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  1. Static: Foldable coffin ??

    Halloween Props
    Work is about to get ugly for me so I need to start my decorative planning pretty quickly. I have limited storage room for any newer items so I am trying to make things as tiny as possible. As the title says, I am thinking about a foldable coffin. If I were to build one (not for actual human...
  2. 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...
  3. Trick or Treat Studios reviews

    Merchant Reviews
    As background, I have purchased several masks from Trick or Treat Studios. I didn't have any problems with the transactions, and the masks arrived in good shape. I posted reviews of each mask on their website, in which I went into some detail. My 4- and 5-star reviews were approved, and they...
  4. Animating my Carnevil

    General Halloween
    Last year I did a Creepy Clown Carnival. It was mostly static because I got the wrong size motor for my wheel of death. This year I want to build a parachute drop ride with zombie babies riding on umbrella/parachutes. My issue is I can not find any plans or anyone who has attempted this. Has...
  5. Starting over-best way to build flats ?

    REQUEST FOR TUTURIALS GO HERE
    Hello Forum, I have been off line for some time as in 2017 the local town made us an offer we could not refuse on the homestead. Long story short we relocated to a much smaller property and 2018 was our first year in the new place. I managed to get my yard set up and the neighbors and kids...
  6. Electric Cracker

    Wanted to Buy
    I want a single Electric Cracker for next Halloween. I'd like to pay $30 or less shipped, and that would be no issue but every place I have tried wants $15 for shipping. Bringing the cost close to $40. Any suggestions ? Or, more likely, I am just too cheap. But as I would be using it just one...
  7. The Sirens Call eZine, Halloween Screams & Other Dark Things-FREE

    Literature and Role-Playing
    The Sirens Call eZine, Halloween Screams & Other Dark Things-FREE Hello, This is more treat than trick. Issue 41 of The Sirens Call eZine is a free download. I have from work appearing among numerous other authors and poets. Please check it out. http://www.sirenscallpublications.com. Thanks...
  8. Prop Showcase: My first build: Electric Chair

    Halloween Props
    Attempted my first ever prop build this year. A homemade electric chair using a palm sander for vibration underneath the seat, frightprops electric firecracker for sparking/noise also underneath the seat and a strobe light behind the chair to light up between the pallet slats. The chair was...
  9. 2018 merry reaper sign up and discussion thread

    General Halloween
    Well, it is time for the Merry Reaper , PLEASE, for your sake, AND for the sake of your reaper , please participate in the thread, even if just commenting once in a while, and make it easier by having picture, pinterest, or the like. Also PLEASE let your reaper know when your gift...
  10. Static: Need Help: Home Depot Fire Dragon Assembly

    Halloween Props
    It's been raining nonstop here for weeks, now, and I'm so far behind it's just sad at this point. However, I thought if nothing else, I could get my giant fire dragon set up on the porch and hopefully that would build some momentum. ...except I can't get his dadgummed frakkin' lakkin' head to...
  11. Electronic/Software: Pumpkin Nester Issue

    Halloween Props
    Hello There, Very new to this forum but I have a problem going on with my Pumpkin Nester Prop. :mad:I plug him in and he does not activate as normal. I then unplug then plug him back into the wall and he activates. Seems as if only unplugging from wall then plugging back in activates him. Any...
  12. Electronic/Software: Need Help with Atmos Digital Download...Again

    Halloween Props
    I am needing help...again LOL We downloaded the Atmos videos on a USB. We did 2 different USB and they each have their own Atmos downloads. They were downloaded with Windows Movie Maker and encoded with k.264 USB 1 - Plays just fine. No issues USB 2 - Will play in my newer projector that has...
  13. Lighting: LED Lighting Question - PSU, LED Driver

    Halloween Props
    Hey all, I bought some pre wired LED's that I'm using in a project. ( https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01DZIRPM4/ ) I'm still trying to figure out how to hook them up, but need some help. Would I use a Power supply or LED driver to drive these? I only need 6-10 of these led's hooked up...
  14. 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...
  15. Graveyard pillars question...

    General Halloween
    Hey all. I have a question for those of you who have sizeable pillars for your graveyard gate/fencing. I saw a somewhat similar thread from a couple years ago regarding coffins, but I'm looking for more substantive solutions because I'm not setting up a week before Halloween to prevent the dead...
  16. Hello

    Member Introduction
    Hi, I'm Michelle and I have been peeking at this site for a couple years now when it pops up when I search something or see it on Pinterest. I finally joined because I am starting to get more serious about scaring kids LOL I work on a haunted garage walk thru and try to make it better each...
  17. Edit feature not working

    Site Issues and Feedback
    Can't edit a post, edit just sits there and spins. Anyone else having that issue?
  18. Album Photos are not loading

    Site Issues and Feedback
    I can click into an album but none of the photos are visible....new issue since last time I was here any one else having this trouble??
  19. Swinging witch motion sensor not working

    General Halloween
    Hello does anyone know ho to fix this issue or is it toast the wires at both ends are connected
  20. Other: Need Ideas for Permanent Hairspray

    Halloween Props
    We're getting our 2017 Pennywise buttoned up, and an issue came up over the weekend. The issue is Pennywise wears his hair a very certain way, and the mask's wig is made and shaped to look like that, but we're worried about what'll happen once Pennywise is out in the wind and rain. We were...
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