There are Lady Fingers, Black Cats, M-80, and traditional Chinese firecrackers to choose. Do remember that the whole point of lighting up firecrackers is to make them explode while letting them do so as loudly as possible. Well, not too loud that it’ll damage hearing.
firecracker. These items are commonly known as M-80’s, M-100’s, M-250’s, M-500’s, Cherry Bombs, Quarter Sticks, and Blockbusters. These devices and others of like construction are federally banned by the Child Safety Act, and never should be referred to as fireworks. WWAARRNNIINNGG Illegal explosive devices are not fireworks.
Roman candle firework A Roman candle is a traditional type of firework that ejects one or more stars or exploding shells. Roman candles come in a variety of sizes, from 6 mm (1/4") diameter for consumers, up to 8 cm (3") diameter in professional fireworks displays.