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    Does hair still get stuck in omni tape? I heard that stuff didnt stick as well to it as regular hook.

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    Quote Originally Posted by L.D. Cakes View Post
    Couldn't your socks get stuck in the Velcro?
    Good point!!!

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    Was there a difference between Omni tape, hook-n-loop and Velcro (other than the brand name)?

    Some of the problems with the bottom entry Hennesseys were due to the Velcro picking up trail debris & otherwise.

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    wow, thanks everyone. I do like the idea of a sewn footbox, but more so for colder weather gear. I was curious about the "snag-free" labelling for the velcro, and my thoughts are confirmed. Sewn it will be if I ever get the 0* stuff, and snaps for 40* I have been noticing with my 20* that I do get some heat loss/cold air flow at the end where it cinches up. easily solved with an extra sock, but still , I could see in colder temps that being an issue. thanks again for the thoughts
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    my speer top quilt has the velcro and i come to hate it!!! would love to remove and add snap and gather at the end, so i still could open it up completely(but, i am not a diy'er)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boomer View Post
    Was there a difference between Omni tape, hook-n-loop and Velcro (other than the brand name)?
    Velcro is a brand of hook and loop attachment. They have a specific product called Omni tape that has both hooks and loops interspersed on each side of the tape. This way it could stick in any direction instead of having to have a strip for the hooks and a strip for the loops.

    Generic versions of normal hook and loop and Omni tape exist.

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