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  1. Static: Cheap skulls

    Halloween Props
    Looking to see if anyone's got a good lead on bulk packs of skulls, human size or slightly smaller is fine, I need probably a few dozen of them. Plastic preferred. I've searched online without much (cheap) help, so any advice or suggestions are much appreciated!!
  2. Suggestions for party playlist

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Hey groovy ghoulies, I'm starting to compile song possibilities for a Halloween party playlist and could use some help. My musical tastes run mostly toward classic rock from the 60s, 70s, and 80s with a little folk, new wave, and country thrown in here and there just to keep things interesting...
  3. Bubble Boy costume. I NEED HELP !

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Heys guys! I want to build a Bubble Boy costume, but not sure how. Any suggestions would be appreciated. I read a post by a member named " punk rock girl," but can't seem to find the post again. Thanks.
  4. Roanoke meets jeepers creepers.. advice needed!

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Hi all Ok, time has come to start planning this year... I was thinking about having a kind of hillbilly roanoke cannibal colony meets jeepers creepers with a little dash of wrong turn about it. Scarecrow for the front garden, skelly in a rocking chair, bone wind chimes, pig mask skellies in...
  5. Mechanical: Looking for a thread for life size music box dancer.

    Halloween Props
    I saw where someone made a life size skeleton couple that danced as if they were on a music box. This was either last year or the year before and for the life of me I cant find the thread anywhere. Any help would be appreciated. The wife has wanted me to make one for the past ten years. We...
  6. Is something wrong with the Notifier emails?

    Site Issues and Feedback
    Hi all, I used to get emails faithfully about any post I made or any that I contributed to. It was great. However, during the last two weeks, they have disappeared. I know that there are things being posted, because I added a new request for help out there, and I have to return to see who has...
  7. Electronic/Software: Simple Circuit Board For Random Movement

    Halloween Props
    I need help from all you electronics gurus out there. Here's my problem: I want to build a spider prop, based on this spider The abdomen of the prop will be about 6 to 8 inches in diameter. The front and rear legs will be about 12 to 16 inches long, and the side legs will be proportionately...
  8. Prop Showcase: need ideas for this 2019 haunt....

    Halloween Props
    hi everybody....well 2018 was a bust for us...it rained for almost 2 months here in central tx that it made my yard like a swamp but something good did come out of it....the city contacted me and wants us to do their first haunt house for 2019 . talked to my family and we decided to go ahead and...
  9. 2018 Yard Haunt!!

    General Halloween
    I apol0gize for the first post if the images don't show!! This is this years yard haunt me and my dad put together! We added lights to the trees! Made a skull chained fence!, Built a coffin for our ground breaker, lit the ghosts up blue and built a grave digger! Happy Halloween and I hope...
  10. Mechanical: Madame Zaltana Trouble shooting HELP!

    Halloween Props
    I purchased the MZ animated prop from grandin road last year after halloween. I opened her up and put her together about a month ago, everything worked fine. She's sat in my living room (but not plugged in) since, while I got my garage haunt ready. I am now all set up & plugged her in today...
  11. How does everyone protect their extension cords from the rain?

    General Halloween
    This is a really sad post! Due to the extreme wet weather in TX, I have not been able to put up my yard and it is the 26TH!!! :mad::mad::mad: It will be dry for the next few days , so am going to get the yard up over the weekend - HOWEVER there is a chance of Thunder storms on Halloween. How...
  12. ToTs without costumes

    General Halloween
    Hi everybody! Sorry if this question was already raised, but how do you feel about ToTs (in my experience generally older) who come and ask for candies but they don’t have a costume or not even a mask or something? I don’t get too many, but they still annoy me a bit - I would like to tell...
  13. Last minute suggestions for three items.

    General Halloween
    Hello! Going over the top this year (weather permitting). I have three groups of items that I am looking for quick and dirty suggestions for use: 1) A half dozen large, lightweight bats, poised for flying, not hanging. I have two tree out front, could theoretically string a ling between, hang...
  14. Static: Ideas/Thoughts on how to Board up Bay Window?

    Halloween Props
    Hey all, I have a bay window (actually 2) in the front of my house and want to FOAM board them up, but not sure how to attach them. Any help/thoughts is greatly appreciated... each pane is at a slight angle. One thought is to anchor sides and then build the middle panes from attaching to the...
  15. Static: Need Help: Home Depot Fire Dragon Assembly

    Halloween Props
    It's been raining nonstop here for weeks, now, and I'm so far behind it's just sad at this point. However, I thought if nothing else, I could get my giant fire dragon set up on the porch and hopefully that would build some momentum. ...except I can't get his dadgummed frakkin' lakkin' head to...
  16. Electronic/Software: Pumpkin Nester Issue

    Halloween Props
    Hello There, Very new to this forum but I have a problem going on with my Pumpkin Nester Prop. :mad:I plug him in and he does not activate as normal. I then unplug then plug him back into the wall and he activates. Seems as if only unplugging from wall then plugging back in activates him. Any...
  17. Lighting: Lighting my witch

    Halloween Props
    Hello all, I am trying to finish this part of my display. What color do you think I should put on my burning witch? I used a small strobe to show a bit of detail but it really isn't doing the job I think it needs to. any help is appreciated.
  18. HD Skeleton Horse Help

    Halloween Props
    For those with the Home Depot Skeleton horse with the saddle and a rider, how are you getting the Skelton rider to stay on the saddle? For the last 2 years, I have used fishing line in all sorts of ways to make it stay, even then a small breeze causes it to topple over. Any insight and...
  19. Mechanical: Fake flesh/skin

    Halloween Props
    Hi all. Just picked up the used animatronic shown in the picture. I wanted to make it appear as if the baby's throat was ripped open (where it is already torn and paint peeling off). I also wanted to add some flesh hanging from lady's mouth to make it look as if she was the one who had...
  20. Need inspiration for Classic Monster theme...

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Hi everyone! My theme this year is "Classic Monster Mash" with a focus on monster movies from pre-1970. Decorations and costumes will pay homage to such classics as "the Creature from the Black Lagoon" to "The Wolf Man" to "The Blob". My plan was to decorate my living room as an ode to Dracula...
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