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  1. 15% off Wiper Motors at MonsterGuts.com!

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  2. Hello from Wakefield Uk

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    Hello, Long time lurker joing the forum, been haunting for 3ish years in a very small place, 2015 was the first real haunt I put on as recently just moved home and now have some room to play. Most props are wiper motor but have an air compressor ready for 2016 I'm pretty well versed in...
  3. Mechanical: wiper motor and gears/sprockets?

    Halloween Props
    so im getting ready to order my wiper motor from MG and was wondering what kind of gears/sprockets can I attach to it? I want to make a skelly bbq with a rotisserie action. almost all the pics I find show people just using what looks to be bicycle gears and a chain.....is there something a...
  4. Which is scarier

    General Halloween
    A big hairy spider or a big shiny black spider? I know all spiders are inherently creepy but which is nastier in your opinion. I'm building a spider prop for my first animation It's not a wiper but should be pretty gross/cool. Jjust thought I would survey the crowd.
  5. Mechanical: Last minute Crawling RC Zombie - need wiper motor help

    Halloween Props
    I'm trying to knock off a last minute crawling zombie. The kids are working on the RC elements, I can't seem to get the wiper motors to run. I have a black wire - so assume ground, but have also tested with body of motor as ground. The motors are from a Honda, model 76500-sv4-a01. My wire...
  6. Mechanical: Please Help, wiper motor wiring!

    Halloween Props
    I am new to this website and just read thru 15 pages to find an answer and I still did not find one. I scored 3 2001 cavalier wiper motors but cannot get them to work. Have 5 wires coming out of them- yellow, gray, black, purple, and green. I tried to connect it several ways with no luck. I...
  7. Mechanical: Need help identifying a wiper motor

    Halloween Props
    Hey guys, wee I'm gonna try and build a moving prop this year and I'm going to be using a windshield wiper motor, unfortunately the motors on fright shop, monsterguts etc. shipping is more than twice the price of the actually motor ;( sooo I'm on the hunt locally one question I have that i'm...
  8. Favorite Place to Buy Wiper Motors

    General Halloween
    I see a lot of posts about people using wiper motors for their props. What is your favorite site to buy good quality wiper motors? Thanks!
  9. Mechanical: Monster in a Box advice needed :-)

    Halloween Props
    Hi All! I'm going to take my first stab at making an animate prop. I have an old trunk I'm going to use.. and do it with a wiper motor, prop controller and motion detector.. First question is- Looking at monster guts I'm wondering what's needed to make this work.. is this correct? 1. Minion...
  10. Electronic/Software: Power supply question

    Halloween Props
    The IT guy where I work just gave me about 20 Computer power supplies. They are all 19.5 volt and like 5 amp. Can I use these on wiper motors and other 12V stuff or is it too much juice??? Thanks
  11. Mechanical: I need your help on turning a Bucky skeleton

    Halloween Props
    First it's my first time posting .I want to make a Bucky skeleton move back and forth on a wiper motor but I think it's going to be to heavy what do you guys think ?
  12. Mechanical: Easy and Cheap Mount for Wiper Motors

    Halloween Props
    When looking through the forum I have seen several different ideas on how to mount wiper motors. I have found a way that works for me in every application that I have wanted to use a wiper motor for. It is quick, easy, and best of all it is really cheap. I have never seen another thread with...
  13. Electronic/Software: Wiper Motor DOA?

    Halloween Props
    I bought this wiper motor that looks old at a flea market a few weeks ago. It was only $5.00 bucks so I took a chance. Just got around to testing it, first I used a lap top power supply that I got for 50 cents at a garage sale. It didn't work so I directly connected to the battery of my car...
  14. Mechanical: Wiper motor problems

    Halloween Props
    I'm going to be using a wiper motor for my toe pincher coffin this year, however, I have wired my wiper motor to my power supply and the motor does not rotate smoothly, instead it seams to tick. I'm using a 12 volt 5 amp power supply and a Jeep CJ5 wiper motor, MN: PPWPM437. I'm baffled as to...
  15. Mechanical: How to build a John Doe prop?

    Halloween Props
    I would like to have this prop for my asylum scene But I can't buy it here and online is also no option because the shipping is more then the costs of the prop, so the only option is making it myself. Does anyone build something like this? And how? I can't use pneumatics but have a...
  16. wiper motors

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    is there simple wiring diagrams for wiper motors to make them go slow?
  17. Mechanical: Wiper Motor & DMX

    Halloween Props
    Is anyone familiar with how to control a wiper motor with DMX? I have tried to use a Matrix dimmer/switch pack, but the pack continuously outputs a small voltage even when no signal is being sent. I currently run the show on a VSA RAPU and I would like the controller to be compatible with it...
  18. Electronic/Software: DMX Wiper Motor

    Halloween Props
    Is anyone familiar with how to control a wiper motor with DMX? I have tried to use a Matrix dimmer/switch pack, but the pack continuously outputs a small voltage even when no signal is being sent. I currently run the show on a VSA RAPU and I would like the controller to be compatible with it...
  19. Mechanical: Axworthy Ghosts using a Wiper Motor

    Halloween Props
    I was going thru some pictures from last year and I thought I'd share this interesting build. System is based off of Raven Manors axworthy ghosts with some mods. I used two frightprops wiper motors and controllers. I also used their ghosts but with some modifications to lighten them up. I hacked...
  20. USED wiper motors for your prop making

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    I have 3 used wiper motors for sale for prop making projects. You can purchase all 3 or only 1. The price for each motor is $10.00, or all 3 for $30.00. Shipping is actual shipping cost to your location. Payment can be made through PayPal for convience.
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