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  1. Pneumatic: screaming lady in chair prop questions...

    Halloween Props
    ...hey there folks, SHADOW OF DEATH here...going ambitious this year and working on the screaming lady in a chair prop...already have the scissor device figured out...not sure about the base as of now, but it looks pretty ease to fab up...i am still trying to figure out the operation of the head...
  2. MONSTER GUTS - Wiper Motors, Pneumatics and More!

    Announcements / Press Releases
    Wiper Motors are now back in stock! We have also added a full selection of pneumatics for all your prop building needs. MonsterGuts.com
  3. DJ Carnival- Over 6000 Led lights

    General Halloween
    Virtual Riot Idols- EDM Mashup Over 6000 LED lights, projection effects and pneumatics all to music. http://youtu.be/xq8CmqBNYIM
  4. SMC Valves & Manifolds

    For Sale By Merchants
    Hi Guys, We have multiple bins of new, used, & surplus 24V SMC valves and manifolds that we've been storing for years, and its time to part ways. If you're interested please send me an email with quantities and types your looking for to [email protected] and I'll snap pictures and provide...
  5. Pneumatic: solenoid assistance?

    Halloween Props
    Hi, still having issues finding cylinders or solenoids in town but finally ran across this. http://www.princessauto.com/pal/en/Pneumatics/12V-DC-Solenoid-Activated-Pneumatic-Control-Valve/8226615.p It does not look like FrightProps' solenoid but slightly resembles it. My question is, does...
  6. Solenoid assistance?

    General Halloween
    Hi, still having issues finding cylinders or solenoids in town but finally ran across this. http://www.princessauto.com/pal/en/Pneumatics/12V-DC-Solenoid-Activated-Pneumatic-Control-Valve/8226615.p It does not look like FrightProps' solenoid but slightly resembles it. My question is, does...
  7. calling out to my halloween peeps for help with persuasive speeches

    General Halloween
    I am enrolled this semester in a public speech class and have been assigned to prepare two persuasive speeches arguing both sides of an issue. My idea is to argue the pro's and con's of haunting with home-made PVC air rams for pneumatics. I know there are haunters out there who are on both...
  8. Pneumatic: Pneumatic Help?

    Halloween Props
    Does anybody know of a website, book, or YouTube video that is reliable and contains good instruction on the basics of pneumatics? I'm interested in learning and honestly have no clue where to start. Everything I've learned regarding prop and prosthetic appliance construction has been in YouTube...
  9. Pneumatic: Best Hose Size, AC vs DC?

    Halloween Props
    I'm getting my ducks in a row before making my first buys for pneumatic props. Could use some advice from the collective wisdom of the haunters around here. What's the best/preferred hose size (OD and ID)? What are the pros and cons regarding 24V DC or 110 AC solenoids and prop controllers...
  10. Pneumatic: Pneumatics: buy from China?

    Halloween Props
    I'm a fledgling prop maker embarking on the use of pneumatics. I'm seeing inexpensive solenoids, etc on eBay from china. Can anyone weigh in on some pros and cons? Many thanks! PS to anyone living in the Los Angeles area - do you know of any shops or stores that sell pneumatic supplies?
  11. SMC 16 air solenoids - 24 volts each

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    16 air solenoids - 24 volts each SMC pneumatics industrial manifold block. Great for automation or robotics applications. Halloween or haunt / Christmas animatronics... $100 OBO http://www.hauntedyards.com/home/store
  12. Air Cylinders For Sale - ALL SOLD

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Hello all, I thought some of you creative and ambitious haunters might be interested in this. I have a lot of air cylinders I would like to sell. I am not a dealer or supplier but had a connection to a company that went out of business. These cylinders have been on a shelf for some time but...
  13. Pneumatic: cylinder and solenoid help

    Halloween Props
    Hey everyone, I assembled my trash can trauma prop today, and when I turned on the air compressor, the cylinder went up (without me activating the solenoid) and then would not go back down until I turned off the compressor. The solenoid made a clicking sound when activated by the picaboo, but...
  14. Pneumatic: What stores sell cylinders?

    Halloween Props
    Hey, I usually do not like to order things online, because I do not know what I am getting. Especially with cylinders, I want to get very good quality cylinders so I don't get sued if something happens with the cylinder and someone gets hurt. Does home depot sell cylinders? Do the harbor freight...
  15. Pneumatic: Grave Jumper help

    Halloween Props
    While I am completing the work on my first grave jumper, one question springs to mind. How do I activate the sound as soon as it jumps? Do I wire the sound to the activation switch? Another possibility is hacking a haunted rock I have, with a motion sensor built in, but I don't know if there...
  16. Pneumatic: PVC air cylinders

    Halloween Props
    i've heard good and bad things about pvc air cylinders, does anyone have a tutorial on how to make them. I don't actually have a air compressor yet but i wouldn't mind if i had some kind of cylinders ready to use for when i do get a compressor. Thanks guys in advance Phil :D
  17. Other: Halloween Animatronics

    Halloween Props
    Not sure how many folks out there are interested in Animatronics, but I have been stepping up my robotics/electronics abilities in the hopes to scare children and adults alike! I would love to get some comments/suggestions on the current projects if anyone is up for it...
  18. Pneumatic: Pneumatic cylinders ?

    Halloween Props
    Hey guys, i need your help once again. Could anyone give me information on the words "Bore" and "stroke" as i am rather confuzzled :confused:. I often see them when people are discussing pneumatic cylinders. Also do you have any other "key words" that i should be familiar with before purchasing...
  19. Pneumatic: What is the best way to overcome that loud hiss from pneumatics and servo noise

    Halloween Props
    Anyone got any pointers, i know i can cover it up with blaring audio , but i just wanted to be open minded and see other peoples ideas too :):confused:
  20. Signing in as suggested

    Member Introduction
    Hello haunters, I am signing in on this new member area as suggested. I haven't read any others yet so I won't be influenced as to what I should say. I have never been a part of a forum before so I am maybe more of a "newbie" than most. I am just getting started in this whole field of...
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