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How To Make Senko Hanabi Sparklers

Introduction In the past, I've kiddingly told fellow pyros that, at one time or another, I've made, or at least have tried to make, every kind of fireworks device except for snakes. That was before I heard about Senko Hanabi,...

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Make Black Powder the Easy Way

Introduction At some point fairly early in every pyro career we realize we need to be able to make good black powder (BP) from scratch. BP is used in aerial fireworks shells as lift and burst powder. It is also...

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How to Make Model Rocket Engines

Why make your own Estes black powder rocket engines? "This here's a story about a man named Ned, His grandson Jake called, and this is what he said, Pap, I've got an Estes rocket and a question for you, Can...

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How to Make Sky Lanterns

Can mere mortals make sky lanterns? I gotta admit, I've seen sky lanterns around for several years. I've seen 'em advertised right here by Skylighter. Have seen them at displays and club events. But, honestly I never gave them much...

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Making and Testing High-Powered Black Powder

Black powder (BP) is an almost ridiculously simple pyro ingredient. Mostly just three chemicals, blended together in simple ways, but producing wonderful results. Black powder exemplifies for me the endless learning, experimentation, and creativity that fireworking holds for us. If...

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