31 Oct '17, 5pm

Would you expect a 'floating' #Halloween ghost across your front yard?

Would you expect a 'floating' #Halloween ghost across your front yard?

The goal of this project was to make a ghost that would 'float' from tree to tree across my front yard. I was able to achieve this with an Arduino Uno knockoff, an Adafruit V1 Motor Shield a couple of microswitches as limit switches and an assortment of pulleys, nylon spacers, perforated aluminum plates & arms and bunch o' fasteners from the hardware store. The final result is shown in the attached video clip. The Ghost slides on a length of 80lb fishing line anchored to each tree. The ghost hangs from a nylon bushing with the anchored line running through it. More line is attached to either end of the bushing the ghost hangs from forming a loop via pulleys attached to each tree. This loop is driven by a spool with the loop line wound around it attached to the shaft of the 12V motor. Little balls of masking tape act as limit switch actuators and trip the switches causing t...

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