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Conjure more than any spooky scene with this amazing special effects fog machine! Create the nostalgic mists of the Black Lagoon, Jack the Ripper's London, or the quintessential fog that looms over cemeteries. With a wireless remote that works 20-25 feet away and a timer, you can choose to run the show all night long or simply set it and forget it. Whether setting an eerie mood or blowing up the funky dance floor lights, this fog machine is perfect for setting the perfect mood of your party.
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Not bad for the price.
from Dayton, Ohio
About Me Classic
Comments about Spirit Halloween 400 Watt Metal Fog Machine:
I loved the product. Worked well, the only thing I didn't like was the wireless remote, good idea, but I hate having to toggle it every time, I wish there was an automatic on and off so if I wanted I could just leave it on
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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DO NOT BUY!!!!
from Enfield, CT
Bought from Spirit Halloween and would not work. Followed details in instructions and nothing worked. Fuse was good, tried outlets. NOTHING!
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Guest Services Response:Thank you for taking the time to review our 400 Watt Metal Fog Machine. We are sorry to hear that this item was not as anticipated but are happy to have a Dr. Zombie tech support team to assist with any animatronic trouble or difficulties you may experience. You can contact our team via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org with "ATTN: DR. Zombie" in the subject line, via Live Chat on our website by choosing the "Dr. Zombie" option. We hope to hear from you soon.
from Leavenworth, Kansas
About Me Midrange Shopper
Ran for about 45 seconds then stopped. Have to wait for the light to turn on before the machine is ready to fog again. All this would be fine if I didn't have to sit and watch for the light to turn on and push the on button again. Waste of time and money.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Fogger worked well, just wish it had a timer
Fantastic fog machine
Great output and consistency. I've had several of these over the years, and this is the best one I've owned so far. And a great bargain, too.
I would buy this product again.
Added really good effects on our skeleton graveyard.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Good small works well. Wish it had a timer
Small and Powerfull. Wish it had a timer setting
For the money these little guys arent bad at all.
I've owned a few of these and have never once had any issues with any of them. Even the one year I got lazy and didnt properly clean them out before storage. They all came out of storage and worked just fine next Halloween. I like the size of these as it makes adding them on to a home made chiller much easier and makes them easier to hide behind other props in my yard haunt. I will be buying a couple more and one of the larger models for next year. Can never have too much fog in a graveyard.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Worked Great - for 2 Minutes
By Disappointed Jarhead
I bought this because I needed a compact fog machine and did not need a ton of fog. I got less than 2 minutes of fog, now the thing is a useless brick.
Guest Services Response:We are very sorry to hear about the issues you had with your fog machine, and will forward your comment on to our quality control team. Please visit our Guest Services department via email, LiveChat, or call center so that we may assist you in replacing the defective item.
(2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Not worth my time
By Michael in West Valley
from West Valley, Utah
About Me Conservative
Got this from the Spirit Halloween store in West Valley Utah on the 27th and I wish I would have tested it out before the 31st. When I turned it on that night it would work for about 30 seconds and shut off. The red light on the receiver would come beck on in about a minute or two and I would have to press the remote again and start all over again! NOT WORTH MY TIME TO STAND OUT THERE ALL NIGHT LONG! The West Valley store (after a Little conversation) gave my a refund on Nov. 1st. that I turned around bought more fro next year.
Worked very well for a spirit product
Have two of these machines and one finally sputtered and died. I think I had it for 6 years. In my book for a cheapie that's pretty good. I bought one of those 300 dollar models that lasted two years. so that's saying something. I have the remote that lets you adjust the timing and length of fog dispersal so you dont have to do it manually. I will buy a couple more for next year.
(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Do not buy this!
This fog machine only blows for 10 seconds then shuts off until you restart it. Unless you want to spend your whole night clicking the remote to start your fog machine, do not buy! There is no way to make it blow fog longer than 10 seconds and they won't let you return it. There were a number of us in line with our fog machines trying to return them because they are such junk.
Guest Services Response:Thank you so much, we truly value your feedback on this product. We do apologize that you were not happy with the Metal Fog Machine. We would be happy to assist you further to ensure you get the item as expected. For assistance with your product in the future, please feel free to reach out to our Guest Services and/or Tech Team via email, call center, or LiveChat.
By unhappy goul
from pittsburgh, pa
About Me Adventurous
Bought this fog machine for Halloween 2016. It worked but not as well as I expected. After using it for Halloween I cleaned it per instructions and put it away. Took it out this year for Halloween. The machine wouldn't work. The pump was shot. Called Spirit Halloween and was told they couldn't do anything. Don't buy this fog machine. Not sure if the more expensive ones are any better. Didn't want to waste any more money.
A royal pain
from Hopkinton, Ma
Unit was purchased for a Halloween display that would last about three hours. As we prepared for the display, we would turn the unit on to see how things looked, and all seemed to be going well. When the live display started, we discovered that it would only create fog for about 30 seconds and then shut down for several minutes. It would not start producing smoke automatically. Someone had to turn it on every couple of minutes. I do not believe that this product provides the service one would expect from a fog machine. Do not buy it! Now, it is Oct 31 and we have to buy a new machine and cannot get a refund for this one. Both the product and Spirit Halloween have lost my confidence.
This product sucks, false advertising
By Halloween ruined
from Camarillo CA
This product is advertised as great for graveyard scenes, nope. On the box it shows the fogger sitting on grass with a headstone in the background. I used it for just that. The fog machine runs for about a minute and takes 5 minutes to heat up again, the fog disappeared before the machine was ready to be manually turned back on. I created my graveyard scene outside. Until I read the instructions I didn't know you weren't supposed to do.
Disappointed. It will work once than not reheat to work again unless it is turned off and turned back on.
Guest Services Response:Thank you so much, we truly value your feedback on this product. I do apologize that you were not happy with the Metal Fog Machine. We would be happy to assist you further to ensure you get the item as expected. Simply reach out to our live chat option for additional assistance.
Works well with the alien chamber, doesn't work well outside
This is a small, well-built machine. I bought it thinking I could fog up the small entryway in front of my house for Halloween. It's enclosed on 3 sides so I figured it would get nice and foggy. Nope. First of all this does not spray fog continuously, it sprays for about a minute and then shuts off to cool down for a couple of minutes. Strangely, you have to turn it back on manually (using the included remote) unless you buy the optional timer. Anyway the fog dissipates almost immediately, so it's worthless outdoors. I tried it inside the house just to test it and it worked fantastic though, created plenty of fog that stayed quite a while. But I don't need an indoor fog machine! So I ended up buying the alien chamber and it works fantastic with that, in fact it has to be dialed way down or it puts so much fog into the chamber that you can't see the alien. It completely transforms the appearance of the alien chamber, it looks a little dull without the fog but with fog it looks really amazing! So in summary, worthless outdoors. Fantastic indoors or in a garage. Perfect for fogging the alien chamber.
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Machine only stays on for about 30 seconds then turns off
from Vancouver wa
Machine blows smoke for about 30 seconds then turns off is this normal? Does not turn back on have to wait about 3 minutes and turn it back on with remote
Guest Services Response:We value your feedback on our Metal Fog Machine. We're sorry to hear of the issues you've experienced. We would be happy to assist you further to ensure you get the depicted item as expected. Simply reach out to our live chat option for additional assistance.
This fogger works better than my 1000 watt one
You will be disappointed
By AJ Garcia
from Lakeland fl
About Me Average guy
Zero stars and I will be returning it for a refund.I know why the units are not displayed and demo in store. They suck, run for a few seconds and puts out less fog than an e-cig smoking hipster.
Guest Services Response:Thank you for your feedback we apologize for the experience you had with our metal fog machine. We have a easy to access link on our webpage that will allow you to reach out to our Dr. Zombie via live chat, he is here to help troubleshoot. However if you are dissatisfied we are more than willing to offer and exchange or refund.
Didn't make it through one season :(
Didn't even make it thimrough one season. Will not buy this brand again.
Puts put a bunch of fog and shoots it a good distance.
from Norwalk, ct
Puts put a bunch of fog and shoots it a good distance
Yes I would buy this product again
I use this in my graveyard on Halloween it works great the remote makes it easy to turn on or off
Great product! Easy use for beginners.
I used this fog machine inside of my smoldering reaper. It did work quite well. After a while though it seemed as if it couldnt consistently keep up with the timer.
It worked great and because it uses a water base product, it didn't stink.
(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Mostly an improvement
I have this one and the previous model. This new model is compacted and has a nice wireless remote, but it just doesn't seem to make as much fog as the older cruder version. Still with the money. Hoping in the future we will have a choice of both types.
I would definitely buy this again!
The fog machine puts the whole party on a different level.
By Amy W
from Kansas City
About Me Budget Shopper
I was so excited to use this on Halloween. It did not meet my expectations at all. Worked for about 30 seconds with a loud sputtering sound. Barely could see the mist coming out. It would then shut off. I gave up. I didn't have time to babysit it. What a waste of money!!!!
Guest Services Response:Thank you for letting us know about your experience with this fog machine. We're sorry to hear that it did not work the way that it should have, but our tech team, led by Dr. Zombie, would love to try to help you get it working properly. Feel free to reach out to them at DrZombie@spirithallowen.com.
Not in new condition, not working properly
from Tallahassee, FL
Arrived without the handle and with a piece of plastic broken off the plug. Once it was on and warmed up, it only put out fog once, for about 30 seconds, each time they "On" button was pushed. I could wait hours and it would not fog again until I pushed the button.
We bought this in the store and despite the picture on the box of it sitting in the grass (I see online it shows it there too) it is NOT for outdoor use... Only on the porch. THEN SHOW IT ON THE PORCH. READ THE FINE PRINT AND DON'T ASSUME YOU ARE GETTING WHAT YOU SEE ON THE BOX.