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Incubator 30

$237.00

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Hammock Gear Under Quilts

Frequently Asked Questions

Goose down under quilts have proven to be, without question, the preferred choice for insulating the underside of the hammock. Due to super light weight, compressibility and versatility, they outshine the alternatives by a landslide. Their thermal efficiency has allowed brave campers to push the boundaries of cold weather hammocking. Virtually every hammock camper has experienced - through his or her learning curve, the dreaded CBS, or "Cold Butt Syndrome". And virtually every owner of an under quilt has effectively learned how to avoid it. Once you have experienced a down under quilt, you will "never go back".

Hammock Gear provides a full-length under quilt - the Incubator, and a 3/4-length under quilt - the Phoenix. They are known by many to be the most effective on the market today. One of the primary reasons is this: the Incubator and Phoenix are the only commercial under quilts designed with a contour which mimics the shape a person makes when they are laying in a hammock. One of the added benefits of this construction technique is that it leaves a "flap" of fabric along the top and bottom of every down filled chamber. This extra fabric acts as a "floating baffle" which stabilizes the down and helps prevent its shifting. Another reason our UQ's are popular is this: they contain the ideal amount of down Stability - the down stays put when it should, but the design allows for enough manual shifting of down when necessary.

 

Lead time at the moment is approximately 5-6 weeks, from your purchase date, to ship out new made to order quilts

All of our quilts ship with a 24" x 36" Storage Sack and Stuff Sack for backpacking.

 

About the Incubator 30˚

The ULTIMATE underquilt for guaranteed comfort... The Standard length Incubator 30° is long enough to generously cover most hammock campers up to about 6’ 2”.  With 850 fill power, water resistant goose down, this underquilt will protect you in temperatures down to 30°. If you are looking for an underquilt that is hassle free and will allow you to enjoy your hammock for more months of the year, you have found it.

The Incubator comes with 9 anatomically contoured, differential cut baffles that run the length of the quilt. One of the things this construction technique does is to greatly reduce the shifting of goose down that is sometimes more noticeable in quilts made with premium goose down.  This is one of the reasons Hammock Gear quilts are always 15-20% overstuffed. The differential cut, contoured baffles also provide the highest level of fit which is critical to keeping warm.  
The Incubator comes complete with our state of the art shock-cord suspension system and a stuff sack.

 

Compression Size

 

The Stuff Sack we ship with this quilt is approximately 5.5 liters, but due to the nature of goose down, it can be compressed further with an aftermarket compression stuff sack.  We do not recommend keeping the quilt compressed for more than 24 hours.  The quilt should be stored in the cotton storage bag provided, when not in use.

 

 

Under Quilt Advantages

Chances are you are already aware of the advantages of goose down under quilts. To summarize: 

  • thermal efficiency
  • weight savings
  • volume savings
  • ease of use & adjustment (especially compared to a pad)
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Incubator 30˚ShortStandardLong
Length73”78”83”
Width44”44”44”
Fill Weight8.0 oz9.0 oz10.0 oz
Total Weight16.7 oz18.15 oz19.49 oz


Down

We utilize the finest 850 fill power, water-resistant goose down on the market in all of our quilts. It is tested and certified by the International Down and Feather Testing Laboratory.

 

Fabric

All Hammock Gear quilts are made of ARGON fabric. All ARGON fabric is specifically designed ripstop nylon which is manufactured for Hammock Gear. We offer both 10 and 15 denier weights with certain colors only available in one or the other. ARGON 67 (10d) weighs 0.67oz/square yard while ARGON 90 (15d) weighs 0.90 oz/square yard. It has a Durable Water Resistant (DWR) finish. The DWR not only improves the water resistance of ARGON , it also enhances the fabric by improving overall strength, tightening the weave and thus increasing its down-proofness. Calendaring of the fabric further enhances the down-proofness of the quilt.

  • Black - Argon 67 (10 denier)
  • Black - Argon 90 (15 denier +0.9 oz)
  • Charcoal Gray - Argon 90 (15 denier +0.9 oz)
  • Titanium Gray - Argon 67 (10 denier)
  • Burnt Orange - Argon 90 (15 denier +0.9 oz)
  • Bright Yellow - Argon 90 (15 denier +0.9 oz)
  • Purple - Argon 90 (15 denier +0.9 oz)
  • Cobalt Blue - Argon 90 (15 denier +0.9 oz)
  • Brick Red - Argon 90 (15 denier +0.9 oz)
  • Hunter Green - Argon 67 (10 denier)
  • Dark Olive Green - Argon 90 (15 denier +0.9 oz)
  • Cinnamon Brown - Argon 67 (10 denier)
  • Coyote Brown - - Argon 90 (15 denier +0.9 oz)
  • Woodland Camo - Argon 90 (15 denier +0.9 oz)



Baffles

All of our under quilts make use of baffle (also known as "box baffle") construction. This means that the seams between the down-filled chambers are not sewn through, but instead consist of a fabric wall about .75 to 3 inches tall, depending on the model.

 

Temperature Ratings

At Hammock Gear, we use temperature ratings which are very conservative. Compare them in the marketplace and you will agree. Here is a point we wish to emphasize: the first and most important step you must take when choosing an under quilt by temperature is to Know Thyself. Are you a Cold sleeper, a Warm sleeper, or maybe a Really Warm sleeper? Factor this into your selection process and you will be much better off. With under quilts, the more you experiment, the more you will dial this in.

There are 2 review(s) for Incubator 30

  • Incubator 30

    by Dave H. – 9th Nov 2017

    As with my previous under quilt purchase the quality is top notch. Color is exactly as expected with a great feel to the fabric. Color coded "S" biners make it easy to know which end you're grabbing out of the stuff sack so you can hook up one end without exposing the rest of the quilt to possibly being dropped on the ground. Suspension is easy to figure out and works well to snug the quilt up against the hammock. Looking forward to my next over night trip surrounded by downy goodness!

  • I couldn't decide between the 20 and the 40 then this showed up.

    by Alan M – 30th Jul 2017

    For a few months I had been trying to decide on going with the extra weight of the 20 or over stuffing the 40 to get the 3 season temp rating I was looking for. When I was finally ready to buy I came back to the site and found this quilt. The quality is top notch and it fits my Dream Hammock like a glove. This is my second purchase from Hammock Gear and I couldn't be happier with the customer service and workmanship.