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Me and my friend made a static dummy prop test. It's not covered my any clothing or anything yet, it's just the 'skeleton' of it right now.

This is how it looked on the first day after we finished making it.




This is how it looks after we fixed the arms today. We put them over my barbecue and then bent them to form elbows. Then we put them in my pool to freeze them in place.





We're going to make the hips a little less wide, because I realized they weren't proportionate to a human body.
 

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Good start on the frame erick. my first prop was a pvc dummy,,, been hooked ever since. :D
Oh yeah, you will have to make your monster clothing light... 1/2 inch pvc bends and sways alot. even my 3/4 inch pvc dummy tends to droop quite a bit.
 

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I plan on drilling a small hope in the Tee Angle connecting the hips to the body and then putting a metal rod into it and sticking the rod into the ground to keep it standing up. We use metal rods at my house to keep everything up (at Christmas and Halloween and whatever else) so we should either already have some or I'll just pick some up. Then I can hide that under the robe (because most likely this thing will have a robe one).
 

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Nice work, Erick with no K.
One other thing you may want to consider is adding screws to the joints to hold them in place. I discovered that last year, even with three metal rods (on the legs and from the crotch), the prop would blow over from the wind where the connectors were. I wish I'd taken some pix of it, it was actually kinda funny. Funny in that it could have been Trixie the two-toofed crack whore, if you get my drift. ;)
 
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