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  1. Electronic/Software: Making my swing always active

    Halloween Props
    Perhaps you guys know a simple solution for my problem. I have the spirit halloween swing with the creepy girl and it has an IR sensor to activate it to swing. However she is set back from the sidewalk and the chances of the sensor hitting that far out is slim. Is there a way to bypass the...
  2. Static: Sidewalk of Doom 2018

    Halloween Props
    It's true. I sold my soul to Rock and Roll. Today, Hell came to collect.
  3. How do you handle the barrage of extension cords every Halloween all over your lawn?

    General Halloween
    Just curious if anyone has any tips. Me personally I'm thinking about putting in some boxes that go under the sidewalk to link back to my main hub to get rid of the cables going accross the sidewalk but that still leaves a lot of cables stretching accross the lawn and I was wondering if you...
  4. Spriders on sidewalk

    General Halloween
    I don't know if this is the right place to post this but want to share something funny that just happened. my neighbor just called the police because some put fake spiders on the sidewalk
  5. Electronic/Software: Faux sidewalk made with rigid foam with air and water blasters

    Halloween Props
    If that caught your attention, tag along because that's this years haunt addition. The plan: Over top our existing sidewalk I will be building a rigid foam sidewalk that is skim coated with portlands. I have left over stain from my driveway so I can make it look exactly the same. My...
  6. Advice for a motion detector

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    I am wanting to make this prop for Halloween. I am going to have the guy sitting in a chair watching my window which will have the AtmosFX playing. I would like him to turn his head as someone walks by on my sidewalk which is 15 feet from where he will be sitting. What motion detector would...
  7. Electronic/Software: Need help triggering singing skeletons

    Halloween Props
    I have several of the Grandin Road singing skeletons that I want to trigger at different times so it appears to be a concert. I have an elevated front porch that overlooks the sidewalk. The skeletons are a combination of battery and electrical plug operated. They are motion and sound...