Roughneck Joe© BDU: Uniform
This is the Roughneck Joe 2.0 uniform, based on the Original Johnny Rico uniform, with some improvements. A custom-made uniform for the 12-inch 1996 Classic Collection GI Joe action figure (...however, it will now fit any 1/6-Scale figure by Dragon, BBI, Elite Brigade, Ultimate Soldier, etc.). It is patterned from the actual film-used props. There are 54 individual pieces in each Roughneck Joe uniform. Materials used here are the same as in the actual props. The same shade of codura nylon was found (waterproof backpack material) in a smaller weave called "pack-cloth". This works very well to scale under closer inspection.
All seams have a double topstitch, just like the actual tunic, with elastic sides and vented underarms to keep Roughneck Joe cool and in style! The sleeves are two-tone and made from five pieces, including the armored forearms.
As a feature, this tunic is fully lined! The soft, anti-static
polyester fabric even lines the sleeves, giving it that finished look.
As a feature, the stirrups have been left off, to help it fit a variety of figures. The padded lower back brace wraps around the waist to the sides, and a working snap closes the fly. The inseams are two-tone as well.
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