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  1. Lighting: solar led lights

    Halloween Props
    first time i have a big front hard, with only one outlet on the far side of the house. I was thinking of using solar led lights to light up certain props. What do you guys think?
  2. Lighting: looking for LED strip lights

    Halloween Props
    i'm not sure if this is the proper place for this thread since i'm not using this just for halloween, so if anyone feels it should be moved, i'm okay with that. my wife and i have renovated our basement and we're wanting to put some LED strip lights along the ceiling. color-changing is strongly...
  3. Flame Effect Lightbulbs- Going fast!

    Halloween Props
    Just ordered two of these babies from Amazon: LED Flame Effect Light Bulb with 3 lighting modes: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07DCNRDTT Promo code: DEALCO15 takes it down to $8. I'm thinking I should have ordered half a dozen - but without knowing how they will perform and getting...
  4. Lighting: LED Bulbs and Lightning Machines

    Halloween Props
    There has been a big increase in the technology used in LED bulbs over the past few years, in that many are now dimmable. Does anyone know if these dimmable bulbs can be successfully used with lightning machines? We run two 500w Halogen floods outside, which do a great job for producing the...
  5. Walmart 2018 halloween

    General Halloween
    I saw some new 2018 halloween inflatables here’s the pictures.
  6. Police stobes with siren

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    I finally finished making a new project I wanted to make for a little while. After I finished it I wrote up the tutorial. This has 2 led red/blue strobes with a loud siren mounted on a drill. The LED bars have 9 modes that are selectable. Tutorial can be found here...
  7. HomeDepot 2018

    General Halloween
    Thought I would start a 2018 home depot thread right now they have 9 ft. Standing Skeleton T-Rex Dinosaur on sale for 224.25 https://www.homedepot.com/p/Home-Accents-Holiday-9-ft-Standing-Skeleton-T-Rex-Dinosaur-with-LED-Illuminated-Eyes-7342-99908/301148793 74 in. Halloween Standing...
  8. Lighting: Great little spot lights

    Halloween Props
    Just wanted to share these awesome little spots I found on Amazon. I normally use 3w 120v LED spots in my green plastic yard stakes, then dust them with some black spray paint to tone the brightness down to where I want it. I use them to highlight props so they don't get lost in the dark and...
  9. Silk Flame / Foam Embers Hybrid

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    This year I saw a large silk flame prop at spirithalloween, and got an idea to use it with the foam insulation coals as one piece. Turned out even better than I thought it would! You will need: 2 or 3 aerosol cans of great-stuff insulation PL premium scrap wood 5M of orange LED strip with...
  10. Electronic/Software: Arduino - Breathing FX controlled LED

    Halloween Props
    I'm looking to make an Arduino prop where a skull is lit by a single LED. Deep, slow breathing sound FX, and the LED dims and brightens with the breathing. It's simple to control the LED in a breathing fashion with PWM...but I want to add the sound. Has anyone done this? Ideas? Thanx!
  11. Monster Guts BLACK FRIDAY SALE starts now!

    Coupons, Discounts and Promotions
    Greetings Monster Makers, We are happy to announce our Black Friday Sale starts right now! It’s our biggest sale of the year, on a wide selection of items, including all of our electric wiper motors + prop packs, reindeer motors, pneumatic / solenoid valves, visual fx, L.E.D.S, and much more...
  12. My best display and maybe last 2017

    General Halloween
    As mentioned in other posts, the TOTS around here flock from other less desirable neighborhoods, which is fine and good, if they are respectful... we had 635 by 8:00. I also started setting up at 6 am Oct 31, and was torn down (in more ways than one) by 10:00 pm... but here's what I got. I...
  13. Mechanical: Where are you getting your LED bulbs

    Halloween Props
    So its been awhile since I've made props, a few years..got busy with the kids coming into this world. Lol. I'm getting back into it, and I use to use minionsweb.com for all my LED lighting. par 18, 36's for example, best of the best bulbs. I just checked back in the site and it doesnt work...
  14. Lighting: Mini LED spotlight option

    Halloween Props
    I know you can build your own but, if you are electiclly handicapped like myself these are a great option. I found these in my travels this week. They are sold at Walmart individually or in a two pack and run about $6 each ($12 for 2-pack) and availible in the Christmas section. they can not be...
  15. Lighting: New LED Colored Flood

    Halloween Props
    I was actually pretty impressed with the new colored LED floods that I picked up from WalMart. Red, green, or blue for only $6. That seems cheap for an LED flood.
  16. Lighting: NEED Help LED Mini Spots

    Halloween Props
    I have always used these little LED mini spotlights with swivel clips (like finger lights) for my accent lighting for both graveyard and haunt. I use to buy them at Jackstoolshed, but it seems they do not carry them anymore. These were great as they were battery powered so I didn't have to...
  17. TOT Giveaways FLASHING LED FIDGET SPINNERS!!!! I have extras

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Every year I try to give out a cool flashing LED item to the TOTers. In the years past I've given out LED light sticks, LED whistles, LED finger lights, etc. In order to get a decent deal I always overbuy and then offer what I have left over to other haunters on this site (look back at my old...
  18. Static: Remote Control LED tealight candles

    Halloween Props
    I'm looking at replacing my usual string light pathway guides with paper bag luminaries for this Halloween. For that old timey, vintage, nostalgic Halloween feel. I wanted LED candles for safety, and stumbled upon what could be a real convenience - remote control on/off. No digging into 50 bags...
  19. Lighting: Projector Question, Autoplay, LED, USB

    Halloween Props
    My old projector died, no one makes it, been searching for hours for one. Did you know this forum has 152 threads with the keyword "projector" I looked through most (85%) and can not find my answer. Here is what I am looking for. Projector that has usb Projector that will work off an outlet...
  20. "I know I have that s-o-m-e-w-h-e-r-e!"

    General Halloween
    Anyone else frustrated trying to locate something for your haunt this year that you know you already bought and stored away awhile ago and now can't locate? For me it's a turquoise Gemmy LED light that I bought from Michaels. I know I have it because I even posted photos of it here to show...