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Re: [BackpackGearTest] EDIT: Big Agnes Hog Park Sleeping Bag - FR - Chuck Carnes

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  • Chuck Carnes
    Thank you Christine, I will edit and upload immediatly ... ===== Chuck Carnes __________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Yahoo! Mail is new and improved
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 6, 2004
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      Thank you Christine, I will edit and upload immediatly

      --- Christine <ckorhonen@...> wrote:
      > Thanks, Chuck! The link to the test folder was
      > clickable for me and
      > much appreciated.
      >
      > Just a couple of edits and you're on your way!
      >
      > Christine
      > ___________________________
      > Field Information and Terrain:
      > The first night the camp site was a nice low lying
      > grass that
      > canvassed the floor of wilderness.
      >
      > **Edit: "...the camp site HAD nice low lying
      > grass..."
      >
      >
      > The only place that would work with my tent was an
      > area that roots
      > flooded the whole campsite.
      >
      > **Edit: "...an area WHERE roots..."
      >
      >
      > Thanks to the BA Hinman Pad that is suggested and
      > was tested with
      > this bag, it was still an enjoyable night sleep.
      >
      > **Edit: "...that is suggested FOR USE WITH and was
      > tested with this
      > bag..." or you can remove the suggested part:
      > "...that was tested
      > with this bag..."
      >
      >
      > Field Use of the Bag:
      > After setting up the tent over the roughest part of
      > the site to truly
      > test this bag and pad for comfort, I slid the pad in
      > the
      > sleeve that is provided on the bottom of the bag.
      >
      > **Comment: You mentioned using the Hinman Pad, and
      > specifically said
      > you used it at Jones Gap, but you don't say which
      > pad you used in
      > your backyard. Maybe restate "...I slid the BA
      > Hinman Pad in the
      > sleeve that is attached to the bottom of the Hog
      > Park sleeping bag."
      >
      >
      > I think in the future I will put this bag into a
      > compression sack to
      > compress it more so that it will fit in my pack a
      > lot better.
      >
      > **Comment: Since you haven't tried this yet, you
      > can't say if the
      > bag will fit in your pack better.
      > Maybe say "...to compress it more to see if it will
      > fit in my pack
      > better."
      >
      >
      > The next two mornings I was again dampened by the
      > dew that fell early
      > that morning or condensation.
      >
      > **Edit: "...dampened by the dew and condensation
      > that fell early in
      > the mornings."
      >
      >
      > The shell of the bag seemed to adequately resist the
      > moisture from
      > the dew and condensation from penetrating the
      > material any further
      > than the shell.
      >
      > **Question: Earlier the bag liner got wet from dew.
      > Did the liner
      > get wet from having the bag open this time, too?
      >
      > Thanks again!
      >
      >


      =====
      Chuck Carnes



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