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Hogue Grip for Magnum Research Baby Eagle .40/9mm, Jericho and Uzi Eagle
Hogue Grip for Magnum Research Baby Eagle .40/9mm, Jericho and Uzi Eagle
Price: CDN$ 22.52

3.0 out of 5 stars Not an exact fit, April 4 2014
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Like all Hogue grips, the material is fantastic, improving grip and therefore accuracy. The problem here is they don't seem to be an exact fit for my Jericho 941. At the top of the grips the material doesn't touch the frame. There is a 1 to 2 mm space between the material and the frame. While this doesn't affect grip at all, it doesn't look good, and it won't take long for that area to start catching dirt, powder residue and other such contaminates.

It's ironic that these grips don't properly fit the gun they were made for, while I bought some Hogue grips for a Sig and they fit my Ruger SR 1911 flawlessly.

Can't recommend these.

SOG Specialty Knives and Tools F03T-N Jungle Primitive Hardcased (Black)
SOG Specialty Knives and Tools F03T-N Jungle Primitive Hardcased (Black)
Offered by Outfitter Country CA
Price: CDN$ 55.95
5 used & new from CDN$ 50.26

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good blade for the price, Nov. 15 2012
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The sheath holds the knife, but it's pretty cheap, with frayed stitching all over it. The loop is rigid so it hangs awkwardly from your belt. The closure snap is poorly placed, so getting it to close is difficult until you have put the strap through some wear and stretching.

The blade is massive, good weight, nicely balanced and decently thick. Sticky sharp on all parts except the larger serration on the back. In fact, I'd say the rear serration is for cosmetics only, while the finer, bottom serration could saw through just about anything short of steel or rock.

The handle is a nice fit, and feels good, but the material is dangerously slippery in the presence of even a little sweat or other moisture, even with the checkering. Gloves would be a good bet when handling, aftermarket custom checkering is a must.

I haven't had a chance to go trail blazing with it yet, but I think with the weight and length it would cut through 1/2 to 3/4 inch brush with ease. I also haven't pulled out a magnet yet to see if it has full tang, so I'll be doing that before I go after anything too thick so I don't risk it coming loose at the hilt.

Overall, for the price, it's a good knife, but you should exercise caution when using due to the grip and the lower serrated edge.

Everlast Leather Speed Bag (Medium)
Everlast Leather Speed Bag (Medium)

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not everlasting, Aug. 10 2011
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I bought this two weeks ago. After casually using it during that time, the bladder is already broken, and the bag itself is starting to show premature wear. They sure don't make them like they used. Do not buy this bag if you want to get any reasonable amount of use from it.

Splinter Cell Conviction - Xbox 360
Splinter Cell Conviction - Xbox 360
Offered by Just 4 Games
Price: CDN$ 9.95
40 used & new from CDN$ 2.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars They tried to breath new life into the series... It didn't need it., March 26 2011
Fun:3.0 out of 5 stars 
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The legendary Splinter Cell series returns for its latest installment of stealth action, but sadly falls short of expectations.

This is another prime example of a company trying to make their game accessible to everyone, but instead end up alienating their core demographic. Splinter Cell has always been a complex stealth adventure, with robust but intuitive controls, but for this rendition the controls and challenge have both been simplified to the point of feeling restrictive. The game practically plays itself. Instead of giving you the ability to do what you want when you need to, the game replaces most options, like jumping, with context sensitive button presses.

If you're new to Splinter Cell, this could be an enjoyable stealth/action game for you, but if you're a long time fan of the series you're likely to be disappointed by the dumbed down controls and diminished feeling of stealth.

Western Digital WD Elements 1 TB USB 2.0 Desktop External Hard Drive WDBAAU0010HBK-NESN (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Western Digital WD Elements 1 TB USB 2.0 Desktop External Hard Drive WDBAAU0010HBK-NESN (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
5 used & new from CDN$ 166.25

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Ample storage for minimal price, March 26 2011
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It wasn't too long ago that a 500GB drive could cost you up to $300, which is why this kind of rig is a welcome sight.

The drive itself is pretty standard: 1TB housed in a hard plastic casing. Depending on what you're looking for, this drive could be just what you need, or fall short. The drive is a little slow on the write speeds, and even goes into an idle if it's not being accessed. This can cause waits of about 15 - 30 seconds when bringing it out of the hibernation state. Another curious thing about it is it's lack of an off switch. You must use the Windows "Safely Remove Hardware" option in order to turn the drive off.

For me, this drive was a good choice, as I needed maximum space for archiving, not performance. If you need lots of space for storage and aren't too concerned about write and access speeds, this is a good choice. If you're looking for lightning fast read/write speeds then you should look elsewhere, and maybe even consider a solid state drive.

Dead To Rights: Retribution (Bilingual game-play) - Xbox 360 Standard Edition
Dead To Rights: Retribution (Bilingual game-play) - Xbox 360 Standard Edition
24 used & new from CDN$ 4.00

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Bang for your buck., March 21 2011
Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars 
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While only getting average reviews from professional sites, Dead to Rights: Retribution is the most fun I've had with a third person shooter since Max Payne 2.

This is apparently a retelling of the first game for the original Xbox, but if you haven't played the first one it'll be as fresh for you as it was for me. The gameplay works really well, and seamlessly mixes a robust hand to hand fighting engine that makes use of light and heavy attack, disarm moves, grapples, blocks, counters, and brutal finisher moves with it's gunplay. The gunplay can be approached in two ways: run and gun or shoot from cover. The cover system works well enough, but is not as fluid and intuitive as Gears of War for instance. There is also a bullet time mechanic that allows you to deal more damage, take less yourself, and can even help you to finish off some of the more difficult enemies or use when the action gets too hectic. You can also instruct your dog, Shadow, to attack your enemies or retrieve weapons, and can even take control of him at certain points in the story that help to keep the game from getting repetitive. While playing as shadow, a stealth element is added to the gameplay, which allows you to sneak up on your enemies and finish them off without alerting other enemies in the area.

There is also now a DLC pack available on XBL and PSN for 5 dollars that adds some new modes, besides the story, to the game.

My first playthrough ran about 10 hours, which is a very respectable length for a game of this type, and for the price your likely to find it for at this point, it offers a good amount of bang for your buck.

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