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Old 13-09-17, 09:31 AM
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I hear someone tried putting them out for sun, but it rained (again). Tried a sun lamp but got pattern '37 strap marks. Wife wouldn't allow use of freezer so waited until winter frosts forecast.. and lost the uniform in the fog...

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PS- who said humidity in Qld. We haven't seen more than 30mm of rain since March. Dust is more of a problem.
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We are very lucky here in Cheshire as we have nothing like the weather caused by Hurricane Irma but we are experiencing the tale end of Storm Aileen and if I was to give the mannequins some leave for a bit of R and R outside today, they would get very wet and might very well be blown some distance by the wind.

Concerns about the well being of the mannequins are appreciated.

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Old 13-09-17, 11:19 AM
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They're not those, er, ahem, inflatable mannequins are they?
In these winds they'd be off & away like little nekkid barrage balloons
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I once had an incredible conversation with a uniform collector who told me how to convert female dummies (cheaper to buy) into male ones. Of course our Forum members are too young for the lurid details.

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Now that's practical, if you're careful enough with the chainsaw
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Old 14-09-17, 06:52 AM
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Having tried the conversion in the past, it is not the obvious reductions required that are the problem it is hips/waist on a female mannequin that make them unsuitable for male clothes/uniforms.

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Old 14-09-17, 07:16 AM
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Along with the far wider mouth of course.
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