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  1. Lighting FX – sound activated lamp controller – by 13 Transylvania Ave.

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Lighting FX – sound activated lamp controller – by 13 Transylvania Ave. This is a simple yet extremely versatile light controller! It has so many applications: • Illuminate a Halloween prop timed to a soundtrack scare • Create a thunder & lighting storm effect by using a strobe light for a...
  2. Columns with flickering LED lamps

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    2 Columns with flickering flame LED lamps, stand 65" tall to the top of the lamp. Faux stones attached. Asking $125 for the pair, pickup in Arizona
  3. Lighting: A variation on the "swamp lantern"

    Halloween Props
    So I stood in line at Michael's for at least 20 minutes this past weekend with a bunch of people buying Christmas stuff and I wondered to myself "I wonder what these people would do if they knew I was here to buy supplies for next year's Halloween and I don't care about the Xmas stuff...."...
  4. Electronic/Software: Off-the-shelf product, flash a light, change its tempo?

    Halloween Props
    Is there an off-the-shelf product I can plug a lamp into that will flash it to a predetermined tempo I can set and change? Doug
  5. Static: A lamp I threw together

    Halloween Props
    This is the first thing I have made in years. Lots of life cchanges and im trying to get things going again
  6. Jon Hyers Virtualfxvideo Discounts, USB FX, Video Projectors, DVDs

    Coupons, Discounts and Promotions
    Jon Hyers Virtualfxvideo Discounts, USB FX, Video Projectors, DVDs These Discounts are at the top of my SHOP page on website, www.virtualfxvideo.com 1. Three Halloween USB Drives with FX, for USB Projectors or Media Players. $49.95 for three, normal price is $120.00 Includes new DeadWalkers...
  7. plasma lamp-plasma bat.

    Wanted to Buy
    I bought a plasma lamp back in 2002 from one of the halloween stores. The manufacture was Can You Imagine. It was called plasma lamp-plasma bat, item # 3080. the lamp had a plastic base with on/off slide switch and an intensity knob. The glass was more a cylinder than a sphere and had a winged...
  8. Nightmare Before Christmas Sally Leg Lamp

    Halloween Props
    I still need to figure out a way to make it a little more stable. But here is a leg lamp that I have been working on for a month or two.
  9. Lighting: Asda Lamp : Aged Candle lamp for pirate scene

    Halloween Props
    Heres a quick prop using an outdoor tealight lamp, ageing it using paint, hotglue and some webbing and adding a flicker led in to the base. the wires run up the body and through a small hole i drilled next to the hanger.
  10. Electric Chandelier Candleabra

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    This is a recycle project and was very easy. Materials 1 Hanging dinning room light 1 Floor Lamp JB Weld putty Electrical tape Spray Paint Decor Flicker candle bulbs 1) I started with my old dinning light that was taken down. Flip all the brackets to the opposite direction, take off the...
  11. Skull Steam Punk Lamp

    For Sale By Merchants
    Hi, I made a few extra Steam Punk lamps for halloween, and now I need the space for new halloween props. Check out my listing on Ebay 262206076296 I made this from scratch using a bucky skull and pipe. You are welcome to buy this from me, or make your own! Happy New Year, Todd
  12. Can I mount a smoke machine under my wheelchair?

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Hey guys/gals, Since becoming paralyzed a few years ago, my Halloween costumes have become a bit more creative, because I now have a wheelchair and a service dog to decorate :p. Last year, I transformed my wheelchair into the Royal Carriage and dressed my service dog as the Queen's Guard (guys...
  13. Lighting: Electric ? Hacking floor lamp and chandelier for electric candleabra....

    Halloween Props
    Electric work scares me. Was wondering if I take the old chandelier from my dinning room flip it upside down onto a floor lamp...splice the wires together and bammmm?! I have a plug in fully electric w switch style candleabra?? Idea looks good in my head and have similar concepts where people...
  14. Static: Outside Lamp post

    Halloween Props
    On vacation so I thought I would try to get something Halloween done. Not the scariest prop but it will look good in background somewhere. I made it all from wood except the post and that's pvc. The light is one of those green yard spotlights that Menard's sells. It fit in there perfect ,not...
  15. Lighting: LED Candles and Oil Lamp

    Halloween Props
    Just finished my first props for 2015. The candles I made a couple of years ago but originally had flicker bulbs in them. I've had trouble with the flicker bulbs ever since I made them, so today I tore out the guts and rewired it with flicker LED's which are run with a 12vdc wall wart. The...
  16. Projectors for sale or trade

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    I have 4 mitsubishi ES100U projectors I purchased from a surplus auction, 2 work and 2 need bulbs, which can be purchased from Amazon at around $45.00 for a generic lamp. $50 for each working projector, $10 for each that needs a lamp. Will also consider a trade. Can ship, or pickup from...
  17. Static: Angel Statue

    Halloween Props
    What do you think about this statue? The angel was actually an 80s era white and gold lamp. I removed the lamp shade and wiring accessories then texture painted the prop. The base is a 1X2 frame with styrofoam facade
  18. wanted vulture on a bent lamp post

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    image 1 Any body seen one of these? if you have one to sell let me know what you want for it
  19. Projector opinion

    General Halloween
    I know there has been a lot of posts on projectors as they are getting more and more popular. I've been thinking of getting one for a while and picked up a couple of the fx dvds at Spirit's 50% sale. I'm leaning towards an led due to the windows I'm planning on using are in a child's bedroom and...
  20. Electronic/Software: flickering sign question

    Halloween Props
    I am making a scary clown face entrance to my house. Above the face I am making a retro-like freak show sign with the letters FUN. The letters have 40w spherical bulbs (5,5 and 7 for FUN). I made a flicker extension cord with a fluorescent starter and it works great for a lamp but not for the...