It occurred to me after I put up yesterday’s post that I have done a miserable job of actually documenting last year’s Boomershoot experience. Granted, I did not end up taking very many pictures – my DSLR was down at the time, and I was too busy shooting/spotting to take pictures – but I should put up what I have.
So, in an effort to do just that, this was FuzzyKBP’s personal fireball:
So yesterday’s video was of “a” fireball – specifically one of the Private Fireballs Joe Huffman offers. You and a select group get up-close-and-personal with the set-up (as close as you and Joe feel is safe, really), and whoever paid for the shindig gets to shoot the initiation boomer. Not a bad way to spend money, IMHO.
Today’s video is of the fireball – the one that kicks off Boomershoot every year:
I know, I know, do not hold the camera sideways, but since I was filming in high-speed mode, the resolution drops dramatically, so you are not really losing anything.
I find it fascinating how you can see the fuel (in this case, a mixture of gasoline and diesel) get dispersed by the boomer going off underneath it… until it finds a lit flare and the predictable happens. It is also interesting how, despite […]
That monstrosity I found on the interwebs is still for sale (the listing expired, but I am sure it will be back up). Color me not-at-all surprised… I still kind of want it, though.
I could really live with this, though:
Yup, that is a fully-functional, street-legal (at least in once-Great Britain) Warthog, built off a 1982 Land Rover Defender 110 with the 2.5L Diesel, for sale for any "reasonable offer" around […]