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Vanity - Gigantic Fireworks Show Coming Memorial Day Weekend! (Hamilton Indiana)
Self | May 8, 2011 | Self

Posted on 05/08/2011 1:36:55 AM PDT by Slump Tester

Here's a show where the big boys who do displays for cities come to compete, try out new shells, and get tuned up for the 4th of July.

Last year's show was the best fireworks display I've ever seen. They shot off 55000+ shells, and then a BUNCH more big 10 & 12" mortars! It went for an hour and 45 minutes! (They only stopped to let the smoke clear.)

Here are a few short youtubes from last year:

This cameraman is a motor-mouth, but check out the length and depth of the firing line! (This is just one guy's contribution, it's not the whole show!)
A small part of last year's show
Here's a bunch of Silver Salutes from last year!

This is set for May 28th. It costs $5 to get in, you can bring lawn chairs and your own beverages (cans & plastic only).

It's in Hamilton Indiana, about 20 miles northwest of Bryan Ohio.

3rd annual
Hog Hill
Fireworks Extravaganza
Intersection of Indiana Rt 1 & State Road 427
Saturday, 5-28-2011
Gates open at noon, Kids under 12 free w/adult
(Last year I got there about 6:00, and we had great seats, but it's suppossed to be way bigger this year) Info: (260) 668-1806 or (260) 667-7161


TOPICS: AMERICA - The Right Way!!; Hobbies; Military/Veterans; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: fireworks
These clips really don't do it justice - they just kept shooting and shooting! The ampitheater is out in the middle of nowhere, so they can really make some noise! The firing line is about 500 feet long, and about the same distance across a valley from the crowd, so the show fills your field of view,

This show was the highlight of my summer last year. I wanted to make sure any Freepers in northwestern Ohio, northeastern Indiana and southwestern Michigan know about it.

If you like fireworks, this is worth travelling for. I'm in Columbus Ohio, and there's no way I'm gonna miss it!

1 posted on 05/08/2011 1:37:00 AM PDT by Slump Tester
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To: Slump Tester

Feu d’artifice BUMP!

Never heard about this, do they do this EVERY year? Would love to go in 2012.


2 posted on 05/08/2011 4:06:35 AM PDT by GRRRRR (He'll NEVER be my President, FUBO! Treason is the Reason! Impeach the Kenyan)
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To: Slump Tester

If I could blowed sumpin up I love to go!


3 posted on 05/08/2011 4:56:44 AM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Slump Tester

I had no idea, and they are 40 miles away from me. I’ll have to ask my employee, he lives in Fremont.


4 posted on 05/08/2011 5:59:13 AM PDT by sig229 (The loonie left "FLUNKED" human nature 101)
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To: GRRRRR

As it sasy, this it the third year. It just gets bigger and bigger. Nobody really knows about it yet but the locals.


5 posted on 05/08/2011 7:36:57 AM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: sig229
He may not have heard of it either. It's only been going on for 3 years. Call one of those phone #'s and they'll give you the skinny.

What did you think of the clip that showed the setup?

As I understood it, they even did one night last year that was limited to buyers only, then they opened it to the general public the night I was there.

6 posted on 05/08/2011 7:40:22 AM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Slump Tester

Slump Tester.......... Concrete eh?


7 posted on 05/08/2011 7:55:02 AM PDT by sig229 (The loonie left "FLUNKED" human nature 101)
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To: Slump Tester

For those interested in fireworks shows here is a link to PGI
I have been to one of their events and they are simply awesome.

http://www.pgi.org/convention/sites.aspx

http://www.pgi.org/


8 posted on 05/08/2011 8:15:23 AM PDT by fudimo
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9 posted on 05/08/2011 8:57:46 AM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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LOL - looks like indiana. Didn’t see anyone who looked like that though.


10 posted on 05/08/2011 9:49:52 AM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Slump Tester

The photo is from the old comedy TV show SCTV, in a segment called Farm Film Report. They always “blowed somethin up” on each episode.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dfoVqhQVyQ&feature=related


11 posted on 05/08/2011 4:33:10 PM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: GRRRRR

bump


12 posted on 05/26/2011 8:30:31 AM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Slump Tester

bump


13 posted on 05/26/2011 5:51:28 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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