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May I see under her dress (rotary air cylinder or some kind of linkage for rotation)? Might be an illusion but is the tubing you are using larger than 1/4"?
 

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Thank you all for the feedback :)
Russell, I'll add sound today and I will take a pic. By the way that was funny how you asked (under her dress) LOL!
I used an SMC 180 pneumatic rotary. Set at 40 PSI. It has a total of 3 cylinders and 1 solenoid. The prop itself it very light weight. The slamming noise you hear is from the tempered glass I set the prop on. I know that's not a good idea, the other table was being used and I wanted to test this.
 

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That is fantastically cool, great job. If you decide to be so kind as to post a how to on this, I will for sure add this to my prop building folder and it will be moved up to the next project. I like this one a lot. Super cool prop.
 

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Hi kprimm! I'm honored you like the prop and asked for a how to. Yes I'll post a how to, and add sound, later today.
 

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Dave thanks for sharing. Since I ask to see under the dress I guess it was appropriate that your "how she was made" video was done in the nude? : - ) I have a Baby prop with a rotary acuator you might enjoy. http://www.snydercentral.com/halloween/baby1.htm I just finished Baby 2 that is built "more better" but haven't put up pics or demo video yet.
 

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Hi Russell! LOL, oh man you're funny! It was a hot day in San Jose and I took off my shirt :) I really like your prop!!! That idea is freakin awesome!!! You just inspired me to attempt a shot of making a similar prop. Thanks or sharing that link! That page also made me laugh.
 

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Dave, you made me forget one of my questions. What size tubing are you using on your props? In the videos it looks larger than what I'm using.
 

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Hi Russell! The PVC pipe I'm using is a 3/4". It fits almost perfect around the shaft. But the other PVC pipes I used on the plywood are 1/2" pipes.
Did you ever upload another video for your baby prop?
 

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Sorry - I meant the size of the tubing going to the air cylinder. It might be an illusion but it looks larger than 1/4" in the video. I'l take some pics of Baby 2. She's in the garage now but I'm fighting time (only 48 hours in a day and work takes 40 of them) and the 105 degree heat in Texas.

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Hi Russell! Ah ok, now I know what you meant. Yes that's 1/4 tubing. So far all of my cylinders are connected to 1/4 tubing. They seem to do the job well. Be careful with the Texas heat. I understand about not having enough time. I look forward to seeing "baby 2" :)
 

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Dave, I started a new thread "Babies (not of Royal variety)" with Baby 2 pics. Look closely at the bottom of the first Baby 2 pic and smile.
 
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