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HM Popup Ghosts

Discussion in 'How do they do that?' started by theguitarman, Mar 2, 2017.

  1. theguitarman

    theguitarman Member

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    Hey all,

    Wondering if anyone knows what mechanism is used for the pop-up ghost heads in the Haunted Mansion graveyard scene?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Rob562

    Rob562 Well-Known Member

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    Essentially it's a piston propelled upward by air. (Think of a bicycle hand pump if you were to blow air into the hose)

    -Rob
     
  3. theguitarman

    theguitarman Member Original Poster

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    Thanks Rob! Makes sense, but wasn't sure if they used a pneumatic cylinder alone, or used one to drive a scissor lift or something.
     

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