Rocket Rack Needs A New Home

Discussion in 'The Workshop' started by Simon Weir, Sep 25, 2016.

  1. Simon Weir

    Simon Weir Galactic Firework Addict

    I built this rack three weeks ago using a full sheet of 12mm (2440mm x 1220mm) OSB and 3 x steel gabion mesh sheets (400mm x 1000mm) custom made in Germany by www.gabions24.com for the sole purpose of firing all my Sale Day rockets and those I had from other displays this BFN.
    In addition all joints are hot glued and brass screwed ... in short it is super strong and is best carried by two people. All in, it cost around £100 to make.

    It has three sections (keep the fire separate between cues) to easily hold 24 x Royal Party Special Rockets, 24 x Magnum Ultra Gold Brocade Rockets, 12 x Primed Pyrotechnic Silver Strobe and 12 x Primed Pyrotechnic Gold Brocade, all which will be fired during my display at Ashton Athletic Football Club ... tickets available; lol! couldn't resist a plug.

    There are actually 160 (50mm x 50mm) mesh square if the need arises to recreate a War Hawk rocket experiment.

    The problem is it fills the garage and therefore this rack needs a new home ... seriously after a single use on Nov 5th, it is FREE for anyone who wishes to come and collect it. Please just contact me via the forum and arrange a date and it is yours.

    It will be a shame to see it leave, and I hope someone else will use it for its primary purpose but should you be looking to build your own barbecue, these mesh sheets just need some bricks and you have a summer of outdoor cooking.
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    Last edited: Sep 25, 2016
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  2. ShaneFirework

    ShaneFirework Galactic Firework Enthusiast

    I would of had it if you Wernt to far away
  3. supercarnigel

    supercarnigel Pyro-King Staff Member

    So nice of you Simon Weir (sw) :)

    If you like give me the details of the event and I can add it to the events list. I added my two big displays yesterday to that. In fact I might do a thread asking if anyone wants me to put there event on our web site ? Thats if you're trying to attract more people ? I presume so if ticketed.
  4. Jinn Kyja

    Jinn Kyja Super Moderator Competition Meet 2018 Champion

    I think I've worked out how your pet Chinchilla escaped, Simon.
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  5. BrocadeKnight

    BrocadeKnight Galactic Firework Addict

    Simon, before you let your rocket rack go to a new home, I challenge you to do the following....
    Stick an advert on ebay for a almost priceless antique harpsichord, and then, when it sells for thousands, deliver the rocket rack with multiple camera-men capturing the look on the face of the person receiving it!
    LOL
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  6. Krony

    Krony Galactic Firework Addict Competition Meet 2018 Champion

    haha.
  7. Pyropimp

    Pyropimp Galactic Firework Addict

    That rack sir is heavy duty, I wish I could give it a home but the wife would kill me!
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  8. Simon Weir

    Simon Weir Galactic Firework Addict

    Wives are the same the world over ... Pimp you handsome young man (pimp), you can imagine the disapproving look I received after I built it, hence the need to give it a new home.
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  9. ShaneFirework

    ShaneFirework Galactic Firework Enthusiast

    I would love to have it just getting it from you lol


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