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  1. Member Introduction
    Last minute decorations made cars slow down and was a hit with trick or treaters. We ran out of candy after an hours and a half in a neighborhood here in Michigan which is normally very quiet. We had over 90 families with multiple kids in tow. I created a congruent theme of a classic...
  2. Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Whatever - we got through the snow in 2011. Just hope there isn't a lot of wind. It's still early, hopefully it'll go farther off the coast or slow down so it doesn't reach us until Sunday.
  3. Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Every year I make a video game that plays during our Halloween party that guests can play whenever they want. I have it on loop on my living room tv and they can pickup a game sheet and start playing. You can use this video too if you would like for your party. Usually the winner gets a prize...
  4. Halloween Props
    A question for anyone with experience with these. Are they available with faster or slower speeds. Seem the ones I have seen go about 1/2 inch per second. That seems very slow. Anyone have a source for faster?
  5. Halloween Props
    So I always wanted to build one of these. I was fascinated the first time I saw one. Problem is I am not handy with anything electrical. So I kept thinking what if I hacked one of those hanging faux cauldrons. I bought one this year at spirit and immediately went to see if I could use one to...
  6. Halloween Props
    Anyone have any suggestions for cutting down the noise that the jaw servo makes in talking skulls? When I slow the speed down a bit on the other servos in my 3-axis skull they are much quieter, but if I slow down the jaw servo I figure it won't be sinked up well.
  7. Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    I'm excited about the after party food for my 2016 New Orleans theme haunt. I'm thinking jambalaya, gumbo...dishes that can be slow cooked or made the night before. Any fav recipes from this cuisine?
  8. General Halloween
    Night started with rain. That didn't slow attendance. We just crowded into the garage. As it went on, the rain stopped and it warmed just in time to start lighting things. I knew early on, this year was special as it started to fill in.
  9. Halloween Props
    I just put a new prop in the attic window and have it front lighted but thinking I might want the light to do a slow blink like maybe a couple seconds on/couple seconds off kinda thing. What would be the cheapest/easiest way to rig such a thing up without getting into arduinos? Any of the common...
  10. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Part 1 I have 2 wiper motors from Monster Guts that I'm trying to slow down. One I've used in my skeleton leerer for a few years and another I bought awhile back along with their controller to use for a cauldron creep. Both motors also were bought with the quick connect. Never got around to...
  11. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    is there simple wiring diagrams for wiper motors to make them go slow?
  12. General Halloween
    I love it! I'm just slow at getting around on here! lol -Mrs. Krueger :D
  13. Halloween Props
    This is something I have been messing around with for the last month or so. I finally had a proper waist plate machined so I could build a completed unit. It is powered by a wiper motor and a 12 volt 5 amp power supply running through a PWM to slow things down. I am still doing a bit of testing...
  14. Halloween Props
    We've been open for a few days now. Finally got around to making a video. It's been a hectic time, I wish it could slow down to allow me to enjoy it a bit more. Anyway here's the video:
  15. Links
    This is NOT the Thing Opening my Can of Soda in Slow Motion. Happy Halloween!
  16. Halloween Props
    I couldn't wait any longer! The scarecrow is out! I love watching people slow down and stare as the drive by. :D
  17. Member Introduction
    I am new here, but am a Halloween junky. I put up a graveyard along the road, on either side of my driveway, ON OCT 1st. School buses slow down so the kids can see. Only 17 days till it goes up. :D
  18. Halloween Props
    Is it possible? I want to mount a skeleton to one, but they spin so slowly. Any suggestions?
  19. For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    all steel welding construction. speed controll valves in both directions. muffler add your own skeleton, Zombie etc. I have used in for my zombie zehicle slow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=so4qydCXxqA&list=UUpz4mHHeLSFB_p1d1I7RvIQ fast...
  20. Halloween Props
    So, as some of you might know (from previous posts), I've been working on my "Mr. Bones and the Gourditos" for this year using an SSC32 board, VSA, and a newly purchased RAPU 5.0 (very cool!). One thing I found out (the hard way) is apparently I had the baud rate set in VSA to something...
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