Search results

WELCOME TO THE COMMUNITY
Join this amazing group of people and start discussing what you like.
Register now
Buy Fireworks From Our Sponsors!
  1. AnthonyUKpyro

    This year is going to be interesting for fireworks

    I thought it was next year that they had to go? Some companies, especially Epic Fireworks, have been exhaustively testing new products for their firework product range to the new UKCA standards, in readiness for whenever it comes along, which they seem to think it's next year....and that is an...
  2. AnthonyUKpyro

    This year is going to be interesting for fireworks

    Yes, certainly, Absolutely bonkers retail pricing from all UK importers and distributors of UK CE compliant firework products when the brochures come in shortly, A slightly better availability of firework stocks following the chaos last year, And the final year for availability for CE...
  3. AnthonyUKpyro

    Can CE-F1 Fountains have an 8m spectator safety distance?

    You could well be right, the manufacturers / importers and distributors of UK CE (shortly to be UKCA compliant from next year) compliant firework products could well be playing it safe, and using a similar methodology to the old BS 7114 requirements, i.e. if something produces an effect height...
  4. AnthonyUKpyro

    Can CE-F1 Fountains have an 8m spectator safety distance?

    I have a Gemstone Fireworks Diamond Selection Box with a mixture of CE-F1 1m fireworks and CE-F2 8m fireworks and I've noticed the 2xMt Etna cone fountains, both 7g NEC, are marked CE-F1 8m spectator safety distance. The same 7g NEC powder weight also applies to the 3xWhite Pine Fountains...
  5. AnthonyUKpyro

    Happy New Year!

    ️happy new 2022 everybody
  6. AnthonyUKpyro

    New Year's Eve fireworks selection

    I set off the Spook Fireworks Centurion Selection Box of CE-F2 15m fireworks at midnight, and I have to say that they were pretty good performance wise, even though they are a brand of Chestnut Trading. There was a nice selection of colour, crackle and whistle effects throughout, as is typical...
  7. AnthonyUKpyro

    New Year's Eve fireworks selection

    F Firing just one selection box of fireworks at midnight, Spook Centurion CE-F2 15m spectator / 8m firer. The Gemstone Diamond Selection Box although lighter at 1021.9g NEC, seems heavier in weight and it feels it too.
  8. AnthonyUKpyro

    New Year's Eve fireworks selection

    Here is the contents NEC details of Spook Centurion Selection Box CE-F2 15m spectator / 8m firer : Express Lamp box fountain 18.0g NEC 2xDragon's Pulse box fountain 18.0g NEC each, Stingray box fountain 20.0g NEC, Spider Claw cylindrical fountain 18.0g NEC, Dragon's Twist cylindrical...
  9. AnthonyUKpyro

    TNT Hand Held Celebration Sparklers

    Used one late afternoon today on a cake and held one in my hand this afternoon, performance was excellent. Nice bright golden sparks and reasonable duration, around 30 secs which is about right for a 6in sparkler.
  10. AnthonyUKpyro

    TNT Hand Held Celebration Sparklers

    CE-F1 Pack of 10 hand held sparklers NEC powder weight 10g per packet 95p a pack I popped into ASDA this afternoon and saw these in the party section, gonna use them Christmas Day around the dinner table at a friend's house with his friends and family.
  11. AnthonyUKpyro

    Morrisons Fireworks 2021

    Sensible 15 metres safety distance on their fireworks, especially the powerful pieces.
  12. AnthonyUKpyro

    Useful safety tip for Gemstone 7-Shot Luxury Palm barrage(s) included in Gemstone Fireworks selection boxes

    Just a cautionary safety step, if you are using the stabilisation flaps included on the base of the Gemstone Fireworks 7-Shot Luxury Palm Barrages that may be included in your Gemstone Fireworks selection box, and you are merely depending on these, you might want to consider placing two...
  13. AnthonyUKpyro

    New Year's Eve fireworks selection

    Hi folks, just acquired two big selection boxes of fireworks for NYE, Gemstone Fireworks Diamond Selection Box CE-F1 / CE-F2 1m and 8m spectator safety distance,1021.9g NEC powder weight, NOT the ridiculous 2838g NEC quoted on the label, Spook Fireworks Centurion Selection Box Of Fireworks...
  14. AnthonyUKpyro

    Gallery of old pyro

    Remember Remember Feistel from mid 80's then in late 80's they took Benwell under their wing to form Feistel Benwell Limited with a mix of German and Chinese Feistel Fireworks and British made Benwell Fireworks in their selection boxes. They also had some extremely good sparklers imported from...
  15. AnthonyUKpyro

    Sparklers leftover

    That's if I don't use any between now and next bonfire night 2022, sure I will use just a few to get the numbers down between now and New Year's Eve, next Thursday is Accrington Christmas Lights switch on and fireworks display, probably have a pre display sparkler or two outside the local pub...
  16. AnthonyUKpyro

    Sparklers leftover

    Those Standard Sparklers came from a cheap kit, that Standard Fireworks at the time, were flogging for £10 at their headquarters up at Standard Drive, Crosland Hill, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire at end of the year before BS7114:2:1988 stock was completely phased out of the retail chain from 4th...
  17. AnthonyUKpyro

    Gallery of old pyro

    Those Sohni (ESCO) imported German Weco Whistling Bangers were sometimes a bit of a folly because they wouldn't always whistle loudly before they bang. That German imported Weco Diamond Sun Pinwheel imported by Standard Fireworks Limited, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD4 7AD was often found in...
  18. AnthonyUKpyro

    Sparklers leftover

    Hi folks, here's a leftover of sparklers from Bonfire Weekend, they are : 10 Packs of 5x10"Standard Diamond Sparklers CE-F1 Hand-Held (Outdoor Use Only), 5 Packs of 5x10"Evolution Fireworks Gold Sparklers CE-F1 Hand Held (Outdoor Use Only), 3 Packs of 5x10"Evolution Fireworks Coloured Sparklers...
  19. AnthonyUKpyro

    Cosmic group rockets

    The Weco rockets imported by Cosmic Group were absolutely superb, I had the Weco Lion rocket and the Weco Dreamstar rocket, both very good, but the latter was especially impressive, it did a massive bright pink burst in the form of a six pointed star then a load of wiggly silver bits that danced...
  20. AnthonyUKpyro

    Gallery of old pyro

    The designs and graphics on labels / packaging were far nicer too.