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  • victor-eyd's Avatar
    Today, 07:59 AM
    I think if you check the remote there should be a button named FLIP that would allow proper rear projection display Victor
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  • victor-eyd's Avatar
    Today, 07:45 AM
    If the SD card works on your laptop and displays on the projector through hdmi my only deduction is that the sd card reader on the projector is bad. Call for a refund or replacement
    44 replies | 4058 view(s)
  • victor-eyd's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:18 PM
    Well it showed up today. $30 bucks well spent. I can't say its a big improvement over the HD projector but if I spend less than half of the HD projector then I'll call it a good enough deal. Just like on old lumenlab projectors from years ago, these new led are just the same concept only the use a smaller light source and a more compact electronic setup. Otherwise its exactly the same. This projector, the HD projector, and probably all of the other projectors of this quality and price range...
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  • victor-eyd's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:51 PM
    Start with the connections. Make sure the hdmi cable is a solid fit on the projector and on the dvd player. If that's covered, then check the quality of the hdmi cable. is it kinked or folded in an extreme angle. If all things look good but the problem persists change to a different cable or go to yellow composite RCA to see if the problem goes away. That probably means a bad cable was used. If it still happens check your power cable to see if its loose on both items. Victor
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  • Gym Whourlfeld's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:21 PM
    One Oct. my Wife had enough time as a group of smaller kids came down the slide into the wine cellar to scare (or creep-out) the adults who came down next. She had the kids singing "Twinkle-Twinkle Little Star", which was THE LAST thing most Adults expected to be hearing as the darkness swallowed their bodies on their fast trip into the subterranean depths. The round-topped stone-arch room has a nice acoustic for those young voices too!
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  • Gym Whourlfeld's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:14 PM
    They referred the attraction as being a "Code 5055?" Which is the actual Police code meaning the officer is arresting and putting into custody a person he judges to be insane, and locking them up. I think if they re did their names and took out the actual code references that it could re-open as a slightly different "critter".. but then, Im just guessing as to what it actually looked like and how the whole thing was presented.
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  • Gym Whourlfeld's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:24 PM
    The Farmers are working as quickly as possible to get their crops in before the flooding and big rains hit,which fits right in with what I tell people at the exit of my Haunt:"Watch out for DEER! The Farmers are stealing their Corn again, and the Deer are going CRAZY!" Carroll County , Illinois has the 2nd to 3rd most Deer in this state. Keeps the car insurance adjusters busy too!
    19 replies | 381 view(s)
  • halloween71's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:36 AM
    halloween71 replied to a thread Prop Showcase: FCG Up and Floating in Halloween Props
    I love the fcg ghost yours is awesome!!!
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  • halloween71's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:33 AM
    That looks great!!!
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  • halloween71's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:31 AM
    she always taunts us with the sunshine then October bam..wind and rain.
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  • halloween71's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:30 AM
    That is silly.people need to get a personality.If somebody is really peeking thru your window maybe ya need blinds.
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  • Frankie's Girl's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:09 AM
    MOD NOTE: absolutely no political discussion here please. If you would like a bumper sticker please PM the OP. Any other discussion other than "I'd like one" or "We only have 2 left" will be removed from this thread. Definition of irony: discussing politics in a thread that is offering an item that specifically asks others to stop discussing politics (during Halloween at least). :) .
    3 replies | 318 view(s)
  • Gym Whourlfeld's Avatar
    09-27-2016, 07:43 PM
    One time the Haunt ticket price was supposed to equal a movie ticket price (I was told) of course big City versus small, dinky village movie prices were not the same then. My wife (who does all the bookkeeping , ticket work ) thinks the population of young people wanting to attend haunts has diminished (for several reasons) but the main reason has been the economy as felt by the younger citizens who still need that certain amount of money to pay bills, own a car, clothe themselves....yet...
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  • MrNightmare's Avatar
    09-27-2016, 01:46 PM
    MrNightmare replied to a thread it's here! in General Halloween
    I have to agree that the season is ramping up this last week of Sept! My Wife and I just celebrated our anniversary this past weekend and took a trip to one of our favorite Haunts for their opening night. We started decorating the inside of the house and plan to start the outside late next week. And to add this this, we have been dealing with annoying heat and humidity most of this month here in North TX. However, this past week the weather has been wonderful with highs in the 80s and crisp...
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  • Frankie's Girl's Avatar
    09-27-2016, 01:38 PM
    WOW - love all of the variety you have! Such a nice collection. :cool: I just started noticing blowmolds in the last few years, mostly thanks to the amazing Hilda's display (check her stuff out on here - FABULOUS display). I have a few now, and I do keep an eye out whenever there is a garage sale or I'm on craigslist. But space is the main issue for me becoming a large collector. I promised early on that my husband would always be able to park in our garage, and no storage will be added...
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  • DaveintheGrave's Avatar
    09-27-2016, 10:20 AM
    DaveintheGrave replied to a thread Prop Showcase: FCG Up and Floating in Halloween Props
    Looks great! A FCG was my first animated prop I built.
    5 replies | 205 view(s)
  • DaveintheGrave's Avatar
    09-27-2016, 10:13 AM
    "Wanda Turnover" ----Like "I wanna turn over (in my grave). "Goodbye, Cruller World." "Here Lies Johnny Cake--Formerly a Bundt, Now a Layer." Rest in Peace, Larry Cake. He Fell." Ok, these are getting bad......:)
    14 replies | 307 view(s)
  • Frankie's Girl's Avatar
    09-27-2016, 08:51 AM
    Every single one has a name. My giant spiders are named Webigail and Webster. Giant skull guy we hang on the roof peak is Bruce (Campbell), my girl mannequin is Persephone, the guy is Zarko, then there's Skeletina the skeleton and Annabel Lee our Flying Crank Ghost. I'm sure I'm forgetting lots, but yeah... lots of naming going on here. :)
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  • Frankie's Girl's Avatar
    09-27-2016, 08:30 AM
    You're not too old. Anyone that asks gets candy at my house. I even ask the parents that hang back if they want candy. :)
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  • Gym Whourlfeld's Avatar
    09-27-2016, 07:21 AM
    I had a call this morning, a young woman asking if we had strobe lights here? No we don't. She is epileptic and of course can not handle strobes. She said every haunt she called uses strobes. Gee? This must mean that I don't have a "Real" Haunt? (But when the door knob turns and no one is there, a woman screams in the next room at 2AM and no one is there, and electrical devices turn on and off by themselves, and people see a Lady in a long white dress appear and disappear and Orbs get...
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  • Gym Whourlfeld's Avatar
    09-27-2016, 03:05 AM
    A young couple came here (newbies) Not long after they entered the first room she said that I had made her cheeks hurt (from laughing) I asked her to clarify which cheeks? Which then made her cheeks hurt more! (Odd how pleasure /pain are sometimes traveling companions?)
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  • victor-eyd's Avatar
    09-26-2016, 05:29 PM
    victor-eyd replied to a thread Electronic/Software: Help with Vixen and 8 channel Relay board in Halloween Props
    Fixed. I think
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    09-26-2016, 01:14 PM
    victor-eyd replied to a thread Electronic/Software: Help with Vixen and 8 channel Relay board in Halloween Props
    Thanks to all who helped me get this project off the ground. Here's my first setup for 8 channel using my available xmas trees and the Stanger Thnigs theme music. I'll probably replaced them with pumpkins and more Halloween-related light displays but for now, i'm happy with the outcome. The clicking your hear is the board but with the garage closed you can't hear it at all Victor
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  • victor-eyd's Avatar
    09-26-2016, 08:36 AM
    victor-eyd replied to a thread Static: projecting onto the ground? in Halloween Props
    The easiest by far is to simply mount the projector from the 2nd floor window and point towards the street. Take into account that depending on the type of projector you have, either the resulting image will be smaller than what you'd like or too dim because the lumen output of the projector is too weak. If you already have your projector, simply test by firing it against the garage wall at the same distance it would be suspended from above. That will be the size and brightness of your...
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  • MrNightmare's Avatar
    09-26-2016, 05:18 AM
    Decorating the inside of the house this week and should be done by Friday. Out Haunt is ready to go, but it depends on the weather. Last year, we had to close the walk through because of rain the entire week before Halloween. This year, I have a few different things planned if the weather holds. Feeling the pressure, but should be okay.
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  • victor-eyd's Avatar
    09-25-2016, 08:35 PM
    Secret Menus on a $69 projector. I love it! Thanks for sharing and hope you rediscover the secret combo Victor
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  • The Halloween Lady's Avatar
    09-25-2016, 04:09 PM
    Thank you again for following up with me on the snake skeletons. That was super nice.
  • victor-eyd's Avatar
    09-25-2016, 10:21 AM
    Well, I couldn't help it- the ebay guy lowered his price to me to $30 so I pulled the trigger. Should get it by end of the week. I'm pretty confident the picture quality will be closer to my Optoma so I'm very happy. Hope it comes in 1 piece Victor
    50 replies | 3034 view(s)
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