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Old 07-30-2011
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So I'm building new entrance pillars for this year. I was thinking of a dedicated air line, prob 1/2 inch hose to a 1/2 inch solenoid fitted with a power washer tip. All inside of the pillar with the hole coming from a skulls mouth on side of the pillar. As they walk by, they get a blast of air. Not an air canon but just a burst of air as they walk between the pillars... What do you all think, or have any of you done this.... Don't be "scared" to criticize lol!!!!
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I like the idea.....the unpredictable is the most scary to me
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I've seen videos here of haunters using a burst of air as a scare (that rhymes). It's very effective.
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Great Idea. I have been wanting to do something similar. Just have a blast of air as the TOT's start to head up the drive way. There is a Halloween store not to far from me open all year and as you leave the exit door it gives you a blast of air at your knees. It scares everyone the reactions of the customers are great.
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It will work fine. I took one of those long folding leg spiders from walmart. Put a peice of copper tubing through him. It was a great scare.
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I've done something similar and it was the talk of the night! The unexpected always works!
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