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  1. Other: Flying Crank Ghost

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    Hey all. I'm thinking of building a flying crank ghost, and potentially a cauldron creep. I need help finding battery powered LED lights for the ghost eyes. What would I search for on eBay or other website to narrow the search, or does anyone have another source. A simple eBay search brings up...
  2. Mechanical: Wiper Motor Question

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    A wiper motor is normally powered by a car battery, right? If you want to use it with a prop, does that mean you have to connect it to a battery? Can it run on household current? Thanks.
  3. Lighting: Solar versus Low voltage

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    Currently most of my lighting is driven by low voltage power or by 110 AC. However I was wondering if anyone has tried using mostly solar lights. I see advantages and disadvantages of each but I wanted to start a discussion. Powering the lights with Low voltage or AC requires many more wires...
  4. Mechanical: Motor movements and prop ideas

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    Any good website or thread here shows a bunch of motor movement ideas, particularly electric motors and props? Looking for ideas and linkage ideas to start making props for 2019. Been out of the Haunted house hobby for 9 years. Maybe air powered too, just not sure. Thanks
  5. Static: Lighting stained glass windows?

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    I made these 4 windows a couple of years ago and plan to use them again this year in our community haunted house. They will be hanging against a dark wall and I am trying to figure out a way to make them appear like there is light coming from inside the window. Everything I've tried isn't...
  6. Fence Banging Zombie

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    Hey Haunters! Today I’m building an electric powered fence banging zombie. I used a windshield wiper motor for the movement and built the fence myself. He rocks the fence back and forth and with the added audio I think he’s gunna spook a lot of people. Have a look and let me know what your guys...
  7. Lighting: Where to get pin light?

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    I'm wondering what folks use for a small pin light (very low lumens). I could buy a cheap battery powered LED pen light, but would love to find something that could be activated with remote and would consider plug in.
  8. Fanatical about 2 things: Halloween and the Philadelphia Eagles

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    Hi All, I've been lurking here for several years - and it's time to dive in. Every year I learn something new....and this year - my yard will be mostly created by me vs. store bought. Over the years, I've learned to build coffins for $20, have created awesome lava/coals from spray foam (btw -...
  9. Couple rare props, latex head on a stake, today's fresh cut fountain, will ship quick

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Up for grabs is a group of halloween decorations. Willing to sell the entire lot for the right price, but happy to sell individual pieces plus price to ship out via your preferred shipping method/speed asap from area code 94112. PM ME OR REPLY IF YOU'RE INTERESTED. Here's what I have (pictures...
  10. Lighting: NEED Help LED Mini Spots

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    I have always used these little LED mini spotlights with swivel clips (like finger lights) for my accent lighting for both graveyard and haunt. I use to buy them at Jackstoolshed, but it seems they do not carry them anymore. These were great as they were battery powered so I didn't have to...
  11. Skulltronix Skull

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    I purchased this in 2013 and have never had the time to use it unfortunately. In 2013 I paid $1,300 for it and now it is $1,600. I would like to get $1,000 shipped and I have the Enttec for it as well. I probably had it powered on about 30 minutes back in 2013 after I purchased it.
  12. Prop Showcase: Distressed Edison Phonograph Cardboard

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    Hi All , Having great fun looking at all of the incredible new props and haunts this year from the Forum members . Thought I would share a new prop I have made . I needed something to add to my haunted living room cathedral radio and decided upon an old phonograph . It is made from cardboard...
  13. query on laser vortex power source

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    looking at buying a laser vortex for this years halloween bash but have a strange question that i could do with some help understanding 2 different sellers are claiming different ways are better at powering the laser module seller number 1 states Unlike other sellers, my version does not...
  14. LED mini spot using battery powered 9 LED flashlight

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    I recently bought several 9 LED battery powered flashlights from Target for a buck each. Now my question is, I want to make them into several mini spot-esque lights. How can I achieve the wiring for this? They run on three AAA batteries. Would it just work out easier to run them with batteries?
  15. Mechanical: mobile powered wiper motor

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    Are there any portable battery pacts that can be used with wiper motors for up to 6 maybe 7 hours?
  16. Lighting: 12V LED PVC Candles

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    We have PVC candles we made 4 years ago for our haunt. They use the battery powered tea lights, which tend to be a pain to remember to turn on and off, etc. So this year, I converted them over to 12V powered LEDs connected via RCA jacks. If you are interested in how I did it, here is a basic...
  17. Lighting: Are there any solar powered black lights?

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    Are there any solar powered black lights?