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    Yesterday, 06:05 PM
    Thanks all - you are so sweet :) :) :) Generally you figure out what voltage and current (amps) the batteries were supplying to the device and then wire up a AC wall wart to match it. I have boxes of saved wall warts and it's not a big deal. But, if you don't - a trip to Radio Shack will supply you with one but be warned - they aren't the cheapest things. Once you have the right wall wart then you solder the wires up to the terminals (positive and negative) that are in the battery pack....
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    01-29-2015, 05:13 PM
    Terra posted a visitor message on Yubney's profile
    Great news and congrats!
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    01-19-2015, 03:02 PM
    Thanks guys!! :D
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    01-19-2015, 08:04 AM
    VNOMISS created an album Jeepers Creepers
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    01-19-2015, 07:54 AM
    Haven't been on the forum in some time...thought I would share our home haunt video with everyone, Chaos on Colonial, also check out our Facebook page "Chaos on Colonial" (I am the clown in the beginning of video) ;) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xEWWqdVtxQ
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    01-14-2015, 04:53 PM
    Terra posted a visitor message on Boodabuna's profile
    Hey there! Thanks for the request and welcome to the forum :)
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    01-10-2015, 08:34 PM
    Terra replied to a thread Wine in Off-Topic Stuff
    If you have a huge wine shop like that where you live it can be an incredible resource. The people who work there REALLY want to help you. They have haunter's passion about Halloween but with wine. Most customers who go in there are too embarrassed to ask for help but they shouldn't be. Remember Wine Nerds = Halloweeniers. ;) Heck, sometimes when you start asking questions they will attempt to open your head and flood it with info. They love to help just like haunters.
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    01-10-2015, 07:12 PM
    Terra replied to a thread Wine in Off-Topic Stuff
    Have fun. I'm like a kid in a candy store when I go to a full-bore wine shop. This one was a favorite in KC: http://www.lukasliquor.com/wine.html
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    01-10-2015, 04:47 PM
    Terra replied to a thread Wine in Off-Topic Stuff
    Yes, that is it. I got mine at Spec's ( a Texas liquor store). I've also gotten it at Whole Foods. It's a South African wine so it might be in a regional section at your liquor store. Pleased that you went to look for it. I'm curious if you'd like it. Though it's sweet - it's still got a serious edge of the red wine flavors. Probably a great way to dip your toe into red wines to see if you like them.
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    01-09-2015, 06:18 AM
    Terra replied to a thread Wine in Off-Topic Stuff
    Just realized that it's called Jam Jar Sweet Shiraz (not Red) http://jamjarwines.com/sweet-wines
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    01-08-2015, 08:09 PM
    Terra replied to a thread Wine in Off-Topic Stuff
    I'd bet that hangover was epic... Wanted to throw this one your way in case you are still on the search for a good entry level red. This is a sweet one but not in the usual candied sweet, artificial stuff you usually find. It's from South Africa and called Jam Jar Red. A combo between Shiraz and Moscato. It's got a sweet edge to take off from the serious red fruits you get from the Shiraz. I'ts not too expensive - around $8 a bottle. Color: dark red with purple highlights. Nose: Juicy...
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    01-05-2015, 05:59 PM
    Terra posted a visitor message on matrixmom's profile
    Hey back. That file is called a 'Steel File Cleaning Brush'. It's neat because the wires are bent back and so you get extra grip to help shave away the Great Stuff. Google 'steel file cleaning brush' to help you find it but pretty sure I got it at Home Depot years ago. I'd include a link but the software doesn't allow me to post it right now for some reason. Holler if you don't see it. Oh, and you are still going to get a lot of snow - only finer. heh.
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    Hey, sorry it took so long to reply. Yeah, I actually have a short video of my 1st test of the fog chiller. At the time I only had about 15 lbs. of ice in the cooler. I also had to duct tape the opening to keep all the fog from leaking out. It worked out really well on the big night with 20 lbs. of ice and lasted the whole night. I will be using it every Halloween.

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    Hi Attain, Thanks for the friends request. I accepted. Looking forward to working out some prop ideas with ya. From a below post it looks like you are located at the opposite end of the city than I am but still nice to talk to someone on the forum that is "local".
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    My software can be motion activated with an Insteon Motion Sensor. In the "Triggered" mode, LSM only runs the show when it is activated by another Insteon device, such as a motion sensor. If you just want to add specific audio to a prop, I've heard that the ELK-124 module (actually made for a security system) is a good way to do it. It is relay-activated, so you could hook up a motion sensor to it and it will play the recorded audio. I haven't used them yet, though.
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    I have a couple of videos showing my light show on You Tube. Just search YouTube for "Haunted Drury Lane 2008"and you will find them.
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    Thanks. I just free hand painted the figures on white sheets. Your ideas sound great.
  8. Do you know of Horsham?
  9. Hi I'm in East Yorkshire, near Hull.
  10. It does a little, yes. I suppose it depends on where you are really as some places get into the spirit of things. Just not where I live! miserable buggers
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