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Top Pyro Picks: 1.3g Barrages

Top Pyro Picks: 1.3g Barrages

When it comes to fireworks that truly steal the show, few can match the breathtaking spectacle of a brilliant barrage.

These dynamic wonders fire off a rapid sequence of effects and all with just one spark of a fuse. Meaning they deliver by far the best performance for the least effort.

Whether they take the spotlight or complement larger aerial displays, barrages add an electric atmosphere to any display. In this article, we explore the world of 1.3g barrages, showcasing our top picks so you can take the guesswork out of which ones to add to your basket.


No. of Shots: 500
Approx Firework Duration: 95 Sec
Noise Rating: 7/10
Vertical Firing
"What a great bang for the buck. High powered and the value is great for the effect. It's fast and good fun." - Brad

With 500 shots for less than £100, Pandemonium gives you some serious value for money which makes it a total no-brainer to add to our top pyro picks of 1.3g barrages. 

RRP: £199.99
Epic Price: £99.96
Buy Pandemonium today


Sky Lab

No. of Shots: 25
Approx Firework Duration: 30 Sec
Noise Rating: 6/10
Vertical Firing
"What a unique piece! This 25 shot cake gives various mine lifts rather than conventional bursts as you may expect and therefore does a superb job at providing variation to a firework display." - Craig

If you're on a budget you can't go wrong with Sky Lab. This is one of the noisiest small barrages on the market and delivers some great effects. It's safe to say you're not compromising on quality when you add Sky Lab to your display.

RRP: £29.99
Epic Price: £14.94
Buy Sky Lab today


Iron Man

No. of Shots: 25
Approx Firework Duration: 35 Sec
Noise Rating: 7/10
Vertical Firing
"This is an ideal piece for the whole family as it doesn't contain massive bursts. Its a gentle firework with some unique effects which won't break the bank either. I keep using this firework year after year!" - Jimmy

Another great 1.3g barrage for those of you on a budget, Iron Man delivers some great effects and is even better when fired in multiples or partnered up with the likes of Sky Lab.

RRP: £29.99
Epic Price: £14.94
Buy Iron Man today


Pyrotechnology 253 Compound

No. of Shots: 253
Approx Firework Duration: 100 Sec
Noise Rating: 9/10

We're heading to the other end of the budget scale now, with one of the ultimate 1.3g barrages you can buy today. The Pyrotechnology 253 Compound barrage is a thing of explosive brilliance, this top-tier firework boasts 26 different effects, with a mesmerising array of colours and patterns. This Klasek masterpiece promises an exhilarating, multi-layered display and is a firm Epic team favourite.

RRP: £399.99
Epic Price: £349.98
Buy Pyrotechnology 253 Compound today



Heavy Duty

No. of Shots: 64
Approx Firework Duration: 70 Sec
Noise Rating: 8/10
Vertical Firing
"Heavy Duty just delivers every time. The effects that come out of this firework never disappoint, its such a little powerhouse with good duration too. You would think the firework was twice the size with what it throws out." - Jack

Whilst this may be a mid-range piece, like Jack says, you wouldn't know it! Heavy Duty never disappoints, which is probably why it is one of our best rated fireworks with over a dozen 5-star reviews. Meaning you don't have to take our work for just how good this firework really is and why it's a top pyro pick.

RRP: £69.99
Epic Price: £34.98
Buy Heavy Duty today


Gold Willow

No. of Shots: 50
Approx Firework Duration: 40 Sec
Noise Rating: 8/10
Fan Firing
"Oh my god! It's 00.32 1st of Jan 2011, hic! Just let off the gold willow, the most amazing firework I've ever seen. It put the entire neighbourhood to shame! HUGE golden bursts that hung in the sky and fell to the ground like a golden shower (ooh er!) Thankyou big G and Paul for making our night one we won't forget!" - Ben

Whilst this may be a single effect barrage, it is simply stunning and one that leaves a lasting impression on anyone who sees it. As you can see from Ben's review, it's been around for a while, and nothing can last over a decade in the firework world without being pretty special.

RRP: £179.99
Epic Price: £79.98
Buy Gold Willow today



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