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  1. Pneumatic: Pop-up Lunger mech plan

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    Anyone ever build the mech for a pop-up lunger prop ? I'm looking for specifics dimensions to build myself a mech like this: http://www.halloweenfxprops.com/gravestone-pop-up-lunger-mech/ I want to build a prop that would drop from the ceiling so i think that would be a good mech for it but i...
  2. Help with indoor Hollusion projection for office

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    Hello, I want to create a Hologram of the witching Hour in the middle of the office but need any advice on how to place the projector so eliminate the bleeding of the image in a wall or ceiling.
  3. 2019 Witch Theme

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    We're going to Salem, MA in Sept 2019 so I've decided to do a witch theme for my party next year. I just decided in the last couple of days and I'm really excited about it but I haven't really thought about doing this theme before. (I have a vision for the decor which is how I know I'll end up...
  4. Ceiling Fan Ideas ?

    General Halloween
    Hi Everyone !!!! Does anyone have any ideas what on what can be done to an old plain jane, white ceiling fan ??? Thank you !!!!
  5. Cool Bat Light

    General Halloween
    I took a chance and ordered this. Even if it's not safe to light up, I figure it will be an awesome looking thing to hang from the ceiling...
  6. Other: Garage Drop Ceiling

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    This is kind of like the "Endless hallways" ceiling discussion thread. I have built a drop ceiling frame (see link) and now pondering on how to cover it. I have a roll of 20"x100" Black Plastic (easier to store but I bet it sags), I have a black 10x20ft EZ Pop Up Canopy Top Replacement (it's...
  7. Hanging Fabric from Ceiling

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    So for my fortune teller room which will be in our family room, I want to just hand various fabrics from the ceiling to give the look of being in an old school fortune teller tent. Without trying to put my vision into words (and I could not find a photo that really did the trick either), what's...
  8. Static: What are you using to attach things to the ceiling without damaging the paint?

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    Hi Everyone! Gearing up for the next bash and this one thing always seems to be my struggle...what does everyone use to attach anything to the ceiling....tape? sticky putty? velcro? I had some florist putty but it was a mess to remove. I would love some input please! Thanks!
  9. Wall Wart installed in-wall?

    Off-Topic Stuff
    Hi all! I am contemplating installing a Amazon Echo Dot in the ceiling of one of my rooms. I have a custom made wall/ceiling holder for my 2nd gen dot (it's actually pretty cool/well made, obviously by a 3D printer via Etsy). We would like to mount the dot, in this holder, on the ceiling in our...
  10. Lazers and Fog

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    Hi. Does anyone know of a green laser system with multiple beams that shine straight out without movement? Thanks. I'm trying to recreate the 'laser ceiling' with fog effect.
  11. Lighting: Water reflection lighting effect

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    Does anyone have a source for or know of a tutorial for the shimmering effect that water throws on walls and ceiling? Much as I'd like I can't use real water. I've seen some of the DJ stuff but nothing seems to be able to cover most of a large area say 10 by 12. They seem more like a round spot...
  12. The House on Ranch Drive - 2015

    General Halloween
    Here is a daytime video of our haunt from last year. The dark section after the tunnel is a hall with 1/2 inch foam pipe insulation hanging down from the ceiling.
  13. need help with clear ceiling

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    Hey y'all! I own a haunted house here in SC and I just stumbled across a video with a clear ceiling (plexiglass I'm assuming) and actors rolling around, beating, screaming above the heads of the patrons with a strobe light so theyre only getting glimses. Has anyone else done this before? How do...
  14. Tips on hanging cheesecloth and sheets from ceiling

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    Hello all! I have a question on the best technique to hanging cheesecloth and bloodied/ripped sheets from the ceiling. I know it seems silly to ask but I'm imagining it and I see myself not being happy and missing a very easy trick that can make it creepy. Room 1 - Cheesecloth - I have my...
  15. Atmosphere Effects: Maybe I have a unique indoor lightning storm?

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    Hi Folks, I haven't seen a post like this, so I'll share my "Indoor Lightning Storm" that I have perfected after a couple of years of playing around with it. In one area, our home has a really longgg room with a Wine Bar and dining area on one end and a living room area on the other. The...
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