M-80


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M-80

(ĕm′ā′tē)
n.
A powerful cylindrical firecracker.

[M, military classification.]
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It's a given that local TV will run a simulated fireworks injury by blowing up a melon with an M-80 ...
These banned fireworks include: large reloadable mortar shells, cherry bombs, aerial bombs, M-80 salutes, and larger firecrackers containing more than two grains of powder.
"It was like an M-80 boom, like a grenade," Lewis said.
While playing with some friends, Fiorenzo ties six M-80 firecrackers together to explode at once.
It said in a statement that the key air facility was targeted with an M-80 missile, unleashed at 11:00 a.m.
A new one on the market, M-80, offers the intriguing extra of tiny sparkles added to the finely-milled mix to simulate bait-fish scales--a plus that makes it not only attractive to bait but also interesting to gamefish like Spanish and blues as well as manarove and vellowtail snapper.
While in school, he also worked as a host at the storied Boston nightclub, M-80. "That really opened up the beginnings of me hosting people and being comfortable with people on a one-on-one, or small group basis," he said.
A nitwit neighbor hauls out his stash of fireworks, legal and illegal, and starts setting off firecrackers, bottle rockets, Roman candles and ear-splitting M-80 explosives.
The M-80 especially liked 4.4 grains of Universal with the good old SWC at 892 fps and 3.7 grains of Vihtavuori N-320 for 819 fps.
With Black Flash Technology, the M-80 Black emits no visible LED light, providing ultimate concealment in the woods.
The M-80XT (the XT stands for extreme) is an updated version of last year's M-80 Moultrie's first miniature trail camera Like the original, the M-80XT features Moultrie's Illumi-Night sensor for clear, bright nighttime images via the 30-emitter infrared flash.
Many of today's cams give the user the option to choose whether he wants to shoot still images or capture video, while some models, such as Moultrie's M-100 and M-80 mini cams, even include a time-lapse mode that snaps images or video at regular intervals.