USA 2014 – WARNING: Shoots Flaming Balls

2014.04.23

Fireworks shop sign, Nevada ©Uchujin-AdrianStorey

As we were driving from Las Vegas towards Death Valley we kept seeing signs for fireworks shops along the highway, finally we stopped to have a look, the names of some of the fireworks totally made it worth it! Ah, the subtleties of the American culture ;)

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  • cory Lum

    classic ! did you have a go ? any pyrotechnics ?

  • Uchujin

    Unfortunately not. There were signs everywhere warning you not to set off the fireworks anywhere other than “designated areas” the closest of which was 2 hours away. Didn’t really want to get caught with a “Devastator” out in the desert by a Nevada policeman ;)

  • cory Lum

    hey, i’l be back in japan from april 29 thru may 7. from may 8 thru 13 in kyoto on project. got time ? would be cool to link up uchujin !

  • Uchujin

    Of course man! look forward to it! Send me a message or give me a call when you are in town.

  • cory Lum

    awesome ! can’t wait ! GT ! WHOA ! HAHA !

  • http://blog.50mm.jp motionid

    You must have been tempted to at least bring a few back?
    Classic stuff. I had no idea you could buy these at a store! And love the names. Only in the States (note: – American’s seem to like to correct me on the America part. They tell me “It’s the States”.)

  • Uchujin

    I desperately wanted to drive into the desert and set some off! but was too scared of getting arrested.
    Bringing them back thru customs seemed liked an unbelievably bad idea :)
    “The States” it is then………