Summary: In two to four sentences, sum up the most important things you want others to know about this product, based on your experience.
What is this product best for?
Would you recommend it or not? If so, for whom? For what use?
Pros: What are the product's strengths, its best features and qualities?
Acknowledge the positive. Even a disappointing product probably has something good going for it.
Cons: What are the product's weaknesses and limitations?
Acknowledge the negative. Even your favorite product probably has some drawbacks.
Here are some things to consider when reviewing gear:
Ease of Use: Do parts and features work as expected? Consistently?
Features: Any noteworthy features, designs, or technology? Do they live up to expectations?
Construction & Durability: Is it well made? How has it held up over time?
Conditions: Where, when, and how long have you used this gear?
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How did you acquire this product?
bought it new
bought it used
bought via a "pro deal"
received it as a personal gift
received it as a sample, freebie, or prize
tested or reviewed it for the manufacturer
tried it in the store
How much did you pay?
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