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Old June 19th, 2004, 04:56 PM   #1
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What is a "jerk rig"?

I think it has to simulate the effect of someone being hit by a bullet, but how does it work?

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Old June 19th, 2004, 06:07 PM   #2
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If it is what I think, it is just a harness that an actor would wear. At the moment of "impact" the rig is jerked, giving a ragdoll effect to the actor. It simulates a more realistic impact than the actor can deliver. Anytime you watch a movie, and someone gets kicked through a wall, etc., they are likely wearing the rig.
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