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ATTN: Colt P. Re: OWNER REVIEW's

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  • richardglyon
    Colt, I agree with Ray s recommendation - request a mentor. As a general rule anything discontinued for two years is inappropriate, but if the pack is
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      Colt,

      I agree with Ray's recommendation - request a mentor. As a general rule anything discontinued for two years is inappropriate, but if the pack is available from resellers we've made exceptions. But a mentor can help you with all these things.

      Richard

      --- In BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com, "Colt Pini" <coltpini@...> wrote:
      >
      > That's too bad, I haven't found a better hatchet for the price. I know it
      > isn't a "backpackers brand" but that doesn't mean it isn't a useful tool and
      > half the price of anything comparable.
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      >
      > Thanks for the explanation. Is there a place I should send my OR item to be
      > approved before I write up the review?
      >
      >
      >
      > Colt
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      >
      > From: BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Jamie D.
      > Sent: Friday, March 25, 2011 11:36 PM
      > To: BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [BackpackGearTest] ATTN: Colt P. Re: OWNER REVIEW's
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Hi Colt,
      >
      > After some consideration by the editors it has been decided that your other
      > OR, the drywall hammer/axe doesn't fit well enough with the BGT theme of
      > backpacking gear. Unfortunately, that means neither of the first 2 OR's you
      > submitted can be added to the edit queue at this time.
      > As to your question regarding what works for "field use" we really like to
      > see items used in a hiking/backpacking/camping capacity for the bulk of the
      > field use. Other outdoor activities like running and biking are perfectly
      > fine extras that can be included in your total field use but shouldn't
      > account for the main "in the field" time with the item.
      >
      > I hope that makes sense. Let us know if you have any other questions.
      >
      > Jamie D
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