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  1. Kicking legs prop

    Wanted to Buy
    Hi, I think spirit put this out but am looking for a kicking legs prop. I dont mind if handmade but Id like fast kicking motion. Please list your item and price. Im in FL 33782 for shipping. Thanks
  2. Strange Things

    General Halloween
    I went on an outing yesterday too a local wilderness area so that I could collect materials for my haunt display. As I was searching for the perfectly twisted branches I came across something rather disturbing. A set of teeth protruding through the leaves. As I cleared away the debris I...
  3. 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...
  4. Static: spider rider

    Halloween Props
    Spider rider was made with two beach balls and a foam ball. The legs are pvc pipe covered in foam, solar led lights are on the back ball. Sorry about the picture being sideways, is there a way to fix this?
  5. Beef Netting Web, Giant, Lightweight Foil Spider

    Halloween Props
    #$%@ Pinterest made me want to try to make a foil spider. Lightweight, weatherproof, huge! NOTHING STICKS TO $%&# FOIL! Found that out not as quickly as expected. Here's how I made mine: Legs: I stuck heavy wire in 5’&6’ pool noodles, crinkled & uncrinkled heavy duty foil and glued on with...
  6. Mechanical: Help ASAP with Home Depot Headless Horseman!

    Halloween Props
    Just picked this guy (https://www.homedepot.com/p/Home-Accents-Holiday-86-6-in-Headless-Horseman-5124513/304942912) up today on floor model. Obviously, some bits were broken, nothign we couldn't fix, but specifically the mechanism that turns his legs was broken. Me and my dad have been trying to...
  7. Static: Made a hayride cart, pretty easy prop

    Halloween Props
    We made a hayride cart to go behind our corpse skeleton horse (home D). We used a small table that the legs go down short. Cut a thin piece of wood about the same size as the table, (thin, like the kind from wood crates, not plywood) then made a lip on the 2 long sides to fit over the table...
  8. Mannequin Legs Female/Central Kentucky

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    I have two sets of female mannequin legs. They have the bar in one foot to mount but no base, and no attachment for a torso. I have too many projects I'm working on right now to do anything with them, and I'm afraid they'll get broke if I keep storing them. They're solid white plastic similar in...
  9. Mechanical: trick or treaters

    Halloween Props
    This was a experamental kid of prop that i did this year to see if kids would try to steal it or if people would like it. What i used was a standing ghost that someone was throwing away. I also used a gemmy giggle buddy he activates and says cute frazes when someone claps. The story of him is...
  10. Grandin Road Sexy Witch Legs

    Wanted to Buy
    I am looking for a pair of Grandin Road Sexy Witch Legs. Here is a photo:
  11. Skulls and such for a price in anyone's range.

    Wanted to Buy
    I'm trying to locate on the web, a store or shop that will sell Halloween items for cheap prices and also not charge an arm and a leg, no pun intended, to ship them. I'm looking for items such as skeleton heads, arms legs and such for a variety of projects I'm working on. Any ideas kids, please...
  12. Plastic Welding

    Halloween Props
    Has anyone ever tried it on any of your props that needed repair and if so what was the result ? I saw a plastic welder w plastic rods at Harbor Freight the other day and it got me thinking that it may be a feasible solution to fixing a broken joint latch on one of my Gemmy life sizes that broke...
  13. Making pumpkin monsters

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Ok, I used house wiring for the arms, since I have access to scraps. You could use coat hangers though, that's what I used for the legs. Really I just wound the paper towels around the wires to pad them, hot gluing as I went. Some I also used twine to wrap around to give a vine look. Some I...
  14. Any UK haunters need a body?

    For Sale By Merchants
    Anyone in the UK who has a BHS on their local High Street - they are selling off fixtures and fittings at the moment. My local store in Wakefield had the male and female half-body mannequins (i.e the tops without heads, arms and legs) as well as a couple of kids. They also had a few arms, one...
  15. Mechanical: Spider Prop build

    Halloween Props
    First assembly. 1/2 inch CPVC with Ts bored out to allow leg swing. Bottom board spaced with sheet metal screws to allow free swing of legs. Bungee cord tendons, Later added one extra in middle and will need more once motor is installed. Messing with legs Starting body Where I am now.
  16. Static: "Infestation" Giant Mutant Mantis Prop Build - Part 2

    Halloween Props
    MANTIS BUILD part 2 (Again, this my 1st time doing a build thread so any constructive criticism is welcome.) Edit: Here's the Link to Part 1 If you want to see better Pictures, I have most the same information on a Flickr "Phlog" Album...
  17. Legs for Spirit Balls

    Wanted to Buy
    I have a spirit ball that Target sold several years ago. It has a talking skeleton skull in it and a black plastic ring around the base. I bought it from a garage sale from a woman who had bought up a ton of Target things on the after sales the year before. Mine did not have the ornate looking...
  18. Base and legs for a small spirit ball

    Wanted to Buy
    I just bought this very rare spirit ball but there is no legs or the ring that connects to the legs. I will buy a complete one if I must. If you have any spirit ball if it's working or not and has the legs. Please let me know. Thanks
  19. Prop Showcase: Help With Head (Hanged Man)

    Halloween Props
    Some of you may have seen my hanged man a few years ago when I first posted him. His construction is fairly simple. Dollar Tree "surf" boards in front and back of stacked foam over PVC skeleton, with noodles over PVC for legs and arms. The foam was free from a local Wendy's (their Ice Cream...
  20. Static: Plastic Corpsing Technique on Giant Spider legs...

    Halloween Props
    Last year, for my first kinda sorta yard display I put together a sad, sad garbage bag spider with a victim in a tree. The minions (read: children) wanted it to have lime green legs. Okay, no problem. This year, I wanted to use those same legs since I had them lying around up in the attic. I...