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  1. General Halloween
    Most of us have found memories of the Haunted Mansion. For some of us this is where our haunting days started. For others it's a quest to answer a mystery - What Happened to the Hatbox Ghost? Watch the video and find out: It may have taken a few decades but the Hatbox Ghost has returned:
  2. General Halloween
    Hey "y'all." Moved from NC to Orlando. So now instead of only being able to do my Yard Haunt / Home Haunt on Halloween Night I can keep it up all month long. :) I've always modeled it after my favorite Dark Ride / Haunted Attraction: Disney's Haunted Mansion. And went for Spooky Atmosphere /...
  3. Halloween Props
  4. Clock of doom

    Clock of doom

    I found this click on the side of the road. I molded a skull with led's in the eyes, wall papered the inside, adds a new clock kit with taxidermied bat skeleton as the pendulum and lit the interior red. I went heavy on the distressing and washes.
  5. Halloween Props
    Hey everyone! First, thanks for being such an awesome resource and inspiration! Looking for some assistance: Anyone have the individual Phantom Five (aka Grim Grinning Ghosts) bust video files they would be willing to share? These have been deleted off YT, so was wondering if someone was in...
  6. Halloween Props
    Howdy, this year I am constructing a dark ride that will take guests through a handful of iconic Haunted Mansion-esque show scenes. The main premise behind my design is that the ride vehicle is pulled to the top of the 10' length of track via a winch and slowly let back down the incline. So...
  7. General Halloween
    Our attempt of trying to make our yard into a little Haunted Mansion display. Would love to see what other Haunted Mansion fans do...
  8. Halloween Props
    This was my first time attempting to sculpt a prop and I think it turned out pretty well. My plan is to finish the pneumatics of it tomorrow so he can hopefully pop up from behind his headstone.
  9. Halloween Props
    Hello all! I'm new here, but have been building displays for Halloween for years. I've been doing projection stuff for about 4 years now. Issue I have this year is I'm doing the singing busts from Haunted Mansion. I got the download from here https://youtu.be/W80vZQgcrzQ. I need to come up with...
  10. Halloween Props
    Trying to add some "fun/cool" to my stuff this year. I've seen some VERY impressive projected singing busts (Grim Grinning Ghosts) in the past and wanted to do one myself... Bought the standard styrofoam heads for $1.00 off eBay (china delivery) and started adding Dap ElastoPatch (It has the...
  11. Halloween Props
    Hey Group, Not much to see yet, but I am making the Pumpkin King as seen in line at Disneyland's Haunted Mansion. I believe I have the dimensions looking pretty good. If anybody wants them just let me know. The pumpkin, is a 15" x 11" Mr. Light Mac Funkin, from where else, Amazon. The...
  12. For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Hello I had a Halloween party and am now getting rid of many props and decorations. A lot of life-size pieces including a screen used movie prop from the Haunted Mansion in 2003(featuring Eddie Murphy) The following items are all for sale. One (1) Life Size Giant Movie Prop Gargoyle which...
  13. Coupons, Discounts and Promotions
    Greetings Haunters! Halloween is almost here! Do you have ALL the Singing Pumpkins Effects and Animations you need? If not, we're running our annual "13 Days (actually just 10) to Halloween" 48-hour sale! Here's all the gory details..... Starting Friday (October 21st), ALL our animations will...
  14. Halloween Props
    TL,DR; I need a UV & weather protection solution for plywood painted with acrylics that will not alter the color of the paint. Hello my fellow haunters...I need your help and expertise. My wife and I have a Haunted Mansion theme this year and we were inspired by this other hitchhiking ghosts...
  15. General Halloween
    I rarely see Halloween jewelry so wanted to share this. I found them on facebook. http://www.spiffingjewelry.com/halloween_s/68245.htm On their facebook page they have some preview pics of all the new halloween stuff. I believe it will be posted at midnight PST for all you west coast people...
  16. General Halloween
    These are some of my ideas fr the themes of next year's Spirit Halloween. Here we go! Theme 1: Withered Manor Size: Medium Location: Front of Store Amount of Props: 13 Theme 2: Pumpkin Patch Size: Medium Location: Middle of Store Amount of Props: 21 Theme 3: Spirit Catacombs Size...
  17. Halloween Props
    I've always thought that the Haunted Mansion's ballroom scene has got to be one of the most gorgeous scenes in any ride/attraction/haunt/etc. I also realized a few weeks ago that I have a pretty good location for a pepper's ghost effect. My garage is a standard two-car size but it has two...
  18. Halloween Props
    Hey all, funny how convention season is almost as stressful as October. Our little yard haunt will be doing a home haunt booth again at the West Coast Haunt Convention in Portland this year. As part of our donation to the silent auction for the Oregon School of the Deaf I have made a 13 hour...
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