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 Dresdon's a softy

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Dresdon's a softy
« on: Apr 14, 2012, 08:25 PM »
Ok-here is my soft goods thread [title amy have been misleading, I am one hard--censored- shabuire.

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that was just the disclaimer canceling out any unintended impressions.


Alright-so I have my battle ship grey military coveralls that I weathered by palying with copious amounts of...unnamed flammible powder..., small engine repair, and throwing it at my sister to make it seem really dirty. Naaah not really :P

So here are some pics of just the vest itself over some of my BDUs.

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Back:


and jsut one side:

*bleep* you-those arn't girl curves-they are my over straitening my posture and my sister taking the picture befoer I was ready.



And now some with the flightsuit and gloves. Oh-and I made the vest out of an old leather motorcycle jacket, and spent my saturday....makeing that. All hand sewing!     I used this 20gauge black nylon thread-same type used to sew the soles onto combat boots to be brutaly specific.   And I will be adding more snaps along the zipper flap to keep it closed.

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the sleeves look a little uneaven-that's just because of how one arm is going out to the side and the other is going straight down.

Back:

this pic makes mah shebs look big because my arms from elbow up are slightly back from my sides, and from the elbow down is going infront of me.

Right side:


Left side:


The gloves I'm useing are Klein K3 Journey Man Heavy Duty work gloves. I have removed/covered up all the orange.

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Re: Dresdon's a softy
« Reply #1 on: Apr 14, 2012, 08:35 PM »
Looks ok bro, but it might be a bit more comfortable if you cut the sleaves up to the armpit.

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Re: Dresdon's a softy
« Reply #2 on: Apr 14, 2012, 08:49 PM »
their actualy loose enough that they don't really constrict manouverability any more then arpit height. Plus I have bycept plates to go on there with velcro and webbing.

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Re: Dresdon's a softy
« Reply #3 on: Apr 14, 2012, 08:54 PM »
If they are a comfy fit for you bud ;)

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Re: Dresdon's a softy
« Reply #4 on: Apr 14, 2012, 09:04 PM »
yeppers-How would I go about making a neck seal though  ???

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Re: Dresdon's a softy
« Reply #5 on: Apr 14, 2012, 09:09 PM »
Looks like yer flightsuit collar covers it mostly, but a balaclava would help.

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Re: Dresdon's a softy
« Reply #6 on: Apr 14, 2012, 09:10 PM »
and WERE the osik do i get a grey balclava ?!?!?!

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Re: Dresdon's a softy
« Reply #7 on: Apr 14, 2012, 09:12 PM »
Make one ! LOL Its just a tube of material, we had headovers in the army which doubled as a balaclava. Also it wouldnt matter if it was black to match the vest.

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Re: Dresdon's a softy
« Reply #8 on: Apr 14, 2012, 09:16 PM »
Ache-too warm..............maybe i'll fashion some kind of...grey...velcro enlosure........explosive super-laser tube......that....also.......goes..........up to......actualy-let me see if ROTHCO makes grey spandex balclavs...from what I understand they are supposedly available in any colour that military garments come in...

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Re: Dresdon's a softy
« Reply #9 on: Apr 14, 2012, 09:21 PM »
Ache-too warm..............maybe i'll fashion some kind of...grey...velcro enlosure........explosive super-laser tube......that....also.......goes..........up to......actualy-let me see if ROTHCO makes grey spandex balclavs...from what I understand they are supposedly available in any colour that military garments come in...

Exactly what i was aboot to say  :rolleyes:........... :laugh:

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Re: Dresdon's a softy
« Reply #10 on: Apr 14, 2012, 09:31 PM »
OMG-rothco does NOT make anything I can use for the neck seal from what I have seen  :'(

while looking in bandanas, I found this.   It is 100% cotton so I can dye it with ease [I hope]   Any Ideas?
http://www.rothco.com/general/index.cfm/Description/Black-Bandana-Mask/fuseaction/itemdetail/item/5323/subcat/74/prodid/90/from/left

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Re: Dresdon's a softy
« Reply #11 on: Apr 14, 2012, 09:39 PM »
Looks ok bro, but ye dont need it.

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Re: Dresdon's a softy
« Reply #12 on: Apr 14, 2012, 09:41 PM »
hmm.....what if I took a small flap of fabric from another pair of coveralls jsut like my current ones, and made it into a velcro strip just eenough so it covers the front of my neck& throat?

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Re: Dresdon's a softy
« Reply #13 on: Apr 14, 2012, 09:55 PM »
Could work mate, but a balaclava is easier  ;)

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Re: Dresdon's a softy
« Reply #14 on: Apr 14, 2012, 10:03 PM »
I'll try the flap thing before the balclava.

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