Mala Under Quilt - 900FP White Goose Down

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Lead time 16 weeks

$240.00

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If you want to remain comfortable and warm in a hammock, then under quilts reign supreme. They hang underneath your hammock to provide critical warmth. For the hammock hanger the under quilt is the most critical part of your insulation system.

The Mala comes in a variety of lengths and temperature ratings to suit your individual needs.

Standard Features:

*Insulation - 900FP HyperDRY™ White Goose Down - Responsible Down Standard certified and water repellant. The 900FP Mala will pack smaller and weight less than the 800FP Mala.
*Fabric - Options of 15 denier and 10 denier nylon
*Suspension: Full length primary suspension with added prussik loops to lock the quilt in place
*Shape: Dual differential cut to ensure full lofting of insulation for maximum warmth 
*Stuff sack included

OPTIONS:

Fabric options:

Inner Fabric Options: (10 denier is our usual standard inner being lighter weight, more breathable and has a silkier feel than the 15 denier)
10 Denier - Charcoal Grey, Moroccan Blue, Forest Green, Burnt Orange (taffeta - no ripstop grid)
15 Denier - Forest Green, Moroccan Blue, Orange, Purple

Outer fabric options: (15D is our usual standard outer having a slightly better DWR coating and being slightly more durable, 10D will be less weight and pack down a bit smaller though)
10 Denier - Charcoal Grey, Moroccan Blue, Forest Green, Burnt Orange (taffeta - no ripstop grid)
15 Denier - Forest Green, Moroccan Blue, Orange, Purple


Lengths: (Note: When using the shorter quilts a small pad will be needed for your feet in colder weather)

2/3 = 116cm
3/4 = 132cm 
7/8 = 160cm
Full length short = 180cm
Full Length regular = 195cm 
Full Length Long = 210cm

Draft Collar: An optimally hung under quilt doesn't require draft collars however ddding draft collars can help assist with sealing in the warmth at either end of the quilt, and compensate for those times where the under quilt is not hung optimally. Most problems occur at the foot end when hanging an under quilt so a draft collar can be useful here, otherwise  a draft collar at both ends can be seen as good insurance especially in colder weather.

Quilt Hangers: For those with hammocks such as a Hennessy which don't have a point to slip the shock cord over such as on our hammocks then these Quilt Hanger hooks can be a simple way to connect your quilt to the hammock suspension.  They simply loop over the ropes at the end of your hammock. 

Storage Sack:

This is a large breathable storage sack for keeping your quilt in when at home. Made by us from our hammock fabric and where possible the fabric will be remnants of rolls or fabrics with blemishes that can't be used for our hammocks.

Comes with stuff sack as standard.

Made in Tasmania.

Weights: (Total weight includes draft collars which add about 25g. It also includes 15d outer and 10d inner. Fill weights do not include draft collars)

Mala 116:
+5c: 377g/Fill Weight = 138g
+2c: 399g/ Fill Weight = 161g
-1c: 427g/Fill Weight = 183g
-4c: 445g/Fill Weight = 207g
-7c: 473g/Fill Weight = 230g
-10c: 500g/Fill Weight = 253g
-13c: 530g/Fill Weight = 275g
-16c 558g/Fill Weight = 299g

Mala 132
+5c: 407g/Fill Weight = 158g
+2c: 433g/Fill Weight = 181g
-1c: 463g/Fill Weight = 207g
-4c: 493g/ Fill weight = 233g
-7c: 523g/ Fill weight = 259g
-10c: 553g/ Fill weight = 284g
-13c: 583g/ Fill weight = 311g
-16c: 615g/ Fill weight = 337g

Mala 160
+5c: 447g/Fill weight = 188g
+2c: 480g/Fill weight = 219g
-1c: 505g/Fill weight = 251g
-4c: 540g/Fill weight = 282g
-7c: 575gFill weight = 313g
-10c: 610g/Fill weight = 344g
-13c: 654g/Fill weight = 375g
-16c: 690g/Fill weight = 407g

Mala 180
+5c: 470g/ Fill Weight = 194g
+2c: 505g/ Fill weight = 227g
-1c: 546g/Fill Weight = 259g
-4c: 582g/Fill Weight = 292g
-7c: 610g/Fill weight = 324g
-10c: 650g/Fill weight = 356g
-13c: 690g/ Fill weight = 389g
-16c: 735g/Fill weight = 421g

Mala 195
+5c: 504g/Fill Weight = 212g
+2c: 541g/Fill Weight = 246g
-1c: 576g/Fill Weight = 281g
-4c: 611g/Fill Weight = 316g
-7c = 649g/Fill Weight = 351g
-10c = 695g/Fill Weight = 386g
-13c = 765g/ Fill Weight = 421g
-16c = 801g/Fill Weight = 456g

Mala 210
+5c: 544g/ Fill weight = 229g
+2c: 581g/Fill weight = 266g
-1c: 622g/Fill weight = 304g
-4c: 667g/Fill weight = 342g
-7c: 708g/ Fill weight = 381g
-10c: 752g/Fill Weight = 419g
-13c: 798g/Fill Weight = 456g
-16c: 843g/Fill weight = 494g

Hanging your Mala:

Take note that on Full length quilts there is a head and foot end. The head end is wider.
Remove the quilt from the stuff sack and take the shock cord without the cord lock attached to the foot end of your hammock and loop it over the gathered end. If your hammock does not have a gathered loop you will need a small carabiner or mitten hook.
Walk the quilt to the head end of your hammock and place the shock cord with the cord lock over the gathered end.
If this is your first time hanging the quilt some adjustment and fine tuning will be needed.
Pull the shock cord through the cord lock until is starts to raise up the hammock slightly. (You want the quilt to be snug up against the bottom of the hammock when you are in it so this may take a little adjusting at first).
Position the quilt in a central position on the hammock. It will slide freely at this stage. Once you are happy with the position of the quilt you can lock it in position by attaching the prusik loops to the hooks on the hammock corners. If you don't lock it in the quilt can slide down the shock cord slightly.
Cinch in the head end draw cord slightly (do not over tighten - you want it drawn in just enough that it seals against the hammock when you are in it.
Walk to the foot end and cinch in the draw cord. Please note that the full length quilts will usually need to have the foot end cinched in more than the shorter quilts. You just want the ends cinched enough that they provide a consistent seal at the ends of the hammock. This can take some adjustment to get right., and it can be helpful to have someone check it for you when you are in the hammock especially when doing it for the first time.

*If you are using the Quilt Hangers the above instructions are the same but you will not have a cord lock, instead you will adjust the length by pulling one end through the Quilt Hanger and tying a knot to set the length before locking off the cord by inserting it into the cut-outs on the side of the Hanger. Once the length is set you should should not need to adjust them again.

Once adjusted correctly any excess cord may be cut off if desired.

If you are having any problems or have questions feel free to contact us. Otherwise there are plenty of You Tube videos on this topic and we especially recommend Shugemery as a worthwhile resource.

We have various lengths:

Length = 116cm Width = 114cm (head and foot)
Length = 132cm Width = 114cm (head and foot)
Length = 180cm Width: 116cm (head) and 94cm (foot)
Length = 195cm Width: 116cm (head) and 93cm (foot)
Length = 210cm Width = 117cm (head) and 93cm (foot)

1 x under quilt with suspension
1 x stuff sack

Reviews


Rated 4.7/5 by 3 reviewers Add a review

Jamie Morton

Verified purchaseSydney24 April 2021

Mala underquilt.
Couldn’t be happier, just spent some time exploring the old growth forests in WA, temps dropped at night but the underquilt kept me warm and snug.
Quality craftsmanship, packs down super small and is light as a feather, literally.
Highly recommended.


Angelika

Verified purchaseKuranda, QLD23 April 2021

I bought a Quenda top quilt and a Mala underquilt. Both products arrived after several months (as mentioned on the website, so no surprise here) exactly as ordered, except that I received a free upgrade in the down quality :-). The description on the website is correct. The quilts are impressively (!) light and fluffy, and the design well thought out with lightweight and minimalistic accessories (cords, clips etc.). Whilst I had issues to fit the underquilt of a different manufacturer snugly under my hammock, this one sits well and has proven itself in the field already. I like that I went for a wide cut in the top quilt as it gives me room to move. The buttons at the foot end lock pretty firmly, so I would be a bit careful when undoing them in order to not rip the thin material. Whilst the quilts still need to be tested in the colder winter months, I believe the temperature rating is realistic. As a cold sleeping female I ordered the quilts for a 5 -10 degree lower temperature than what I would expect in my area. At this point, the quilts emit a bit of an animal/down smell which most likely is being brought out by the humidity of far north QLD. Over time this should ease.
Simon from Tier Gear responded promtly to any phone and email enquiries and helped me with questions. I am very happy with my purchase and with supporting an Aussie business, and would certainly recommend the products and the company.


Jackie Thomson

Verified purchaseTasmania02 November 2020

Have done a few night with this underquilt now and I'm really enjoying it. Took a bit to get it situated but now it is, it should be all set for the next hang. It's a bit smaller than I expected but now I have it hung asymmetrically for sleeping it works quite well.


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