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  1. Flicker Circuit by Death Lord

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    By using an extension cord as the basis of this project it not only allows you to plug any light into it, but more importantly the extension cord give you the ability to plug two lamps (bulbs) into the cord. I use two 25 watt bulbs (red or red and yellow?) and a 5A fuse. Total construction time...
  2. Deathlord's Air Trigger

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    In the "spirit" of Freddie's Girl's Obelisk build file, I'd like to post up a lost how-to from Death Lord's site which is no longer online. This is Death Lord's Air Trigger, the text is the exact text from his how-to: In November of 2002 I decided to develop an air cannon using a washing...
  3. Electronic/Software: Need Help with Micca or Projector....again

    Halloween Props
    I have 4 Miccas, different brands but the same plug-ins because I am using them for older projectors. I need music to come from the projectors and found that I plug the speaker cord into the Micca it will play perfectly. I could not get it to play on any of the projectors when plugged into them...
  4. Electronic/Software: Convert piezo sound sensor to PIR (HC-SR501)

    Halloween Props
    I just started getting into hacking props this year. Maybe next year I'll try my hand a my own custom props. Anyway... Last year, I bought the Rising Reaper on clearance at Wal-Mart. It runs off of 3 AA batteries. I dislike battery operated props, so I converted it to AC power by simply using a...
  5. Electronic/Software: Skeleton tree lunger

    Halloween Props
    Hello, I recently bought this Halloween skeleton tree lunger from Big Lots. It has a motion and sound activation function, but does not seem to be working for me. There is a try me button attached to it and that works quite well. I was wondering if anyone knew how I might be able to extend the...
  6. Static: How are you lighting your pumpkin scarecrows/sentinels securely and effectively?

    Halloween Props
    For those with tall outdoor pumpkin scarecrows, sentinels, etc ... is there a consensus best ways to illuminate them? This is all still pretty new to me, (though I have picked up the aesthetic part quick) but right now I'm just not sure how you're lighting up your pumpkins when they're 6,7, 8...
  7. Female inline or slide-on plugs for sale

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Female Inline or Slide-on Plugs for sale: these are brand new vampire female inline plugs for 18awg, SPT-1 wire; standard extension cord wire. Quantity: 100 New they cost $75, I'll sell them for $50. PM me your zip code for a shipping cost These are very convenient to use. Instead of running...
  8. Mechanical: Pennywise wireless keyfob remote add on Hack

    Halloween Props
    hi not sure if everyone who got ahold of the 2017 pennywise, and noticed that it has a sound motion or you can use the supplied really short wired try me button. kind of annoying if there is too much noise the pennywise activates constantly and the try me cord is not long enough, so I decided to...
  9. Mechanical: Animated Zombie Girl (Home Depot)

    Halloween Props
    I didn't see a thread on this one anywhere here. Correct me if I'm wrong. She's an HD exclusive this year as far as I can tell. About 3ft tall. See pictures and video below. PROS: Nice detail on face hands, and feet. Teddy bear looks real. Runs on AA batteries so it can be placed just about...
  10. That As Seen on TV Windo Wonderland Projector...

    General Halloween
    ... has dropped to $19.88 at Walmart if anybody is interested. It has 6 Halloween projections. Store pick-up is available to avoid any shipping charges. https://www.walmart.com/ip/As-Seen-on-TV-Window-Wonderland-Christmas-Decoration-Light-Projector/618254614? Our local CBS affiliate tested...
  11. Pneumatic: air compressor question?

    Halloween Props
    Hi I have a California air tools air compressor they are real quiet a lot more money but worth it I got a new one today on the cord that you plug it in with there was a yellow warning tag saying don't used an extension cord use a air hose instead? I wanted to know instead can I plug it into one...
  12. Mechanical: 12v ac motor

    Halloween Props
    Hello all I have a 12v ac 5rpm motor I need to power. Would I be able to use a spliced cheap extension cord?
  13. Did I Drop a Cord?

    Haunted Humor
  14. Mechanical: Children of the Corn

    Halloween Props
    If you live in an area where crops grow along the roads, you are RIPE for a good prop! Every year, a friend tows a trailer filled with hay, for a hayride through some of the darker, more desolate roads around his home. THIS year, we are going to use a simple trick that gives a fantastic...
  15. Static: Building a fence to keep my light/projection show safe.

    Halloween Props
    Building a new fence to keep the kids from running into the yard to see how things work. Last thing I need is the show coming to an end because someone tripped on a cord. I decided to make a test section of 8' and I must say I like the way it's turning out. Any tips or pointers are welcome.
  16. Mechanical: Spider Prop build

    Halloween Props
    First assembly. 1/2 inch CPVC with Ts bored out to allow leg swing. Bottom board spaced with sheet metal screws to allow free swing of legs. Bungee cord tendons, Later added one extra in middle and will need more once motor is installed. Messing with legs Starting body Where I am now.
  17. Mechanical: Help! Swinging zombie girl.. Lost electric cord

    Halloween Props
    Help! I brought swinging zombie girl at spirit Halloween store, and I lost the connecting cord that hooks up to the wall. Does any one know what I need to get to make her work again?
  18. Electronic/Software: Indoor/Outdoor extension cords?

    Halloween Props
    Hello fellow haunters As I am sure you all know, this time of year requires many extension cords to keep the frights and scares going. My question is. Is it safe to use an indoor extension cord outside and vice versa? When I look at the gauge, they are exactly the same. They "look" no...
  19. Electronic/Software: Indoor/Outdoor extension cords?

    Halloween Props
    Hello fellow hunters As I am sure you all know, this time of year requires many extension cords to keep the frights and scares going. My question is. Is it safe to use an indoor extension cord outside and vice versa? When I look at the gauge, they are exactly the same. They "look" no different...
  20. Mechanical: NEED HELP! Got this second hand, where does cord go?

    Halloween Props
    Hi Got this zombie girl on a swing..... there is a cord with a cube on the end with a hole in it (attached to the base of her butt). Where does this plug into?? Looked everywhere!! grr frustrated. thanks for any help you give me!