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  1. Fear Factory Chainsaw

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    This chainsaw is as loud or louder than a real chainsaw! Has a 6" Kicker speaker and comes in at 128dB. Comes with a fanny pack which holds the battery, an extra battery, charger and paperwork. Has 2 different sound effects and on/off switch. Brand NEW! Any questions, please ask! $400 shipped
  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. Electronic/Software: Anyone using the Parallax 5-position switch?

    Halloween Props
    www.radioshack.com/products/parallax-5-position-switch I'm just curious to hear if anyone's using it and what you're using it for.
  4. Electronic/Software: Tekky Light Switchplate animated Throw Switch prop

    Halloween Props
    Bought this Tekky Toys prop from Party City and just got it today. Great look and like it a lot. I know people are always looking for this type of thing for their mad lab displays without having to try to locate something like it to DIY. I had a halloween prop throw switch from several years...
  5. Prop Showcase: My first build: Electric Chair

    Halloween Props
    Attempted my first ever prop build this year. A homemade electric chair using a palm sander for vibration underneath the seat, frightprops electric firecracker for sparking/noise also underneath the seat and a strobe light behind the chair to light up between the pallet slats. The chair was...
  6. Electronic/Software: Throw the switch!

    Halloween Props
  7. New Member seeking assistance

    Member Introduction
    Hi New member from Toronto. Seeking help on fixing my Howler Werewolf. Wiring has been disconnected from switch
  8. Question about Winter Dragon

    Halloween Props
    With the fog machine connected and the adapter switch turned on,the dragon cycles a few times and fog comes out.When it stops is it waiting for the fog machine to heat up again?Do you leave the switch on?
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. Electronic/Software: Need help with ardunio programming for electric chair

    Halloween Props
    So I pieced together an electric chair that has become the talk of last few neighborhoods that have seen it over the past few years. Each year, I try to add a little to it. Last year, I made a switch panel, but didn't quite get it finished and working to my desired result. The switch panel is...
  12. Lighting: Control Switch for Power Question

    Halloween Props
    Hey everyone. This year we're building a lab scene for the final scare of our haunt. I want to be able to control some light and sound effects for the scene through a switch or control unit. I have never done anything like this before, so I need some help! Basically, I want to be able to have...
  13. Antari F-80z fog machine work with generic timer?

    Halloween Props
    Hi all, I have a question, hoping someone that has this fog machine knows. So my current Spirit Halloween fog machine crapped out on me, and I need to replace it before Halloween. I'm looking at this Antari F-80z fog machine but I'm wondering if a generic timer switch (the ones you can...
  14. Electronic/Software: Prop controller for electric chair?

    Halloween Props
    I have never really dealt with prop controllers. So maybe I am ignorant.... I have an electric chair prop that I have put had for a few years that is constantly evolving. Ideally, I'd like to have it rigged up to a theatrical switch board so that people can interact with it and throw the...
  15. Internet-o'-things on-off sunset power switch

    Halloween Props
    What IoT switches are forum users using and having success with? What's your stories on them? I'm adding a poll at the end of this.
  16. 1A, low profile, normally open pushbutton switch needed

    Wanted to Buy
    I need a source for a low profile, momentary, SPST, normally open pushbutton, rated 1 - 1.5A, 3-12vdc. Any suggestions?
  17. "step here" foot pads. What's it look like under the hood?

    Halloween Prop Building Group
    So, I got my hands on one of those "step here" pads you find hooked to props at "spirit". I want to use it as a trigger for my adafruit sound board. I've never torn one open, and if I don't need to I'd rather keep it in that little vinyl 'pouch' it comes in. So, that leaves the 1/8" jack that...
  18. Electronic/Software: Replace motion sensor for Home Accents Jack-O-Lantern Man

    Halloween Props
    I want to replace the motion sensor on my 6' Jack-O-Lantern man (bought from Home Depot) with something that is more sensitive so that I don't have to be 6 inches away for it to trigger. I am puzzled because the existing sensor only has two wires so I am not sure what is happening...
  19. big lots Witch silhouette MOD

    Halloween Props
    I really like the witch silhouette. but the placement of the on/off switch was poorly conceived. you have to take it down to turn it on and off. So I 3d printed a post the height of the legs used to rest against the wall. (Minus the height of my push button switch) cut off the momentary ""try...
  20. Electronic/Software: Cheap Controllers for Props

    Halloween Props
    I don't have the big bucks to spend on picoboos and such, so I usually use arduino along with relay modules to get my creatures to do my bidding. Either that or I just let it run all night at the same boring speed do the same repetitious motion. I tried out a dc speed controller on my wiper...