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A general tutorial for how I built the Flesh Eater Tank. I put this together after having several people message me about it. The light being used is a 275nm...

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Comment by MadCity Haunt on August 18, 2014 at 11:13am

Thanks John!!

Comment by john murano on August 16, 2014 at 12:01am

that is very cool nice job!!!!!!!!!!

Comment by MadCity Haunt on August 4, 2014 at 11:39am

Hey, Thanks KillDevil!

Comment by KillDevil on August 3, 2014 at 11:21pm

Sick prop man!

Comment by MadCity Haunt on May 15, 2014 at 11:08am

Thanks Susan!

Comment by MadCity Haunt on March 13, 2014 at 11:37am

Sure thing man, I actually picked up the tank on sale at PetsMart for a few bucks, but you can always see if friends or family have one lying around.

The main parts are:

  • A Plastic Tank
  • Blacklight Flashlight (275nm spectrum)
  • Prop Skull
  • Hex Bugs Nano
  • Cardboard, PVC Pipe, Foamcore & Craft Foam (for top pieces)
  • Copper Wire, Screws & Plastic Bolts
  • Acrylic Paint (Black, Brown, Green, Auqa, Red, White & Bronze.)
  • UV Red/Pink Paint (for bug eyes)
  • Metal Feet (Scrapbook Isle at Michael’s)
  • Beaded Cable Tie (Cut up for eyes)
  • Fur Yarn? (Not sure what it’s called)
  • Liquid Latex
  • Tissue Paper & Cotton Balls
  • Fake Eyeball & (1/2) Prop Eye (Amazon)
  • Inkjet Printable Mailing Labels (For custom stickers / Radioactive)
  • Regular and Super Strength Glue Sticks

That’s a pretty extensive list, but covers just about everything that was used to make this prop.

Comment by Woodsy on March 13, 2014 at 11:22am

So how about a prop build list. Better yet remind me where you got the tank, was it big lots ?

Comment by MadCity Haunt on March 13, 2014 at 11:07am

It was a fun prop to build Woodsy! I really enjoyed aging and weather the parts and want to build more props that use those techniques in the future. Thanks!

Comment by Woodsy on March 10, 2014 at 1:06pm

So on my list of props to build !

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