thanks but i was hoping for something that had a plug on it or took batteries
that would be great but first i need to learn how to build a crank arm.Scary, I see you are also in PA. I'm certain I've got a few plug-in rotisserre motors laying around in my garage attic. They provide a decent amount of power and are relatively easy to work with. As Otaku stated earlier, the motor just spins in one direction, so you'll need to construct a simple crank arm to get the up/down motion you are looking for. If you think one of these will work for your application, just let me know and I'll gladly mail one off to you.
hey wait guys before we all jump to conclusion the motor im looking for is the one that operates this skull (see above) Thats it. im sorry i got a little carried away with the flying crank ghost but a motor that turns is not what im looking for.There's always the HeadDroppers that you can usually get for about $20 bucks at Michaels Arts & Crafts around Halloween.