Model rocketry and hobby fireworks

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It appears that the fireworks and model rocketry hobby community may have stricter regulations soon…

The government is asking that the following items be restricted in sales to non-ATF license holders:

  • Oxidizers: No more than one pound per customer per year.
  • Fuels: None, unless they are larger than 100 mesh particle size.
  • Tubes: None, unless they are 10 inches or longer
  • Fuse: No more than 25 feet per customer per year

Thanks Pekar – Link.


  • The Fireworks Alliance – Working to Keep Fireworks Legal in America – Link.
  • Skylighter, Supermarket for Pyrotechnics. A Supermarket for Pyrotechnics, Professionals & Fireworks Making – Link.

4 thoughts on “Model rocketry and hobby fireworks

  1. hammerthumb says:

    Huh. I don’t recall sending a letter to my representatives asking the government to keep me safe from fuel and oxidizers.

  2. IanGowen says:

    Or fuse, for that matter. WTF?

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