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  1. Pneumatic: Can this be made into a pneumatic prop?

    Halloween Props
    I found this chest in neighbor's trash this morning, and I was wondering if my creature dude could be made to slowly come out of the chest as the lid opens? Creature is made of heavy foam and latex, and I'd have to shave a couple inches off the rear for him to fully fit. Even then, his head...
  2. Problems with photo albums

    Site Issues and Feedback
    I'm unable to access my photos in my photo albums after they're uploaded. I've contacted the adminstrator several times and have recieved zero replies. Anyone got an idea what the problem is?
  3. Mechanical: Help with cauldron creep head movement

    Halloween Props
    I could really use some advice to save me time and aggravation. See my video first: https://youtu.be/dUAD_fsq1fA I'm having a couple challenges with the head. First, what should I do to get the head to come up more vertical? At its highest point, it is still too angled down for my taste. My...
  4. Mechanical: Hoping for a Bit of Floating Candelabra Help

    Halloween Props
    Hi All, I have an idea for a floating candelabra that I think will look great in our haunt if I can pull it off. Which is why my first step is coming here and asking you all what you think the best approach might be. I am thinking of taking my little plastic candelabra and turning it into a...
  5. Other: Cool looking idea...

    Halloween Props
    Found this over on imgur https://imgur.com/gallery/XCkzEi7
  6. Static: Halloween Easter Decoration

    Halloween Props
    Greetings everybody Who said that easter doesn`t have to do anything with halloween? Okay both is on different times but you can play with it a bit couldn`t you. I came up with the idea in 2014 by thinking what I could do as easter decoration in "Dark Passage's" style and here is it. A genetic...
  7. Other: CardBoard Box Resident Evil Caution Bins

    Halloween Props
    i came up with a new idea for a Project to start on as summer approaches and I have a cool concept and layout art to show you I drew first and work on my computer on
  8. Roanoke meets jeepers creepers.. advice needed!

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Hi all Ok, time has come to start planning this year... I was thinking about having a kind of hillbilly roanoke cannibal colony meets jeepers creepers with a little dash of wrong turn about it. Scarecrow for the front garden, skelly in a rocking chair, bone wind chimes, pig mask skellies in...
  9. Three Rotten Coffins

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    From Spirit Halloween. Static prop. In their boxes, never opened, but the boxes have significant wear as they had clearly been kicking around Spirit for years. Bought 2 or 3 years ago at a single location. $40 each + shipping (which could be reasonably significant), or best offer. Take one...
  10. pico projector experience?

    General Halloween
    I feel like there's a thread on here every few weeks asking for projector recommendations, yet here I am again... I've decided I should try using a projector to decorate, but I don't want it to be so obvious I'm using a projector. So I thought maybe I could hide one inside the shell of a...
  11. Mosquito Man

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Ever since I saw the attached old picture, I've been enamored of the idea of just riding around one Halloween night in a mosquito costume like this. Unfortunately, I have no idea where to start with a project like this. I already have the perfect black bicycle, just need the costume to match.
  12. In Search of Half-Skulls

    Wanted to Buy
    Hello! Anyone know a decent source for a bunch of half skulls. You know, the sort missing their lower jaw? They always convey that sense that the skull has sat around for a while. An online source I'm fond of ordering from had some for under $5-a-pop, but ran out. Attached is a pic to give...
  13. Ideas for Scary Short Film

    Paranormal and the Unexplained
    I was thinking of filming and making a short scary film, does anyone have any suggest or stories ideas they want me to use to make this film? I would love to work with you and film it all but use your story idea if I like it.
  14. Static: NBC yard

    Halloween Props
    After I moved here and produced my first Halloween yard my neighbors asked what I was going to do for Christmas. I had no idea that I moved onto a road where everyone did Christmas displays. So I slowly transitioned into a Nightmare Before Christmas theme. Each year I just make or add one...
  15. Electronic/Software: Need Help with Micca or Projector....again

    Halloween Props
    I have 4 Miccas, different brands but the same plug-ins because I am using them for older projectors. I need music to come from the projectors and found that I plug the speaker cord into the Micca it will play perfectly. I could not get it to play on any of the projectors when plugged into them...
  16. TotalHomeFX has their Halloween projections on sale

    Coupons, Discounts and Promotions
    Just a heads up. I noticed that TotalHomeFX (manufacturer of those projectors that HomeDepot and BigLots etc sells) has a sale going on on their Halloween projections. Single videos are 7.19 (from 8.99) and packaged video bundles regularly 29.99 are now 23.99. This looks like it includes their...
  17. Electronic/Software: Simple Circuit Board For Random Movement

    Halloween Props
    I need help from all you electronics gurus out there. Here's my problem: I want to build a spider prop, based on this spider The abdomen of the prop will be about 6 to 8 inches in diameter. The front and rear legs will be about 12 to 16 inches long, and the side legs will be proportionately...
  18. Static: My version of Brown Jenkin

    Halloween Props
    The Dreams In The Witch House is one of my favorite Lovecraft stories. Last year I made a tombstone that has the name Jenkin on it as a nod to the story and got the idea just before Halloween to make a Brown Jenkin to go with it. For those unfamiliar with the story Brown Jenkin was the familiar...
  19. What do you think of it?

    Off-Topic Stuff
    I recently have an idea to buy a projector enclosure for my Projector the Size is 17.8w x 5.2h x 12.6l for Christmas decoration. I have read up on enclosures from some suppliers Kinytech, Vizbox . Actually I had this idea two months ago, but my wife doesn't agree with me. As you know, after...
  20. Electronic/Software: FM transmitter for UK, are they legal if so what do you recommend

    Halloween Props
    Hi, I'm toying with the idea of projecting onto my house for Halloween 2019, I would like to also have sound. I'm wondering whether I could have speakers (on low volume) for ToTs and an FM transmitter for people driving by. Firstly, are FM transmitters (for what I want to do) legal in the UK...
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