Whether you are watching fireworks explode over the Hudson River or the Magic Kingdom, there’s one thing you know for sure – these firework displays have got to be really, really expensive. While cities and corporations do spend huge sums of money on fireworks displays, home consumers of pyrotechnics can still put on a great show that will have friends and family gasping in equaled appreciation. With a little planning and the right purchases, your firework displays will have bombs bursting in air with the rockets red glare -- all without breaking your piggy bank.
Incorporating a wide variety of pyrotechnic elements into your firework displays is the key to making a big impression. You’ll be off to a good start with ground fireworks that include fountains, spinners and wheels to aerial fireworks such as artillery shells, roman candles and cake repeaters. Plus, sparklers, smoke bombs, firecrackers and all types of firework novelties will give guests a hands-on role in the fun. Incorporating these varied aspects into your fireworks displays gives the audience different angles in which appreciate the sparks, streams, stars, smoke, sounds and other sensation of fireworks.
When planning your firework displays, you’ll need to find a way to launch your pyrotechnic elements in a quick and efficient manner. Shooting your items off one at a time with large time gaps spent fumbling with the punk, fuse and set-up is not only frustrating for the guy in charge but may also lose the attention of an audience. Instead, try to incorporate a variety of racks, launchers and stands in your fireworks displays. For example, a 12-shot Roman candle rack will let you ignite a dozen of these popular aerial fireworks in quick succession. And, your various racks and stands can be fused together for an even bigger bang! If you are an experienced pyrotechnic enthusiast, you may like the benefits of an electrical lighting system to achieve more control over the igniting process and keep a safe distance away from the explosive devices.
While you’ll have a hard time outdoing the biggest firework show ever, more than 66,300 pyrotechnic elements set off in Portugal in 2006, you can make a good start stocking your arsenal at All Spark Fireworks. In addition to all the pyrotechnics you’ll need to light up the sky, you can also find all the other gear and gadgets needed for your firework displays such as a range of fuse, racks, punks, lighting systems and other accessories.