Re: EDIT/Approval: Deuter Futura 32 Pack - Fuzzy
- --- In BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com, "Roger Caffin"
> EDIT/Approval: Deuter Futura 32 Pack - Fuzzy
> Hi Chuck
> One big thing you must fix though: you have not made it clear inthe Product
> Description whether this pack is frameless, has an internal frame,or has an
> external frame. Trees and forest problem I suspect. But this infoshould be
> right up front, maybe as a sentence in the Product Information orFeatures
> section. Even something as simple as 'This is a 32 litre internalframe day
> pack.' before the manufacturer details would suffice.Trees and forest, indeed. I know I mention it elsewhere, but I can
do something up front.
> When you have, you are clear to upload at20and%20Day%20Packs/Deuter%20Futura%2032/
> I have put it in the Day packs section because of the 32 litrecapacity,
> even though it has a frame.That's where it was when it was a test series.
> > Descriptiondescription every
> Comment: I am not sure you need to be so prolific in your
> time. I found it a little over-whelming! I use less text and morereference
> to the pictures myself. That said, I an NOT asking for any changes.I was a bit verbose, but this was my first test series. I was
testing two other items before this one was complete, so *someone*
thought I was doing a good job...
> Comment: I had to reread this sentence a couple of times tounderstand it.
> It is grammatically correct, but a little extended. If you reversethe order
> of some sections I think it reads more easily. I have illustratedthis here:
> > compartment are three webbing loops: two hiking pole loops on theleft,
> > each one > 3/8 in (10 mm) wide and approximately 2 in (5 cm)long, and one
> > ice axe loop, ...Thanks. I like yours...
> > First Impressions<blush>
> Comment: a very good write-up
> > I snugged up the stabilizer straps. I had never had loadAgreed...
> > lifter straps on a pack before, so I wasn't sure what to expect.
> Comment: Personally, I think the pack torso is a bit short for you.
> As youbackwards
> note further down, the stabiliser straps should normally go
> horizontally or even upwards. But, if it works for you ...It *is* the most comfortable pack I have ever worn.
> > The Futura was with me in late July, 2003, on my first "long-km)
> > distance" hike in some time: an attempt to hike the 13-mile (20.8
> > Barr Trail up Pikes Peak - elevation 14,110' (4,301 m) - and backin
> Comment: you don't mention your starting altitude. I am assumingthe climb
> is not 4,301 m in 20.8 km!Starting elevation is 6500 ft (1981 m), so 2320 m in 20.8 km - which
is still quite a climb for a flatlander from sea level.
> > A few notes on sizing: I have a fairly long torso, at 20½-21 in(52-
> Comment: a very good sectionThanks again.