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  1. Mechanical: Leering Larry 2019 progress

    Halloween Props
    Just a video showing the progress on my Leering Larry. Mechanical done. Now gotta make him look like a rotting pirate and position him in place with a lantern. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpRn2rHFUNc
  2. Mechanical: Wiper motor quick popup

    Halloween Props
    I was playing around with linkage simulator and stumbled across this configuration. It would really work well with a Picovolt where you can set it start when it is laying down and it would stop then go in reverse back to the laying position. Or let it go ahead and just make one complete turn...
  3. Mechanical: Morris Costumes Lurching Werewolf

    Halloween Props
    I was wondering if anyone can help troubleshoot my morris costumes lurching werewolf that won't work. In trying to get things started for halloween, I was setting up this prop. When I went to plug him in he fell strait forward on his face and now when I plug him in and put him in the "on"...
  4. Pneumatic: Need Pneumatic Advice, Part II

    Halloween Props
    Hi. With great advice, I'm making a gizmo to turn a tombstone into a Christmas package using a pneumatic cylinder and an up-and-down motion. https://www.halloweenforum.com/tutorials-and-step-by-step/197801-early-work-tombstone-flipper.html I'd like to have another prop--also changing from a...
  5. Static: A couple props I've been working on

    Halloween Props
    "][/URL] Nothing special just a zombie scarecrow. Don't know how many scarecrow props I have now. Probably too many. He may be holding a severed head. Other suggestions welcome. Also ideas for something in his chest pocket. "][/URL] This lovely lady has a moving head. She will be sitting at a...
  6. Mechanical: Wiper Motor Help: Mayor of Halloween town prop

    Halloween Props
    What can I use to turn the Halloween town Mayor's head 180 degrees, stop and then return back to the start position so that both faces are shown. I've used wiper motors in the past but only for complete rotation option.
  7. Design App?

    General Halloween
    Is there anyone using an app for designing their Halloween scenes? I can find floor or home design apps, but I'm insure if they would have the icons I'd need to accurately position things like lights and props. I'd be interested in any suggestions for iOS or a Mac.
  8. Wiper Motor Park Position using relays only

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    I came up with this a few years back and thought i would share . I couldn't find anything on the internet so literally stared at my prop ( werewolf in a box with moving hands ) with relays on the floor for about 1-1/2 hrs knowing that it was possible. So anyways , I did write the notes when i...
  9. Bobo The Clown!

    Member Introduction
    My name is Carson but in the scare-realm I go by Bobo. Ive been working at one of Oregon's leading haunts for about five or six years now and just earned the position of Supervisor last year. Scaring is practically my life and I have such a passion for it! In my position, I work outside and...
  10. Pneumatic Animatronic Mourner

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Up for sale is a mourner prop. This is a pneumatic operated prop based on the DC prop works design. Its an all welded steel frame with three motions, It spins 180 degrees and rises from the kneeling to the standing position. The arm rise/extend, when the scare is finished it returns to the...