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  • slash's Avatar
    02-26-2017, 02:09 AM
    Selling a rare spirit Halloween zombie baby named molly dolly her eyes light up when activated and she talks too her voice sounds demonic very creepy asking $75 plus shipping Also have a rare sitting clown static made by spirit Halloween years back rare no longer made asking $175 obo plus shipping!
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    02-25-2017, 02:03 PM
    slash replied to a thread Mechanical: I made an EXORCIST prop! in Halloween Props
    pretty cool!
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    02-25-2017, 12:25 PM
    reaper still available video of him it starts at the 1:15 min mark
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    02-25-2017, 12:21 PM
    25.00 to ship it to tn!
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    02-24-2017, 02:42 PM
    jdubbya replied to a thread Prop Showcase: Show us your stones in Halloween Props
    Wow! What an ambitious undertaking. Can't wait to see your projects come to fuition, and yes, post pics of them. Looking forward to see this all come together!
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    02-24-2017, 11:53 AM
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    02-24-2017, 08:30 AM
    I'm unable to make this but thought some of you in the Bay Area may be interested. If anyone goes, Let me know if you find anything good. Thrillpeddlers, a San Francisco-based theatre company specializing in 'Grand Guignol' horror plays, fetish performance, and lights-out spookshows, is closing their doors. They have to have everything packed up by the end of February, so they're throwing a big rummage sale. Scour through the rummage sale to find set pieces, costumes, props, books, odds...
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    02-23-2017, 06:54 PM
    LOL! We were really surprised to see it and it was nice that he thought enough of the pic to give it mention. His masks are so life like it's amazing!
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    02-22-2017, 08:36 PM
    We live a block away from a busy elementary school so we get the buzz going a few weeks before. We normally put our cemetery fence and columns out the first week of October. We'll add a couple things each week, usually inexpensive tombstones, or props that can be secured against theft, etc. If we do the cemetery scene in the yard display, we'll set it all up a couple days before with lights, etc but any expensive props don't go out until Halloween day itself. Our haunt structure goes up a week...
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    02-22-2017, 06:01 PM
    Thanks! I think it's one of our favorites from last year. Lewlew nailed the lighting with a small blacklight spot. The mask and costume really popped in the darkened room. He got a lot of great reactions from guests when they walked into the last room!
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    02-22-2017, 05:51 PM
    jdubbya replied to a thread Mechanical: Slow dropping/climbing spider in Halloween Props
    Saw this on Haunter's Hangout. Nice work. Love the slow movement. Another winner!
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    02-22-2017, 12:48 PM
    DaveintheGrave replied to a thread Mechanical: Grave Digger Skeleton in Halloween Props
    How did you loosen up the joints in the shoulders and elbows? I've got a pose-n-stay skelly I'm starting to try to transform into one of these gravediggers. Also did you have to change the position of any of the arm sections with a heat gun or anything like that? Thanks for any help!
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    02-22-2017, 12:32 PM
    Congratulations! The pic looks terrific.
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    02-21-2017, 08:24 PM
    jdubbya replied to a thread Static: Before hair and paint in Halloween Props
    Pic of a witch scene we did a few years back.
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    02-21-2017, 08:11 PM
    Jeff Death is featuring one of our haunt photos from last year as this weeks "picture of the week. The pic is an actor wearing one of his masks and hands. Needless to say, were flattered! Pic link to Death Studios home page. Scroll down a bit to see photo http://www.deathstudios.com/Masks/Index.cfm/go:site.Page/Page:1/index.html
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    02-21-2017, 07:58 PM
    jdubbya replied to a thread Static: Before hair and paint in Halloween Props
    The front yard display portion of our haunt will be a witch forest scene. There will be a coven of three witches, one stirring a cauldron, and some movement on at least one of the others. We'll have a couple of tombstones, tree stumps, skeletons, rats, bats, toads, etc... Should be a nice, creepy witchy scene for folks to look at before they make it to the walk through portion
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    02-21-2017, 12:12 PM
    jdubbya replied to a thread Static: Before hair and paint in Halloween Props
    That's really a great looking mask! Good witch masks are not easy to come by but I like that one a lot!
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    02-20-2017, 07:19 AM
    In one of the tutorial videos, I recall he said that it's about a 6 hour project. This would not include the drying time for the glue/paint. I think right now I have 3-4 hours into each one. The painting will be time consuming to get the desired detail. given the amount of time until Halloween, I'm good spending time on them. I don't think I would have started these in September though.
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    02-19-2017, 10:49 PM
    While looking for witch related things for this years haunt, I came across Gourdin Fester's tutorial videos on these really cool looking "rot jars", or witch lanterns/swamp lanterns/whatever you want to call them. I've never worked with paper mache before save for projects in school so this is a fairly new endeavor for me. These are just too cool not to try. We'll have 5 in total in the front yard display part of our haunt and here are some progress pics. Rot Jar 1 - YouTube
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    02-19-2017, 08:16 AM
    jdubbya replied to a thread Static: Before hair and paint in Halloween Props
    These two are being made by DSS, formerly Dark Side Studios. I wanted witches to compliment my Death Studios Swamp Witch, but Death Studios other witches didn't have the look I was after. Dark side had these two and they'll look great with Swamp Witch.
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    02-18-2017, 03:10 PM
    Check out this thread from hauntforum too. Might give you some ideas and inspiration http://www.hauntforum.com/showthread.php?t=42870
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    02-18-2017, 02:55 PM
    Can you describe the space? How much area do you have to work with? one car? two car?. Is the garage attached to your home or detached? We've used our garage before and now have a free standing structure that is 12' wide by 24' long. How many visitors do you normally have on Halloween? This would determine what you need to do for traffic flow (having both an entrance and exit door vs just a space where people walk in and look around. Give some more info and it would be easier to give...
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    02-16-2017, 05:48 PM
    jdubbya replied to a thread Atmosphere Effects: Witch lanterns in Halloween Props
    I have a length of waxed twine that I used for a handle on my latest one. I think it will hold up well. You an easily coat twine with beeswax to give it a protective quality. The twine handle was so much easier than the wire too!!
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    02-16-2017, 02:31 PM
    jdubbya replied to a thread Static: Before hair and paint in Halloween Props
    My guess is one of the Megs is yours! Love the paint jobs on these, and the cataract eyes are cool!
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    02-16-2017, 05:40 AM
    jdubbya replied to a thread Static: Before hair and paint in Halloween Props
    Paint is complete, now just the hair.
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    02-14-2017, 07:51 PM
    jdubbya replied to a thread Bat Prop in General Halloween
    https://www.partyshopwarehouse.com.au/collections/licensed-batman/products/1049
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    02-14-2017, 07:26 PM
    jdubbya replied to a thread Bat Prop in General Halloween
    It's about 19 inches between the wing tips. I recall these being sold by Big Lots a few years ago but haven't seen them since and not sure who makes them. I paid 10 for this and remember them being about $16.00 when new? Check ebay and also some of the online Halloween retailers to see if they still carry them. Might still be available.
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    02-12-2017, 09:03 PM
    jdubbya replied to a thread Static: Before hair and paint in Halloween Props
    Stock photos of the three witch masks. I have Swamp Witch from Death Studios, pictured first. I think the other two will be a great compliment to her
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