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Down Quilt Materials

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Whitney Down Jacket Kit

Maxima Jacket Kit

Minima Vest Kit

Kinsman Pullover Kit

Liberty Ridge Shell Kit

Liberty Ridge Pants Kit

Down Quilt Materials

Maxima Jacket Kit

Size Chest Sleeve
XS 36-38" 32.5"
S 38" 32.5"
M 41" 33.5"
L 44" 34.5"
XL 47" 35.5"
XXL 50" 36.5"

* The Maxima instructions are online; no printed copy will be included with your kit.
Sleeve Length: Measured from the center of the back
Weight: 11.4 oz for Size S, 0.8 oz liner,1.1 oz teflon DWR Shell, 4 oz Primaloft Sport Insulation
Difficulty: The Maxima is a difficult kit. We recommend completing one of our easier synthetic insulated apparel kits before the Maxima.

Ski Patrol Red
Steel Gray
Classic Blue

Product ID: MG159    Category:Kits, Fabric, and Materials-Kits

Description:  AYCE's new Maxima Jacket: lots of loft, smart features, super detailed instructions* and a great pattern.
  • 0.6" to 1.2" of water resistant loft
    Commercial cold weather jackets usually have a single layer of 0.4" insulation, disguised in the specs as "1.8oz/60g". That's fine for fair weather hiking, but when you're staring a prolonged stretch of 30 degree rain in the face, less than half an inch of loft doesn't cut it. AYCE's Maxima lets you customize the loft from 0.6" to 1.2".

  • Smart Features
    Without compromising on weight, we've got the features that keep the cold at bay: fully baffled draft tube stiffened with a No-Snag strip, Shock Cord Waist, and Insulated Cuffs, Collar, & Pockets.

  • Fit Options
    Every pattern includes both Athletic and Relaxed Fit options to help you get the fit that's right for your body and hiking style.

  • Thru-Hiker Kits - Designed for Success
    Customers agree: "The thought you've put into making the kits easy for beginners is appreciated, and infinitely more noticeable now that I've tried somebody else's pattern".
Maxima Jacket Kit: M90 Fabric- $114.95
M90 is a 20d mini ripstop weighing 1.0 oz/yd2.
Maxima Jacket Kit: M50 Fabric- $129.95
M50MR is a 10d mini ripstop weighing 0.7oz/yd2.
Customize your insulation- $10.00