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  1. Technological Terror
    Tuesday, February 5, 2013 Motors for Haunt and Halloween Props There has been a lot of talk about the shortage of electric motors for Halloween prop building since the supply of surplus wiper motors and vent motors has dried up. For the January meeting of CalHaunts SoCal I put together the...
  2. Technological Terror
    Hey people, Its been a while since I posted but the obsession has surfaced. Here's the Q. A buddy hooked me up with 4 motors. 1/20 HP 1550 rpm 115v. They seem to be used in refrigeration, sometimes lab mixers, fans. Any ideas for something like this? I used a washing machine motor with an...
  3. Photos and Videos
    Here is the link to my setup for halloween 2010 and Veterans Day reuse halloween props Had problems with camera Sorry halloween 2010 Veterans Day 2010
  4. Technological Terror
    Hey Everyone! I am new to this site. I have not found my way around yet so i hope i posted this at the right place. anyways... i was looking at deer motors and i was wondering where i could go for really really cheap animated deer with the motors. (i don't want to buy them online) i was also...
  5. Welcome Room
    Well, this is my first year of making animated props. I've always done the static displays (yawn) but I'm trying to jazz things up a bit. I've found that yard sales are now my second favorite activity.. If it's got a motor, I'm snagging it. Anyways, I'm glad to be here with folks who share the...
  6. General Prop Discussion
    :confused:Okay, here goes... I'm realtively new to animatronics for my props. I currently have a 7 amp motor from an old vacuum cleaner. To much power and torque. Any idea as to how I can utilize it in a prop? I'll admit that I'm a "newbie" but I'd hate to see the motor sit there if I can use...
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