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  1. Deathlord's Air Trigger

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    In the "spirit" of Freddie's Girl's Obelisk build file, I'd like to post up a lost how-to from Death Lord's site which is no longer online. This is Death Lord's Air Trigger, the text is the exact text from his how-to: In November of 2002 I decided to develop an air cannon using a washing...
  2. Pneumatic: Questions about running penumatic hose & tubing

    Halloween Props
    So I'm doing a zombie fence shaker this year and it's my first-ever pneumatic prop. I got an 18gal compressor off Craigslist and will have that 50ft away so hopefully the noise doesn't ruin the rest of my scene. Connecting with a 3/8 inch hose to this flow control connector. Controlled by a...
  3. Static: Mausoleum/scary houses from kids' playhouses

    Halloween Props
    This year I added bulk to my cemetery display by placing 3 "mausoleums" in the background. They were made by repainting Little Tikes kids' playhouses. My only expense for this project was the spray paint, and the bleach. I was able to put out an ISO call on our local FB swap groups and got 3...
  4. Forced Air Fog Chiller/Distribution

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Hi everyone, for those looking to use a fan to help spread the fog around, this is how I did it Part 1: machine enclosure I've tried using fans in different locations, but always had problems with them icing up, or getting slimy with fog condensation. The way to do it seems to be placing the...
  5. Static: Baptised in blood...I simple but fun water fountain.

    Halloween Props
    This was a very quick build (20 min's) A pump, hose, barrel, brush, skeleton and fake blood is all ya need. :) Edit Not sure why it won't let me post this image in the correct orientation, wasn't for lack of trying.
  6. Other: spirit style gargoyle??

    Halloween Props
    since all the costco gargoyles were sold out. I started looking at spirits. but the one in the store didnt have RIP on it like on the webpage. and I couldnt find where a hose would hook up. and costcos didnt come with a hose based on the online review I saw. I just got a gargoyle.Not from...
  7. Fog: Using a garden hose to disperse fog/mist

    Halloween Props
    So this is going to be my second year putting together my yard for Halloween. Last year I used the fog machines with some DIY chillers that worked nice enough but I wasn't quite getting the effect I wanted in my cemetery. My one friend thought it might be a good idea to use a garden hose that...
  8. Fog: Aceitup1011 Fog Thread

    Halloween Props
    Hi ! So I'm really excited this Halloween! ! I just bought a fog machine this year and can't wait to use it, now I did tons of reading, tons of googling, and researching....I have a few questions Now I'm going with the trash barrel and dryer hose set up. I've seen some people drill holes in...
  9. Fog: First time using a fog machine

    Halloween Props
    So i have my first fog machine, the 400 watt 1byone on Amazon. I tried using an ice chest and around a 4 foot hose, probably a small vacuum cleaner hose going through it full. I put a good amount of ice in the foam ice chest and turned the machine on. I was definitely underwhelmed. The fog was...
  10. Replacement Fog Machine hose

    General Halloween
    So I took my fog machines out to test them out and make sure everything was good for this year and 2 of them wasn't working properly. I got one to work (it just had gunk on the front nozzle causing it to not fog properly) But my Lite F/X fogger wasn't working still so I took it apart and it...
  11. Fog: fog chiller from drum

    Halloween Props
    So i have been thinking of a cheap way to make a large fog chiller for my cemetery. i didn't want to go out and buy a large ice chest if i was going to have to put holes through it. That's when i remembered that at my work we have these 35 gal steel drums we just throw away when we are done...
  12. Single Prop Fog Chiller

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    As most of you, I have a couple of large fog chillers but they do not do me any good for a single prop. I have a fog spitter I made last year and it spews fog perfectly and moves via a shiatzu. Problem is the hot fog spills into the night. So, I decide to put together a small, single prop...