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  • Nancy Griffith
    Dang it.  I hit send too soon.   ... EDIT: the this should be one or the other ... From: Nancy Griffith To:
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 28, 2013
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      Dang it.  I hit send too soon.
       
      One more edit:
      >>I did not, on the this initial try out, stake the tent.
      EDIT: 'the this' should be one or the other
      ----- Forwarded Message -----
      From: Nancy Griffith <bkpkrgirl@...>
      To: "backpackgeartesters@yahoogroups.com" <backpackgeartesters@yahoogroups.com>; Dawn Larsen - <vicioushillbilly@...>
      Sent: Saturday, September 28, 2013 3:55 PM
      Subject: EDIT: [backpackgeartesters] IR - Slumberjack Trail Tent 6
       
      Hi Dawn,
       
      Thanks for a nice report.  Your photos really add some great description to it.
      Here are your edits in the usual format.  Please upload when ready and don't forget to delete your test file.
       
      Best regards,
      Nancy
       
      >>The tent came packed in a box and is described as "perfect" for backpacking.
      Comment: I'm not so sure about that...unless you're a mule.
       
      It came packed in it's own handled storage sack with the following parts:
      EDIT: it's should be its
      >> The seams seemed well sealed and straight. It seemed constructed well, but the material, especially the nylon, seemed a little flimsy to me compared to my other more expensive tents.  The mesh seems much more sturdy than the nylon. The floor of the tent, which seems thicker than the walls,
      Edit: This section reads a little awkwardly with all of the 'seems' and 'seams'.  Maybe some 'appears' or just 'is' instead.  It's totally up to you.

      >>I'm bad about not following instructions and so made sure I looked at them.
      EDIT: Missing an 'I' after 'so'
       
      >>Yes, I set the poles up by myself, which was difficult, only to realize that I couldn't raise the tent correctly just by using the tent clips. 
      Comment: Bummer
       
      >>It is going to be a huge tent for just me, but one that will be useful at festivals or in situations
      Comment: Too bad you didn't receive it before Burning Man!  That seems to be Murphy's Law of BGT.  Gear id="yiv8063846862yui-ie-cursor"> is on the porch when we return from the perfect testing trip.

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