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Name:   Lifer The author of this post is registered as a member - Email Member
Subject:   OK, I will Ask the Question....
Date:   6/14/2017 8:12:22 PM

  I don't understand why somebody can't do it, and do it this year. All it takes is money and a little effort. Go to one of the large fireworks stores and buy  a combination of mortar shells and cakes, use a propane torch to light them and let the fun begin. I do one every year for under a thousand bucks. Several of the  neighbors aware the expense and we get a 25-35 minutes show that thrills a huge crowd.

  Tips for success: shoot the mortars from a table or bench so you don't have to bend over to light them; screw the mortar tubes to the table or bench to eliminate rocking and tipping over; have a loaders and a shooter; wear ear protection; have an emergency plan (fire extinguisher or bucket of water) any duds or misfires should be thrown into water, either the lake or a bucket (I toss mine onto the boat ramp for later pick up and disposal) ; keep the crowd away from the shooting area; use common sense. It's fireworks folks, not rocket science. Those of you that want it take the initiative and make it happen. I prefer the store close to the state line on I-85, for every hundred spent you get a credit for more "free" fireworks.

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4th of July week hours - The Landing at Parker Creek - 6/13/2017 6:37:30 PM
     OK, I will Ask the Question.... - Mack - 6/13/2017 9:22:25 PM
          OK, I will Ask the Question.... - The Landing at Parker Creek - 6/14/2017 10:21:56 AM
               OK, I will Ask the Question.... - Lifer - 6/14/2017 8:12:22 PM
                    OK, I will Ask the Question.... - The Landing at Parker Creek - 6/15/2017 11:19:05 AM
                         What approval? - Lifer - 6/15/2017 1:23:16 PM

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