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Video: Pneumatics Power Scary Guy
11/2/2012

Meet the Scary Guy. (Source: Design News)
Meet the Scary Guy.
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Charles Murray
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Re: Pneumatics driven scary guy
Charles Murray   11/12/2012 7:54:09 PM
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You're absolutely right, WilliamK. Disney World and Universal Studios are full of pneumatics-based animatronics.

Cabe Atwell
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Re: Pneumatics driven scary guy
Cabe Atwell   2/6/2013 5:09:11 PM
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Haunted houses (HH) are big business. I calculated once, based on the supposed attendance of a local HH, that a typical attraction could rake in about $400,000 a season. Good HHs sell tickets for $20-30 these days too, so perhaps my number is a little low.

I tried to talk my engineering friends into building one, but they were scared to try. Pun intended.

C

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