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  • 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations
  • 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations
  • 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations
  • 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations
  • 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations
  • 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations

2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations

$149.99 - In Stock Item# 01296730

Spook all of your guests with this Hay Bale Popper! When someone walks by the seemingly innocent bale of hay, a creepy pumpkin will pop out and make scary sounds. Its eyes will light up and it will scream as it pops from the hay bale, and then a demonic laughter will be heard as it slowly descends back to where it rested.

  • Exclusively at Spirit
  • Includes:
    • Hay Bale Popper Animatronic
    • Adapter
    • Instruction manual
  • Product Sounds: Atmospheric sounds of birds, then a loud scream followed by demonic laugh
  • Animated
  • Motion activated
  • Step pad compatible
  • Adapter Type: 6V/2A (included)
  • Battery Type: AA batteries (not included)
  • Dimensions: 32.25"H X 30"W X 19"D
  • Weight: About 13 pounds
  • Material: Plastic, fabric
  • Spot clean
  • Imported
  • Note: Step pad sold separately
  • Recommended for display in covered areas
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Spirit Halloween2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations
 
4.1

(based on 24 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Unique (8)
  • Authentic looking (7)
  • Lots of fun (7)
  • Fits well (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Trick or treating (7)
  • Just for fun (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Adventurous style (6), Trendy style (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (8), Yes (3)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great surprise prop for first scares on the way into a haunt

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

I love Halloween and the 2.5 ft hay bale popper is definitely worth the money! Easy to put together. The bale is actually a wire cage with plastic "hay" covering that ships flat. The sound volume is adjustable or can be plugged into an external speaker. The actual size of the hay bale is: 30" W x 17" H x 19" D. The pumpkin head is 13" high with a 15" diameter. The pumpkin head rises 13.5" above the hay bale when set off. A very sensitive sensor starts some sounds which get the victim's attention and then the pumpkin head shoots up, stops at it's top for about 2 seconds and then slowly goes back down to the bale. The switch is under the bale and although a bit hard to reach without tipping the hay bale back, once it is in it's position of "on" , or "step pad", then all you have to do is plug it in the wall to operate it.
The only drawback may be that once it is put together it is more difficult to take apart as some parts connect one way for stability and have to be unscrewed to take apart. I suggest pulling the electric plug halfway through it's cycle when it pops up to keep the spring un-tensioned for storage.

 
4.0

Amazing product

By 

from Lincoln, NE

Pros

  • Durable
  • Unique

Cons

  • The burlap gets stuck in the motor sometimes

Best Uses

  • Outdoors

Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

An amazing prop bought this from the store when there was a sale and cracked it open and set it up. It is an amazing prop using a metal frame that adds a ton of support. Its great but sometimes it breaks and the burlap gets stuck in the motor.

 
2.0

Disappointed

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

My son really wanted this animatronic. It arrived in a timely manner, he put the hay bale prop together and after trying the hay bale on four different tries, the hay bale began to make a loud noise from the motor (a loud ticking). We unplugged the animatronic and have not tried it again since. I am disappointed. I believe I will wait to purchase any other items.

(0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I usually buy one or two new ones every year

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

I have not opened it yet, I have many ( 35 to 40). animatronics that I decorate with every Halloween, it is my favorite holiday and I always go all out. The first one I bought years ago was the Chest Ripper, and it is worn out now. It was my favorite of all times. Are you ever going to make it again? I sure would like to find one.

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

This prop is AMAZING

By 

from A magical fairy land callled somewhere

About Me Adventurous

Pros

  • Fits Well
  • Lots of Fun
  • Unique

Cons

  • It was kind of confusing to setup

Best Uses

  • Costume Party
  • Just For Fun
  • Trick Or Treating

Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

It is a great prop to buy if you haven't yet. This is my first prop from Spirit Halloween and I hope I'll get more like this in the future

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
 
5.0

This prop is amazing!

By 

from Virginia

About Me Adventurous

Pros

  • Lots of Fun
  • Scare factor amazing
  • Unique

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

      I got this with gift cards I got for Christmas (I am a Halloween anytime person). It is amazing! I knew the pop up was coming and it still made me jump a couple times. I recommend this to anyone wanting to up the game at Halloween. You will not regret it. It is made well and seems very sturdy with how it is made. I look forward to using it next Halloween season.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Would purchase again

      By 

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

      worked well at our haunted garage entranace

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      So much fun could use another for double the fun

      By 

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

      This had to be the highlight of our Halloween watching the small cute princesses cry and run away was awesome

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Poor quality product

      By 

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

      Poorly constructed. Stopped working properly after the first few times it was activated. Very disappointed. I purchase a great deal of "Stuff" from Spirit. I am concerned about the quality of this product and if this is becoming the norm for products from spirit

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      It's ok

      By 

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

      It looks good far away, up close pretty cheap looking. Used batteries and plugged it in, had a mine of it's own when it wanted to work. Nice concept but cheaply made.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Children enjoyed this

      By 

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

      This item was great.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      WORK GREAT EVERYONE ENJOYED IT

      By 

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

      GREAT

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      I would but this but only in the stores

      By 

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

      I have purchase may things from the spirit store and generally I'm very pleased with the things I have bought , the bale hopper was a great addition to my collection other then after an hour the spooky sound no longer worked and was frustrating, need to have the ability that if you purchase on line you can go to one of the local stores for help to replace. Not sure if I will make any more big purchases from spirit seeing this happens a lot on my props

      David b. Mesa Arizona

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Dident come with all pices

      By 

      from Ca

      About Me Trendy

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Incomplete
        • Poor Design
        • Poor Quality

        Best Uses

        • Trick Or Treating

        Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

        Dident have a base or battery box, dissapointed dont recommend it.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Awesome Pop up!!

        By 

        from Wisconsin

        About Me Adventurous

        Pros

        • Fits Well
        • Unique

        Cons

        • Sound Box Messed Up

        Best Uses

        • Trick Or Treating

        Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

        I love Hay Bale Popper! He is very nice and already scared quite a few. Once I came home with the 1st one, his sound was muffled and all messed up. Spirit Halloween took it very well and gave me a new on and it works awesome. I would give it 5 stars BUT the only problem is my first one came broken right out of the box. But I totally recommend this to anyone!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        I would not rebuy this

        By 

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

        Awesome for the price only problem is after it's triggered it takes to long to pop
        Up. When testing it I walk right by it and it pops up after I'm way past it. I would return it but I'm to lazy and my kids like it anyways

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        So Big!!!!

        By 

        from Rochester, MN

        About Me Adventurous, Trendy

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Authentic Looking
        • Lots of Fun
        • Unique

        Cons

        • Poor Design

        Best Uses

        • Just For Fun
        • Trick Or Treating

        Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

        I am going to use this in my front yard and i'm so excited to use it!!! It is made of metal and it is very sturdy. The only thing about it is that you can see the metal bars holding it very easily.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Excellent Prop!

        By 

        from San Pedro, CA

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Authentic Looking
        • Scary!

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

            I was very surprised how much I like this jack-o-lantern jumping up...the sound, the "jump" and the lighting are all excellent. He's really big and works like a charm!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I would buy this product again if I wanted to

            By 

            from New York, ny

            About Me Adventurous, Classic, Conservative, Trendy

            Pros

            • Authentic Looking
            • Fits Well
            • Lots of Fun
            • Unique

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Costume Party
              • Just For Fun
              • Trick Or Treating

              Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

              This was an amazing prop. One of the best spirit props next to jumping spider. It makes a great startle effect

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Love this!!!

              By 

              from North Dakota

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Authentic Looking
              • Cute
              • Lots of Fun

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Just For Fun

                Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

                I love it and my grandchildren love it!!! But I can't find the switch to turn off the light in the pumpkin head???? Any one tell me where that is?

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Excellent Animatronic and Great Scare!

                By 

                from California

                About Me Classic

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Authentic Looking
                • Lots of Fun

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Just For Fun
                  • Pumpkin Patch
                  • Trick Or Treating

                  Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

                  First I will say this: I have actually purchased this prop! I own it! It seems as though Spirit allows people to submit reviews when they clearly state that they do not own the item and they are only basing their review on pictures and videos they see on the Internet. That seems to be an unfair opinion. Now, with that said, I love this prop! It is very durable and of very high quality. The pop up action is very scary and unexpected. I've triggered it to pop up more than a dozen times and it still gets me every time. The "hay bale" is completely framed in metal, making it very solid and sturdy. The pumpkin is constantly illuminated, adding to the effect. This product is highly recommended for any home haunt, Halloween party, or for on your door step for trick-or-treaters.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  very large

                  By 

                  from roseville CA

                  Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

                  very good

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great prop

                  By 

                  from Moaning oh

                  Pros

                  • Authentic Looking
                  • Fits Well
                  • Scary
                  • Unique

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Haunted pumpkin patch

                    Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

                    This was a nice addition to my collection the pumpkin flickers when you have him pluged in like the incinerator the instructions were not too clear but you'll figure it out very huge the picture makes it look small but if you get him you'll say "he's HUGE!" The only issue I had with him was about halfway down the sound stopped I just pushed on the volume nob and fixed it the hay bale is well constructed the pumpkin is made out of a thin plastic will definetly scare some people!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (2 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    I want him for cristmas!!!!!

                    By 

                    from Omg

                    About Me Adventurous, Halloween guru, Trendy

                    Pros

                    • Authentic Looking
                    • Comfortable
                    • Cute
                    • Easely scares people
                    • Fits Well
                    • Lots of Fun
                    • Realilistic
                    • Unique

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Just For Fun
                      • To guard your room/dorm
                      • Trick Or Treating

                      Comments about Spirit Halloween 2.5 Ft Hay Bale Popper Animatronics - Decorations:

                      Awsome!!! It pops up and screams. Cool!!!

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes

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