Mini Display

Discussion in 'Fireworks Forum Chat And Discussion' started by WR3_Pyro, Jan 15, 2021.

  1. WR3_Pyro

    WR3_Pyro Supports UKFR

    My sons 5th birthday, he asked for fireworks as his party was cancelled etc. To keep the wet wipes happy I kept it short and sweet with low noise! Nothing complex but it really completed his lockdown birthday! And I knocked it up in 5 mins :cool:

    These are my kinda birthday candles :)

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  2. Pyrodave1.4

    Pyrodave1.4 Pro Firer/Crew

    Brave man firing next a car
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  3. Pyro Pete

    Pyro Pete Forum Editor

    Nicely done :cheers:
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  4. Nice one there mate, I see that your son has his birthday candles curtsy of vivid pyrotechnics.
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  5. danielpyronutter

    danielpyronutter Pro Firer/Crew Supports UKFR

    What were those candles mate?

    These kind of events are sometimes tge most memorable.
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  6. WR3_Pyro

    WR3_Pyro Supports UKFR

    Yeah it’s my driveway, my car is behind the mrs car even closer :rolleyes: wouldn’t think it was my pride and joy! Nothing a quick rinse down with the hose won’t sort!

    @firework CJ well spotted, he specifically request vivid you see ;)
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  7. WR3_Pyro

    WR3_Pyro Supports UKFR

    @danielpyronutter yeah they were vivid 56s, green glitter followed by special white strobe then red glitter, my go to 56 shotter, lovely and simple to get to the QM with little fuss.

    Yeah as I put him to bed he said none of his friends would have fireworks for there birthdays to which I responded ‘that is why I am the best dad’ to which he agreed :D
    Last edited: Jan 15, 2021
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  8. chris 1953

    chris 1953 Supports UKFR

    nice one mate
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  9. paul s

    paul s Supports UKFR

    Sounded like good, harmless fun. The little fella certainly seemed happy.
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  10. BarnOwl

    BarnOwl Supports UKFR

    lovely stuff @WR3_Pyro
    Those Vivid candles look really nice.
    Very crackly fountain - funny enough it's the one effect my daughter hates. She seems fine with all manor of salutes/raports now, but fountains with loud crackle...she literally runs away..
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  11. WR3_Pyro

    WR3_Pyro Supports UKFR

    @BarnOwl haha my son loves crackles, and in a low noise display they are borderline acceptable! I’m not a massive fan but that was a klasek 500g sig cone which I had knocking about I wanted to end on salutes but thought middle of January, might upset a few folk :rolleyes:
  12. BarnOwl

    BarnOwl Supports UKFR

    Ahh it's the Klasek 500g cone...
    Yes prob wise decision not ending on the salutes...give them a few weeks to recover ha...
  13. WR3_Pyro

    WR3_Pyro Supports UKFR

    Yeah great cones for the money, nice low smoke, powerful and high quality with some varied effects! Yeah our neighbours (One a copper) were saying they were waiting to see if anyone posted anything in the residents groups.. it’s amazing how little people have there ears pressed against the glass listening for fireworks in mid jan.
  14. paul s

    paul s Supports UKFR

    I think this is probably down to the close proximity of the crackles. For kids a loud, bright fountain a few metres away is probably a lot more scary than bursts 30 odd metres in the sky.
    There’s also the ‘will it or won’t it pop at the end’.
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  15. hofnerite

    hofnerite UKFR Stash Photo 2018 Winner! Supports UKFR

    I love those Vivid red glitter bundles. Definitely the best of three version they do.
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  16. I also suffer with that fear, every time I light a conical fountain.. but not just "at the end" ;):eek:
  17. BarnOwl

    BarnOwl Supports UKFR

    Yep agree. I certainly won’t be lighting a ‘Hail storm fury’ anytime soon....
  18. Having a klasek 1000 gram cone go "pop" is not something you want to happen........
  19. great stuff. Im really impressed with Vivids stuff.
  20. When myself and a few other forum members lit a selection of approximately 40 different conical fountains two Klasek cones did indeed go bang! The only other failure came from an 'Ultra' branded fountain.