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  1. Mechanical: Pivot issues, unscrewing leering skeleton help

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    I have made a leering skeleton that has worked for about 2 days and now is constantly unscrewing itself at the pivots. Here is how I make my pivots. picture of the mechanics video of when it stays together and the mechanics running.
  2. Other: The best Spirit/Gemmy Props ever made are.......

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    I am not a big Spirit animatronics fan however looking back through the years some of the stuff is kinda cool and some of it has become very collectible. I personally think the Hannibal Lecter is the best prop Spirit ever created. Its a shame that the mechanics for most of their works are not...
  3. Static: Creepy TV Poltergeist

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    So I'm pretty new to the forum...but I've been making things for a while. This year I had a few wants that I decided to work on. This was my inspiration I guess it comes from The Ring. So I set about looking for a tv to work with it.I was lucky and a neighbor had two that were already...
  4. Mechanical: Chair Screamer

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    Hey guys, I'm looking at building a chair screamer this year for my haunted house. I really like the one I saw on YouTube just not to sure of all the mechanics of it. https://youtu.be/pzNiKn_M8cI If anyone knows what I would need I would appreciate it.
  5. Mechanical: I am going mad trying to figure out the mechanics for a leering skeleton

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    *update* finally figured out the mechanics for a leering skeleton I am going completely bonkers trying to figure out what I'm doing wrong. My garage looks like a pvc factory from all the different lengths and pieces of plastic shavings from all the drilling and cutting I've been doing. I just...
  6. Electronic/Software: Electronic shooting gallery

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    I'm curious if anyone has ever taken on the task of creating their own electronic shooting gallery? Was watching a show on Animal Planet which shows Daniels Wood Land creating things for their clients. They are located in Paso Robles, California. My family was some of the founding pioneers in...
  7. Mechanical: Need Help with mechanics

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    Hey Folks... Can anyone help me with the mechanics of opening a two-sided door at the same time. I'm looking to re-create this prop: Thanks.
  8. Prop Showcase: Mechanics for monster box finished

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    Hey everyone, just an update on our monster box. We finally got the mechanics working right and now it's just some painting, timing, and finding a werewolf mask (no one seems to sell them in this city lol), and it will be ready for the big night. Post your comments good or bad and let me know...
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