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My brother lives in a large neighborhood that gets tons of trick or treaters however his house isn't in the most high-traffic area. We decorate tons but would like to make a sign like the image I posted to put nice and tall on the roof. I plan on making the sign halloween-ey but would instead of having the bulbs stay on statically, I'd like to have a basic flashing pattern or perhaps the ability to customize the pattern to our liking.

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Ah yes chase pattern! That's the word I was looking for. I intend on making a fairly large sign so preferably some cheap red/orange/purple (undecided yet) bulbs.
 

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Have you considered LED strips? You can mount them around the edges of the arrow, have them flash, chase, change colors, twinkle, etc. They are cheap, easy to mount and control and would give you many more options than simple lamps. It's a totally different look so it may not be what you're after. Just another option.
 

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Have you considered LED strips? You can mount them around the edges of the arrow, have them flash, chase, change colors, twinkle, etc. They are cheap, easy to mount and control and would give you many more options than simple lamps. It's a totally different look so it may not be what you're after. Just another option.
That's what I would suggest as well. You can get controllers to go along with RGB LED strip lights. Here's one example:
https://www.birddogdistributing.com/programmable-chasing-controller-for-rgb-chasing-strip-light-ic2811/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIwbKElvbI4AIViT5pCh0DewcIEAQYDyABEgI8KPD_BwE
 

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Have you considered LED strips? You can mount them around the edges of the arrow, have them flash, chase, change colors, twinkle, etc. They are cheap, easy to mount and control and would give you many more options than simple lamps. It's a totally different look so it may not be what you're after. Just another option.
That's what I would suggest as well. You can get controllers to go along with RGB LED strip lights. Here's one example:
https://www.birddogdistributing.com/programmable-chasing-controller-for-rgb-chasing-strip-light-ic2811/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIwbKElvbI4AIViT5pCh0DewcIEAQYDyABEgI8KPD_BwE
Perfect idea. I don’t know why I didn’t consider strips. Thanks!
 

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Here is a sign I made years ago. The lights are G50 120v bulbs. It is made from 3 stands set up in a chase order, 1-2-3-1-2-3-etc. Runs off a pretty standard lighting controller.
It can do many different patterns. IMG_13931.jpg
 

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Check out these 12 volt Lights

https://www.amazon.com/LumenBasic-Voltage-Edison-Lighting-Interior/dp/B074HZ5F2P?th=1

https://www.amazon.com/12V-24V-Voltage-Incandescent-Lighting-Warmwhite/dp/B077Q2G7NZ/ref=pd_lpo_vtph_60_tr_t_2?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=PXFB7K8KEYPYZ599X0X2

You should be able to use most 12vdc controllers with it, jmust make sure the controller can handle the wattage of the lamps. When you are laying out the lights, determine your chase pattern (3 circuit, 4 circuit, etc) and lay your lights out accordingly, that way if your going for a chase pattern, it will look like its chasing without skipping lights (hopefully that makes sense, coffee has not kicked in yet)
 
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