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Auction for BurritoBandito

A collection of auctions for a fundraiser for BurritoBandito

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Discussion of low to high power rocketry.

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Discussion of Pyrotechnics related Chemistry.

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Discussion of the tools required for our hobby

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Safety precautions/procedures and equipment. Consequences and mishaps.

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Pyrotechnic events and event reports

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Circuitry, components, wiring, and construction of various electronic devices.

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Pyrotechnics Compositions

Compilation of tried and tested pyrotechnic compositions submitted by members of the APC forum.

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Member Tutorials

Tutorials on "Everything Pyrotechnics". High-Explosives-related info forbidden here. Read the stickied rules before posting!

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Aerial Shell Competition

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