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  1. Mechanical: Jack-In-The-Box without using pneumatics

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    I want to build a working Jack-In-The-Box, but a pneumatic system is a bit expensive for my budget. I was thinking about a simple spring-powered mechanism, but that would require someone to trigger and reset it every time. Here's something that popped into my head last night. Would it be...
  2. Prop Showcase: Scary Clown Jack In The box

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    Here is my Scary Clown Jack-in-the-box. I used a windsheild wiper moter for the head and mirror ball motor for the wind up bar. My inspiration came from Slam and his Hacked in the Box. Please let me know what you think! It's my first motorized prop. Here's some photos, and a video.
  3. Prop Showcase: More Night Circus props

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    Here are some more props we have been building for our Night Circus theme area. More photos here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/raniapeet/sets/72157647884777215/
  4. Other: Human jack in the box

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    Well haven't put it up yet this year but here is the picture that it painted on it. The face is on the front and has a question mark on the left and right sides. When I get it set up I will take pics.
  5. Mechanical: Need help hacking toy to make mock trash can trama

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    I want to make a prop similer to a trash can trauma. but I have vary little money and no experence with pneumatic air conpressed props. Is there a kids toy or halloween prop that can be hacked or rewired, to make something like a motion detected prop? It can be any kind of toy or house hold...