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    Yesterday, 07:15 PM
    Alright! The link is all fixed now: http://www.halloweenforum.com/special/TerrasHalloweenEyes.jpg
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    Yesterday, 07:04 PM
    Hopefully we can find why you aren't getting a lot of sand residue using Drylok. Before use it's thoroughly stirred to get the silica distributed top to bottom in the can. I do not thin it all. It is applied with a 1 1/2 angled brush and I make sure that the final brush strokes are always downward so you start to see the grain of the sand start to develop. The first coat will give you an essence of the stone-look but it's imperative that two coats are applied. The second coat's silica starts...
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    Yesterday, 06:19 PM
    I will try to get that fixed ASAP for you. Another idea is to pm me your email address and I'll zip that off to you.
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    10-21-2014, 06:44 PM
    Terra replied to a thread Static: Fake metal box in Halloween Props
    I've used Monster Mud to help change up the texture of plywood: A link to that tutorial: http://www.halloweenforum.com/blogs/terra/892-painting-faux-metal-tutorial.html Also have made some sturdy metal-like items using cardboard:
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    10-21-2014, 04:42 PM
    MonsterBoss commented on GobbyGruesome's photo in album 2014 pre-halloween
    Too big to flush!!!!!! HAHAHAHA!!!!!!
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    10-21-2014, 04:29 PM
    I don't even think that Grant coming back would bring me back to the show. I loved the show in the beginning because they helped people understand that most things people experience in their homes are not paranormal. When they stopped doing people's homes to help them and just kept doing "already known haunted places" that really made me mistrust them. Everything had to be really clear and obvious in their early seasons. Later - every bump or squeak was a "ghost"! I know you all love them but...
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    10-21-2014, 04:24 PM
    I don't see why anyone has to bash this. It doesn't hurt you, does it? Hardly anyone even reads the wrappers before opening and eating the candy, let alone take time to read the scriptures on the back if they don't want to. What if this was rainbow wrapper with "=" sign on it? Would you still say the same thing? If you hate those that hate or do not understand what you like, are you not the same? Be a haunter :) not a hater.
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  • Terra's Avatar
    10-21-2014, 10:31 AM
    Terra added 2 photo(s) to album Miscellaneous Pictures VI
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    10-21-2014, 10:21 AM
    Glad you like the Lazy Susan idea. On the head one I had installed a long, thick screw in the center of it and her head is on it like a spike. Later on I needed a base for a horse's head that had PVC for a skeleton and so that's why you also see the two PVC bases. Those easily screw on or off. For the full sized one there is a metal pipe threaded base and the dummy has a metal pipe as a spine. So, she just threads on or off. Hopefully you see that in this picture of the two bases in storage:
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    10-21-2014, 08:01 AM
    TNBrad replied to a thread Electronic/Software: Digital Media Player Hack in Halloween Props
    OK this is on my radar for next big thing :-)
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    10-21-2014, 07:23 AM
    TNBrad replied to a thread Static: Horse/hearse on a budget. in Halloween Props
    WOW this is a great idea Thanks for sharing
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  • Terra's Avatar
    10-21-2014, 05:24 AM
    Oh my - that's just terrible. Have you notified Groupon?
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    10-21-2014, 05:20 AM
    Well, I dunno if Fright Props would not admit they had a problem. I find they are really helpful in trouble-shooting. Couple of years ago I had a faulty regulator - they sent me another one and that one was faulty. After we talked they realized they had gotten a whole batch of faulty regulators and got me a working one from a different batch quickly. They were great through that whole situation.
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  • Terra's Avatar
    10-21-2014, 04:41 AM
    Great idea for a thread - that umbrella frame stand is brilliant and the PVC painting one as well. Here's my two: There is a Lazy Susan on that head stand which allows me to turn the head as needed. You can also make them bigger to hold an entire prop dummy:
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  • MonsterBoss's Avatar
    10-21-2014, 03:58 AM
    My Trick R' Treat Sam! Yours looks awesome! !!!
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  • creeperguardian's Avatar
    10-20-2014, 01:55 PM
    It's going well. Yup i'm ready counting those days down. got my costume ready
  • Terra's Avatar
    10-20-2014, 06:24 AM
    The kids are gonna love him!
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    10-20-2014, 06:22 AM
    Hello and welcome :) I was thinking that if you place your collection under a cabinet than you could get an under-cabinet fluorescent light fixture and replace the bulb with a fluorescent one. In addition - or alternately you could repaint some key parts of the collection with fluorescent paint. I love WildFire and they sell little kits of it: RSHD4www.blacklight.com/items/WF170005KT
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  • Terra's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 07:18 PM
    A phenomenal project and stunned you were able to complete in such a short time window. What a centerpiece!
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  • MonsterBoss's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 03:55 PM
    I have always opted for really easy costumes Luka a vampire or red riding hood - this year I decided to go all out and put together a costume that takes 40 minutes and 2 people to get on. Lol! I might just have to go back to red riding hood.
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    10-19-2014, 03:52 PM
    MonsterBoss commented on oaklawn Crematory's photo in album Projects for 2014
    That's a really awesome looking mausoleum. It's really dark and substantial - perfect for scaring ToTs
  • creeperguardian's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 02:33 PM
    love it. this is for sure a project i will do. :D thank you for the how to
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  • MonsterBoss's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 01:51 PM
    Lol! Thank you! Luckily our house came along with a huge 1860's grist mill. I should be able to fit all nine gates in there. .....lol.....hopefully
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    Hope you had a Happy Haunted Birthday!

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    Well thank you! Your haunt is really great. Love the lighting and all your details!
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    Wow, very impressive pics of your Haunt this year! Nice work! And if I may say, a very handsome pic of you!
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    Hey I just reconized your haunt from a show I QCed for HGTV. Great haunt.
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    Happy Birthday Kevin!!

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