This article is from the Pyrotechnics FAQ, by Hans Josef Wagemueller email@example.com with numerous contributions by others.
If you have a composition or a method that has served you well, please
share it with the net. Also if you have a question, people will be happy
to help you out with it.
However, please remember that you message is going to be read by a lot of
people around the world, many of whom may not be as familiar with aspects
of your posting as you are. Include all relevant safety information, for
example possible mixing and storage hazards, toxicity, expected behaviour
of the composition once ignited etc. Also, it is worth keeping in mind
that the relevant legal authorities do read rec.pyrotechnics and other
If you post something you haven't tried, be sure to make that clear in
your article. This is a good idea when asking questions as well - make
sure it is obvious that you are asking a question, rather than posting
something you don't know about and hoping someone will correct it.
Read through your article before posting it to make sure that you have
covered every aspect, and that there are no errors or ambiguities that
could cause people to interpret part of it the wrong way.