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  1. Mechanical: Flying reaper help needed

    Halloween Props
    I'm sure most of us have seen the flying reaper scare on You Tube. I know he used fishing line and a hexacopter. I want to do This same scare on a much lower level; using a premade lightweight ( 4oz.) Reaper decoration. I am sure I won't need a $1000 hexacopter for his stunt . What would be...
  2. Flamethrower For Sale

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    George Maser Flamethrower Unit 900.00 or trade will listen to offers. email [email protected] Located in Northeast TN. Unit is in great condition only used one season. Created by George Maser it's an EPIC effect and a guaranteed crowd pleaser. Selling due to not having staff to operate...
  3. Static: My Versions of the NBC count down clock

    Halloween Props
    Here is my version of the NBC count down clock i love how it turned out. I built a wood box Next i paint box and after paint was dry i added the little wood knobs For the face i actual found a clock that would fit inside a grape vine wreath I painted the wreath and edge of clock...
  4. my haunted cemetery 2018

    General Halloween
    My haunted cemetery on halloween night. We didnt get as many trick or treaters as we hoped (and ironically I did all this to try to attract more trick or treaters to our street.) Also, I had a fogger but the controller is wired to it and I didnt have a remote. So I had no way to generate any...
  5. Lighting: Where to get pin light?

    Halloween Props
    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.
  6. Static: Can I connect a PIR to wireless remote switch?

    Halloween Props
    I have several store props that are a mix of sound or motion triggered. All are powered by AA batteries. They are near each other, and I'd like trigger them simultaneously via PIR. I happen to own a 12V 4CH Channel Wireless Remote Control Switch. Is there any way to connect the props to the...
  7. Electronic/Software: Problems with trigger for Spirit Halloween scarecrow

    Halloween Props
    Hello- I'm trying to make a sitting scarecrow prop work from a remote trigger. The trigger is just a relay with a remote control. I've done this before with other props (just yesterday the jumping spider) but I can't figure out what I'm missing with this one. I expected to use a 3.5mm audio...
  8. Mechanical: Pennywise wireless keyfob remote add on Hack

    Halloween Props
    hi not sure if everyone who got ahold of the 2017 pennywise, and noticed that it has a sound motion or you can use the supplied really short wired try me button. kind of annoying if there is too much noise the pennywise activates constantly and the try me cord is not long enough, so I decided to...
  9. Mechanical: Multi-Prop remote from Spirit- Can this be hacked?

    Halloween Props
    Has anyone purchased or researched the multi-prop remote from spirit? I saw this yesterday, it works by plugging this into the prop and placing on the try-me setting. You can then trigger them remotely with an a-d button option. This would be interesting to me if the remote could be hacked and...
  10. Mechanical: Reccos for remote control winch?

    Halloween Props
    Hello! I want to raise a 60 or 70 pound object up and down via wireless remote control for Halloween. Gonna be up in a tree. A big spider. Winches don't appear expensive, but units with an included wireless remote seem to be. At least $200. I suspect the best value would be to buy the wireless...
  11. Fog: Fog Machine Help

    Halloween Props
    Hello all, I bought a fog machine from a garage sale this weekend, but upon getting it home I discovered it does not have the remote in the box. The fog machine itself is working as far as I can tell, lights and heats up, but I am unsure if it actually fogs do to the lack of a remote. It is a...
  12. Mechanical: What to do with a remote control puppy?

    Halloween Props
    Hey I got a remote control puppy at a yard sale today for $1, not sure quite what to do with it yet. Maybe reskin it as a giant rat? Here's a video of the toy being reviewed by an adorable kid. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ow2WeihgPt8
  13. Fog: Remote timer hack help

    Halloween Props
    Cant see any other posts that are sorta the same as this so here goes, i have made a simple electric chair prop that uses a 12v timer cycle relay board to stop and start bits and pieces of the prop, i was wondering if its possible to link the timer to an older style single push button hard wired...
  14. Fog: Need help with my smoke machine.

    Halloween Props
    Hi all, I recently purchased the "LED 500 Fog Machine", however when I turn it on it heats up but it is not producing smoke. I've used the remote etc but it just isn't working. Both the remote and machine are on. Please help
  15. Static: Remote Control LED tealight candles

    Halloween Props
    I'm looking at replacing my usual string light pathway guides with paper bag luminaries for this Halloween. For that old timey, vintage, nostalgic Halloween feel. I wanted LED candles for safety, and stumbled upon what could be a real convenience - remote control on/off. No digging into 50 bags...
  16. VSA triggering

    Halloween Props
    so just trying my luck here, I would like to trigger a video in my vsa routine at a certain time being controlled by vsa, I don't want to remote trigger, does anyone know how to go about this specifically
  17. Electronic/Software: DIY Wifi Controlled Props

    Halloween Props
    After Halloween this year, Santa made it abundantly clear I'm on the naughty list. Originally this made me a bit sad, but then I realized I should focus that energy toward building some of my own toys. Sometimes I want to trigger props when I see kids come up or ring the door bell. Having the...
  18. Electronic/Software: Remote not working anymore :(

    Halloween Props
    Well, just had to order a new relay for our remote control jumping spider. Was working intermittently when I set it up to test so I thought the remote might need batteries. Still not right so I put my testor on the relay to see what was happening. Got my 12v going in but nothing coming out when...
  19. Remote control Crawling Zombie

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Works fine, goes left, right, forward and reverse vert very slowly and groans the whole time. Fun, but you need to watch it and get the remote in a sight line to work. $75.00 plus shipping. Also put a Ghost Face Killer prop on ebay, will make a deal for HF members...
  20. Electronic/Software: control my shaitsu zombie.

    Halloween Props
    I have a shiatsu zombie that I now control with a remote controlled receptacle like you see for Christmas. I have several of those . but i want to use a PIR to turn it on rather than have to control with the remote. Not that it doesnt work Just that i have several things to control and would...
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