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  1. Catacomb fire sconce

    Catacomb fire sconce

    My Fb video of the sconce working is here: Log into Facebook | Facebook
  2. Lighting -

    Halloween Props
    Hello all. long time reader, rare poster. I've been doing a home haunt for the last 8 years. It's fairly small but seems to be getting bigger and bigger every year. This year, I'm realizing my lighting solution has gotten fairly messy. I'd like to clean it up a bit and find a solution that is...
  3. Quick & Easy PVC Pipe Spotlights

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    For this year's display, I needed spotlights that were portable, multi-color and dimmable. Here's what I made using remote-controlled lights purchased from Amazon and some 2-inch PVC pipe.
  4. BRAND NEW Old Stock Halloween Items CHEAP!

    For Sale By Merchants
    Hello! I have a ton of brand new old-stock Halloween items for sale. Everything you see is brand new in their original packaging and shipping boxes, and as you can see by the prices, I am looking to blowout everything for dirt cheap. I have multiple quantities of the items available, which can...
  5. LED Mini Spots

    Halloween Props
    Hello I am looking for some advice on creating some mini spotlights. I think I have settled on 23mm eagle eye led's but for power was wondering if anyone had ever used a power supply such as this: Link in second post I was thinking I could use this as well as pigtail connectors like this to...
  6. Why are Fire and ice lights so hard to find now?

    Halloween Props
    A few years ago everyone had fantastic led stake lights. Gemmy Fire and Ice Especially. Last year they were hard to find and it’s not looking much better this year. Any ideas why and where to find them these days?
  7. Lighting: Question for the Community - Black Lights

    Halloween Props
    Hey all, I want to try something different this year for my porch and I am not sure what I need. I know this is the place to come though because you guys are awesome. I have a porch and I want to cobweb throughout and I want to really highlight the spooky affect with black lights. In my...
  8. DJ Lights for lighting up trees

    General Halloween
    A few years ago when I attended Nightmare New England (pro haunt attraction), they lit up a section of trees with a very cool lighting effect. I'll briefly describe it but I doubt I'll be able to find the device that produced it. It would shoot random white points of light at the canopy and then...
  9. Static: Cemetery entry gates - a grand plan

    Halloween Props
    Hi Guys, I thought I would share with you all my grand plans for some cemetery entry gates that I plan on building for this years display, along with some other things. I have had the guys in the metal shop at work(It pays to have a good boss) who have made me up some metal frames for...
  10. 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...
  11. Lighting: candle help and ideas

    Halloween Props
    I recently had a conversation with a friend that works at a custom lighting company. Some of her lamps have plastic candles. She has been throwing away the extra ones. She just gave me my first batch of the leftover candles. They already have factory candle wax drips on them. They also come with...
  12. Static: Lighted tombstones

    Halloween Props
    In the past the front row of my graveyard was a series of dollar store coolers turned upside down. For some I put the lid on the bottom for a bit more decoration. They hid the lights that illuminated the rows behind them. The trouble with these came at night because they were essentially dead...
  13. Static: A New Approach to Lighting Tombstones for Us

    Halloween Props
    EDIT: For those of you coming to this thread for the first time, please take the time to read all those who made comments following. There really is a great deal of information that everyone should know before using Eagle Eye LED lights, and most of what you need to know is provided not be me...
  14. Lighting: Custom Lighting for Outdoor Signage - How To?

    Halloween Props
    Howdy Folks! This is my first post in what feels like eons (on a new account, no less).... and I'm so glad to see this community is still THRIVING, even during the off-season! I've tasked myself with an elaborate project for next year, and it involves something I have little experience with...
  15. Moving Sale! Decorations and props

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    We are moving to South Carolina and selling our decorations and props. Pickup in Chicago area only, (no shipping). Selling everything together for only $350. Cemetery fencing, tombstones, six pose-n-stay skeletons, two 400 watt fog machines with timers and 2 gallons of fog juice, approx twelve...
  16. 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...
  17. Christmas vs. Halloween Reboot

    General Halloween
    This video shows the 2018 reboot of a Halloween light show first done in 2012. The lighting and music were orchestrated with Light-o-Rama controllers and software running 90-some circuits. There's a brief glimpse of the tombstone flippers and spinner featured in proof-of-concept videos posted...
  18. Red & Blue lighting - Need your help!

    General Halloween
    I'm already planning my yard display for next year and I really like this lighting trick I saw on Stiltbeast Studios youtube page So I want to make a bunch of props & signs that in blue light look somewhat friendly/normal, but in red light look super scary. For example: a large sign where...
  19. Electronic/Software: Spirit Graveyard Lantern Hack-My first hack!

    Halloween Props
    On an earlier thread I asked if anyone knew how to make the sound activated Spirt Halloween Graveyard Lanterns stay constantly lit instead of the momenary light after being activated by sound. A few replies, but nothing concrete on how to do it, so I decided to take it apart myself and see what...
  20. Lighting: Changing portraits lighting question?

    Halloween Props
    I want to light my Haunted Mansion portraits with an external light, then also have the internal lights that give them the changing portrait effect light up via a lighting controller soundtrack, can this be done by using a prop controller such as a picoboo or arduino? As of now I have just...
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