick Charge front.
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ToBeter® USB Lighter Double Electrical Arc Lighter USB Rechargeable Windproof Flameless Lighter Black
ToBeter® USB Lighter Double Electrical Arc Lighter USB Rechargeable Windproof Flameless Lighter Black

5.0 out of 5 stars Great quality USB lighter. Built solid, works very well, July 1, 2016
Length:: 0:51 Mins

This is a good quality dual-flame lighter that performs better than expected. Quick thoughts:

CONTENTS - The unit has a lighter, micro-USB cable, and a cleaning brush. All come in a nice gift box style packaging.

HASSLE FREE - The fact that the lighter is charged with the Micro-USB cable means that I don't need to keep buying lighters as their gas runs out, this one can simply be recharged within 20-30 minutes. I charged it for an hour initially, and it still holds up well after 2 months of nominal use (I don't smoke so my use for it is not as much as it would be for a smoker).

CONSTRUCTION QUALITY - The lighter feels solidly built and has a good weight to it. Feels and works like a great quality product.

USE - Simply press the button and the two connectors light up, firing up anything you put in between. The unit has a micro-usb charging port at the bottom, and a small LED light that lights up when the unit is charging (remains off at other times). The noise made by the lighter may be annoying initially, it's similar to somewhat loud static, but I got used to it and it doesn't bother me anymore. Great thing about this lighter is that you don't need to worry about looking for matches or a new lighter when it's gas runs out. This one can last for a long time, just needs to be charged.

The one thing I will point out is that this lighter is no good for cigars. The flame is too thin to light up a cigar well, you will likely ruin the tip of the cigar trying to fit it in between the connectors, and even if you were able to do so, it will take a while to light it up.

Overall a well built, good quality product that works better than I had expected.


DUCO Polarized Designer Fashion Sports Sunglasses for Baseball Cycling Fishing Golf TR90 Superlight Frame 6200 Black Frame Gray Lens
DUCO Polarized Designer Fashion Sports Sunglasses for Baseball Cycling Fishing Golf TR90 Superlight Frame 6200 Black Frame Gray Lens
Offered by Duco Glasses Co., Ltd.
Price: $39.00

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great polarized sunglasses - light, durable, comfortable, June 29, 2016
I have been using these sunglasses for over several months now and I absolutely love them. I am an avid runner and biker, and have all sorts of sunglasses from the expensive Oakleys to the less expensive ones found locally at bike stores. I find these the best so far and wear them most often. Don't let the price fool you, the lens and overall construction quality is almost as good as Oakley at a fraction of the price.

The sunglasses offer superb protection against sunlight, while still offering great vision without making everything too dark. The effect of the lens is most felt when you remove them and the sun's glare hits you! The overall fit is great - I have tried several sunglasses that are just way too big, these ones fit spot on. The frame on this particular model is a top-only frame with plastic just on top of the lens. This design makes the set light overall and comfortable to wear. The sunglasses fit well under a cycling helmet and stay in place extremely well.

The rim sits flush with the forehead, allowing it to throw sweat off the front, so it doesn't get into your eyes. The nose bridge and the sides have a silicone or rubberized finish which prevents the plastic from chafing against your skin or digging into your skin.

I have worn these sunglasses for long runs and bike rides at a stretch, and haven't had the need to take them off during an activity. Overall great quality, looks, and price!
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Duco Kids Sports Style Polarized Sunglasses Rubber Flexible Frame For Boys And Girls K001
Duco Kids Sports Style Polarized Sunglasses Rubber Flexible Frame For Boys And Girls K001
Offered by Duco Glasses Co., Ltd.
Price: $48.00

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent polarized sunglasses - light, durable, comfortable, June 29, 2016
These are surprisingly superb quality polarized sunglasses for kids, don't let the low price fool you! I have mostly worn Oakleys, but when it comes to the quality of the lens, these are perhaps just as good at a fraction of the cost of Oakleys. I bought two models of these kids sunglasses from Duco for our sons, and they are both fantastic.

The sunglasses offer superb protection against sunlight, while still offering good vision without making everything too dark. The quality of the lens is felt when you remove the sunglasses and the glare hits you! The overall fit is great - I have tried several sunglasses that are just way too big for our kids, these ones fit spot on (our boys are 7yrs and 9yrs). The frame on this particular model is a full frame with plastic on top lens below the lens. This design makes the set light overall and comfortable to wear. The sunglasses fit well under a cycling helmet as well and stay in place extremely well. We had tried a different style of sunglasses earlier where the plastic rim was only on top of the lens, but most of those models tended to be too big on the face.

The rim sits flush with the forehead, making it comfortable for the kids to wear. The nose bridge and the sides have a silicone or rubberized finish which prevents the plastic from chafing against your skin or digging into your skin. We were out in Orlando at the theme parks for several days during our vacation, and our kids loved wearing these all day.

Where this product shines is its fit and the polarized lenses. Add to that the price, this is a great buy in my opinion.


X SHOT 01213 Zuru Bunch O Balloons Rapid Foil Bag Toy
X SHOT 01213 Zuru Bunch O Balloons Rapid Foil Bag Toy
Offered by GoTek
Price: $9.45
71 used & new from $1.97

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Just ok...way too many leaking balloons, found a better product, June 25, 2016
I originally bought these for the kids to use over Memorial Day weekend. While the balloons were easy to fill up, there were just way too many balloons with leaks in them. In each set, there were at least 10-12 that were bad. That made them pretty useless for the most part and the kids were disappointed. I had ordered 2 sets of these so fortunately there were enough for all the kids, but both packs had the same problem. Somewhat of a waste of time and money in my opinion. If these were priced at $5, I wouldn't have reason to complain about the poor quality.

Last week I bought magiK Battle Water Balloons Self-Tie Self Tying 111 Total Balloons (Assorted Colors). Those are priced similar to this but have around 115 balloons. They performed much better than the Zuru bunch. One, they had more balloons; two, the balloons were of better quality. We got only 1-2 balloons in each set that didn't fill up correctly. And three, the Zuru pack has only single-color bunches. The MagiK balloons had assorted colors in each set. The smaller children were so particular about the colors, I would've thought it didn't matter but I guess it does. Kids were much happier with this set.

I will try to post pictures showing the issue I experienced with leaking balloons from the Zuru pack. For now, I personally would recommend the MagiK balloons based on my own experience. Hope you find this helpful. Good luck and happy water-balloon-fighting!

PS: Regardless of which one you end up buying, I recommend looking at expected delivery date before ordering. If you end up buying one that's coming from China, summer could well be over by the time the packet arrives!


[USB-C Type-C Input Qualcomm QC 2.0] Jackery Giant S Premium 12000mAh Dual USB External Battery Pack, Power Bank for iPhone, iPad, Galaxy, Android, and More (Orange)
[USB-C Type-C Input Qualcomm QC 2.0] Jackery Giant S Premium 12000mAh Dual USB External Battery Pack, Power Bank for iPhone, iPad, Galaxy, Android, and More (Orange)

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent battery pack - charges itself quick, charges devices super quick, June 24, 2016
Length:: 0:27 Mins

There are several reasons I like this product and will lay out the reasons below. But I wanted to first address the issue some have expressed with the USB-C port. The battery pack basically has 3 ports - two standard USB output ports, and one USB-C "input" port. This USB-C input port is only to charge the battery pack itself. Now, does this mean that the battery pack can still charge other USB-C devices? Absolutely! You can simply use the USB to USB-C cable that comes with the battery pack (or with your phone), and connect the USB part of the cable to the output port on the Giant S, and the USB-C part to your phone. It's fairly straight forward, I don't quite understand why there's confusion. Most previous battery pack models came with a Micro-USB input port, this one has a USB-C input port instead that allows it to charge faster compared to previous models (the presence of the USB-C port makes absolutely no difference to the output charging speed of the battery pack). Basically the reason a USB-C input is better is because it draws a higher 3A power to charge, allowing the battery pack to charge itself much quicker. Hope this information helps.

Now to the battery pack. It is nice and compact specially considering that it is packed with 12000mAh capacity. Given the size of the battery, it definitely feels heavy, but it can comfortably be carried in a jacket pocket if need be. The finish is a nice matte finish in orange color that looks classy. There are 3 LED indicators on the pack indicating the level of charge left in the battery. Three LED lights means it is fully charged, two bars means around 65% charged, and one LED means one-third charged.

Just to give a sense of which devices can be charged how many times with this battery pack when it's fully charged, here is the battery capacity for a handful of devices:

iPhone 6 - 1810 mAh (iPhone 6s is slightly lower than the 6)
iPhone 6 Plus - 2915 mAh (again, iPhone 6s Plus is less than the 6, it's at around 2750 mAh)
Galaxy S5 - 2800 mAh
Galaxy S6 - 2550 mAh
Galaxy S7 - 3000mAh
iPad Air 2 - 7340 mAh
iPad Pro - 10300 mAh
iPad Mini Retina - 6470 mAh

This should give you a sense of how many times a fully charged Giant S can charge your device from 0% to a 100%.

The battery pack has a On/Off switch that allows you to choose when you want to charge your device without having to disconnect it every times you're done charging. An older model battery pack that I used for several years automatically charged the device when connected, and didn't have an On/Off button. Convenient to have it in this model.

The charging speed with this battery pack is amazing. It charges up my iPhone probably faster than a wall charger does. I have seen my phone battery go from 10 to 50 percent in just 15 minutes or so. It uses Li-Ion polymer batteries that are more stable and stay cool when charging compared to non-polymer batteries. I have not seen the battery pack heat up at all, thanks to the polymer cells. The outputs are 1A and 2.1A, pretty much the standard out ports that battery packs have. The 1A is great for my iPhone, while the 2.1A is suited for an iPad. You can use the 1A port to charge your iPad as well, but it will charge slower than the 2.1A port.

Hope you find this information helpful. Please feel free to post any comments or questions and I will try to answer them in a timely manner.
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Xjamus Garden Solar LED Light Color Changing Mosaic Decoration Stake Pathway Lights Outdoor,3 Pack
Xjamus Garden Solar LED Light Color Changing Mosaic Decoration Stake Pathway Lights Outdoor,3 Pack
Offered by xjamus
Price: $23.99
3 used & new from $20.39

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent quality and soft-glow lighting, June 21, 2016
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Length:: 0:51 Mins

The set of 3 garden lights are simply a superb addition to the landscape if you're looking to add a soft glow without making the pathway too bright. The colors look elegant and have a soft glow to them, without making the lights too obtrusive or in your face.

The set includes 3 lights - purple, blue, and warm white (orange/yellow). The lights have a solar panel on top, opening this panel reveals the LED light on the inside along with a On/Off switch. Each light also includes a spike that can be used to insert it into the ground. The lights, once inserted into the ground, stand around a foot and a half tall.

It is naturally recommended to install the lights in an area that gets plenty of sunshine so the solar panel can charge well during the way. In the summer time, on a bright sunny day, the lights last a good 6-7 hours. In the winter, they last significantly less because of shorter sunlight time, and also because they come on around 5pm, so they're out by say around 9pm. Just something to keep in mind in case you're looking for pathway lighting that can last till later in the night.

Overall the lights look terrific and are just the right amount of subtle that I was looking for.
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