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Hello, I have several of the cheap small-medium sized, hollow back, white mannequins shown in the link below, and they work great for everything from WW1 Navy jumpers to Korean War G1 jackets. However, the neck is too thick and I cannot get USMC dress blue uniform to fit onto them because of the neck.


Does anyone have a good suggestion with what mannequin I should use? Im looking for something fairly cheap, since I have about 3-4 mannequin worthy dress blues that I feel should be displayed.


Here are the mannequins Im currently using; https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F361902882812





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why not just shave down the sides of the necks?


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That's not a great option for blues, there's no waist to support the belt. Amazon sells male mannequin torsos, some of the smaller ones (male teen) would work.


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Do you have a Carsons near by to where you live? I stopped by a local one the other day to check out their mannequin selection. They have a variety of types on sale. You may be able to find one that would be good for dress blues. Just a suggestion.



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i got some manequins on local craigslist. they fit nicely with any ww2 uniform. I have to find where i saw them for sale online. head was added by me.post-162289-0-19031600-1534388200.jpeg

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I use a torso on an adjustable stand which works very well with WW2 uniforms. I am in Australia so not sure of the equivalent American ebay item.




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Just get an X-Acto knife or razor blade and shave them down wherever they are too large.



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