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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 3
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    Not so bright, but versatile

    posted by StarkingBarFish on 04/04/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    -Can take several battery combinations -Smooth flood-to-throw action -Well built with good anodization -Waterproof seals
    Cons:
    -Much less bright than other flashlights with the same LED. -Lack of reflector wastes a lot of light -Zoom means it's less wat...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Works great, much cheaper than the real thing

    posted by StarkingBarFish on 04/04/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    -Works exactly like the manufacturer's version -Much cheaper than the real thing -Small, takes up no extra room in your camera bag -Good range with fresh batteries
    Cons:
    -Easy to loose as it's so small -Once the plastic battery saver is removed there's no way to keep it from accidentally discharg...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Extremely versatile, extremely cheap

    posted by StarkingBarFish on 04/04/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    -Adjustable to at least three depths -Soft rubber cup folds down for wider zooms -simple protection for your front element without resorting to expensive filters -bayonet mount is threaded aluminium, not plastic as specified
    Cons:
    -rubber distorts easily, but can be easily bent back into shape -metal mount has some scratches on it when delivered but doesn'...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
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    Great little flashlight!

    posted by StarkingBarFish on 04/04/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    -Extremely bright. -Good spread with a nice bright center spot -Clicky mode adjustment is responsive and intuitive -Doesn't get too hot with extended use
    Cons:
    -Clicky rubber cover is quite thin, might wear out with use. Some older models in the same body have a better cover. -5 modes ...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
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    Good quality, comfortable grip!

    posted by StarkingBarFish on 04/04/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    -Attaches to nearly any camera with a tripod mount -Comfortable material -Easily adjusted
    Cons:
    -Doesn't fit too well on a D5100, unless you have very small hands the positioning of the strap makes it hard to use your thumb...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Well built, hold a charge, don't get hot

    posted by StarkingBarFish on 04/04/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    -Build quality is good, no misshapen or damaged outer wrapping -Come in a plastic holder to protect the batteries from accidental discharge -Protection circuit works -Cells don't get hot while charging
    Cons:
    -Plastic holder has a very fragile hinge, already breaking on some of the pairs I've bought -Protection circuit makes them a bi...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 2
    • Usefulness: 2
    2 DXPoints
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    Good fun but very hard to use!

    posted by StarkingBarFish on 02/11/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    -Well constructed: no light leaks, screw threads lock quite tightly -Fits any F mount camera and lenses -A really cheap way to do macro photography
    Cons:
    -No electronic passthrough means no autofocus. - even worse, you don;t get aperture control on 'G' lenses, which makes it extre...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
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    Fantastic, cheap blower

    posted by StarkingBarFish on 02/11/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    -Large, so lots of air with one squeeze -Rubberised nozzle stops you from poking/scratching sensitive hardware
    Cons:
    -No cap to cover the tip when not in use. Small chance of dirt getting in and then being blown onto your hardware -No separate ...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 2
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 2
    2 DXPoints
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    Creates as much dirt as it removes

    posted by StarkingBarFish on 02/11/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    -Very fine microfiber cloths -Mixed colours so you can use in order of cleanliness -small size allows you to store them anywhere
    Cons:
    -The edges fray, with lots of fine cloth particles falling off. This is bad because you end up cleaning off dust and replacing ...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 3
    2 DXPoints
    earned for this post
    Fun tool to accurately set level on tripod

    posted by StarkingBarFish on 02/11/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    - A simple way to level your camera on a tripod or when handholding. - Gives you both tilt and pan axis level - Mounts on the hot shoe where your flash normally sits
    Cons:
    - Can't use both this and a flash - small fluid chambers means it's hard to accurately set the level - Mounts stiffly, dependin...
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