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80060Re: EDIT - Tarptent Sublite - Lori Pontious

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  • richardglyon
    Feb 20, 2011
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      Lori, good catch. Now at http://tinyurl.com/4gywjbh

      Cheers, Richard

      --- In BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com, Lori <lori.pontious@...> wrote:
      >
      > Delay of game. I don't see a folder for the Tyvek version.
      >
      > On Jan 31, 2011, at 7:41 PM, richardglyon wrote:
      >
      > >
      > > Lori,
      > >
      > > All-around terrific Review – informative, interesting, thorough,
      > > and well-tested. Worth a Brownie point for sure. Just a few minor
      > > edits, in the standard format (EDIT=must be changed; Edit=requested
      > > change or clarification but up to you; Comment=just that). After
      > > revising you're cleared to upload. Be sure to check the "Owner
      > > Review" box when you do, and delete your Tests/OR folder copy.
      > >
      > > Cheers, Richard
      > >
      > > <<Materials: spunbonded olefin, aka soft structure Tyvek®; floor
      > > made of black 1.1 silicone impregnated nylon; window/vent/side
      > > netting of black nanoseeum>>
      > > EDIT/Edit: Tarptent's website says "no-see-um." Perhaps a tag uses
      > > "nanoseeum?" Even if so, I'd add the hyphens.
      > >
      > > <<Actual weight: 19.7 oz (558 g); 21.5 oz (610 g) with stakes;>>
      > > EDIT: Delete the final semicolon
      > >
      > > <<The floor is attached to the main body of the tent by straps at
      > > the corners and a noseeum mesh strip to keep out insects. >>
      > > EDIT: no-see-um [with hyphens]
      > >
      > > <<The instructions indicate that the glue, a PVA adhesive, be used
      > > to seam seal the Sublite;>>
      > > Edit: Since I'm not sure what these letters stand for (polyvinyl
      > > alcohol?) I'd spell it out.
      > >
      > > <<nor did it go away with everything taut as I could get it. >>
      > > Edit: as taut as I could get it
      > >
      > > <<I enjoyed how the Sublite let in the light without being overly
      > > bright, or becoming too warm or stuffy to lay in on a lazy morning.>>
      > > EDIT: lie in
      > >
      > > <<Since I carry a quilt rated to 20 F (-6.66 C) all year, however,
      > > this has not been a problem.>>
      > > Edit: I'd round off to -7 C.
      > >
      > > <<I will continue to use the Sublite for summer outings, especially
      > > in drier climates; I suspect that it would stand up easily to short
      > > summer showers that are common in the Sierra Nevada. >>
      > > EDIT: As written the second part is projection. Please tweak to
      > > include a comparison based on experience. [E g, "it's already
      > > withstood sustained rain worse than the short summer showers . . ."]
      > >
      > > <<not a good choice if you expect to stay dry in heavy, sustained
      > > rain>>
      > > Edit: For consistency (all other bullet points have an initial cap)
      > > I'd capitalize "not."
      > >
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