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  1. Pneumatic: Skelly Coffin Groundbreaker WIP

    Halloween Props
    This is my pneumatic version of a Skelly Coffin Groundbreaker. It's a work in progress, static portion is complete, still have to do the controls and audio. Top of the coffin is 42", the top of the skelly's head is at 3 feet. He's mounted to a 4-bar linkage that when triggered, he jumps out and...
  2. Can I share a feel good story?

    General Halloween
    This past weekend I had a garage sale. I'm sitting in my chair (lording over my junk) when towards the end of it, a family with three boys came in. They looked about age 6-8. The dad introduced himself and told me his parents lived on our street. Then he surprised me by asking if I was...
  3. Lazy Halloween treats

    General Halloween
    A few supposed Halloween treats that get me every year: Mr Kipling Toffee Terror Whirls Mr Kipling Fiendish Fancies Cadbury Halloween Chocolate Mini Rolls - They literally don't even bother changing the colour of the vanilla filling. At least make it orange or green! McVities Hobnobs Eerie...
  4. Mechanical: Creepy Rising Animated Doll

    Halloween Props
    Has anyone else purchased this and had problems? Right out of the box mine is broke. In the videos the head looks like it lifts up when it's activated but mine doesn't move. The head is pointed straight towards the ground and you can barely see the eyes lit up let alone the mouth moving when...