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  1. Static: Foldable coffin ??

    Halloween Props
    Work is about to get ugly for me so I need to start my decorative planning pretty quickly. I have limited storage room for any newer items so I am trying to make things as tiny as possible. As the title says, I am thinking about a foldable coffin. If I were to build one (not for actual human...
  2. Jack the Ripper theme

    General Halloween
    Hey everyone, we're in the planning stages of our haunt this year. We're thinking about doing a Jack the Ripper theme. There isn't a whole lot out there that I can find of other haunts doing this theme. I have spoken to a few folks though, and if anyone HAS done a Jack the Ripper theme, I'd love...
  3. Trick or Treat Studios reviews

    Merchant Reviews
    As background, I have purchased several masks from Trick or Treat Studios. I didn't have any problems with the transactions, and the masks arrived in good shape. I posted reviews of each mask on their website, in which I went into some detail. My 4- and 5-star reviews were approved, and they...
  4. My birthday nightmare :(

    General Halloween
    I was having a less than happy birthday on Sunday and it only got worse. I was pet sitting for a friend and I got the call from my neighbor around 7:15pm... my garage was on fire. Halloween forum friends... I lost 34 years of collecting Halloween stored in my garage and I have nothing Halloween...
  5. Static: Killer Apple

    Halloween Props
    I made this killer apple and had a lot of fun and wanted more ideas for things just like this. So does anyone have suggestions for things I could make similar to this? Here is the apple I made.
  6. Static: Haunted Mirror DiY

    Halloween Props
    Need help ! Trying to had a Haunted Miror for my next halloween haunt. I have a glass lying around and bought some mirror tint to put on it to do the two way mirror effect. I am still unsure about what i'm gonna do with it, either i put a head prop behind it with a light and motion detector for...
  7. How early do you start yard decorating?

    General Halloween
    I was curious what the consensus is for outside decorations.* Since Halloween items begin to go on sale as soon as Memorial Day is over, when do you like to start letting everyone know you are "open for business" in October? We've been doing about three weeks out from October 31st. Does...
  8. Mechanical: PMW Pulse Motor Controller + Recorder

    Halloween Props
    I'm going to build a "Monster in a box" prop this year. Actually it will be a "Monster in a Coffin" but the effect will be similar. I want to use the prop controller from Monster Guts in my title. I don't want the controller however to be triggered, but to run continuously on a loop. Fright...
  9. Already Planning 2019 Yard Display!

    General Halloween
    So I usually go all out and do a massive yard display every year. I havent been able to for the last couple years but will finally have the space next year. I want to re-do the pirate ship I did a few years ago, but I want to make it look like its on the bottom of the ocean and do a full...
  10. Best supplier for electronic similar to frightprops.com

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Hi All, looking for motion detectors sound boxes ect. (Love to have an all in one motion detector, sound card/speaker and 110 outlet for a motor or light )!)Frightprops is kind of expensive. I heard they just redistribute a lot of this stuff from other vendors. Any suggestions?
  11. 1980's / 1990's Mask Makers and Trademark Stamps

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    I'm looking for information on companies that mass produced Masks in the 1980's and 1990's. I know most of them stamped their masks, but did certain companies not use a stamp? I'm trying to track down a mask that has no stamp or tag on it, and we've had it since the mid 1990's atleast and...
  12. Static: Best process for corpsing a skeleton like this?

    Halloween Props
    I picked up a skeleton from Spririt the other day, but it is way too cute for my yard. I am looking into converting him into a groundbreaker and would like him to have a greyish corpse look to him similar to the below pictures. I've seen some posts about using plastic wrap and a heat gun to...
  13. 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...
  14. Lighting: Thunder & Lightning Machine - in Australia (240v)?

    Halloween Props
    Hi everyone, I've left my Halloween preparations late this year (thanks, life) but I'm really hoping to finally get a good solution for a thunder and lightning machine. Every year I spend hours searching the internet, and every year I give up in dismay. I'd like a thunder & lightning machine...
  15. 9V 2500mA DC Adapter

    Wanted to Buy
    I am in search of a 9V 2500mA DC adapter for the Dead Eye Drake animatronic from Gemmy Industries. It does not need to be the exact same adapter, and it also does not have to have the exact 2500mA it states. I just need a similar voltage to operate him. If anyone has a spare, or a link to...
  16. Static: anyone recognize this frame

    Halloween Props
    this frame was used on a huanted bust that follows you. I now have two other similar props I would like to use the same frame for. but the place I got it from doesnt have them anymore. It was a part of the bust they sold. I only need the frame.
  17. Cheap and Easy Tombstone Projector Disquise

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    It seems that Halloween haunt video projections are everywhere now. What was just a few years ago only seen in high end commercial haunts or Disney and similar attractions are now available to the average home haunter like me. From fun and entertaining singing pumpkins (my personal favorite) to...
  18. Static: Pond - Has anyone done a prop?

    Halloween Props
    I have a 1/4 acre pond in my front pasture I would love to put a large prop in. Has anyone done something similar? I can't really use the pasture because curious cows destroy anything I put out there, but I think the pond has potential. I also have a windmill pumping into the pond so that has...
  19. Prop Showcase: First attempt at making a few props

    Halloween Props
    Made a toxic waste barrel, apothecary bottles, spider egg sac and a coup bloody parts popcorn tubs after seeing prices to buy similar props. All were very easy projects and could be improved upon after learning from the first go around. Just wanted to share!
  20. 12 Volt 5 amp power supplies with a PWM $10 Each!

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Hi, I’ve got 16 of these units. They are a 12 volt 5 amp power supply with a PWM speed controller wired to it. These are all new and bench tested. Comes with the power cord. Perfect for wiper motor powered props. They are all very similar to the one pictured. $10each plus shipping. Please PM...
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