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.
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Cons: What are the product's weaknesses and limitations?
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Experience: In two to four sentences, sum up your level of experience with this product.
Familiarity with this product: How long have you owned it? How much have you used it? Number of trips? Miles?
Familiarity with product type: What's your experience with other models of this type of gear? Is this your first, one of many?
Conditions: Where and how have you used this product? In what conditions, terrain, and weather? When? For what activities?
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