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  1. Haunted House Halloween Props For sale.

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Brand new pick axe sandy from unit 70 prop lays flat on floor has glass eyes never used asking $650 Silicone witch with cauldron static prop from unit 70 studios prop is heavy, unit 70 makes this version animatronic now paid $1200 asking $800 Midnight studios fx pennywise animated prop. This...
  2. Static: Aliens, Aliens, Aliens

    Halloween Props
    Hey all, November is one of my favourite times to prop build. Next year we want to have an Alien inspired room so here we have; The face hugger; The egg; The xenomorph; The face hugger is a wire frame, with lots of tape, latex & paint The egg is a old fashioned 'paper mâché over a big...
  3. Static: Davis Graveyard Cathedral

    Halloween Props
    I have a few ideas concerning how the Davis Graveyard built their amazing cathedral but I was trying to work out some technical details. I was thinking we could share ideas here and learn from each other. First I know they fit all the foam piece together with classic wood working joints like...
  4. Static: Gravedigger Stabalize

    Halloween Props
    Hey guys, I have a pose and stay skeleton still in the box from a few years ago. I may incorporate him into one of my graves I think. i want him holding a shovel with his foot on it as if he was digging it. What is the best way to stabilize him into the ground for this? What have some of you...
  5. Static: The feeling of finishing your final prop of the year

    Halloween Props
    It’s a good feeling. Almost a relief knowing I am done. I’ve been at it non stop since mid July and am about burnt out. I think I made about 35 new props after only making one or two things last year. I can’t wait to set up this weekend. My final prop was a 13 foot tall demon tree king...
  6. Prop Showcase: Facade build 2018

    Halloween Props
    Asylum facade build 2018 Ok update as of 10/31/2018 for those that don't want to go through the whole thread All set up and ready for Halloween! Got the Arkham Asylum sign done! Got the door and the stone columns on and it's set up in the front yard!!! Testing the lighting The...
  7. Scariest scenes in horror movie history

    Horror Discussion
    My picks 1. The Ring - I saw her face, the cut away to Katie in the closet. 2. The Conjuring - Christine sees something in the closet and wakes her sister Nancy to investigate. The audience doesn't see what it is, nor does Nancy, but what Christine sees and describes is terrifying. 3. The...
  8. Pneumatic: Skelly Coffin Groundbreaker WIP

    Halloween Props
    This is my pneumatic version of a Skelly Coffin Groundbreaker. It's a work in progress, static portion is complete, still have to do the controls and audio. Top of the coffin is 42", the top of the skelly's head is at 3 feet. He's mounted to a 4-bar linkage that when triggered, he jumps out and...
  9. Static: Trying to make putting up the fence easier this year

    Halloween Props
    Every year I break out the cold steel rods that make up my fence and every year I pound them into the ground wwith a hammer while my own children make fun of how many different shades of red I can turn. So this year I've predrilled some holes in the grond and measured some pvc pipe and shoved...
  10. 'tis the season

    General Halloween
    i've never made tombstones, but in the past i've often used the cheap foam tombstones that are about a foot or so tall that you get at dollar tree or other places. i told my wife recently that i wasn't going to use those anymore because they don't stand up and they break and they're generally...
  11. Looking for video clips for mirror haunt

    Wanted to Buy
    Hi All, Planning on building a mirror prop with a two way mirror and the sprite video player from frightprops. Does anyone have or recommend clips that that would go well for this? Would like to have the clip triggered with a foot pad when the trick or treaters approach the mirror for candy. :)
  12. Sure we go to Home Depot......just for different reasons

    General Halloween
    Go through checkout today and the cashier says "Ok one 10 foot 1/2 cold steel pipe, 1/3 drill bit, 2 3 inch metal rings, cable ties, 1/2 threaded 90 degree angle, one 24 foot extension cord and one LED work light. Looks like you've got a busy weekend. Plumbing issues?" To which I had to...
  13. Static: Ladies and Gentlemen, Meet Ichabod.

    Halloween Props
    He's a full 7 foot tall. Questions, comments, and critiques are all welcome. Marc V.
  14. Walgreens 5-6 Foot NBC Jack For My Little Haunters, Old or New Version

    Wanted to Buy
    I posted this request in the Walgreens thread, but I thought I would make it here as well. If anybody comes across the large 5-6 Foot Jack at Walgreens, would they please consider picking it up for me? My two children have decided it is the grail for our Halloween setup this year and I'm very...
  15. Mechanical: Help with getting a motor in a blow up fixed

    Halloween Props
    We bought a 15 foot ghost in 2013 and we used it that year and in 2014. Last year when we put it up the 2nd motor ( there are 2 in it) wasnt working and we cleaned it but it still wouldnt go so the 15 foot ghost will not blow up. We love the look of this in our haunt and its big and has a nice...
  16. Static: Question about moving and storing monster mud reaper - help needed!

    Halloween Props
    question for those that have one, how sturdy is the MM project when complete? I usually store all of our props at a location well away from our haunt, so a reaper would need to move a few miles at least. Would a 7 foot reaper hold up to moving in the back of a pickup truck? Laying flat on a...
  17. skeletonjumping out of coffin

    REQUEST FOR TUTURIALS GO HERE
    Im not sure where i saw the how to video on this but i have looked for 3 days and cant find it. Its a video of a skeleton or zombie jumoping out of a coffin. It jumps out to be like 7 foot high and i would love to build it. If anyone has seen or know where the build post is i would love to know...
  18. Prop Showcase: 2015 haunt

    Halloween Props
    So the haunt is up and almost done. The foot rack is last.
  19. Mechanical: Anyone ever use the motor in this for a prop?

    Halloween Props
    HoMedics FM-CR Foot Pleaser Foot Massager http://www.amazon.com/HoMedics-FM-CR-Foot-Pleaser-Massager/dp/B0002RQ0UK Both sides rotate. I saw it in a goodwill store it will only be 4.00 tomorrow. Wanted to know if it could be used to animate anything. Any help is appreciated.
  20. Cast-ing call

    General Halloween
    Well I am slowed down this season but things are on the build My wife has taken over the haunt and I have to say it is looking pretty good. The reason I am slowed down is tearing the ligaments in the Lisfranc section of my left foot (don't do it... seriously not fun surgery) But I figured if...
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