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I am looking for some good plans for hanging guy prop.I am open to a electric motor setup or pneumatic I have a large air compressor.I would like it to be able to hang in the tree for 30 days so hopefully it can be weather proof. I am also wanting to control if with a light o Rama controller if possible. Thx for any help
 

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I went with electric so you dont have to worry about air running to it. I also hacked a motion sensor from home depot so it only runs for a certain amount of time.

I am currently working on mine this year and have a post out there called 2015 builds and you can see a few shots i have so far.
 

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You can certainly use an electric wiper motor as has been done a million times and use Light O Rama. You just need to use a relay. Once you have that wired correctly, you simply plug into the LOR controller.

Of course you then need to create a LOR sequence as to when you want the motor to come on and for how long.

You can also do this with the cylinder version as in the Scaryguys build. The LOR controller would provide power to the Solenoid during your sequence causing the air cylinder to open and close. Same concept as a electrical relay.

Radio Shack would be your best bet for a cheap relay.
 

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You can certainly use an electric wiper motor as has been done a million times and use Light O Rama. You just need to use a relay. Once you have that wired correctly, you simply plug into the LOR controller.

Of course you then need to create a LOR sequence as to when you want the motor to come on and for how long.

You can also do this with the cylinder version as in the Scaryguys build. The LOR controller would provide power to the Solenoid during your sequence causing the air cylinder to open and close. Same concept as a electrical relay.

Radio Shack would be your best bet for a cheap relay.
does anyone have any pictures of the relay setup ?Just want to make sure I do this correctly and do not fry anything. I will use this on a few things this year. Any part numbers would help also. I would consider a wiper motor setup if i had some solid plans. I love building and tinkering but i am running out of time.I was looking at dc props hangman rig its pneumatic but i can see the convenience of electric.
 

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Your best bet is a wiper motor. All you need is to just buy a relay at radio shack. You need a 120v relay. The other side of the relay can be 12v, 24v, or other voltage More than likely 12v will do. The relay in this link will do http://www.radioshack.com/12vdc-10a-dpdt-plug-in-relay/2750218.html
You would simply wire this in parallel. Do a google search for pics.

*This statements above are for information purposes only. I aint no electrician, I just eff around and get a little jolt every now and then
 
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