Originally Posted by rchanou
I remember the good old days of holding the fireworks in your hand and then throwing it until the last possible second. Or taking apart a Piccolo Pete to get the powder out and using a 2 Liter bottle to recreate a M80.
My friends and I used to disassemble Estes model rocket motors (basically black powder) crush the propellant with hammers (STUPID!) and repack them.
Heres a good one that works. Take ALOT of sparklers, bundle them very tightly with tape, with one sticking out like a wick. Light the one, and run like hell, it will explode like an M80 if you wrapped them tight enough!
EDIT: Here is a link: