Oddly modded Tropical Shirt

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    Oddly modded Tropical Shirt

    Post by english_voodoo on Thu Apr 18, 2013 7:36 pm

    Hi Chaps. I'm in the process of moving house atm, which means a lot of my collection is either in storage or being put into storage, whilst hunting for my elusive Children of Men camo set I stumbled on this piece - I picked it up a couple of years back as an oddity, thought I'd share it - It's a heavily modded tropical DPM shirt & well i'll let the pictures speak for themselves (please forgive the crappy cell-phone pictures though!)



    At first glance a normal if a little lairy tropical shirt as beloved by our British Airborne Brethren.. Size Label is faded 170/104. At a closer glance, the epaulettes & left sleeve pen pocket have been removed.



    an added open topped pocket next to the regular left side shirt pocket, my guess for a compass on a lanyard worn around the neck.



    A strange little zipped pocket added to the inside of the shirt, not waterproof material, reminds me of british barrack dress trousers. YKK zip.



    And finally, the weirdest mod of all is the bottom of a t-shirt sewn onto the bottom of the shirt to extend it - maybe to enable it to be tucked in to prevent creepy-crawlies getting in? I *really* have no idea on this one..

    An interesting piece eh? Smile

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    Re: Oddly modded Tropical Shirt

    Post by Camo_fiend on Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:13 pm

    Those COLOURS! Laughing

    Nicely-faded trop shirt, Rich. The added shirt tail is an interesting addition.


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    Re: Oddly modded Tropical Shirt

    Post by Tommo on Fri Apr 19, 2013 8:32 am

    Very nice!

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    Re: Oddly modded Tropical Shirt

    Post by loski on Fri Apr 19, 2013 10:30 am

    COOL

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    Re: Oddly modded Tropical Shirt

    Post by Easy Gee on Fri Apr 19, 2013 1:55 pm

    Very nice modded Junglie Mate, I have one similar with the compass pocket. And I have seen these type of jackets with extended waist's before, AFAIK it was to tuck it into the trews to avoid bug's and stuff getting down the waist area. Very cool!

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