82353RE: RE: [BackpackGearTest] Edit/Approval: OR - Swiftwick Pursuit Seven Socks - Kathy Waters
- Sep 9, 2013Kathy I just checked your uploaded version for this review and the date is missing. Please get that sorted ASAP.
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Made the correction, including the rewording about how wool handles sweat! Deleted the test file and uploaded the corrected one. You should check out these socks, definitely. I have a few compression socks now and these don’t feel as constrictive as some of the others. But then again, I don’t really “need” compression socks, you might need more tightness because of your ankle.
Thanks for the sock review. I need to check these out as I have to wear compression socks now. Just a few edits for you after which you may place it at:
Reviews > Clothing > Socks > Swiftwick Pursuit Seven Socks
***The compression part of the socks is compliments of the 29% Nylon and 7% Spandex materials in the construction.
EDIT: delete "is" and drop an "s" from either compliments or socks.
*** On backpacking trips, I worn the socks with mid-height boots,
*** Fortunately, thanks to our high desert climate, the night times cool down
Edit: I think "the nighttime cools down" is proper
***The Pursuit Seven is a "light compression" sock that Swiftwick claims will promotes blood flow,
EDIT: either delete "will" or drop the "s" from promotes
*** Wool is a fantastic natural fiber that I come to rely on in the hottest of the hot weather. It's no warmer than any other fabric - actually, it's cooler than a lot of
synthetics - AND it wicks away my inevitable sweat like no other fabric does. Wool is hydrophilic and pulls moisture away from my tootsies keeping them dry.
Edit: actually you are right that it is hydrophilic, but that means it absorbs moisture. (Almost 1/3 its weight) There are many better wicking fabrics (hydrophobic) than wool, including all synthetics. Most 100% wool socks are worn with a wicking liner. Wool socks meant to wick also use a blend of synthetic fibers to accomplish this (as Swiftwick does). You may want to reword that.
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