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  1. Electronic/Software: Safety Coffin

    Halloween Props
    I have an idea for a safety coffin which is one of those graves with the bell on top in case someone is buried alive by mistake. I am thinking about how to make the bell ring. I know there are those with more electrical knowledge so I am looking for ideas. In general I came up with a couple of...
  2. Prop Showcase: How to make the 3 Classic Halloween Monsters work?

    Halloween Props
    I bought the 3 Classic Halloween Monsters this year through Home Depot (Werewolf, Drac & Frankenstein). They are IR props that work off of each other, but I have no idea how to set them off without having to press the button on each of their arms. Is there a hack to hook them up to step pads or...
  3. Electronic/Software: Skeleton tree lunger

    Halloween Props
    Hello, I recently bought this Halloween skeleton tree lunger from Big Lots. It has a motion and sound activation function, but does not seem to be working for me. There is a try me button attached to it and that works quite well. I was wondering if anyone knew how I might be able to extend the...
  4. Mechanical: Help with scissor mech

    Halloween Props
    Hello, I have a scissor mech that I want to hook up to a prop to automatically extend. Any thoughts or diy to automatically extend using a motor or something besides a pneumatic cylinder? Thanks
  5. Static: Halloween / Christmas Props

    Halloween Props
    Hello everyone! (Just an FYI i have no clue where my first post went but looks like i'l have to redo it.) So i plan on doing some props for Halloween and Christmas, here's the pic's so you guys have an idea of what im talking about. Halloween Prop Christmas Prop So for the halloween...
  6. Shadow Projection Effects from Mr. Chicken!

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    Is this Mr. Chicken's easiest ever projection effect? Quite possibly! Download (if you dare) a selection of ten spirits and specters that can only materialize as shadowy figures. All you have to do is hook the videos up to a projector and let the hauntings begin...
  7. Prop Showcase: Help - Needed Cables for Micca Speck to hook to my projector

    Halloween Props
    I just purchased this Epson Powerlite 84 projector on ebay and also the Micca Speck. Can someone please look at the back of this projector to see exactly what cable I would need to hook to the Micca Speck, Im very confused as Im reading all different things. It doesnt look like the back has an...
  8. Help set a new Forum record!

    General Halloween
    The record for most Forum members online was set last year in April 2014. We have over 50K in members, and it would be great to see that old record fall, especially on Halloween. Though I know everyone will be busy today, if you could sign in sometime mid-day (12 noon for west coasters is 3pm...
  9. Fishing For Suggestions

    General Halloween
    Every year, I try to come up with a unique idea for distributing the treats. Last year, it was a Plinko game. The year before- a spinning prize wheel. This year, I'd like to attach glow bracelets to my treat bags and have the kids hook their treats with a fishing rod. I'll probably have to...
  10. question on projector

    General Halloween
    I saw two on ebay and would like opinions on them. I know nothing about projectors other than you need alot of lumens. I would like just to use with the fearfx in the window and looking to either use a flash drive (I dont have a dvd player) or ipad mini hook up. I see these two have a spot to...
  11. Atmosphere Effects: Another Projector and hook up questions

    Halloween Props
    Hi, My name is Lin and Im new here. Im interested in the fearx dvds for my window this year and have a question on if this projector would be ok. My husband says he doesn't want any part of helping me in this as he always gets stuck doing these types of things so Im on my own. lol The Unic...
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  13. Considering being a mermaid this year

    General Halloween
    So the plan for the past month is a mermaid. I was thinking to do similar to Kim Kardashians mermaid costume from a few years ago (though with red hair because duh!) then I was walking around Halloween City with my husband and said I wished I could do something gory. He came up with the idea of...