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Help me find something for my husband!

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saveahorserideacowboy Wed 26-Nov-14 18:42:17

Please!! He is mid 30's and we have 2 young Dc. He has a manual job, enjoys pushbiking (with kids not really a hardcore mountain biker!), playing xbox, watching films. He gets games and films from a friend 2nd hand so no need to buy any.

Loves gadgets- has an iphone. Would love to buy him the new xbox or an ipad but just don't have the money. Not interested in books, or clothes particularly. No need for wallet, watch etc.

Budget around £50 ish. Ideally would love some form of techy gadget intended for anything really. So far I have pyjamas! Help !

1122christy Wed 26-Nov-14 18:57:22

Not sure how much this will help but Iv got my dh - tripod for phone, car holder for phone, aftershave, nandos chilli sauces, magazine subscription, Google play voucher and Amazin gift card, xbox game And a make your own wind up car. Check not on the high street.com as they have a few diff gadgety things.
Oh and phone charger acc kit.

Pollywallywinkles Wed 26-Nov-14 19:01:04

I've still got something to get for my husband for £50 and am now clueless as what to get him. Hope that some good ideas are put forward.

defineme Wed 26-Nov-14 19:06:57

An odometer for his bike, cinema vouchers, book called 100 films to see before you die, poster or tshirt from favourite film, film mag subscription or gaming one, those cardboard 3d glasses for iphone_look on xmas bargain thread fir details. Night away in cheap hotel, gig tickets.

lucysmam Wed 26-Nov-14 19:08:00

Remote controlled helicopter that fires missiles? I got one for mine for £30 - he plays COD on xbox360. He's about at the mo but can root out the receipt shortly if you want to know what it's actually called smile

NorbertDentressangle Wed 26-Nov-14 19:11:38

How about a Leatherman multi-tool?

There are loads of different sorts depending on what someone is likely to use it for eg. some more suited to particular hobbies.

Phineyj Wed 26-Nov-14 19:14:55

Paul Smith have an iPhone case that looks like a retro cassette tape - that's what I've got for hard-to-buy for DH!

TwentyTinyToes Wed 26-Nov-14 19:17:21

Fitbit or similar, they monitor activity and sleep, you can upload food data, ultimately get fitter? They are a little over budget but I think you can get a basic one for around £50.

workatemylife Wed 26-Nov-14 20:21:08

tell me about the helicopter please! I want to buy one for DH but the ones I have seen are all above budget - 30quid seems more like it for a toy....

lucysmam Wed 26-Nov-14 20:28:10

It's this one but was cheaper in store if there's a Red5 gadget shop near you (plus no postage obvs. And, you get a 10% discount if it's the last one in store)

traviata Wed 26-Nov-14 20:44:27

sports camcorder (amazon have some for your £50 budget)
home cinema projector

attheendoftheday Wed 26-Nov-14 20:45:51

Tassimo coffee maker if he drinks coffee? Bit of a gadget and reduced currently to within your budget.

Otherwise one of those monitors to fit his bike to monitor his speed and gradient?

lucysmam Wed 26-Nov-14 20:48:10

They had a helicopter that fired water as well but I couldn't be doing with listening to the girls screech!

And a car thingy that went up walls, along ceilings and on windows.

We spent a lot of time in there ooh-ing over random stuff grin

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