EDIT: REPOST: Owner Review - Marmot Precip Full Zip Pants - Andy Winz
Thanks for the quick REPOST and for taking my edits so graciously. Of
course, I have more! <g> We'll call this round two. Please make the below
listed edits and re-upload your corrected HTML. When you are done, REPOST
as you did previously.
We are getting there!
First, your bio tells me a lot more about you now. Good! However, you are
now 11 words over the 100 word limit. You can get it down to 100 words just
by cutting out the last two sentences. Since you mention you are a
freelance photographer in the beginning of the paragraph, no harm done
deleting the one sentence and the sentence with your trail name can be
easily deleted but the information still retained by adding it into your
"Tester Information" section. (I bet you didn't realize you can add fields
there in ReportWriter!) If you can't figure that out, let me know. You can
also add it to the end of your report as part of your "signature".
You will still need to pare down the bio a bit because you left out all the
metric conversions. You always need to have both metric and imperial
measurements no matter where they are in your ORs and test reports. Good
luck but I don't think you'll find it too hard to fit.
Manufacturer's Website: <<http://marmot.com>>
EDIT: On your uploaded HTML page in the test folder, your link doesn't show
These these pants are 7 years old, the fabric, materials and functionality
remain the same as the current model.
EDIT: Delete the second "these"
The pants are of a coated black ripstop nylon coated with Marmots
proprietary Precip material.
EDIT: You need an apostrophe for "Marmot's". Also, you need to use
"PreCip" as that is Marmot's brand name.
There is no mesh liner or micro dots as found in Goretex raingear.
EDIT: Change "is" to "are".
"Marmot" is embrodidered at knee level on the right leg in a dark grey
EDIT: Correct spelling is "embroidered".
Stuffed, the pants are about the size of an soda can.
EDIT: Change "an" to "a".
The waist band does not contain a fly and is held in place by dual velcro
EDIT: If you are certain the strips are "Velcro" brand, just capitalize the
word. If you are not certain the strips are Velcro, change to "hook and
loop closures" - that is pretty much the standard way of describing them.
2. Secure the inner flap (fuzzy velcro side) with one hand
EDIT: Ditto above edit.
( I would prefer not to go into details).
EDIT: Delete the extra space before "I".
The pants are very durable, with only suffering one major rip during a
cycling trip that resulted in a 3 inch long tear near lower leg on the
inside of the right leg.
EDIT: You need the metric conversion for "3 inch".
I have worn these pants in 13 F (-10.55 C) snowstorms while snowshoeing the
rim of Crater Lake, Oregon. They are very comfortable in the Virginia
summers where the average humidity is 90%-100% and temperature hovers in the
80 F (26.67 C) - 106 F ( 41.11 C) range.
EDIT: You don't need such precise temps in the metric conversions. Round
up. If you were talking some lengths and weights, perhaps one decimal place
would be applicable, but here with temps, no. Also, delete the extra space
They may be old, but their good.
EDIT: Change "their" either to "they are" or "they're".
The have survived everything I have tossed at them and then some.
EDIT: Change "The" to "They".
the Velcro still holds tight and there is plenty of spring in the elastic.
EDIT: Capitalize the first "the". Change "Velcro" to "hook and loop
The Precip material is still waterproof and breathable after 7 years.
Precip fabric works for me.
EDIT: Change to "PreCip".
I have a naturally high temperature and I rarely do not get a hot or clammy
feeling when wearing these over a pair of shorts or as my only pants.
EDIT: I might be reading this sentence wrong, but are you saying that you
are almost always hot and clammy? If so, your first "Wahoo" doesn't make
sense. If not, you need to reword.
Breathability: My legs do not feel clammy wether it was with the pants alone
or as a layer.
EDIT: Correct spelling is "whether".
Full zips: Sure it add weight but their more versatile in ventilation.
EDIT: Change to "adds" and change "their" to either "they are" or "they're".
Wammies are those little animated monkeys from Press Your Luck that
steal your money.
EDIT: You can delete this sentence - I get it now, I think.
Weak Velcro: I find that the velcro pops out if pulled too tight or in high
EDIT: Ditto, the previous "Velcro" edits.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 7:40 AM
Subject: [BackpackGearTest] REPOST: Owner Review - Marmot Precip Full Zip
Pants - Andy Winz
Kathleen, I have also uploaded the HTML to the test folder. Thanks
MARMOT PRECIP FULL ZIP RAIN PANTS
BY ANDY WINZ
September 19, 2008