Edit- IR: Gregory Tega - Karin Claus
- Karin, good report.
I actually got to catch some stuff, ah, the joys of being an editor.
Edits = must dos
Comments = think about it
>Comment: the T had me freaked till I checked out the html.
> Initial Report: Gregory Tega T Backpack
> I live and play in the Colorado Rockies. I haveEdit: I am starting to feel like the Official Bio Nazi these days.
> section hiked the entire Colorado Trail. I
> through-hiked the Appalachian Trail in '02 and the
> Pacific Crest Trail in '04. I have been slowly and
> carefully updating my gear to lighter weight
> equipment. I have been backpacking for the past
> twenty years. I have climbed 38 of Colorado's highest
> peaks. I enjoy getting out in the woods almost every
> weekend. I'd rather suffer some discomfort than to
> carry extra weight. in my pack. I have used hammocks,
> tents and tarps. I like to sleep under the stars in
> good weather. I love long weekend loop hikes. I go
> backpacking because I enjoy walking, camping is just
> something I do because I am caught outside overnight.
According to the new rules, 100 words or less (125 now) and focus on your
current style versus where you have been. Man, I feel dirty now.
Edit: extra period after "extra weight. in my pack"
>Edit: You have several different spacing styles after colons. No space,
> Product Information
> Manufactured By:Gregory
> Manufactured Date:2004
> Manufacturer URL:http://www.gregorypacks.com
> Manufacturer Phone Number:1 800 477 320
> Sizes available:XS, S, M
> Listed Weight (Size medium):3 lb 3 oz. (1.5 kg)
> Weight as Delivered:3 lb 3 oz (1.5 g)
> Listed Size:2900 cu in ( 48 l)
> Color:Choice of Desert Rose or Dusty Blue
> Listed Comfort Range: Up to 35 lb (16 kg)
> Suggested Retail: $179 US
> 7 Page Booklet: About 7 in x 4.5 in (18 cm x 11 cm)
single space, etc.. I would pick one and use it throughout the report.
> Hydration insert 2 1/8 oz ( 60 g)Edit: colon after insert?
> -Female Specific Harness: Curved women's harnessComment: I know this is coming straight from the maker, but you have one
> provides a custom fit
> -Female Specific GullwingT Plus Waistbelt: Light,
> comfortable, and supportive
> -Narrow Backpanel: 1" narrower to provide superior
> female fit.
sentence that ends in a period and two that don't. If this is Gregory's
fault leave it, if not.......
> The pack has numerous straps and buckles.Comment/Edit: The period thing arises here too. Some end with periods, some
> Load lifter buckles/straps - called "shoulder
> stabilizer straps" by Gregory.
> Top compression strap/buckle
> Shoulder strap - nice and cushy.
> Middle compression strap/buckle (connects to large
> mesh pocket)
> Adjustable sternum strap/buckle - (they snap on, and
> can be unsnapped and moved up/down the shoulder strap)
> Waist belt stabilizer straps/buckles
> Hip belt/buckle - the hip belt fabric is very thin.
> Lower compression strap/buckles
> Ice axe strap
> Side compression strap/buckles
> Strap for picking up.
don't. Consistency is a virtue (one I lack)
>Edit: Extra space between about and 0.5
> The fabric on the shoulder straps is about 0.5 in (1.3 cm) thick
It is about 0.24 in ( .7 cm) thick.
Edit: I have to call for a 0 befor .7 cm
Packing the pack:
Next, in went the tent, groundcloth, Platypus water bottle, foodbag,
> clothesbag, ditty bag and cookkit.Edit: extra space after the , and before Platypus
Edit/Comment: I am flexible, but since you went with ditty bag, I would
recommend clothes bag, food bag, and cook kit.
Size of Components:
> Large mesh pocket: 10 in wide x 12 in high (25 cm xEdit: Spacing after colon again. I think it is at least 3 spaces ;)
> 30) This pocket is stretchy, and stretches out large
Edit: period needed after large?
Water Holster: 5 in high x 9 in around (13 cm x 23 cm)
> The holster is curved, and the first dimension is itsEdit: Period after measurment?
> smallest measurement
The top edge is made of a firm fabric which holds its shape.
Edit: My grammar checker went crazy here. 1) firm fabric, which holds or 2)
firm fabric that holds
>From there , I selected "Women's Series".
Edit: extra space after there and before the comma
> The other sections of their website are : About Us,Edit: extra space between are and colon
"Sorry, no free repairs if you have been using your pack as a
> feed bag for bears or cleaning with white gas!".Edit: no period needed after "
>The terrain will be varied, consisting of rocky climbs , dusty, muddy and
> First Impressions:
> My initial impression of the pack is that it is well
> made. There are no loose edges, the seams are all
> bound. The edges of the straps are all neatly sewn
> and melted.
Edit: extra space after climbs and before comma
> - Does my bear cannister fit easily into the pack?Edit: canister
Good job. Upload when ready.