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Posted: 6/21/2002 11:33:19 PM EDT
I still like the ones that make the most noise. And the ones with the most sparks. And the ones that fly the highest. Are you able to get the "illegal" ones? Ya know, the ones bought from the reservations? Or are you unlucky and live where there are a lot of restrictions and a lot of cops? BOOM!! BOOM!! Its gettin close, Yeah, baby
Link Posted: 6/22/2002 12:15:10 AM EDT
M-80's and 1/4 sticks are my favorites. The bigger the bang the better.
Link Posted: 6/22/2002 12:16:51 AM EDT
I remember an episode of Little House on the Prairie where Laura's friend almost got lynched because the town (rumor started by Mrs. Olson) thought he a was terrorist because he owned lots of chemicals and black powder. In the end it turned out that he made fireworks and gave Walnut Grove a nice 4th of July show.
Link Posted: 6/22/2002 12:19:45 AM EDT
My cousins and I would take out an old wiffle ball bat and have batting practice with Roman Candles
Link Posted: 6/22/2002 12:20:15 AM EDT
Awww, Imbroglio, thats so heartwarmimg.
Link Posted: 6/22/2002 12:27:44 AM EDT
UFO's, Thundering Lightning, M-100's, a full brick of regular firecrackers and jumping jacks. Piccolo Pete's are great too if you know how to alter them so they fly. Just like the ones above, they can be a fire hazzard.
Link Posted: 6/22/2002 12:40:04 AM EDT
Those little Black Cat fire crackers and bottle rockets.
Link Posted: 6/22/2002 12:40:48 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/22/2002 12:41:28 AM EDT by budam]
If you like fireworks, you should join the Pyrotechnics Guild International [url]http://www.pgi.org[/url] Yearly week long shooting of fireworks and great competitions. Fargo North Dakota this year. mark
Link Posted: 6/22/2002 12:42:49 AM EDT
Originally Posted By rainman: Awww, Imbroglio, thats so heartwarmimg.
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See, I am not a bad person, but sensitive, caring and very generous. I used to like those magic snake things, carbide cannons, and all of the neat-o fireworks I used to make that everyone on the block enjoyed. But everything got banned. Now all I can do is sit in front of the T.V. and watch the Macy's Fireworks show. I wish I could make those death blossoms again.
Link Posted: 6/22/2002 1:20:33 AM EDT
Originally Posted By budam: If you like fireworks, you should join the Pyrotechnics Guild International
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Like this? [img]www.ar15.com/members/albums/Imbroglio%2Fpgi%2Ejpg[/img]
Link Posted: 6/22/2002 5:24:16 AM EDT
Aerial bombs...the louder the better...use to go over to Chinatown in NYC when I lived in Jersey to get all the really good stuff...being in Virginia NYC is 6 hours away but it's a small tradeoff I can live with...but I do miss them aerial bombs, in the old neighborhood it use to sound like the B-52s were rolling in [:D]
Link Posted: 6/22/2002 8:06:00 AM EDT
Mortars and Rockets by far shot over a lake late at night good an drunk and exchanging flirts with your "best" freinds ol' lady.......uuuuh oh I was'nt supposed to remember that.........hehehehe. The Mortar shots I love but expensive the big motor rockets have that "Rockets Red Glare" effect that makes my Testosterone elevate......ummmm I would encourage folks to make love under the stars this 4th........
Link Posted: 6/22/2002 8:15:12 AM EDT
In my old age, I'm back to ladyfingers. In strings of 1,000 they are a good time.
Link Posted: 6/22/2002 3:02:55 PM EDT
whatever i can get my hands on
Link Posted: 6/22/2002 5:32:02 PM EDT
Simply put, explosives! I used to be able to get "quarter sticks" and larger, but I don't do it any more. Now Tannerite, that's some good fun!! You get to shoot [b]and[/b] have loud explosions!
Link Posted: 6/22/2002 5:41:27 PM EDT
Bottle rockets. Dress up with heavy clothing and use some some spent roman candles for launch tubes. Stand about 50 feet from eachother and have fun!! Be sure to wear safety glasses!! -T.
Link Posted: 6/22/2002 5:50:33 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/22/2002 5:52:11 PM EDT
Speaking of which, I know M-80s, block busters, pineapples, 1/2 sticks etc aren't legal in my home state of Tennessee, but does anyone know if they're legal in VA or NC?
Link Posted: 6/22/2002 5:52:49 PM EDT
I like to put two gross of bottle rockets in a pole holder, and light them all at once with a torch. Looks really cool.
Link Posted: 6/22/2002 10:18:34 PM EDT
as i got older, my fireworks got more dangerous. now nothing i can legally get really excites me. i think this year im going to go a massive mortar show, thats 100% electricly conrtolled and ignighted.
Link Posted: 6/22/2002 10:21:57 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Zak: Speaking of which, I know M-80s, block busters, pineapples, 1/2 sticks etc aren't legal in my home state of Tennessee, but does anyone know if they're legal in VA or NC?
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They are illegal in all 50 states. mark
Link Posted: 6/23/2002 12:07:58 AM EDT
Originally Posted By budam: They are illegal in all 50 states.
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I suppose that's "for my own good" to keep me from "blowing my hands off." *sigh* I guess I'll just amuse myself with those little 1" mortars black cat sells.
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