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  1. Static: Large iceberg/glacier props for Frankenstein in the Arctic theme

    Halloween Props
    Hello all! Anyone else pining for the season? This year's haunt theme is the last voyage of Frankenstein's ship. We plan on converting the front porch into a ship and turning the front yard into an arctic sea. Wondering if anyone has thoughts on creating icebergs, lit from within. My initial...
  2. Build a pneumatic cob web gun

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    This is yet another orphan how-to, unfortunately I never recorded who the original creator of this one was: I saw these web guns for sale on various websites and they aren't that cheap. After reading up on them I figured it was time I made one. I'm going to keep these instruction brief since...
  3. Other: bendable plstic

    Halloween Props
    anyone know of a plastic sheet which can be formed with a heat gun. I want to make some breast plates and helmets for my skeleton army for next year.
  4. Static: Best process for corpsing a skeleton like this?

    Halloween Props
    I picked up a skeleton from Spririt the other day, but it is way too cute for my yard. I am looking into converting him into a groundbreaker and would like him to have a greyish corpse look to him similar to the below pictures. I've seen some posts about using plastic wrap and a heat gun to...
  5. 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...
  6. Cheap And Easy Clown Blaster

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Hey haunters! So in todays video tutorial I'm building a clown blaster! These are normally really expensive if you buy them online. This one cost about $45 (Not Bad!). Im converting a cordless drill and a car horn into this great jump scare and its not hard at all. Just some minor wiring and no...
  7. Sprayable webbing?

    Halloween Props
    I was in Home Depot the other day and saw this item...
  8. Atmosphere Effects: Spider web gun

    Halloween Props
    I have all ways wanted a spider web gun but Air compressors are a lot of money does any one know of a any good cheap Air compressors without spending lot of money thanks
  9. Other curved foam cutter

    Halloween Crafts
    I needed one to scoop out the inside of the mouth of my Audrey plant. Looked around for one and nada, so I made one. I had my soldering gun laying around. I went to Hobby Lobby, Ace Hardware has them also, and bout 1/16 solid brass wire. I had to form the ends so they would fit into soldering...
  10. Prop Showcase: Our Dollar Tree Proton Packs

    Halloween Props
    Our party theme this year was Ghostbusters, so of course we needed Proton Packs. There are 2 near identical packs. Both have straps from school backpacks, a multitude of dollar tree plastic containers and lights, and various wires and tubing frm different sources. The guns were from Goodwill...
  11. Another Harley Quinn Costume - Some Custom Pieces

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    I say "another" because I figure there will be a LOT of Suicide Squad Harley Quinn costumes this year. My wife is wanting to do one so I'm helping her out. I made this bat for her last night. The photo is TERRIBLE but you can see comparison between the prop I made and the movie used prop...
  12. webcaster gun

    Halloween Props
    Has anyone used these? I don't want to purchase if it's more of a hassle to use/ take down then using the bagged stuff.
  13. Other: Can you tell me about heat guns & Halloween how-to's?

    Halloween Props
    Hello! I've been wanting a heat gun for a while now, after seeing some cool potential projects they can be used for. Last year I tried to borrow one, but my brother-in-law flaked & never found his for me. I just got a mid-level one for my birthday and am excited to try it out. I plan to try...
  14. Static: Webbing for Minion web shooter

    Halloween Props
    Hi all, I wasn't sure if I should put this under props or just general. I have a minion's web hot glue gun web shooter. Unfortunately, I placed an order over a week ago but, no response to email and it hasn't been placed or charged to my card. The site hasn't been updated since last year. I...
  15. Pneumatic: Killer Klowns from Outer Space Popcorn Gun

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    Thought I'd share my Killer Klowns from Outer Space popcorn gun I've been working on. I used screenshots for references. Have a few more details to work on/out, but I'd say it's just about complete. Hope to start on the internals soon... Definitely interested in hearing constructive...
  16. Electronic/Software: Sound Effect on a Trigger, Don't know how

    Halloween Props
    Ghostly Greetings. I'm starting to design a home-made steampunk gun. So it will be futuristic-retro. I can probably get some flashing lights from toy guns or something, but I'd like it to have sound, also. The sound boxes on toy guns are awful, maybe 5 year olds like them, but not me. They are...
  17. Why I Have Grey Hair!

    General Halloween
    So I went to rebuild, for the fifth time in five years, the wings on my Creeper figure, and I reach for my staple gun and... it's not in the tool box. I check my other tool box, and nothing. I check the kitchen, bedrooms, car trunks, everywhere... no staple gun. So I go up to Lowes and buy yet...
  18. Other: Will this heat gun work for corpse-ing a skeleton?

    Halloween Props
    http://www.harborfreight.com/1500-watt-dual-temperature-heat-gun-572-1112-96289.html It says it has two temperatures. 1500 Watt Dual Temperature Heat Gun 572°/1112°
  19. Electronic/Software: Spirit Shotgun Blast Zombie- Shooting gallery

    Halloween Props
    Hey guys! I have been toying with the idea of some sort to shooting gallery using older and newer props and a gun that shoots an IR type thing... Welp, as you all probably know, Spirit this year has already done some of the work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsJqTgkBwJY The prop in itself...
  20. Static: My wifes Harley Quinn pop gun

    Halloween Props
    My wife and I are going as Batman villains for this coming Halloween. She is Harley Quinn, and I'll be Cesar Romero style Joker. Here is the pop gun prop she is working on . It's a Lone Ranger style cap gun from Goodwill, cost $1 with the barrel and part of the cylinder sawed off and a...