Evil, Wicked, Mean, Nasty
Like many of the forum members who grew up watching monster movies on weekend mornings, I wanted to use a classic monsters in my haunt this year - Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein, Wolfman, Dracula, and the Mummy. This is my version of the Frankenstein monster.
I originally planned the prop for use in the "upcoming" tech contest this year. But I wasn't going to wait an entire year for the contest guidelines, and I wasn't going to strip things off of him to make him eligible.
To show and summarize this prop, I am going to include an explanation of build and the accessory props that go with it. The creature uses a wood structure similar to my standing zombies. But it's modified to support pneumatics that move the creatures arms. Both arms move independently, the eyes light up, and the head moves from side to side. The restraining frame also lights up, and holds a mounted strobe in the back. All functions are supported by the monster controller I built earlier in the year (mentioned in the Use of Prop Controller thread).