M800 Firecracker.

World's Largest Firecracker

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Chaparral, New Mexico

A state-line fireworks store took a large storage tank, painted it red, and labeled it an "M-800," the world's largest firecracker. A fuse might help the illusion be less of a visual dud, or maybe some dummies or cardboard cutouts running away in a terror....

This gag has been done better elsewhere.

World's Largest Firecracker

Alamo Fireworks

Address:
13763 State Line Drive, Chaparral, NM
Directions:
Alamo Fireworks. On the west side of US Hwy 54 just north of the Texas-New Mexico state line.
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