Maximum Showtime - Brothers Pyrotechnics

Discussion in 'Old Fireworks' started by James, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. James

    James Administrator Staff Member

    Maximum Showtime
    Brothers Pyrotechnics

    Buy Online
    Type: Cake
    Duration: 1 Min 40 Secs
    Shots: 201 Shots
    Fanned: Yes
    Classification: 1.4G
    Pyromeshed: No

    Description: This show-stopping firework offers everything on its build up to a truely show-stopping finale. I personally have never seem a cat 3 firework fan at such extreme angles. Make sure you have plenty of room for this one!
    Last edited: Oct 13, 2013
  2. moonrunner

    moonrunner New Member of the Galactic Forum

    I've not seen this yet- but people do speak highly of it- but I dunno- as you say (and it looks about right) average cost is £150 - thats a remarkable whack .

    In a nutshell, I suppose I'm asking - It's good, thats a given, but is it THAT good?
  3. Fizz

    Fizz New Member of the Galactic Forum

    That looks amazing in the video

    Would love to see it live, have to agree though £150 on a single firework seems a fair whack

    Personally I enjoying lighting fireworks as much as watching so the more the better
  4. cat 4

    cat 4 Galactic Firework Enthusiast

    not seen this one live yet. looks ok in the video a bit costly. and i know it last a long time but thats not for me as i like fast action pace like screaming spiders. but if you like long firing time go for it:)
  5. supercarnigel

    supercarnigel Pyro-King Staff Member

    I have see this firework and it really is 10 times better than the video. I have been informed today by Brothers Pyrotechnics that is now officially SOLD OUT ! so retailers look after them :) Maybe I put ours on too cheap but there you go :(
  6. Jackie Moon

    Jackie Moon Galactic Staff Staff Member

    It is a little on the pricey side but if your after a firework that simply blows you away this is the one, personally i dont think the video does it too much justice, watching it live is spectacular.
  7. stuartmfc

    stuartmfc New Member of the Galactic Forum

    Does anybody know how high it fires up when its spreads out? Just trying to figure out if i have enough room for it :faint:
  8. bladexm

    bladexm Guest

    Not sure about height but the spread is up to 100 meters from what the description on the below video says, it's a beast and can't wait to see it for real :party:
  9. Bandit

    Bandit The Firework Forum Addict

    I Got one today, :rave2:

    don't know if i will keep it for new years eve if it is now sold out
  10. bladexm

    bladexm Guest

    Don't think I could save mine till new year I'm itching to see it now
  11. Pyromaniac

    Pyromaniac Super Moderator

    Am sure there will be a lot more available by the time New Year's eve gets here
  12. Xpert@Play

    Xpert@Play New Member of the Galactic Forum

    Would love this for my BFN diplay.

    Does this firework really need 100 metres? I only have 30 metre wide in my garden.

    What would be the typical angle as an estimation?
  13. fishguy

    fishguy Galactic Fireworks Forum Member

    You don't need 100m. But the more you have, the more you can admire it. 30m is enough
  14. pyrojim

    pyrojim Galactic Firework Addict

    i wld say you need at least 30m to watch it properly but my trouble was
    with the width of my garden, i had to let it off close to my house as i have
    trees futher down,

    this unit has very wide angled tubes so you do need the width,

    all in all if it goes as it shld a very nice piece of pyro tho
  15. DanTheMan

    DanTheMan Guest

    Max showtime anyone bringing one this weekend?
    My 800th post, I'm going to be a global Cameraman soon!!!
  16. Tricka

    Tricka Galactic Firework Addict

    I've heard there will be one there, and I'm yet to see this in the flesh :)
  17. Pyro Daddy

    Pyro Daddy Guest

    The 100m mentioned is the width of the spread, so aslong as no tall trees nearby, you should be ok. But as others have said, get as far back as you can (within reason), purely to appreciate the effects better.

    I'm taking 1 up this weekend hopefully Danny boy.
  18. supercarnigel

    supercarnigel Pyro-King Staff Member

    Lovely M :)

    The most hated firework is still my most favourite one :)
  19. DanTheMan

    DanTheMan Guest

    Your not on your own their Nigel as it seems most people like it.
  20. pyrojim

    pyrojim Galactic Firework Addict

    great firework

    but will it ever fire the sameway twice
  21. DanTheMan

    DanTheMan Guest

    I have to say I enjoyed it on Saturday, but like you say Jim never the same way twice!

  22. Tricka

    Tricka Galactic Firework Addict

    first time i had seen this fired on saturday and i have to say i loved it.

    just watched the vid of it again :)
  23. Geoff

    Geoff Galactic Firework Enthusiast

    Hopefully Brothers will have resolved the issues with this firework,as i really fancy getting one this year.:decision:
  24. GrumbleDuke

    GrumbleDuke New Member of the Galactic Forum

    I fired a Maximum Showtime last night, and it was fantastic, easily the best firework of the night. It is simply so big! The video doesn't convey the impact in the flesh. Everyone was oohing and ahhing and a there were a few expletives as the final shots literally covered the sky with golden crackling glitter.
    I won't buy one again as I try to avoid buying the same firework twice, and also its so damn expensive, but definitely worth buying once.
  25. The Rocket Man

    The Rocket Man Galactic Fireworks Forum Member

    I fired one last BFN and nothing prepares you for what is about to come once you have lit it, this is simply an awesome firework its massive, does everything and goes on for ages, it even has a false finale before it fires up again and bursts back into action.

    Truly a tremendous piece it looks monstrously stunning in the box and when you let it off it delivers big time on all the promise and hype that comes with it - I just wish they made more fireworks like it, its a true heavyweight and a crowd pleaser every time...

    We also fired an Emperors Wrath, an Extravaganza, Brothers Zeus and a Hercules, but the Max showtime was in a class of its own... :chinaman:
  26. Pyro Daddy

    Pyro Daddy Guest

    Better than a Emporers Wrath??? controversial!
    Totaly agree though, a stunning firework. If you're having a large display then this is a must!
    Shame that it has been discontinued i believe. I'm hoping that Brothers bring in something similar this year, maybe even better! (oh and more reliable ;))

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