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  1. Wanted: 2006, 2008, and 2009 Spirit Halloween Props

    Wanted to Buy
    Hi everyone, I am searching for some specific animated props sold at Spirit Halloween a while ago. The props I am looking for are as follows: Leatherface Animatronic (Gemmy Industries 2006) Zombie Cowboy (Tailuxe Artware 2008) Haunted Scarecrow (Sunstar Industries 2008) Undead Lab Technician...
  2. Mechanical: Living Tombstone WIP inspired by Paul Kreutz

    Halloween Props
    Started building my Living Tombstone inspired by Paul Kreutz. Taking a bit of a different approach. Stone is 1-1/2" pink styro with 1/4" luan ply backing. I'm using a 1/4" rod end to attach the mannequin face to the stone's backing. A 10" round piece of luan will get glued to the back of...
  3. Pneumatic: Garage Mausoleum

    Halloween Props
    So, I've been kinda dormant with building for a while. This year I decided to go big or go home:) Early September I got the idea to do a crypt wall over the garage door, thanks to others on here. Well then I decided to up the anti a little bit and add a little "shock" factor. So, I started...
  4. It never fails......

    General Halloween
    Wednesday 10/31 - 80% / Scattered thunderstorms in the morning becoming more widespread in the afternoon. Chance of rain 80%. Wednesday Night 10/31 - 100% / Thunderstorms in the evening will give way to partly cloudy skies overnight. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near an inch. Locally heavy...
  5. Fog: Is a decent DIY fogger possible?

    Halloween Props
    I've been reading a lot of forum and blog posts (across many sites) that are all variations on the theme of heating a glycerine and water mixture to create fog. In my tests over a small flame, I got very little fog from such a mixture until all of the water had evaporated, and then the heated...
  6. DIY Step On Pressure Sensing Sensor Trigger Mat Pad

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    *I believe it is 'relay' (gateway - open /close), not sensor. I bought a small 'Step Here' pressure pad that is widely available at all Halloween stores and websites. It worked for like 10 times (mostly testing) but then it eventually stopped dead. F*cking crap. I got angry and cut the dumb...
  7. Spider HIll Prop Works

    Merchant Reviews
    Received my CPT-2 yesterday, I had to idea the wife was getting it for me for my birthday. Overall quality is top notch, smooth construction, 100% PLUG AND PLAY. Highly recommend this to anyone who needs the "Leering Skeleton" or any prop you need to sway back and fourth.
  8. Like Halloween? Like Disney? The dream item for your home!!!!!!!

    Halloween Props
    Bradford exchange recently released these photo's of their soon to be advertisements coming out for this item. I am 100% buying it and it will be hanging in my living room year round!!!!!!!!!!!!
  9. Static: Kevin's Last Ride: Talia's scarecrow entry.

    Halloween Props
    Talia wanted to enter this year's contest on her own, alongside Cropper. It originally started with the bike. Start of the year, Talia had been fighting me for years, not wanting to learn to ride her bike. I finally put my foot down that she had to practice every night before she played...
  10. TheRic's 2015 yard haunt.

    General Halloween
    not quite 100% done. but good enough to show. thanks for viewing https://youtu.be/IIu9qK5j3vY not exactly sure how to get the video in here. i knew at one point, but forgot how
  11. CVS: get your flu shot, get 20% off!

    Coupons, Discounts and Promotions
    Just putting this out there and no idea how long the promo will last, but we scooped up a creepy talking clown figure after getting our shots! :D I will never miss getting my flu shot, so this was a nice bonus for something I was going to do anyway (and most insurance covers flu shots 100% so...
  12. Need A Big Screen TV for a Haunt? Houston/Pearland TX

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    I have a 65" Mitsubishi rear project TV for sale on craigslist. Could be great for video prop. Works 100% correctly. http://houston.craigslist.org/ele/4674803806.html I will let if go for very cheap (might be free) for a fellow haunter!!