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    JRB Sniveller Modification

    I removed the head/neck hole velcro and closed the hole, no cuts in baffles and took about 2 hours of hand sewing and a lot of sweating about what the heck was I doing. But it can be done and the new seam is not rough and you kind of have to look for it to know it (the seam) is even there.

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    Just curious, why would you want to "disable" one of the most versatile pieces of gear out there?
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    After much consideration I decided I probably would never use the TQ as a serape and most of all the velcro seam was scratching me as I slept. The seam woke me up more than once. For me it was the thing to do. But of course if it works for you, keep it. I wanted others to know it could be done (by the less skilled as myself) without ruining the quilt.

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    Diffidently a case of HYOH .. But on a hike a in spring (APR23rd) .. I got in a snow storm and had temps dip below freezing .. didn't pack a down jacket .. had my JRB Sniveler with a Dri-Ducks poncho .. saved my butt from freezing...
    "The wise man questions others wisdom because he questions his own, the foolish man because it is different from his own." Leo Stein

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    Wonder id JRB would custom swap the velco for some other type of closure to avoid this?

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    I was thinking maybe a small size zipper but then there would be a problem attaching the hood. The head hole velcro is rather wide and stiff, it is about a1/2 inch wider than the foot box velcro. Maybe some flexible velcro. I know you can get custom sewing at JRB and you can right off order a No Sniviller without the hole. So JRB has that covered.

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    Must be a case of HOYU. I did consider situations as my butt freezing off, but I have long john for that. And I thought you were supposed to wear the quilt over your shoulders and not over your butt. Darn! hope i don't get caught cold out there. Thanks for the input, seriously. It is a good idea on that quilt.

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    nice work & good to know.

    if its that cold and i'm done hiking with no additional insulation... i will
    opt to head for the hammock in the event of "survival"
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    Quote Originally Posted by OutdoorJunkie1992 View Post
    Wonder id JRB would custom swap the velco for some other type of closure to avoid this?
    JRB does not do custom work ... this has been the first I heard of it waking someone up or that's it's intolerable .. I have a 2009 model.. and it's tuff to find it at times...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Black Wolf View Post
    JRB does not do custom work ... this has been the first I heard of it waking someone up or that's it's intolerable .. I have a 2009 model.. and it's tuff to find it at times...
    I just got mine and I dont have a problem at all either. And I have never read about it bothering someone. So Im not worried about it at all I love my stealth Would not change a thing about it

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