This Batsuit can take a beating: Superfan makes costume that can handle punches, kicks and knives

It’s solely April, however critically, when you’re trying to go as Batman, Halloween is solved.

This 21-year-old prop maker and novice industrial design pupil, Gordon Jackson, has made a “low-budget” Batsuit for round $2,000 that truly withstands assaults, even knives and pipes.

How did he do it? By way of a Kickstarter campaign, he says it took about three months of design work and two months to construct the reproduction. It weighs about 25 kilos and is fabricated from Kevlar, quarter-inch-thick Kydex plating and foam. Whereas it protects Jackson from his pals pummeling him on a rooftop, it additionally seems to be fairly straightforward to maneuver round in, as he demonstrates with prolonged shows of marital arts and an try to do the splits.

Watch the video beneath and get impressed to construct your individual Batsuit:

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