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  1. A Use for Campaign Signs

    General Halloween
    This is not a political post, I promise! Now that it's election day in the US, there's going to be a lot of leftover campaign signs cluttering the landscape and landfills. But the wire sign frames make *great* tombstone stakes, either for home built stones or as replacements. And the plastic...
  2. Electronic/Software: Audio for random props, media player?

    Halloween Props
    For those who have multiple sounds coming from multiple props, what are you doing? Not talking about custom programming all hooked up to computer, etc. Just want to add sound to 2-3 props and have the speaker right by that prop. For example my rocking chair that moves, I want to have a speaker...
  3. Lighting: DIY Medievil Sconce

    Halloween Props
    I have always wanted to have "torches" for Halloween that looked like they were from medieval times. Believe me, I have looked but you can't buy them on Amazon. So this year I got enough motivation to try to make one myself. Unfortunately if you google "How to make a medieval sconce" you...
  4. Great deal on 10W RGB Floods

    Coupons, Discounts and Promotions
    10W LED RGB weatherproof Flood Lights with memory on Amazon for $6.39 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B077GCG6RC?ref=em_1p_0_ti&ref_=pe_457490_364317200
  5. Static: My Unorthodox pumpkin

    Halloween Props
    Awhile ago I came across a photo of some pumpkins that had been carved from the bottom instead of the top and was lit from within with some pumpkin guts hanging down. Turns out they were done by one of the moderators on this site named UnOrthoDox. I loved the look and have decided to make a...
  6. Outdoor Floating Candle help

    Over the past few weeks I have seen all these great ideas for PVC Candles using tea lights and various other things. This year I really want to hang some candles from a tree in my front yard. I want to make floating candles above the graveyard I am also going to be making. I have just run into a...
  7. Static: Help Needed - Seal & UV Protect Acrylic Painted HM Hitchhiking Ghosts

    Halloween Props
    TL,DR; I need a UV & weather protection solution for plywood painted with acrylics that will not alter the color of the paint. Hello my fellow haunters...I need your help and expertise. My wife and I have a Haunted Mansion theme this year and we were inspired by this other hitchhiking ghosts...
  8. Static: 1st props help.

    Halloween Props
    Hi, I want to put these witches out this year. The problem is after they're on the wig head you can see into the eye and nose holes. What is the best way to cover those? Also, is there a way to weatherproof their clothes or should I not worry about it since they're stank witches? Thanks!
  9. Static: Waterproofing Clothing for Outdoor Props

    Halloween Props
    I'm working on some PVC-frame props for the front yard this fall - maybe a gravedigger and cauldron creep. I'd like to leave them up all month during October, but I'm in central Iowa, so the weather is unpredictable. Any suggestions for waterproofing their clothing? I read that clear spray...
  10. Protect your Haunt! Motion Sensor Lights on woot. Today only

    General Halloween
    In case anyone is interested for their haunt, it will be up for today only and looks like a pretty good deal. You get 3 for 50 smackers and they are wireless and weatherproof!. Might just save your haunt from the bad people we sometimes run into...
  11. Other: Waterproof / Weatherproof: What do you leave out?

    Halloween Props
    Since I've decided to get a little more ambitious with my Halloween decorating this year, I've been wondering what things you leave out and which you pull in at the end of the night, or at the very least, if it looks like it's going to rain. I bought a few plastic skeletons and both of them say...
  12. Electronic/Software: How do you guys waterproof your props ????

    Halloween Props
    I know that lots of you guys keep your displays out for the entire month of October, so my question is how do you stop rain getting to your wire connections on your motors and how do you cover extension cords ???? This may be a little unclear so just ask if you want me to be more specific...
  13. weather proof body parts?

    What is the best way to build weather proof head, neck, sholders, hands, and feet? I was going to use paper mache but I don't know what to do to it to keep it safe in the rain. Any Ideas???
  14. Mechanical: Ideas for weatherproofing a wiper motor?

    Halloween Props
    I have a skeletal helmsman prop with a wiper motor that I'd like to place in an area subjected to the elements. What is a good way to protect the wiper motor from water intrusion while still allowing it to move? (Dean from MonsterGuts says everything above the black cylinder, including the...
  15. Static: Weatherproof Tombstone?

    Halloween Props
    I am looking for a way to weatherproof my tombstones made out of foam sheets. I know I can use the enamel in a spray paint can, but does anybody know if there is a better option?