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  1. We are Moving!

    General Halloween
    Dear Halloweenforum Community Members, Over the past year, there have been updates to your community environment that have introduced challenges in usability and performance. We sincerely apologize if you have been negatively impacted. Efforts to improve the technology, user interface, and site...
  2. 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.
  3. Pneumatic: Air Cannon firing sequance

    Halloween Props
    Hello all, Ive built an Air Cannon using a CO2 Fire extinguisher and air/water solenoid valve to control the release of compressed air. Using an Arduino, I want to trigger the solenoid for maybe 1 second ON then 1 Second off, for 3 bursts, then wait for 5 Mins, then start all over again. I've...
  4. help with decorative projectors - Christmas

    Off-Topic Stuff
    I want to use a projector to have a santa scene appear in the house window,or on a mosquito net hung outside.In both cases i want it to be viewable from inside. * So how would i go about projecting a decoration/scene onto the window so it could be viewed from inside ? * Could i do the same,but...
  5. Gory Christmas trees?

    Off-Topic Stuff
    One day I will apply to be a volunteer to decorate the White House at Christmas...one day...& if I did have free reign (though I'm sure that would NEVER happen) I'd probably toss up trees just like these (or worse)! No matter what you think of the current adminstration, love it or hate it, set...
  6. Greetings from western Washington state

    Member Introduction
    Hello, my name is Deborah. Our condo is nearly entirely set up for Halloween already as we speak. I like to have it done no later than October 1st, so I can enjoy it all month long. We moved to Issaquah, Washington just over a year ago from California, where I spent the first almost 60 years...
  7. Lighting: Thunder & Lightning Machine - in Australia (240v)?

    Halloween Props
    Hi everyone, I've left my Halloween preparations late this year (thanks, life) but I'm really hoping to finally get a good solution for a thunder and lightning machine. Every year I spend hours searching the internet, and every year I give up in dismay. I'd like a thunder & lightning machine...
  8. DC Props Animations

    For Sale By Merchants
    Hey Guys, Sorry to "solicit" here, but just wanted to give a heads up that DC Props is nearing fulfillment capacity (already) for the 2018 season. So if you're looking for a RTR skeletal animation, check out DC Props at www.dcprops.com before we close down for new orders (at this current...
  9. Google Cloud Move 06/08/2018

    Site Issues and Feedback
    Hello all, We are reaching out to let our communities know that we have moved the site off our current hosting platform to Google Cloud today. If you notice any issues, please report them in the Community to Team section and we will get them addressed ASAP. Thanks in advance, Your Community...
  10. Google Cloud Move

    Site Issues and Feedback
    Hello all, We are reaching out to let our communities know that we will be moving the site off of our current hosting platform to Google Cloud this week. If you notice any issues, please report them in the Community to Team section and we will get them addressed ASAP. Thanks in advance, Your...
  11. Static: Uses for a garden hose?

    Halloween Props
    I've got two garden hoses that I simply can't stand anymore (too many kinks), so it's time to retire them and put them to good use on Halloween. Any suggestions on what to make with them? Our current plan is to create a secret, toxic, mad scientist lab in our garage. So if you're suggestion...
  12. Looking for a transparent female half mannequin

    Wanted to Buy
    I have found new ones online but was wondering if anyone has seen one cheaper that are used. I want to make my tape ghost permanent. Clear worbla would be as if not more expensive and vac forming PETG is not in my current bag of tricks. With a clear torso, arms and head I could make her ball...
  13. New from Florida

    Member Introduction
    The husband isn't going to like me being here. I've already had him buy me a 12x18 shed to store my current decorations and props. Always ope n to DIY ideas!
  14. It Remake

    Horror Discussion
    Finally, some current news, plus a picture of the new Pennywise: http://www.moviefone.com/2016/07/13/bill-skarsgard-pennywise-creepy-as-hell-in-first-it-photo/
  15. The Unorthodox 2016 project.

    Off-Topic Stuff
    So, since most of our intended project this year is being put on hold. Instead, we are looking at remodeling the house as a first option. Moving as a second. Didn't feel right to throw this stuff up in general, but still figured on documenting, so here we are. Unlike TK421, we're not...
  16. New high output adjustable led fader

    For Sale By Merchants
    Hey Guys, I have a new LED FADER control for up/down fading of LED's. What's unique about this little controller is that it can output up to 5 amps of current, enough to power 200 standard LED's! The board can be powered with 8~12VDC depending on what you need for your LED's. Input voltage...
  17. Hilarious Dunkin' Donuts Halloween Promos

    Haunted Humor
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