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    A guy tried to start up a business making UQs and didn't have the capital to get it going, so he accepted pre-payment from several members of a few internet communities (like the YahooGroups hammockcamping site run by Ed Speer) to get going. He never delivered. Some folks think he did it on purpose but others think he just got in over his head, not realizing how much effort it would to produce UQs on that scale. Either way, he took money and didn't provide a product or a refund. Bad business, no matter what the intent.
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    So what's the story behind the "sniveler" name???

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    Sgt. Rock's catch phrase is "no snivelling" so the UQ was named in honor of him.
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    I think he's the one who said they needed a headhole like soldiers do to their poncho liners, so they named it after him.
    “Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall when the wise are banished from the public councils because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded because they flatter the people, in order to betray them.” ~Judge Joseph Story

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    Quote Originally Posted by Just Jeff View Post
    Jack - out of curiosity, what number of Nest+NS did I get?
    JJ,

    You are certainly one of the early JRB quilt users...Your quilts are number 45 and 46 respectively...However, in considering those who got the JRB Nest and No Sniveller quilts as the original JRB Three Season Set, your set is number 8.

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    Awesome - thanks Jack.
    “Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall when the wise are banished from the public councils because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded because they flatter the people, in order to betray them.” ~Judge Joseph Story

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    Knotty and JJ are on the mark re SGT Rock's history with the No Sniveller....Back in the early days of WB, in the hammock forum we had a thread entitled "UQs the best answer"... On this thread the members had the opportunity to comment of what features they might like to see in UQs...SGt RocK suggested the head hole like the way we military guys modified poncho liners in the field...To this day that thread is the largest WBhf thread.

    Pan prototyped the No Sniveller...We asked Rock if he was ok with calling it the No Siniveller... he agreed... We sent the prototype to Rock for testing...He loved it... It went into production ... About three years ago we gave Rocks P1 model a refurbishment to bring it up to the higher loft standard of current models...He is still using his No Sniveller, P1, as his TQ in his sub 5 pound base kit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter_pan View Post
    ....Back in the early days of WB, in the hammock forum we had a thread entitled "UQs the best answer"...
    For the newbies, in this case WB means www.whiteblaze.net, and the hammock subforum there is what Hammock Forums spun off from.

    Here's Jack's thread, started 2-27-04.
    http://whiteblaze.net/forum/showthread.php?t=3925
    “Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall when the wise are banished from the public councils because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded because they flatter the people, in order to betray them.” ~Judge Joseph Story

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    - Designer, Jeff's Gear Hammock / Pack Cover by JRB

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