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4TH OF JULY====Fireworks

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  1. Jun 20, 2010 at 10:47 PM
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    rhodehard09

    rhodehard09 [OP] sometimes nonsense is the only sense someone has

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    lets see your collection for this year.
    This is mine:

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  2. Jun 20, 2010 at 10:50 PM
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    deadbolt do w3rk!

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    ahh sweeet! ^
    mustve cost quite a bit for that.
     
  3. Jun 20, 2010 at 10:52 PM
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    rhodehard09 [OP] sometimes nonsense is the only sense someone has

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    a little here and there....
    prob around 310.00 all said and done
     
  4. Jun 20, 2010 at 10:57 PM
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    Dang. That is a ton. My plan is to buy a bunch of artillery shells cut them open and make one big explosion. Did it once before and man was it a powerful blast.
     
  5. Jun 20, 2010 at 11:00 PM
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    rhodehard09 [OP] sometimes nonsense is the only sense someone has

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    yeah been there, try putting it all in a 2 or 3 pound metal coffee can without the lid put the fuse in the bottom, nice effect.


    discliamer: this is not safe and probably against the law:)
     
  6. Jun 20, 2010 at 11:02 PM
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    But that makes me kinda weary of shrapnel. The cardboard shell launcher just gets vaporized.
     
  7. Jun 20, 2010 at 11:02 PM
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    I love fireworks!! Don't have any pics. I usually buy mine that night. Im more of a pop them all at once kinda guy. I just buy 2 Gladiator sets. (think thas what its called) Its about 60 some shells in each box. I have saved up from past years the old tubes. So I can load and shot about 5 tubes at once. We do about 100 shells in about 10 min. Fun times.....till someone lights one and drops it on the floor!!:D
     
  8. Jun 20, 2010 at 11:06 PM
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    That is the best part. You get the full effect.
     
  9. Jun 20, 2010 at 11:06 PM
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    rhodehard09 [OP] sometimes nonsense is the only sense someone has

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    ive had more problems with the can melting rather than blowing to pieces. without any kind of lid or closure it kinda just goes up into a giant fireball
     
  10. Jun 20, 2010 at 11:07 PM
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    yeah.... try putting one in upside down:D
     
  11. Jun 20, 2010 at 11:09 PM
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    When we did it the first time is was just pure cuncusive explosion. It felt like I got kicked in the chest. The second one was more fountain like, but still made a big boom.
     
  12. Jun 20, 2010 at 11:10 PM
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    yeah we need to figure out how you did it the first time!
     
  13. Jun 20, 2010 at 11:13 PM
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    The first time was awesome. Probably a little too close, when I watched the video frame by frame after it looks like fire came pretty close and flaming balls peppered us.
     
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    I like the illegal/mexican ones :)
     
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    Yeah dont ever buy the one that its like a box with about 20 tubes lined up and its supposed to creat a semi pro light show. Almost killed the neighbors!! First shell goes off and I guess with the pressure flips the box over and starts fireing the remaining shells at the neighbors house!! Neighbors where outside poping fireworks also.
     
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    yeah ive also experienced this, quite a few times. i started putting a piece of plywood under them so they sit level and they seem to work a whole lot better.
     
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    Yeah I nail mine to a board also and place it on the picnic table. But this one had no hard base to nail it down to anything. I placed it on the concrete driveway thinking that the size and weight on it would hold it down. Since no one got hurt I dint think much of it.
     
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    yeah man with the real big (500 gram) multi shots I sometimes tie them down with a piece of wire, around the wood supports and through the plywood, so i can shoot them at an angle.
     
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    we can't even have fireworks out here in az...this is the only time of year that iwish i still lived in Indiana...NO firework restrictions there at all...:pout:
     
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    i grew up in N.J. so i know what you mean..
    i guess i'm making up for it now.
     
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