Big-Bang® Cannons

No Matches • No Powder • No Recoil or Kick

                Outdoor Fun Since 1912  

               Great Gift for the Holidays

How They Work

Big-Bang® Cannons are safe and easy to use. Water, some fresh air, Bangsite® and a spark is all you'll need to get a loud bang and realistic flash of light. Bangsite® is pulverized calcium carbide. There is no recoil or kick. The safety features make Big-Bang® Cannons a fun toy for kids 7 to 70+!. There are Big-Bang® Cannons currently in use that have lasted over 100 years.

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Blast from the Past

In 1907, an assistant professor of physics at Lehigh University patented the "Gas Gun" (patent no. 874,952...December 31, 1907). The value of this invention as a sane toy and a safe alternative to numerous consumer fireworks injuries became readily apparent. In 1912, a business was started manufacturing Big-Bang® Cannons - "Gas Cannon Company".

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Big-Bang Theory

The appeal of a Big-Bang® Cannon is simple - a scale-model toy cannon that makes a loud bang and flash, but has no recoil or kick. They've been a favorite from generation to generation. They're a safe alternative to consumer fireworks...a source of fun at all outdoor gatherings...a display piece and collector's item...a unique gift for all occasions.

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Happy Holidays!

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$400.00

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$400.00

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