Introduction: Firecracker Line

If you have any firecrackers left over from 4th of July, this is the instructable you want to know about. It's sweet and easy to make

Step 1: Firts Open the Pack of Firecrackers

Open them and take em' out of the wrapper

Step 2: Taking the Firecrackers Apart...

To do this there is a little string I am holding, take that and undo the string

Step 3: Snapping Them...

When you break the firecrackers you will need to be careful so you don't break the firecrackers in half

Step 4: Once Done Snapping Them...

Once you are finished snapping all of them, take each short fuse and place them in the broken spot of the firecracker, then close the part of the fire cracker gentley. As shown in the next picture but make sure you don't snap the "!!!!green fuse!!!!"


Step 5: The Firecrackers Almost in Action

This is what the firecrackers will look like after you finish putting them in their place Note: see where the green fuse is, put it at the end of all the firecrackers

Step 6: The Firecracker Line in Action

This is the line in action, sorry but I almost dropped the camera by taking a picture of the "firecracker line" in action!

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struckbyanarrow made it!(author)2008-02-11

hey guys i live in california where can i get my hands on some firecrackers?

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technopundit made it!(author)2013-05-16

Eastbound and down!

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struckbyanarrow made it!(author)2008-04-13

hello plz anyone i need fire crackers!@

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pepsivanilla93 made it!(author)2009-07-12

go out of state hopefully the closest bordering state has firecrackers. I live in michigan and we just go to ohio for fireworks

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codongolev made it!(author)2009-07-30

I live in ohio. we totally always take them out of state within 24 hours and never detonate them in ohio or shoot them off. we're good citizens. I would never ever do tests to see how duct tape affects firecrackers. and my brother would never get rockets to set off on his 21st birthday. totally. yeah.... I mean, what? also, you could check the legislature of states close to you. if it's legal to sell fireworks there, you can just drive on the highway for a while and you'll see a big "WHOLESALE FIREWORKS!" sign. they're everywhere.

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Colonel88 made it!(author)2009-07-01

I know. Take some of those pull string confetti thingies and fill em with powder. Then stic ka fuse into the chamber. *Boom* "Whoo-hoo! Hey, where's my arm?"...

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paperismyfriend made it!(author)2009-02-15

i make-m

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technopundit made it!(author)2013-05-16

I doubt it, unless they were made during the Vietnam era. The M-80 sized firecrackers around today simply have a regular legal-sized firecracker inside a big tube.

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bang56 made it!(author)2008-06-10

If you are in Wisconsin stop in at Hwy 41 and Jackson street June 19 - July 5. Dude has a big TNT tent with rockets, mortars, roman candles, M-80s, and 3 inch racks! THe web site is @ www.vipfireworks,us

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codongolev made it!(author)2009-07-30

just so you know, m80's are very illegal. everywhere in the US. they were developed to simulate gunfire. they also blow hands into bloody stumps right quick.

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RocketPenguin made it!(author)2011-06-05

i still have a few...

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boofyvid made it!(author)2009-10-13

does any1 no if i can get fire crackers on the gold coast if so where

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Plasmana made it!(author)2008-06-26

I wish I have some firecrackers again... Anything that goes "BANG" in UK is illegal. Even firework rockets are illegal too!

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agent+harmsy made it!(author)2009-10-02

You think the UK is tight, try AUSTRALIA!

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Plasmana made it!(author)2009-10-03

Nah, Im happy here in the uk :P How tight?

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agent+harmsy made it!(author)2009-10-03

ALL FIREWORKS except sparklers and caps for cap guns are BANNED for everywhere except the northern territory, and even then you have to be over 18 and have a driver's license to prove you live there, and KNO3 and sulphur are illegal (which only means they're about $20 a kilo from various sources :D). They've even got rid of the KNO3 stump remover, and you have to be a licensed horticulturist to get the sulphur used for plants! Still, I can make rockets out of sparklers, and crackers out of caps and paper and tape :D Ways and means :P

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Plasmana made it!(author)2009-10-04

OMG! Why? Did Australia have teroist attacks using fireworks before or something? Really, I am not going to move there... :P

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knexfan9182 made it!(author)2009-10-08

no there just stupid because there bans that toke away the right for a civilian to own a gun (or much of anything else) gave the criminals power because the only thing that made the hasitate was the thought of what if he has a gun went away

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Millawi+Legend made it!(author)2009-02-27

fireworks arn't ileagal. i know because i like in the uk. i live down the south in portsmouth.

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Plasmana made it!(author)2009-10-03

I did not say fireworks, I said firecrackers, (bangers).

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lil_pyro made it!(author)2009-05-18

make them then i do

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GreenDay made it!(author)2007-03-23

Ya, in Canada these can easily run $5.00 per 16 pack. They should be legal, they're alot of fun. But no, then someone might blow off their finger, or shove one up their nose... What states are these legal in?

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agent+harmsy made it!(author)2009-10-02

In Australia where I live they're SO illegal you have to MAKE THEM YOURSELF! With MATCHES and SPARKLERS! Grrrrrrr I mean come on! They even got rid of the stump remover with KNO3 in it!

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codongolev made it!(author)2009-07-30

legal in ohio to sell, but not to detonate. which is a little dumb, if you ask me.

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hellfire911 made it!(author)2007-04-20

wow where i live you can buy a big wire sized roll of like 20,000 for about $80.00 lol and i'm in wisconsin

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GreenDay made it!(author)2007-04-20

Time for a fireworks run to wisconsin I recon...

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pyroarchist made it!(author)2007-06-26

you can also buy them in northwest indiana... thers a black cat store that always has a 40-50% off sale that has huge rolls of em you unroll however much you want then you cut it off and again... really cheap

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That+Hurt+This+Time made it!(author)2007-09-01

theres also a shelton's near the ohio border they have almost every type of firework we spend like 200 dollars every year

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Loveofchaos made it!(author)2007-07-12

they arent legal in california, but they are in new mexico =, nevada (i think), texas, most central states i think. but as pmac93 stated, if your in the country, or have cool neighbors, you can get away just about anything

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pmac93 made it!(author)2007-04-23

if you live outside the city limits of somewhere or in an unincorporated county you can do just about anything :)

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diablothegreat made it!(author)2007-03-26

fireworks are legal in Pennsylvania but I used them in N.J. so they are pretty much illegal where i am...

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ninjaman made it!(author)2007-03-26

They're legal down south. I always see tons of stores when I go down there.

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festigio369 made it!(author)2007-09-28

diablothegreat, just so you know, you just made everyone who did this with similar packs of firecrackers waste their time. they are already in a string, if you take it out of the package and light the green fuse it ignites all of them. you don't need to go do any of the steps in your instructable.

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madhops0620 made it!(author)2008-04-03

wolf pack firecrackers com in rolls of a couple thousand. haha its so intense

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codongolev made it!(author)2009-07-30

I've seen 16000.

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westfw made it!(author)2007-03-23

Hmm. I really have to do that instructable on "How to REALLY do fireworks."
These pictures are from "Western Winter Blast" 2003. See also the Pyrotechnics part of my geocities page, where there's video of the string that worked better. Also, try searching youtube for the PGII SuperString Videos.

(not that doing creative things with smaller numbers of commercial fireworks is a bad thing, mind you; safer and more creative than the things some people do with matchheads!)

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codongolev made it!(author)2009-07-30

holy. deuce. I was at a phantom fireworks store. there was a big roll of 16000 firecrackers.... I wanted it. I also don't have $219, and if I did, I wouldn't spend it on firecrackers.

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struckbyanarrow made it!(author)2008-04-13

did they all die in the making?

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paperismyfriend made it!(author)2009-02-15

!!!!! wow !!! i know u!!

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westfw made it!(author)2008-04-13

The "pyrotechnics conventions" like Western Winter Blast or PGII Convention are run with a pretty tight eye on safety, and serious injuries are very uncommon. For instance, you'll notice in those pictures that there's an awful lot of "bare dirt" around those setups... (you should also note that these massive setups are done with commercially made firecrackers and etc, not homemade ones. Not that there isn't plenty of homemade stuff, but it's usually done on a less explicitly massive scale, and it's essentially a different "genre". "Setting off 150,000 bottle rockets at the same time" - cool. "Putting together a choreographed-to-music 15 minute "display" using consumer-legal fireworks" - cooler. "Building a 6 inch multi-color Japanese style shell and firing it, for the first time" - still more cool. "demonstrating and describing a blue strobe rocket based on a silicone binder (never been seen before)" - coolest. (subject to the mind of the beholder, of course.)

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Digital_Anarchy made it!(author)2007-08-10

*cough cough* "tetranitrate" *cough cough*

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FrozenFire+99 made it!(author)2009-01-22

lol i still got about 400 fire crackers left from new years eve.

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TaylorMenard made it!(author)2008-01-25

man i live in canada so all firecrackers are illegal but once in a while some of my friends get some from the us and bring them across the border and ive used all kinds of firecrackers and those mofos are loud lol but the wicks are garbage get world glass those r the best

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steven123654 made it!(author)2008-03-14

well i live in Canada too but I can still buy firecrackers but only in Indian reserves

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Supreme_Angler made it!(author)2008-02-15

This is pointless firecrackers are supposed to explode not fizzle.

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biggy+smalls made it!(author)2007-12-16

actually firecrackers of this sort are legal in clifornia as long as they are under 1/4 inch thick

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Edd.roadrunner made it!(author)2007-09-28

Lols i live in the uk but go to france alot. You can pick up 4 quarter sticks for about 2 euros (and im 14 and they still sell them to me.

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jordaninabox made it!(author)2007-10-17

just to let you know, they are ripping you off. No they arnt what alot of people think, they are not a quarter stick of dynamite. All it is, is in a bigger tube with a different name so people who don't know will buy it thinking its really more.

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dolphins42zaphod made it!(author)2007-08-11

darn this is complicated stuff ill have to go over this again once or twice....

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saltypyro made it!(author)2007-07-24

cool

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