Happy 4th of July!

I would like to wish everyone a happy and safe 4th of July. Remember always point the roman candle away from your face and never try to light an M80 on the stove. That will ensure you keep both your eyes and most of your fingers

I am off to eat some watermelon and watch some fireworks. Hooray!


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3 thoughts on “Happy 4th of July!

  1. Drahken says:

    tip: Roman candle tubes make good bottle rocket launchers. This is also a good way to finish off a roman candle that didn’t fully burn.
    One year I had lit off some roman candles, then used the spent tubes to launch some bottle rockets. I soon discovered though that one of the tubes wasn’t as spent as I thought. When the rocket went off, it was accompanied by a green glow. At first I thought this was some fancy rocket, but after several more different colors laucnhed, i realized it was the rest of the roman candle going off. It was a 10 shot candle, and apparently only 4 had gone off originally, but the jet of sparks from the bottle rocket was enough to get the remaining ones to go.

  2. plcary says:

    Happy 4th to everyone! Also not a good idea to light a sparkler on the gas cookstove in the kitchen. I was 8 years old and it burned my hand so i threw it on the floor and my sister stomped it out. The floor was brand new linoleum and the sparkler burned a big ugly black mark on it. Mom was not happy but It has been a fun story to tell all these years later.

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