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    Has anyone made a firework?

    Before anyone mentions my history with fire, I'm taking all the safety precautions.

    I've got an Estes Model Rocket. Just to make sure it goes high enough, packing it with a D-Class Motor as it weighs a little more than normal. Basically , I'm carefully cutting open standard fireworks and packing the Estes with them... Just the normal, Rockets, Air bombs etc, May put a roman candle in and some screamers. Got about 10 Rockets in there and a dozen air bombs.

    Relax, I've already tested it with just one air bomb. The Rocket Motor includes an explosive charge that would normally deploy the parachute at Apogee (About 1500 feet in this case. Instead the explosive ignites the black powder in a firework which then sets off the fireworky bits.

    It should be pretty impressive and also I'm not going to use it near any built up areas

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    I have made a few strong curry's and chillies - those can definitely be classed as explosive devices, hell at least fireworks.

    I was thinking of selling my poop to nasa for rocket fuel.

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    I cant offer any advice except for:

    BE SURE TO VIDEO THE TEST & LAUNCH! (and post it of course)

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    A video is a good idea.

    Also, on the Safety front, please don't let the SXOC make any contributions to the Darwin awards this year.
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    just remember to point it in the right direction!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MEL View Post
    just remember to point it in the right direction!
    What, at Pikeys?

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    Centre of gravity has already been checked and thrust to mass ratio. It should fly good to around 1500 feet before detonation


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    Fireworks are always best when they are in something... .something sturdy... that doesnt want to release the pressure.

    So, find a porta loo and ... well mind and film it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sideways14a View Post
    Fireworks are always best when they are in something... .something sturdy... that doesnt want to release the pressure.

    So, find a porta loo and ... well mind and film it.
    Does a telephone box count? Or a lift

    Turns out I can make a cracking firework. Neighbour may not be too pleased


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    Pics of devastation of GTFO!!!!

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