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    Update: At this moment, the general public can...

    Update:
    At this moment, the general public can only use items in the F1, T1 and P1 classes.
    The other classes are available to licensed pyrotechnicians: F2, F3, F4, T2 and P2.
    As the P1 is...
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    Getting a pyrotechnician license in Romania...

    Getting a pyrotechnician license in Romania involves the following steps:
    1. Taking a Pyrotechnician course, either at the National Military Academy or The Insemex Institute in Petrosani. Exempted...
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    Starting with 01-July-2015, Romania has to...

    Starting with 01-July-2015, Romania has to enforce European Directive 29/2013, which regulates the pyrotechnic articles throughout Europe, as follows:
    Articles included in categories F1, F2, F3 and...
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    Hello, About mortar tube dimensions, as a rule...

    Hello,
    About mortar tube dimensions, as a rule of thumb, the effective height is 5 times the inner diameter. I.E. for a 3 inch mortar, it should be 5*3=15 inch EFFECTIVE Length, meaning that the...
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    Hello, everyone! I have fired a few shells out...

    Hello, everyone!
    I have fired a few shells out of the 67 mm mortars, exactly 3 shells so far, and the result was quite acceptable. As expected, the shells did not reach as high an altitude as when...
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    Well, the paper mortars come from a used 2.5 inch...

    Well, the paper mortars come from a used 2.5 inch cake. Apart from the initial firing from the original shells that were in the cake, I have so far shot about 10 shells out of each tube. The cake was...
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    2.5 inch mortars

    Hi everyone!

    I have an issue with 2.5 inch mortars. So far I have used paper 2.5 inch mortars, that came out of a 2.5 inch cake. They worked great so far, although they were actually 61 mm ID, as...
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    I finally solved the mistery. I actually got two...

    I finally solved the mistery. I actually got two 4" shells and tested them with my mortar: they fit perfectly; well, actually they are a little bit of a tight fit, i.e. the shell, together with the...
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    I am aware of that, and that's why I asked if...

    I am aware of that, and that's why I asked if anyone might have access to a 4 in shell and measure it's diameter to see if it is under 96 mm, and in that case I think I could use the mortars that I...
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    I can't buy a commercial mortar. I can get the...

    I can't buy a commercial mortar. I can get the shells from some friends that work for a fireworks company, but no mortars... The HDPE that I have is very strong, at 6.6 mm wall thickness, and I got...
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    4 inch mortars exact dimensions

    Hello everyone!

    I'm quite a beginner with display shells, so far the biggest commercial shells I fired were 3 inch, and I'm trying to move on to 4 inch shells but I got a question and maybe you...
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    If I'm not the winner I will surely buy one... ...

    If I'm not the winner I will surely buy one...

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    Well, if what you mean is that they crumble at...

    Well, if what you mean is that they crumble at the mere touching, then they are wet, so wait for them to dry a little more; however, if they crumble when you are pressing them between your fingers,...
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    well, the reason why fireworks are banned is...

    well, the reason why fireworks are banned is stupid people in general. in my country, you can only use sparklers and fountains as fireworks, all the good types have been banned because one incredibly...
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    Well, it could have been the city of...

    Well, it could have been the city of Ramnicu-Valcea, where recently, the police, with help from the FBI, arrested a cyber crime group. It could just as well have been another city, as romanians are...
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    Fireworks that are available in Romania

    Hy everyone!
    I thought it might be interesting to post the available types of fireworks in Romania.
    First of all, you cannot buy decent fireworks legally. For a few years now, Class II fireworks...
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