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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. 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.
  3. Question about Winter Dragon

    Halloween Props
    With the fog machine connected and the adapter switch turned on,the dragon cycles a few times and fog comes out.When it stops is it waiting for the fog machine to heat up again?Do you leave the switch on?
  4. Static: Best process for corpsing a skeleton like this?

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    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. Lighting: PRO-TIP on a budget: Colored lighting filters

    Halloween Props
    I know many of you want to colorize your displays. And DJ supply companies and musical stores like to sell those colored gels. However, they can be expensive. So what is an affordable option? 3-ring binder dividers! Grab the transparent colored plastic dividers, kinda like these...
  6. Static: In need of experienced advice on plastic skeletons and heat guns!

    Halloween Props
    I have a skeleton I am making into Death from Discworld. My issue is the usual non-articulated fingers. I need to bend them around the scythe so it looks like he is holding it. My question is: Has anyone ever used a heat gun to bend plastic skeleton fingers with good success? I could use any...
  7. Halloween (+ glow in the dark!) nails!

    For Sale By Merchants
    Hi all, I sell 100% nail polish strips (no heat, tools, or dry time needed!) that last up to 2 weeks, and just released a Halloween collection that includes two glow in the dark sets! All are buy 3 get 1 free. You can shop here: http://bit.ly/pluckypolishhalloween Bloody Gorgeous...
  8. Static: My first Halloween spooky tree

    Halloween Props
    Hey all, long time no see. Been a busy few months and I am late in getting new props built. I was finally able to work on a Halloween spooky tree that will be going in my yard this year. I made it by making a framework with 2"x2"s and chicken wire. I then wrapped the framework with plastic drop...
  9. Morticia Addams Wig

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Hi all. I'm going as Morticia Addams this year and am looking for wig recommendations. Long, black, straight, and heat resistant. I picked one up from Spirit Halloween, already having low expectations since it's just a $20 costume wig, but wow was it terrible. Heavy and thick and covering my...
  10. Storage for Halloween Decor/Props

    General Halloween
    Howdy! Where do most of you store your props and decor? I seriously have thought about asking my husband to help me build a shed outside - he will think I'm bat 'crap' crazy for thinking such. I worry about the Texas heat, however, everything appears okay being stored in the attic - I need...
  11. 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...
  12. Now is the Best Time of the Halloween Season?

    General Halloween
    So here are my thoughts: You only remember the Best and Funniest Parts of last October. There is plenty of time to Build/Buy/Find what ever this years theme is. The newest items aren't out yet so looking forward to seeing them, but there is NO pressure to OWN them. You haven't changed your...
  13. I screwed up :-(

    General Halloween
    I procrastinated all Winter and now I am scrambling to get some halloween projects that have to be done in the garage done THIS WEEK before the heat sets in. I have zero heat tolerance and living in TN our Spring lasts like 3 days then it just gets hot and humid. I guess I'm not going to get the...
  14. Static: My first corpsed and aged skull

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    First time I've ever had a go at using the 'heat gun-plastic bag' method of corpsing a skull, £2.99 ceramic skull money box from Home Bargains, some flesh tone nappy sacks probably ten or so, a heat gun to corpse the 'skin', brown acrylic wash, fake hair and some 'crypt dust' made from Horlicks...
  15. Mechanical: Does anyone have Lil' Skelly Bones?

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    I wan't to know if he has a timer,motion sensor, or sound sensor. I want to put him far out in my yard where his body heat sensor thing or a step pad couldn't reach. Is they're ANY way for him to be activated besides those two methods?
  16. Prop Showcase: shiatsu massager question

    Halloween Props
    Anyone run a prop on it all night? Does it over heat, how long can it run for?
  17. 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°
  18. Fence Finials

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    I have some extra Fence Finials leftover from building my fence. These work great on 1/2" PVC as long as you heat the end of the PVC with a heat gun and give it a little crimp. They are on solidly. Each box contains 100 plastic finials. They are $50.00 per box plus $12.65 flat rate shipping...

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Wilton ***DIMENSIONS SKELETON IN CASKET*** Cake Pan this pan is new has never been used selling for $28.00 this includes shipping Imagine the delight and fright you'll get this Halloween serving a 3-D cake featuring a skeleton creeping out of a casket! Beautiful cakes even...
  20. And now NEVADA?!?

    General Halloween
    Okay, so upon looking at ton of craziness and hearing some not so good things about what most people had said here about Florida life and the Halloween Culture there. Another place that me and my partner are looking to move to is Nevada! What's it like? I'm sure Vegas is CRAAAZZZY around...