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Icon 5 posted August 25, 2008 15:08      Profile for AnnaMission     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Does anyone have any ideas on how I can make my Halloween costume? I am thinking about being one of those Wind Blown Advertising Mans you see on the road. It is an fresh idea, and I suppose it would require a battery powered wind blowing system. Any and all ideas are welcome.
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Icon 1 posted August 25, 2008 15:28      Profile for The Famous Druid     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Well, I dunno which advertising sign you mean, but if you're after a comical 'wind-blown' effect, you could try hair mousse, lots and lots of mousse.

If that doesn't work, try watching 'There's something about Mary'

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Icon 1 posted August 25, 2008 23:02      Profile for Bibo   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
These are the products in question


They seem to require quite a large powerful fan. Perhaps just putting balloons in the arms and move them to replicate the action woul be close enough.

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Icon 1 posted August 26, 2008 03:32      Profile for TheMoMan         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
____________________ AnnaMission __ In the Flint Mi. area the Masons, Shriners. Put on a circus every year some of the members have inflatable clown suits. They appear to be a only slightly porous fabric and the fan and battery pack are sown into the backside. From the out side the fan looks like a computer cooling fan, I have no knowledge about the battery pack

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Maybe you should contact this Al Harrington fellow...hehe. [Razz]

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