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  1. Other: Flying Crank Ghost

    Halloween Props
    Hey all. I'm thinking of building a flying crank ghost, and potentially a cauldron creep. I need help finding battery powered LED lights for the ghost eyes. What would I search for on eBay or other website to narrow the search, or does anyone have another source. A simple eBay search brings up...
  2. Static: ideas for this cool feature of cauldron

    Halloween Props
    I'm about to start building cauldron creep prop and have purchased this barrel to serve as the cauldron. https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2252470498414744/?ref=messenger_banner The barrel is pretty cool as-is but I may glue a few skulls or bones to it. You have any other ideas? But...
  3. Mechanical: Animated Clown-Go-Round, or swinging merry go round

    Halloween Props
    Never mind, I think I figured it out now.
  4. I need everyones advice on my 1977 Cadillac Hearse

    General Halloween
    Happy New Year to everyone on our Halloween Forum, Can you believe that it is only 289 more Days until Halloween 2019? Before you know it, it will be here and Gone. Well.....may be not that quickly, but.....Time sure seems to be Flying as we all get older. Ok......sooooo I am really really...
  5. 2018 3 stall garage haunt

    General Halloween
    Due to potential bad weather I decided to put my display in my garage this year. Weather turned out to be nice but I will still do the display in the garage in future years. All animatronics were built by me over the years. I have 9 total. Next year I will work on lighting and maybe some...
  6. Hello from Austria

    Member Introduction
    I am a new Member and i leave in Austria ! Nice to be here ! Best greetings from austria :o
  7. Tampa FL: lite F/X fogger ACC skulls etc

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Hey guys, I need some quick cash due to a family matter, and since I haven't built a haunt in 5 years or so, thought I'd toss up for sale some of the stuff I have left over. I'm willing to meet or deliver anywhere in the Tampa/St. Pete/ Plant City area Monday or Tuesday (I have to leave...
  8. Hey inflatable people. Questions

    Off-Topic Stuff
    Putting this here as I've just bought my first inflatables and have questions. While they are "halloween" inflatables, we're going to be using them for Christmas, so I didn't want to clutter the general thread. 1: Can you modify inflatables? We'd like to add santa hats, for instance, if...
  9. leaving a halloween gift at a random neighbors house??what is it called

    General Halloween
    I remember a few years back, there was this idea to leave a bag of treats or something at a random neighbors house. with a note satingtha they had been "*****ed" the idea was they were supposed to then do the same. there was a name , it was called. I cant remember this name. I dont here about...
  10. Question about Winter Dragon

    Halloween Props
    With the fog machine connected and the adapter switch turned on,the dragon cycles a few times and fog comes out.When it stops is it waiting for the fog machine to heat up again?Do you leave the switch on?
  11. Hello from Alberta, Canada!

    Member Introduction
    Been lurking here for awhile and decided to sign up so I could maybe post some of my stuff for Halloween. Been doing yearly haunts now with about half a dozen animatronics. I never seem to leave myself enough time to do the custom builds but it all works out in the end and the kids love it. Will...
  12. Help with a torn face costume idea.

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Howdy! Thought I'd sign up here to see if anyone has any advice for a costume idea I'm working on, rather than just blunder on by my myself. This year I'm planning to dress as Sutter Cane, from In The Mouth of Madness, specifically the scene below. Most of the costume is pretty simple, but I...
  13. Weird, Brilliant Make-Up Artist

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Just saw a video on youtube by Mimi Choi, she has quite few so I would suggest searching her name to see them, but she uses cosmetics to create some amazing, terrifying effects on faces. I'm still in shock so I'll lust leave this here.
  14. Electronic/Software: Use for old Computers?!

    Halloween Props
    Found some old Dell Optiplex computers with 2.5 Ghz Processors and between 1 and 3 Gigs of RAM (can be upgraded to 3 for about $12) The HDDs are mostly 40 Gb but some are 20... No monitors to leave with them... Any ideas of how they could be used for Halloween?! Thanks!
  15. Transworld 2017 Who is ready?

    Haunts, Gatherings and Conventions
    For those that have been before feel free to leave tips and destinations for those newbies this year.
  16. Looking to buy a 20587 Gemmy 5ft Animated Pirate Skeleton!

    Wanted to Buy
    I am looking for this lovely part of my child hood! Use to have one but was Left out in rain :( That wont happen again I love all my props and only leave them outside if they are Whether proof! So if anybody got a trace of info I NEED IT!:) Link to video of this Prop...
  17. Your Halloween Home

    General Halloween
    I know like me alot of you keep your home decorated year round. Just thought id make a post to share some pictures of things we all leave out during the year :) I'll get a few pictures together and post in a bit.
  18. leaving props outdoors

    General Halloween
    When do u place your electric props out doors ?? Do u leave them over night ? I have always moved them in and out depending on how busy I am- I never liked to leave them out overnight on accoutna the weather !!!
  19. Static: How can I fix these broken skeleton hands?

    Halloween Props
    Well, I broke both hands off this skeleton. It seems these are very flimsy right where it joins up at the wrist. I'm thinking this has happened to several others since it seems like a usual problem. I thought I would ask here for some tips on a fix. Don't think any type of glue would hold. Maybe...
  20. Leaving Fuzzy Things Outside?

    General Halloween
    So every year I see pictures of people decorating with those giant fuzzy spiders. I always wonder how they do in the rain and sun since it looks like they get left out all season. I have a few of my own, but I'm always scared to leave them out when it rains. I can't imagine that people are...