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  1. solenoidValves-easy.jpg


    Diagram for solenoid valve flow, trying to make it easier than the tech diagrams. if you want additional solenoids added, let me know what kind via PM and I'll update.
  2. FS: Frightprops Pop Blaster + PicoBoo ONE controller + motion sensor

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    his is a great scare in a place where guests feel "safe" - startles them every time! $410 new - why buy new? Excellent condition - easy to program - works great! Needs an air compressor. Posting it cheaper here than on ebay (but it is listed there too) - $275 + shipping
  3. Other: Line Entertainment Tricycle

    Halloween Props
    Custom Trike for Attraction Line Entertainment Estimated ETA: June Current: awaiting axle 36' Axle w/ 20" Tires -Delivered 20" Tires -Possible front end Electric Tire Bench Seat Battery Air Reservoir w/quick connect -sneak up scares would be difficult...
  4. Pneumatic: Startle: Jumping spider

    Halloween Props
    This is a medium sized, rubber spider that is resting on a hidden air solenoid nozzle. When the victim presses a button on the control panel, the solenoid is activated and shoots the spider towards them. It’s about 90 psi, from a small air compressor. Added effect: place a glass dome lid...
  5. Other: Need advice working the Webcaster (air compressor version) to make realistic webs

    Halloween Props
    I'm new to the webcaster spiderweb maker, and just got it out today to test and Ah... there's a learning curve with this tool and I'll need a lot more practice to get good at it. Any advice you guys can give me that you wish you had when starting out would be nice and the finer points. BTW: I...
  6. Pneumatic: compressor / pneumatic sizing help

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    Hi, i know this question has been asked before, but it is usually answered in USA spec and i am from the UK. i am having a year off this year (missing it, but attending a big party instead), so i thought i would put my "spare" time to some use and learn about pneumatics ready for next year. i...
  7. Atmosphere Effects: HELP!!! Need some advice on UV Paint, Please and Thank You

    Halloween Props
    I am currently building a prop made from plastic, much of which will be made from that 7mil clear drop cloth plastic that so many of us use to corpse our skeletons. I need a GOOD UV reactive spray paint, preferably in Matte White, but it needs to glow brightly under florescent UV black lights. I...
  8. Pneumatic: Really Dumb Air Cannon Question

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    I have watched several youtube videos on air cannons like the one called air cannons for dummies and the one posted by CycloneJack. However, no one ever mentions whether the portable tank has to be connected to an air compressor. Most videos use a 5 gallon portable tank. Is that sufficient to...
  9. What compressor to use?

    General Halloween
    Hi, for 2018 Halloween not this Halloween, im going to be building (or attempt at building) a escape room in my garage. Its prob going to have 15-20 cylinders. Some of the cylinders will just be holding things in place, others will be for doors, others will be for popout stuff. Im looking for a...
  10. Selling Props

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    I have some rather large home-made props that I would like to sell. Items for sale: Pictures to follow: - Monster in Box- This is pretty high tech MIB. 100% self contained (no compressor needed) / Runs on single 110 plug / PIR sensor built in / Box lid opens and shuts violently / Fog flows out...
  11. Pneumatic: An alternative to using pneumatics

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    Folks, Thought I'd share this site I came across where the creator is using stepper motors for linear action. This might be a good alternative to using the wiper motor or even pneumatics. I know my compressor can barely keep up and I hate having to run air lines everywhere...
  12. Pneumatic: Air Compressor/ Pneumatics Help

    Halloween Props
    Hello all I was curious if anybody had any information on what a good air compressor, size tank ect. I know for the most part it depends on how many props its going to run, but just looking for a starting compressor. thanks for any & all help.
  13. Pneumatic: air compressor help

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    Hi, I got a pneumatic it says on the instructions no more then 90 psi the regulator on it does not work to well it will go to 120 then refill when it gets low. Is there any good regulators that you recommend? Here is the compressor...
  14. Pneumatic: Trying to decide if I should go pneumatic - some questions

    Halloween Props
    As I look at animating more props I'm trying to decide if going pneumatic or electric is better. Here's some background: I have none of the pieces needed for pneumatic (compressor, hose, fittings, etc.) I typically use Arduino or Raspberry Pi for controlling I have some experience with servos...
  15. Hello from Wakefield Uk

    Member Introduction
    Hello, Long time lurker joing the forum, been haunting for 3ish years in a very small place, 2015 was the first real haunt I put on as recently just moved home and now have some room to play. Most props are wiper motor but have an air compressor ready for 2016 I'm pretty well versed in...
  16. Pneumatic: air compressor question

    Halloween Props
    Hi, Quick question I was wondering if its ok to plug in an air compressor to an outlet strip or extension cord? I heard some people don't and some people say its ok? Here is the air compressor I have...
  17. Pneumatic: air compressor question

    Halloween Props
    pretty new to pneumatics here wanted to know what will I need if I wanted to run a couple props to one air compressor?
  18. Pneumatic: Pneumatic toe pincher

    Halloween Props
    About how much PSI is needed to lift a lid that is somewhere in the ball park of 10-25 lbs? I am looking at this small and cheap air compressor from Harbor Freight in order to power the prop. Link below to the compressor...
  19. Other: Water splash effect help - pirate cannon

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    We are making 6" pools of water in our pirate scene. I'm looking to create an effect that appears like a cannonball is landing and splashing. I'm tossing around either using a fountain pump or some type of air compressor. Has anyone done something similar or could lend me suggestions as to...
  20. Pneumatic: How big of an air compressor are you guys using?

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    I am new and building some pneumatic props. I am curious what size air compressor you guys are using, and how many props and what kinds you can run with that? I am looking at doing a haunted house commercially, so I would have constant traffic (hopefully). Currently I am going to be using...