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  1. Atmosphere Effects: How to create sparks when I flip a "Frankenstein" knife switch.

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    Hello, I'm new to this forum, although I have found it and read quite a few while searching for things. I'm currently working on some ideas for making a Laboratory in my garage for Halloween. I would really love to be able to dramatically flip an oversized switch and have a shower of sparks...
  2. Electrical transformer prop!!

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    Hi this is my first thread, I'm 14 going on 15, I LOVEEEEEE Halloween and have made numerous animatronicss, for 3 years now. This year's animatronic has been chosen: A sparking electric pole with a transformer. My ideas are to have a hidden welder remotely trigger and send small falling sparks...
  3. need help making sparks fly

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    i recently went to a haunted house, while waiting outside i noticed they had a few "mosters" out to scare people, they would run up to you, slide on their knees and with their hands make sparks, i asked them how they did that but they wouldnt say, im guessing its against the rules :/ i want to...
  4. Electronic/Software: HELP!!! CRT Monitor destroyed

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    I recently purchased a CRT monitor from a pawn shop. I wanted to make a Jacobs ladder. when i first opened it up, it was sparking nicely. In my attempts to reduce the size and bulk I cut/unplugged all the wires that were going to the tube. It now doesn't work. I can't get pics up now but if...