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Re: [BackpackGearTest] Edit/Appro: Golite Quest Backpack Women's - Cheryl McMurray

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  • Cheryl Mcmurray
    Thanks a lot Roger. The edits are finished and the final result is posted. Cheryl ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 15, 2010
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      Thanks a lot Roger. The edits are finished and the final result is posted.
      Cheryl
      On Feb 14, 2010, at 2:09 AM, Roger Caffin wrote:

      > Edit/Appro: Golite Quest Backpack Women's - Cheryl McMurray
      >
      > Hi Cheryl
      >
      > Interesting stuff.
      > A few Comments on style which you can use or ignore, as you wish. A few
      > Edits, but I think you can look after those yourself. When you have tidied
      > it up you are clear to post it at
      > http://www.backpackgeartest.org/reviews/Packs/Internal%20and%20External%20Framed%20Backpacks/Golite%20Quest%20Pack/
      >
      > Cheers
      > Roger Caffin
      > BGT Editor
      > --------
      > > I've been backpacking and hiking for four years, mostly on weekends year
      > > around. Overnight
      > > trips are usually long weekend trips in the Eastern Sierras with 32 lb to
      > > 40 lb (15 kg to 18 kg)
      > > loads depending on the season. One class two rock climb with a day pack
      > > is common.
      > > Day hikes are 10-15 mi (16 km to 24 km) in the San Gabriel Mountains with
      > > loads of 15 lb to 20 lb
      > > (7 kg to 9 kg).
      > Comment ONLY. You have mixed 'a to b' and 'a-b' styles. I don't mind a bit.
      >
      > > was pleased with the color which is a two toned blue with black pockets.
      > Comment only: I would write two-toned'.
      >
      > > Overall I like the size and the simplicity of the packs design.
      > EDIT: the pack's design
      >
      > > hoping that the fabric material will be durable enough to hold up by
      > > excercising a little extra care.
      > EDIT: exercising
      >
      > > The small elastic pocket inside of each hip belt pocket is perfect for my
      > > spare camera battery
      > EDIT: delete 'of'
      >
      > > The first trip that I did with this pack was the desert trip which I
      > > needed to pack in all of my water
      > Edit: 'the desert trip where I needed to pack '
      >
      > > At this point I am a little disappointed with the packs performance
      > EDIT: the pack's performance
      >
      > > With all of the differing movements and positions that I was required to
      > > do in order
      > Edit: I suggest deleting the leading 'with'.
      >
      > > After a two trip break from using this pack I used it on a four day trip
      > > in the
      > > Sierra's which I did two serious day hikes.
      > EDIT: 'Sierra's during which I did two serious day hikes'
      >
      > > One thing that I've always liked about this pack is the features.
      > Edit: a tricky bit of grammar. I suggest 'are the features'.
      >
      > > Considering what I have put the pack through on the day hike outings it
      > > has held up well
      > > given the lighter material used with only visible scrapes.
      > Edit: grammar. I suggest
      > ' Considering what I have put the pack through on the day hike outings and
      > given the lighter material used,
      > it has held up well with only visible scrapes.'
      >
      > > bring the shoulder straps more towards the outer part of the shoulder
      > Edit: shoulders
      >
      > > It is possible, also, that there has been a break-in period for this pack
      > Comment only: I very much doubt it! Not with a pack this light.
      >
      >



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