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Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop
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Stand this hooded life-sized animated Gatekeeper prop in a shadowy corner or on the porch and watch the frightful goings on. The light and sound activated creature holds a lantern which it slowly swings from side to side - is it to menace or entice? Blood red eyes glow from beneath a tattered hood - there is no face - but those demonic eyes seek to penetrate the souls of the foolish few who dare to take a second look. Do you have what it takes to follow the lantern to your destiny?
Additional Information
  • The life-sized animated Gatekeeper prop is a six foot tall hooded figure dressed in a tattered gray robe with an obscured face and glowing red eyes. The figure bears a battery operated lantern which it swings slowly from side to side; it is light and sound activated.
  • Eyes glow a red color
  • Lantern requires 2 AA batteries; not included
  • Item Dimensions: H" x L" x D"- 34" x 15" x 73"
  • Item Weight - 12.13 lbs
  • Includes adapter and cord; operates on ordinary household current
  • Adapter:  Input 120X-60Hz  Output 6VDC 800mA
  • For indoor and covered outdoor use
  • Optional try me button sold separately
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Avg. Customer Rating:
 
2.5 stars
(based on 38 reviews)
41% of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:

Pros:
Scary (15), Unique (14), Fun to use (9)
Cons:
Poorly made (16), Difficult to use (4)
Best Uses:
Halloween (21), Parties (9), Standing out (5), Anytime (3)
Describe Yourself:
Midrange shopper (17), Budget shopper (8), High-end shopper (4)
Was this a gift?:
No (3)
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Sensor failure
By Sharon from Stafford VA on 10/14/2013
Pros:
Cheap
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

This is my second season setting it up and it no longer operates. It is very cheaply made and the sensor has failed. Accordingly, there are no more spooky sounds coming out of it, the arm just rotates back-and-forth, that's it.

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Poorly made
By GeekAssPrincess from AL on 9/11/2013
Cons:
Poorly Made
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

The Frame was cheaply made and the lower clothing material just tore apart.

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Leave This One Behind
By Sleepwalker1228Verified Reviewer from Albany, NY on 8/17/2013
Pros:
Box Holds Figure
Cons:
Poorly Made
Best Uses:
In The Box
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

I bought this item at the last minute the day after Halloween. It wasn't what I was looking for, Life Size Gravedigger, but I thought it could be a decent replacement. In the store it appeared to be a very sturdy item. The item was stored in a sealed box until Halloween--last year. Very easy to set up, but also very easy to break. Couldn't put the figure where I wanted it to go. Stood it in the back of the house, where no one could touch it and cause further damage to the broken metal holding the figure together. Ith figure is back in the box and I will either keep it there for sometime or look to sell it at a future garage sale...at a huge loss.

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Flimsy and does not work properly
By Fatbat from New York on 11/6/2012
Pros:
Scary, Unique
Cons:
Difficult To Use, Poorly Made
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

Very shaky, flimsy, falls over without a weight on the bottom> Motion detector does not work, eyes do not light and it does not make sound

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Half price gatekeeper was well worth it
By Its all for the kidsVerified Reviewer from Fresno, CA on 11/4/2012
Pros:
Scary
Cons:
Tipsy
Best Uses:
Halloween, Parties, Porch
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

I set this up this year after I bought it half price in store last year. It worked great but wanted to tip over so secure the base with something heavy like a car battery. Was not hard to assemble just take time and patience and went together well. It worked good till I took it down so we will see for next year!

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Poorly constructed - beware
By BarlsVerified Reviewer from Minneapolis, MN on 10/29/2012
Cons:
Poorly Made
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

As noted by others, very, very, very poorly designed and made. Welds were off when assembled, and it leaned the wrong way. When I put it out, within 24 hours the support weld failed and the figure toppled. should have had at a minimum two support posts, because of weight of item - especially with a heavy moving arm on one side. Do not buy.

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Gatekeeper Prop
By BonnieVerified Reviewer from Windsor Locks, CT on 10/23/2012
Pros:
Fun To Use, Scary, Unique
Cons:
Difficult To Use
Best Uses:
Halloween
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

This product is fun for all who have seen it. I put it together myself and didn't have too much trouble doing it. It is difficult to move once it is assembled however.
We do have to use a heavy object to hold it steady or it does fall over easily.
I would buy it again.

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HORRIBLE
By MDEGERSVerified Reviewer from SEDONA, AZ on 10/21/2012
Cons:
Difficult To Use, Poorly Made
Describe Yourself:
High-end Shopper
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

1ST ONE CAME WITH NO SCREWS, 2ND SHIPPED AT NO CHARGE BUT ALSO CAME WITH NO SCREWS. TRIED TO PRINT RETURN LABLE, BUT 1ST ORDER NOW OUT OF RETURN DATE RANGE. SINCE THE 2ND WAS AT NO CHARGE CANNOT GET A REFUND. DIFFICULT TO GET CUSTOMER SERVICE ON THE PHONE.

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Cheaply made
By rasVerified Reviewer from Ohio on 10/16/2012
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

Had problems seeing reviews before i bought this cheap made product,like others said weld tore out of sheet metal tube at base,would have fixed if i did'nt pay so much,returned next day hope i get my money back,,stay away from this one !

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Junk
By CraigVerified Reviewer from Fort Mcmurray on 8/26/2012
Cons:
Poor Quality
Was this a gift?:
No
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

Breaks very easily. Light did not work and motion sensor only works sometimes.

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I loved it scared the kids
By AndiVerified Reviewer from Moscow, Russia on 8/23/2012
Describe Yourself:
Adventurous
Was this a gift?:
No

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

I loved it. used it outside as part of a display. could not leave it out all month but put it out on Halloween night. Scared kids. Talking and eyes did not go off much due to poor lighting. will try the "Try Me" button this year so we can set it off on command. used tent hook stakes to secure it in the ground. top heavy so can't just put it out. Neighborhood kids love coming by my house.

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It is what I expected for under $$$$
By The reaper houseVerified Reviewer from Palmdale, CA on 8/15/2012
Pros:
Cute, Lots of Fun, Unique
Cons:
Incomplete, Irregular Fit, Needs adjusting
Best Uses:
Just For Fun
Was this a gift?:
No
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

I bought this for my reaper theme. I love the uniqueness and phrase; too bad it only has one.
Everything worked after figuring out most of the directions are lacking some explanations i.e. which direction the head goes on.

I was very worried about the stability of the structure for holding any weight. The hip frame needs another section added on to keep it from snapping off support poles; as it swings way too much and too easy. The torso frame is lacking a realistic torso; this one almost looks like a woman reaper with a high chest. The head section needs a way to be secured from wobbling side to side during movement as well. The whole thing needs some weight on body, opposite side of the arm for balance and a heavier metal for this frame for strength.
Finally, my last suggestion to make this the best prop ever is to have the arm move only when the sounds and lights are activated versus moving constantly, ehhhhh the noise, it's not being covered up otherwise.

This is a great buy as long as you realize you're not purchasing a thousand dollar solid prop machine; it is only a skeleton with a costume on and you may have to do some repairs since the materials used are cheap as well.

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[3 of 7 customers found this review helpful]

 
i would never buy it again
By robert from indio ca on 11/27/2011
Pros:
Durable
Cons:
Not Scary, Poorly Made
Best Uses:
Halloween
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

it dosent work it stinks

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[3 of 3 customers found this review helpful]

 
Poor construction
By BonepickerVerified Reviewer from Midland, Texas on 11/14/2011
Cons:
Poorly Made
Describe Yourself:
Budget Shopper
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

I should have known when at one Spirit store the eyes didn't work on the display , and another store the arm didn't work. Both happened to me the eyes worked for about a day, then right before Halloween the motor on the arm stripped it's gears. Worst thing I ever bought at Spirit, worth about $30.00, not [$]

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[2 of 2 customers found this review helpful]

 
Be careful
By Medic986 from Whitehall, PA on 11/6/2011
Pros:
Scary
Cons:
Poorly Made
Best Uses:
Halloween
Describe Yourself:
Budget Shopper
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

This piece looks cool. Assembly isn't bad but it fell apart just before my haunted house started. The weld at the T tore out. Way too much weight at the top. Also it seems to not stay upright. Obviously before it fell apart. Wants to fall to the side with the lantern.

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[2 of 2 customers found this review helpful]

 
broke very easily
By RobenVerified Reviewer from Halifax, NS on 11/1/2011
Cons:
Not Sturdy, Poorly Made, The arm broke off
Best Uses:
Halloween
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

Broke within first hour of use. The metal in the arm bent from the lack of balance and broke. The lantern did not light. It was very 'tippy'.

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[1 of 3 customers found this review helpful]

 
Piece of junk DO NOT BUY
By Marshall SmithVerified Reviewer from HUntsville AL on 10/31/2011
Cons:
Played Out, Poorly Made
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

Please do not buy this [*] The bottom of the stand broke as I sat it outside the door. This was on today halloween day. GARBAGE!!!!!

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[0 of 2 customers found this review helpful]

 
Awesome
By thecuda from prescott valley az on 10/30/2011
Pros:
Fun To Use, Scary, Unique
Cons:
Doesnt work night
Best Uses:
Halloween
Describe Yourself:
Budget Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

Used in my haunted house

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[1 of 2 customers found this review helpful]

 
could have done a little more
By halloween mike from franklin ohio on 10/27/2011
Pros:
Nice theme
Cons:
Material pretty thin
Best Uses:
Halloween
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

looks good, good size, but only says 1 phrase normally 3 different phrases

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[1 of 1 customers found this review helpful]

 
VEry cheaply made
By LouisVerified Reviewer from Martha's Vineyard, MA on 10/27/2011
Pros:
Scary
Cons:
Broke immediately, Poorly Made
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

This product is really cheaply made - as soon as I set it up the wire rod holding up the arm snapped near the pivot. Either the lantern is too heavy or the support is too thin. I have a replacement and will try reinforcing it. One of the eyes (red led) was unglued and the motion sensor is problematic. looks great thought, scary voice.

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[2 of 4 customers found this review helpful]

 
i would buy this product again
By amandac from Hamilton, ON Canada on 10/26/2011
Pros:
Fun To Use, Unique
Best Uses:
Halloween, Parties, Standing Out
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

I put the gatekeeper together and left it at my front door and everyone that came to the door could see it through my window and when they came in expecting a person and found him everyone jumped. It was great.

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[1 of 2 customers found this review helpful]

 
Unstable and came without screws
By lilmoo from Ventura, CA on 10/21/2011
Pros:
Scary
Cons:
Poorly Made
Best Uses:
Halloween
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

I like the prop itself but it was very unstable. It came without screws and pieces broke of the metal frame which hold up the round piece that represents the body. I had to tape it together

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[1 of 2 customers found this review helpful]

 
Disappointing
By KAJ from ATL on 10/16/2011
Pros:
Easy set up, Unique
Cons:
Light doesn't work, Voice doesn't work
Best Uses:
Halloween
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

For the price, I expected the voice to work consistently. Light in latern stopped working after first day too. Not worth the price I paid, and I got 25% off. Save your money and use it for a more reliable animated prop.

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[1 of 1 customers found this review helpful]

 
great look but not built very well.
By jarmanVerified Reviewer from Mckinney, Tx on 10/16/2011
Pros:
Fun To Use, Great look
Cons:
Cheap welding n wiring, Poorly Made
Best Uses:
Halloween
Describe Yourself:
Budget Shopper
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

Great looking prop. BUT the welding broke at the shoulder the first night I put it together. And now the wiring has come loose. He works when he wants too.

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poor quality- i returned
By vaiomanVerified Reviewer from cicero, ny on 10/13/2011
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

poor quality

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[2 of 2 customers found this review helpful]

 
great new affordable decoration
By JTVerified Reviewer from Las Vegas on 10/13/2011
Pros:
Easy to store, Unique
Cons:
Take care with wiring
Best Uses:
Halloween, Parties, Standing Out
Describe Yourself:
Budget Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

This is a great new prop for the price. The arm movement is a bit to fast so make sure you anchor the base well. Take care when attaching and removing the head, as there are lots of wires that can get caught and pulled out of connectors. A multi function switch would be cool so you can operate it continuously, sound or no sound, or off the motion trigger.

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[1 of 1 customers found this review helpful]

 
Really cool prop!
By Hauntedeve from Walworth, NY on 10/13/2011
Pros:
Fun To Use, Scary, Unique
Best Uses:
Halloween, Parties
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

Like that the prop has two phases to it: 1) The arm holding the lighted lantern moves continually. 2) The sound and eyes are activated by a light sensitive sensor. Going to use on Halloween night on our front porch and will place a ground flood light so that when trick-or-treaters walk up they will activate the Gatekeeper's sound and eyes.

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Just a little noisy
By ChaseVerified Reviewer from Fullerton, CA on 10/13/2011
Pros:
Fun To Use, Scary, Unique
Cons:
Missing parts, Noisy, Rickety
Best Uses:
Halloween, Parties, Standing Out
Describe Yourself:
Midrange Shopper
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

This was a gift for my boyfriend. He loved it, but it was missing 5 of the 7 screws it was supposed to come with. He was able to make it work with some screws he had lying around, but this is the second time we've gotten something of that brand here parts were missing. Aside from that, the dude is pretty cool! Oh, and the motor is kind of noisy.

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Spooky gatekeeper
By kootsVerified Reviewer from Pittsburgh, PA on 10/13/2011
Pros:
Scary, Unique
Cons:
Difficult To Use, Lightweight
Best Uses:
Halloween
Describe Yourself:
Budget Shopper
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

I put this item in my front yard, and the voice is super-spooky. You have to adjust it just right for the trigger to make the voice go off. The 'hips' of the item needs adjusting, or they fall to the ground. I had to prop it with lots of bricks, because it kept falling over, every time the lantern swung. The lantern needed secured with hot glue, as it kept falling apart. The lantern arm swings all the time, not just when activated. That said, it is a unique and scary item.

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returned .. cool but would not stand up
By Queen of Halloween from south carolina on 10/11/2011
Pros:
Fun To Use, Scary
Cons:
Poorly Made
Best Uses:
Parties
Describe Yourself:
High-end Shopper
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Life-sized Gatekeeper Animated Prop:

The gatekeeper leaned to his left believe. The weld broke on the stand before we even got him put together. I took it to my shop and had the weld fixed. He still leaned.

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