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  1. Electronic/Software: Our singing grim reaper

    Halloween Props
    This is quite an old test pattern we made to test the motion and audio syncing for our 3-axis skull. There's a custom PCB running the 4 servos inside the head and a VB6 program which plays the sound and sends commands to the PCB over RS485. We took plenty of pictures of the build process Grim...
  2. Shindigz Banner sale - starting at 9.99, ends Mon. 5/20

    Coupons, Discounts and Promotions
    Shindigz has a Banner Sale going on. $5 off with banners starting at 9.99. Banner Sale ends Monday, 5/20. No code needed. I've designed a number of banners over the years on their site for use with my haunt (Brain research lab, carnival and side shows, and this years dino theme). My favorite...
  3. Lighting: candle help and ideas

    Halloween Props
    I recently had a conversation with a friend that works at a custom lighting company. Some of her lamps have plastic candles. She has been throwing away the extra ones. She just gave me my first batch of the leftover candles. They already have factory candle wax drips on them. They also come with...
  4. FREE! Custom made graveyard fence - Tucson, Arizona

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Not sure where to put this post, but since its a prop, I figured I would post here. Any fellow Halloween forum members in the Tucson, Arizona area? I have a custom-made Halloween graveyard fence that I am offering for free to anyone willing to come by and pick up before March 16th or so. If I...
  5. Looking for someone who can make tombstones.

    Wanted to Buy
    I want to craft a custom tombstone featuring four angel statues I have. Looking for someone who can make three dimensional stones and lives in or near Virginia if possible. I like my stones realistic and am very picky. Think you are up to the challenge?
  6. Custom Halloween T-Shirt

    General Halloween
    I'm thinking about creating a custom t-shirt to wear year round. I'm thinking it would show skeleton ribs and a Jack-O-Lantern instead of a heart. What do you guys think and do you have any ideas to add to it.
  7. Professional haunt props for sale and animatronics.

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    I have a custom stitch body prop from ghost ride productions paid $980 had them made him to sit.. he has tons of details and staples they used on his chest $725. Next is a unit 70 crawler prop she is new never used asking $675. I hsve a used krazy kristen works grest asking $1400. Pick up only...
  8. 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...
  9. Static: DIY Coffin Build

    Halloween Props
    So this year I purchased a rotting corpse from Distortions Unlimited and I needed a coffin to display it. Let me just say, there are NOOOO decent coffins to purchase retail! I searched because I didn’t want to build it this year. Well, I ended up having to build one. I’m glad I did because it...
  10. Boo's from Chicago.

    Member Introduction
    As if Chicago is not scary enough...... I have been into making custom props over the years with varied success. I've built a number of large props where most have sold. The largest I built was a shed sized mausoleum that sadly, did not sell. It was repurposed into several other projects so...
  11. New to custom props: How much should I expect to spend per diy custom prop?

    Halloween Props
    I'm new to making custom props and am wondering just how much I should expect to spend for simple pop-up props, like trash can trauma or some other pop-up props complete with sound and lights. Is $100 per prop about right? Is arduino the way to go? Also, for air cylinders, do diy pvc cylinders...
  12. Static: Filmed Simply Nailogical Making Of Tombstone Prop

    Halloween Props
    So back in Sept I was approached by Cristine from Simply Nailogical on YouTube. She wanted me to make her a custom Tombstone for a collaboration video she was doing with another big YouTuber Threadbanger. I've posted some of my videos on here and I was asked by some users to do an intro and some...
  13. Our Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween display.

    General Halloween
    Potter township, Beaver Co. PA. This is "Our Halloween" A custom built Nightmare display including the kids in their bathtub and a custom build life size Nightmare sleigh for Jack to ride in.
  14. Hello from Alberta, Canada!

    Member Introduction
    Been lurking here for awhile and decided to sign up so I could maybe post some of my stuff for Halloween. Been doing yearly haunts now with about half a dozen animatronics. I never seem to leave myself enough time to do the custom builds but it all works out in the end and the kids love it. Will...
  15. Custom Recording Loop Triggered by Motion Sensor

    Halloween Props
    I'm trying to figure out how to make a custom 1-2 minute sound recording that is triggered by a motion sensor and then have it automatically reset and play the next time the motion sensor is activated. I have recorded my sound and put it on a thumb drive. I then put it in a player and selected...
  16. Halloween or Event Tombstone Props! Realistic!

    For Sale By Merchants
    Hello fellow haunters! We all love to build our own props but sometimes we run short on time to do it all. I create custom tombstone props for just such events! I ship anywhere in the world and can make a stone just about any size that you want. You can find my shops on Etsy and Ebay, I also...
  17. Prop Showcase: First attempt at custom signage/prop descriptions

    Halloween Props
    I decided that in each themed area of my haunt trail, I wanted some custom signage. Decided to try my hand at making some and keep in mind I have rudimentary skills at best lol. The larger ones will be in certain sections(witches, werewolves, vampires, zombies, clowns) the smaller signs will be...
  18. Custom painted animated lullaby for sale.

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Selling a like new custom lullaby got her for 2016 used her for 2 hours then put her away she is in my Halloween 2016 video, I had this one custom painted by ed Edmunds and had her clothes distressed as well. I asked this to be custom because I did not like how the ones came from painted...
  19. Life size custom animated regan

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Here we have an amazing, one of a kind prop regan from the exorcist. She was custom made for me she is life size, in a sitting position. Her had is resin amazing paint job on her she creeps everyone out this is the one made out there she is a custom piece. I had someone put her together for...
  20. Life size custom animated regan prop on ebay.

    For Sale By Merchants
    Selling this life size custom regan on ebay she is amazing she looks great in person if you are interested and are a member on here pm me thanks. https://www.ebay.com/itm/life-size-regan-exorcist-figure-animated-halloween-prop/282822015436?hash=item41d98179cc:g:6SEAAOSw~o5adNkt
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