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I love torches/flashlights. I'm a camper, a shooter, and a cyclist- so I get to seriously test out all the torches I buy. My current favourite *value for money* torch is the Sipik SK68. It has a Cree XR-E Q5 emitter, has a zooming (collimating) lens, tailstands, and can use ...

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Every time the power goes off I kick myself for not having a standard corded telephone in the house. All my phones are cordless, and DO NOT WORK when the power is out. I figured that in an emergency storm or bushfire situation, I may seriously want to make a ...

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Although I've been a big fan of G-Shock watches for about 15 years, I'm starting to move towards lighter and WAY CHEAPER Casio watches. I just received a HDA-600B-1BV in the mail from the US today, and it's an absolutely ripper. It cost me around $32AUD delivered, and arrived within ...

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Handheld CB radios are a very practical thing to carry with your in your car or truck, and can come in very handy when camping or bush walking. They're even useful for having around the house, especially if you live on a large rural property. Uniden make some of the ...

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Kaide radios apparently come out of the same factory as Kchibo radios, which makes them cheap. Cheap, but VERY good value. The quality of the plastics etc is nowhere near that of Sony etc, but considering that you're sometimes paying less than half the price for a radio with the ...

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If you're looking for a huge amount of light out of a very compact torch, then forget standard LEDs and start looking at the new range of Cree LEDs. Cree Inc are headquartered in North Carolina and design absolutely killer LED emitters that made regular LEDs look dull by comparison. ...

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If there's one thing EVERYONE should have in their glovebox, it's a dynamo powered radio and torch. With a few turns of the dynamo handle you have a light, and a radio. A radio can no only relieve the boredom while you're waiting for assistance with a flat car battery, ...

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The legendary SoundMagic PL10 earphones are still available at under $10, which is a ridiculously good price. In terms of real world performance (e.g walking around in the city) the SoundMagic PL10s are equally as good as my Shure E2cs, which were $100+, AND the SoundMagics are infinitely more comfortable, ...

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I just bought a VERY inexpensive "hand press" dynamo flashlight. I've wanted one of these for ages. It only needs a few squeezes to charge up - five squeezes is enough to power the 3 x LEDs for over 10 minutes. I'm definitely going to get a few more of ...

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Once again, Kchibo have made a shortwave radio with plenty of features, at a fraction of what you'd pay for a bigger brand name. The Kchibo KK-912T is a AM/FM/SW 12 band shortwave radio, pulls in 10 bands of shortwave signals as well as FM/AM stations, and features a new ...

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