Combat Zone 210 Fireworks at Patrick’s 4th of July BBQ

Check out the video of the Combat Zone 210 in action. The video is 30 seconds long but the combat zone shoots off 210 red and green flares in the last 15 seconds. It is VERY COOL!!!

A Rapid Crisscross Barrage of Red and Green Flares

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If you want to add this awesome arsenal to your fireworks celebration you can find it at The Spirit of ’76 Wholesale Fireworks website.

4th of July Most Dugg Articles on Digg

US Flag reflected in Water DropletsAs a tribute to the 4th of July I thought I would list the top 15 most popular “4th of July” sites according to Digg (as of July 4th, 2008).

  1. Scientology: 4th Of July- How Crazy Are They? 2394 diggs
  2. Your Odds of Dying (Pic) 2095 diggs
  3. If you live in Ohio – you can’t be arrested today (4th July) 2081 diggs
  4. [pic] Gorgeous Water Droplets Reflecting the American Flag 1744 diggs
  5. This Ought to Make For an Awkward 4th of July BBQ 1481 diggs
  6. Conversation With Digg’s CEO Jay Adelson About v3.0 Overwhelming Success 1227 diggs
  7. July 4th, 1986 [PIC] 1221 diggs
  8. Five things you didn’t know about the upcoming Transformers movie 1001 diggs
  9. The Pirate Party of the United States site launches 986 diggs
  10. Xbox 360 Premium Found with HDMI Port 959 diggs
  11. How to make a Coke Rocket – Finally revealed! (video) 935 diggs
  12. Discovery finally launches! 893 diggs
  13. Remembering the 12 year fight for the Freedom of Information Act 874 diggs
  14. No July 4th Celebrations for Highly Skilled Future Americans 822 diggs
  15. Open a beer bottle with another bottle 811 diggs

My favorite is the [pic] of the US Flag reflecting in the water droplets.

Happy 4th of July Everyone!

Save BIG this 4th of July and get FREE Fireworks by Buying Early

I am ready for the 4th of July 2007 Fireworks Celebrations in South Florida. Are you? Check out my fireworks stash for this year:
My portion of Fireworks from TNT-Neptune in Dania Beach South Florida Fireworks Display
At TNT-Neptune Fireworks Mega Store in Dania Beach, Florida you can get two for one deals on all fireworks before Memorial Day (expires Monday June 4th). You can also get FREE BONUS fireworks depending on how much you spend. The best advice I can give is to pool your money with friends, family, and neighbors so that you can get the best deal on Fireworks packages. The more you spend together the better the deals become. Both of my brothers, and a friend of ours, and my neighbor all pitched in to buy fireworks and between all of us we were able to spend over $1,000. Since we purchased these fireworks before Memorial Day everything was 2 for 1, and in addition we received about $700 worth of Free Bonus Fireworks. So that brings our total Fireworks Value to over $2,700. That is a lot of TNT!!! The picture above only shows a third of the $2,700 in fireworks we purchased. (That is my portion of the fireworks).

Where to get your Free Fireworks:

My Favorite Fireworks:

  • Mortars (I love mortars): T-6, 6 break reloadable artillery shells; 42-Magnum, 8 single, 8 double, & 6 triple break reloadable shells
  • Grand Finale: Noble Eagle, Mission Ignition, Pride of America
  • One Shot Aerial Tubes (500g): Palm Tree with Silvery Tail – Most powerful palm tree break – Very Beautiful
  • Day Time Items: Parachutes (My kids love these) – Great for Memorial Day; Normandy Paratroopers (37 shots of parachute with spinners and crackles!)
  • Spinners (Wheels): We love to nail several spinners to a 2×4 and stick it in the ground; (Phantom Fireworks has a 13″ spinner that is also great!)

Here are some ideas to Create a Perfect Fireworks Show:

  • SAFETY is always FIRST!!! Do not endanger yourself or anyone else. Make sure only one person is lighting fireworks at a time during the show!
  • Create a shooting order for your show and keep the show going at a good pace
  • Use two people designated as shooters and one person designated as prep
  • Light your Fireworks to Music – This will make a “good” show GREAT!, and help keep the show moving at a good pace
  • Use extra long wicks or even better – electronic fuses to help automate and synchronize the lighting of your fireworks. Sold at Phantom Fireworks (F5 Pyro Ignitor)
  • Shoot off your fireworks from a sheet of fire treated plywood (prevents burn marks on your street or wherever you light them)
  • Keep the audience a safe distance away and upwind if possible (no one wants smoke in their eyes)
  • Keep your most extravagant firework for after the Grand Finale. Light it while everyone is cheering and not expecting it.
  • FOOD IDEA: If you have a grill, throw some fresh ears of corn with husks (unopened) onto the grill at med-hot heat for about 15 to 30 minutes. Be careful, they will be very hot. Peel and add butter, salt, and pepper. The smell of the corn on the grill will attract all of your neighbors! I love doing this during the Fireworks Show.

For other firework tips and show ideas visit the TNTFireworks Show Page.

Have a Safe and Happy Independence Day!

What are some of your Home Fireworks Show ideas? What are your favorite fireworks? Share them in the comments below.