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  1. Other: Trenton Mills beef netting - Canada

    Halloween Props
    Hey guys, so I went ahead and ordered 10lbs of the poly beef netting from Trenton Mills. Being in Montreal, I had done a bunch of research to find a supplier north of the border but obviously couldn't. Just FYI, total cost was 41$ + 32$ US for shipping, then I got nailed with 26$ CAN for...
  2. Mechanical: Wiper motor quick popup

    Halloween Props
    I was playing around with linkage simulator and stumbled across this configuration. It would really work well with a Picovolt where you can set it start when it is laying down and it would stop then go in reverse back to the laying position. Or let it go ahead and just make one complete turn...
  3. Wind Damage Last week

    General Halloween
    As many of you know, we got hit bad by the remains of Hurricane Michael last week. The witch hut was completely demolished and many of the props inside were damaged, the witch got toppled, but due to her mostly wire construction she was undamaged. Had three tombstones broken and most others...
  4. Mapleton Manor Yard Haunt 2018

    General Halloween
    So I finally finished this years video of our Halloween Display. Go ahead and check out the link for it in my signature. Hope you all enjoy. I even put in a special Thank you to all the member here on Halloween Forum, without you I probably wouldn't have a Yard haunt as nice as it is. From...
  5. Static: I am in need of suggestions how to build a form...

    Halloween Props
    We are making my g-nephew Pinocchio and he will be riding in his wagon..which we are going to make Monstro on like this picture..What can I build the base out of? Any ideas? (no chicken wire please...I am not good with it! after we make the shape the rest will be easier) Thanks ahead of time...
  6. Halloween Tree Toppers: ideas please??

    General Halloween
    Hello one and all. For those of you who have black trees and those of you who are just plain creative,,,,,,,,, please share your ideas for a great tree topper for my Halloween Tree. I just put it up and will start the days long task of stringing up the lights and hanging the ornaments. I have a...
  7. Make Ahead Recipes

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Does anyone have any great make ahead recipes for Halloween? Unless Halloween is on a weekend, I work until almost Trick or Treat time, and don't have time to make anything on Halloween night. Any ideas?
  8. Mechanical: New Electric Chair and Graveyard Sign

    Halloween Props
    I bought a new prop at Spirit, the electrical fuse box with the hanging wires. My intention was to add it to my existing electric chair prop but the problem was I didn't have enough room. And since I had so much old fence material left over I decided to go ahead and build a new one. Plus the...
  9. Big Reaper 2017: sign up & discussion!

    General Halloween
    Here it is!!!! The 2017 main Secret Reaper!! Lets have a good time with this, keep it light hearted!!!! PLEASE read all the rules, a lot of the issues could be solved simply by reading them ;):D:) ATTENTION: NEW RULES!!!!!! You MUST have a minimum of 15 posts if you are a new member.. I...
  10. Hello! Im a newbie

    Member Introduction
    Hi all- Brand new. You can tell by the way I put my company name instead of Jordan283... maybe I'll figure out how to change that, or not! whichever. We have been a home haunt and extravagant halloween party throwers but are attempting to live the nightmare this year by going professional...
  11. Hiya my fellow Halloween enthusiasts!

    Member Introduction
    Yay what an awesome site! I wish I had known about this site years ago! I'd like to thank you all ahead of time for all the inspiration! I look forward to being a member and getting to know y'all :D.
  12. Sirius XM Radio

    Halloween Music
    Hi folks! Not sure if this has been discussed before - apologies if it has. Does anyone else still have Sirius XM radio? I still do and for the past few years they always have some kind of Halloween Station around Halloween...sometimes up to a week or so, but I can never find the schedule...
  13. Anyone else want to participate in "The great avatar war of 2016"?

    Off-Topic Stuff
    Join me and Garthgoyle in representing this lovely witch mask as your avatar Or if you think you can find a better mask to represent, go ahead and try! Yes, this is pointless and silly, but it's a simple way to get giggles while browsing the forums.
  14. Which Costume Should I Choose

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Planning ahead for my 2015 Halloween Gala. I want to do something creepy and Halloweenish as well as look terrifying. My two choices are an evil warlock or an evil Duchess. Which one do you like best for me to be? Please let me know.
  15. Good Luck, Happy Halloween

    General Halloween
    To all those who have a busy day and night ahead, Good Luck, Good Weather, and have fun!
  16. Alcohol Gummy Bears

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Just stirred the Vodka Bears - and Yes, had to test one. I do mine a week ahead of time and stir twice a day, if you have made these, how many days ahead of time do you do them?