1, because the arms were fibre glassed out to the side, and I will not be walking around like a mummy............ see photo below.
2, because even if they were not, the mannequin has skinny little shoulders.................see photo below.
I had to considerably flesh out the whole upper body on the mannequin when I sculpted the torso
Its really good stuff Doug, it flexes like a stiff urethane, but paints like resin ( ie very easily ) so far I have tested these on it.
20 yr old Humbrol model airplane paint = Stuck great.
water based enamel from diy store = Stuck great.
neat FW inks = Stuck great.
Faskolor RC car paint = Stuck great.
Car spray paint in a aerosol = Stuck great.