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  1. Haunted house stuff for sale

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Selling a ton of haunted house items in Roseville, Michigan....I would rather not ship stuff. I really don't have a ton of free time to be going to the post office constantly. All the items are slightly used ( only this season) alot are new because we never got them into play. I will consider...
  2. Neighbors who are complete A**holes

    Off-Topic Stuff
    Seems like there's always some complete A**hole in every sub. But why do they always end up being my neighbors? A few years ago we were fortunate to be able to by a house for my daughter while she attended college. It was a nice little house in a huge sub, but still close to campus. Almost...
  3. Mechanical: Wiper Motor Question

    Halloween Props
    A wiper motor is normally powered by a car battery, right? If you want to use it with a prop, does that mean you have to connect it to a battery? Can it run on household current? Thanks.
  4. Static: Foam board insulation-how do you get the 48"x8' sheets home?

    Halloween Props
    /scratches head. I know this sounds like a stupid question (and maybe it is) but-I don't have a truck-and I have to believe that I'm not the only one;) I can't find anywhere that will deliver the foam board used to make tombstones etc for a sane price. So that makes things a little difficult...
  5. Electronic/Software: Help!!Sams Club Members Mark Reaper

    Halloween Props
    Trying to find out either the power supply details for the Sams Club Grim reaper or a number to call as I thought I seen something on the box but mine was destroyed at the campground with all the rain even though under the awning, as my wife smashed and destroyed the power supply somehow when...
  6. Static: Would you pay $100

    Halloween Props
    Would you pay $100 for a full bodied female mannequin? An extremely old and established high end ladies clothing boutique is closing due to retirement. 4 generations have owned and managed it and they are finally done. I was in today looking around and asked about the mannequins, which they...
  7. Electronic/Software: Computer power supply not powering wiper motor

    Halloween Props
    The setup worked a couple years ago. I tested the motor with a car battery and it works. I also put the meter on the outputs of the computer power supply and I get 5 volts on the red and 12 on the yellow. When I connect the motor to the power supply the motor doesn't turn at all, I measured with...
  8. Prop Showcase: Gate Pillars - Lightweight and Easy to Store

    Halloween Props
    Hi All, One of my big concerns in building props is being able to store them for next year. While I have a decent size house - my decorations tend to be big - the bigger the better. This year I am building a new fence and gate and wanted to make some cool pillars. I work in the sign and...
  9. Great Gatsby / Roaring 20's Party

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    I am doing something a bit different this year and leaving the gore behind. Each year we have a theme party that is announced the previous year and this year will be a Great Gatsby Party. I am working in the phrase “A Little Party Never Killed Nobody” and possibly will have a few of the...
  10. October on the East coast - Advice, please!

    General Halloween
    2018 October on the East coast - Advice, please! So, I'm from Colorado and I've never spent Halloween outside of the state before. This year, I decided I'm going to spend Halloween with my boyfriend, who lives in Brooklyn. I've done some searches, but I'd like to hear from locals and people...
  11. Newbie

    Member Introduction
    Hi, my name is Junkyarddog and I'm new here. I'm from Canada and I hear this is the place to be for Halloween questions and fun. So my first question is what make of car has a good wiper motor for props? Thanks in advance. :)
  12. Halloween trunk or treat mishap :(

    General Halloween
    Hey guys hopefully everyone had a very Happy Halloween!! Ok let me start off by saying that I live in a condo on the 3rd floor we usually decorate the whole building, we only decorate on the back side where we live only and try to scale back from the front due to some of our neighbors being too...
  13. Only you guys would understand my excitement

    General Halloween
    While my sister and I were checking everything and preparing for tonight we got a awesome compliment. A couple of people were walking by and stopped and discussed our display. While talking the guy said we were the Clark Griswold's of Halloween! We are huge fans of the christmas vacation...
  14. Pneumatic: Clown car

    Halloween Props
  15. Doing More Harm Than Good?

    General Halloween
    I drive a very unique car, a 1974 Plymouth Roadrunner that's done up to represent my hometown of Pittsburgh. If someone from our area sees it, they know who's driving it because it sits out in our driveway. So yesterday, I'm out and about running some errands and as I'm getting out of the car at...
  16. Mechanical: Car battery

    Halloween Props
    Anyone ever run a simple prop like a swaying zombie or such from a large car battery. We want to do some outside displays but don't really want a noisy generator running all the while. Thanks
  17. Need some vehicular advice.

    Off-Topic Stuff
    My son had his first accident last week (why I've been a little absent). He's fine and all, but I'm now in the market of a new car for 2 teenage boys to be driving... We liked the above aztec for it being AWD for our winters, handling like a car, but being a little bigger in case of said...
  18. Static: Halloween Car The Bone Collector

    Halloween Props
    This is a 1941 Chevy Coup which was a rat rod when I bought it. I unrated it and turned it into an award winning car at car shows. There aren't many themed car in car shows anymore. The Bone Collector is popular around Halloween, of course. Unlike many other car owners I don't care if people...
  19. Static: Hi to Inhabitants of Drake Manor!

    Halloween Props
    Well today's job has been doing some updating to my tape ghost people to change them to the family who live in Drake Manor. We have Lord Winston in his car, alongside him Daisy the maid, next is Lady Eleanor, another shot of Daisy, then Daughter Victoria. Still working on Baby Isobel who...
  20. Electronic/Software: Scare Horn Help

    Halloween Props
    I'm wanting to make my own portable car horn prop this year, but can't seem to find any good tutorials on building one. Has anyone ever built one, or knows how to? Any help would be appreciated. I want to build one sort of like this (except w/ car horn, not a ship horn)...