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  1. Pneumatic: how is this movement done?

    Halloween Props
    Check out the clown gyrating on the chair at the 7:37 mark of this video? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4n8ypsaLkE&feature=youtu.be How is this done? Is there any instructable (e.g. youtube) I can search to help me? - Vlad
  2. FREE - Bottom half of broken life-size skeleton (Tempe, Arizona)

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    This very unfortunate thing happened to my 60-inch skeleton companion, Vlad, last night. As I was loading things into a van to move, I picked him up by his spine, and the poor guy's spine just snapped in two. He was in a storage unit without air conditioning for quite some time a few years ago...
  3. Static: Tips for zombie bear/bunny

    Halloween Props
    I want to make my first zombie bear/bunny as in attached pics. I just had a few basic questions: 1) What is the object being used for the eyes? 2) Securing the pumpkin teeth (for teeth and claws)...should I use hot glue? Contact cement? 3) Painting...looks like a bit of spray paint and...
  4. Electronic/Software: My latest Medusa prop

    Halloween Props
    Hope you like it. https://youtu.be/Fe-Hq6Afbns - Vlad
  5. Where to get 4 ft skeletons

    Wanted to Buy
    I'm looking for a couple child size skeletons, I think 4 feet is about right. Looks like selection (at the right price) is low right now. I've no problem waiting, but if you have any suggestions on where to shop, let me know! Vlad
  6. Mechanical: Advice for wiper motor and lateral motion

    Halloween Props
    I have this large wraith with outstretched hands, and I was thinking of hooking up a motor to thrust a zombie baby out of its abdomen in and out. This would be my first foray into DIY motor props and I could use some guidance. Take a look at the 14:14 mark of this video...
  7. 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...
  8. Mechanical: Help with door

    Halloween Props
    My crypt dweller breaks down every year. His sole job is to push open the doors to his crypt when a mortal approaches. However, the motor and gears just cannot take the month long pounding. I've replaced motors and gears every year. Vlad, as he is named, is connected to the motor so maybe I...
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