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  1. Atmosphere Effects: Large garage door rear projection material

    Halloween Props
    I know this has been asked tons of times but no one ever comes back and say what worked the best for them. I have a opening of 7'x14' to cover. I was thinking of using this Carl's Gray Rear Projection Film - Rear Projector Screen Material (Low Light, Rear Projection) I could make a frame and use...
  2. 2018 The Mugler Haunt

    General Halloween
    Here are two vids of The Mugler Haunt 2018. First one is the walk through just prior to opening on Halloween night. The second is the Mugler Haunt on a dark night prior to Halloween. The scenes are changed and very different. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBInnh8epts&t=73s...
  3. Woodcraft DIY, House Of Horror with a $200 budget.

    Halloween Crafts
    Hi, This is my first post on the forum, and I'll have to admit that i found this at the very last minute. I work as a teacher for kids who are 16-20 years old and we decided to build our own "House Of Horror" as project for Halloween. I will here share what we did, and also how we did it. Both...
  4. Ideas wanted: How to add a clown theme to a graveyard/asylum yard haunt theme

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    Hello Everybody!!!! So excited to be back and for Fall (finally, it's been hot in Oklahoma) and the best holiday ever. This year I'm already busy building a new gallows prop (last one rotted) and since I have the lumber, a new guillotine will be started soon. But I do have need for some ideas...
  5. Static: Facade Raising Ideas

    Halloween Props
    This is a little different post - hoping to get some advice. So we setup large facades each year for our haunted western town. They all can be setup with two people typically, which is nice since it is usually my wife and I working on it. We have one heavy facade - it's 14' wide by 13' tall (at...
  6. spirit Halloween store locator problem

    General Halloween
    has anyone else noticed that the store locator is erratic? one day it says opening soon. next day says nothing, so I assume it is open. next day back to opening soon. next day opening soon with a date or only a month without the day. some in october. then today no dates for any of them...
  7. Electronic/Software: Suggestion Help for AtmosFearFX Projection Needed

    Halloween Props
    I have built a version of the attached picture for my haunt. I want to project the AtmosFearFX 'Witching' Hour clips into the opening of the archway. I would like to do this from inside the structure. First question... What material would be best to stretch across the opening in the archway to...
  8. Mechanical: Opening and closing a door?

    Halloween Props
    Hey all! I am thinking of building a prop that would require a small wood door (about 3 ft tall) to continuously open and close. Does anyone have any advice or tutorials on how to best achieve this? I am pretty basic with my motorized skills and have only really used reindeer motors in the past...
  9. Fog: Fog Inside Opening Coffin

    Halloween Props
    Hi All, Looking for an upgraded idea on filling a lid opening coffin (pic on my profile under coffin). Usually I just put a 400 watt fogger inside on a timer. I also have a red light in inside. Does this sound like the best solution. I guess just polling for ideas. Thanks in advance for any...
  10. Static: Circus Tent

    Halloween Props
    Need help with a possible circus tent idea....anyone know of any tutorials on how to make one? i want to just cover half the opening to my garage as cheaply as possible.
  11. Other: Outdoor hologram scrim question.

    Halloween Props
    Sorry for another thread on the subject, but didn't find anything about my "problem". Going for the best possible results, I got the material from Atmosfx. I wanted to fill the approximately 90" across by 76" high opening at the end of my big porch. I got my frame made and material installed...
  12. Lucky 13 Carnival - 2015

    General Halloween
    Been working on this since August, and it's finally at the point to share. :) We did a test run on setup tonight, and have some nifty pics. For the build of my (really easy for non-mechanical folks) ghost pony scarousel (and video) go here Our signage ( our anniversary is Halloween...
  13. Electronic/Software: need help vsa-kit74

    Halloween Props
    Hi, thanks for the help in advance, I am trying to adjust the settings in VSA for the k74 parallel port board on lpt3. when opening the settings dialogue for the LPT relay I get an error " CParallelPort: error=wait timeout, m_io WritePending = TRUE "
  14. Electronic/Software: kit 74 settings for VSA

    Halloween Props
    Hi, thanks for the help in advance, I am trying to adjust the settings in VSA for the k74 parallel port board on lpt3. when opening the settings dialogue for the LPT relay I get an error " CParallelPort: error=wait timeout, m_io WritePending = TRUE "
  15. Helloween Lego Monster Minifigures

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    My kids of course love these, then we fight over who gets to keep them. Check them out if you will as they started a youtube channel and they are opening the lego blind bags and then they review them. They are only 6 & 8. Though you might enjoy! Give them some halloween love. There are more to...
  16. local Spirit store opening Aug 13!

    General Halloween
    Picture says it all :D
  17. looking for some ideas and possible acters

    Member Introduction
    Hi all, I am looking for like minded people that live in or around Stockton to meet up and help me brainstorm opening a haunted attraction here. Anyone interested please shoot me a message so we could set a date. Thank you Scott
  18. This is NOT the Thing Opening my Can of Soda in Slow Motion

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    This is NOT the Thing Opening my Can of Soda in Slow Motion. Happy Halloween!
  19. Jeepers Creeper's-style Scarecrow 7ft PVC Prop

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    It's one I did a while ago but remains effective. I use it every year. It's creepy. ToT's and parents alike know what it reminds them of. It's meant to use simple store-bought costume pieces to give the effect of what it looks like on the Jeeper's Creepers 2 DVD cover and opening scene. The key...
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